A former operations manager in the British Army, Busby joins Burns & McDonnell with 25 years’ experience in project management. He has worked in the electricity transmission & distribution sector, having delivered projects to some of our key clients: National Grid, Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks, and distribution network operators. He also has a track record of managing complex operations within the U.K. and internationally.
Busby is the latest senior addition to the growing Burns & McDonnell team in the United Kingdom. He joins other recent hires including offshore wind leader Tony Appleton and senior electrical engineer Craig McGlone. Busby’s focus will be on engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects, building on the successes of the company’s ongoing projects, including the E-Port Smart Energy system for industry and consumers centred around Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
Jonathan Chapman, U.K. Managing Director at Burns & McDonnell, said:
“Nick’s wealth of experience across the public and private sectors will be a fantastic addition to our U.K. offering. Our people are our greatest asset, and Nick’s appointment demonstrates our intention to continue to build the best team possible in Birmingham to deliver seamless services and innovative energy infrastructure projects locally and across the U.K.”
Nick Busby said:
“I’m thrilled to be embarking on the next stage of my career with Burns & McDonnell and have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the wider business, which is known as an industry leader worldwide. It is exciting to join the talented team of engineers in Birmingham at a time when the business is rapidly expanding its footprint in the city.”
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is a private, employee-owned engineering, design and construction firm with 7,000 professionals located in offices throughout the world. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employees.
We develop solutions through creating passionate partnerships, placing client service front and centre, understanding clients’ needs and striving to make them successful. Our employee-ownership culture means that our success is closely aligned to our clients’ success. We are bold in how we develop solutions and challenge the norm, drawing from the whole company to find answers to some of the toughest questions. We work on some of the world’s most crucial infrastructure projects, delivering completely integrated service from concept to completion.
In 2017, Burns & McDonnell opened the U.K. office in Birmingham. With more than 120 years of experience designing and building infrastructure throughout the world, Burns & McDonnell is now taking forward a long-term investment plan in the U.K.
With the U.K energy market undergoing a transformation, our focus is on providing a differentiated service across technical consultancy, engineering services and project delivery as the U.K. adapts to a low carbon future underpinned by smart technologies.