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Director, acumen7; Non-executive Director, Highways England; Member of the Infrastructure Client Group

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Tel:         020 8858 2235

Mob:       07904 103956

Areas of experience: Central & Local Government; Construction and Civil Engineering; Engineering; Infrastructure; Power, Utilities and Renewable Energy; Recruitment

Simon Murray

Simon is a non-executive director of Highways England, a member of the Infrastructure Client Group, and Co-founder and Director of the acumen7 network.

Simon began his career with Arup working on projects in Africa, Asia and the UK.

In 1994 he joined BAA Plc to lead their airport infrastructure programme and subsequently worked with Sir John Egan on the Government task force that produced Rethinking Construction. 

In 1998 he was appointed Director of Major Projects at Railtrack Plc where he was responsible for restructuring Railtrack’s legacy projects. 

Since 2001 he has worked as a consultant with a number of infrastructure companies including Transport for London and Anglian Water Services. 

From 2003 until his retirement in 2012, Simon was non-executive chairman of contractor Geoffrey Osborne Ltd.