Steve Canadine, former Managing Director of Ramboll UK, has joined Mott MacDonald’s Environmental business as a Development Director. Canadine brings more than 20 years of experience to the role, and will support environmental leaders with the implementation of the firm’s strategy in the UK, Europe and Africa.
Prior to joining Mott MacDonald, Canadine was a Managing Director at Ramboll in the UK. In the role, which he took on in 2012, he was responsible for the UK business – with around 950 staff – which included buildings, transport and environment groups, capable of providing a full range of engineering and associated specialist services. Previously, in 2012, he was briefly an Executive Director at the firm, responsible for Strategic Projects and Markets. Prior to this, he work at Gifford, which was acquired by Ramboll in 2011.
Canadine held a number of different engineering based roles at Gifford, primarily focused on historic buildings, mixed-use developments and regeneration schemes and projects. In 2010, he joined the Gifford’s executive and, in his last role before it was acquired, he was the firm’s Chief Executive. Canadine started his career at Alan Baxter & Associates as an Engineer in 1992.
Canadine holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Bath, a Master of Art in Architecture and Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an Executive Master of Business from the London Business School.
Mott MacDonald recently appointed Canadine as it Development Director for the firm’s Environmental business. The addition adds more than 20 years of experience to the business; he is tasked with working with the existing environmental leaders to support the implementation of the firm’s strategy in the UK, Europe and Africa.
James Harris, Managing Director of Mott MacDonald’s Water and Environment business, remarks that the Canadine is a “fantastic addition” to the team, bringing with him a large trove of experience to support the firm’s environmental business. He adds: “Steve has undertaken a range of business and project leadership roles and is passionate about building teams who deliver excellence for the benefit of clients, consultancy and wider society. Steve will play a key role in our growth strategy and his insight will benefit both our staff and the clients we work with.”