Mott MacDonald has appointed Cathy Travers as managing director of its UK and Europe regional business, succeeding James Harris who has become Group managing director. Travers will be responsible for over 7500 staff and revenue in excess of £824 million.
Travers began her career with Husband and Company after graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1988 with a masters in civil and structural engineering. She then joined Mott MacDonald in 1990 after the acquisition of Husband and Company and has held a range of operational and business development roles, including development director for Mott MacDonald’s UK and Europe regional business.
Most recently she was managing director of the consultancy’s buildings and infrastructure business in the UK and Europe. Prior to this, she was development director Mott MacDonald’s UK and Europe region, and was responsible for the overall strategic and business development of the business.