Ramboll has appointed Mathew Riley as Managing Director for the UK. Riley brings more than 27 years of experience to the firm, across client, contractor and consulting positions; he is tasked with further expanding the firm’s operations in the region.
Prior to joining Ramboll’s UK operation, Mathew Riley worked at EC Harris, a subsidiary of Arcadis, for more than six years, in his most recent role, starting in 2014, as a Managing Director of its Infrastructure and Environment practice. Previous roles at the consultancy include Global Head of Infrastructure, Industry and Utilities, from 2012, and Group Head of Cost and Commercial Management, where he started out at the firm. Earlier positions include Commercial Director at Laing O’Rourke for more than a year, Supply Chain Director at BAA for more than a year, Commercial Director at Heathrow Terminal 5, and several earlier roles at BAA.
Riley is a recognised figure within the industry, and has been appointed to the Board of Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE), the Board of RICS Construction Forum and The Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Delivery Board.
The promotion sees Riley take on the role of Managing Director at Ramboll’s UK division. He brings more than 27 years of industrial experience, across client, contractor and consulting functions, to the role. Riley is tasked with further expanding the firm’s operations in the UK, which has, in recent years, included high profile projects, such as the Tate Modern expansion.
Commenting on his appointment, Mathew says that he is “excited” to join the team at Ramboll, adding that it is “a business recognised for its heritage, exceptional talent and incredible portfolio of projects. I am excited to begin engaging with Ramboll’s clients, understanding their business needs and to create value through the solutions we provide.”
Søren Holm Johansen, Group Executive Director and Chairman of Ramboll UK, says that the firm is “delighted” to welcome someone of Mathew’s calibre to the firm. “We are committed to expanding our business in the UK and Mathew’s considerable expertise and experience in the industry will help us to achieve this aim,” Johansen comments.