Mott MacDonald promotes Cathy Travers to Development Director

12 July 2016 2 min. read
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Mott MacDonald has promoted Cathy Travers to the role of Development Director for Europe and Africa, following a recent promotion of its most recent holder, Ian Galbraith. Travers will be responsible for preserving and expanding the firm’s current market positions, as well as opening up new revenue streams.

Cathy Travers started her career with Husband and Company, joining Mott MacDonald in 1990 when the company was acquired by the firm. Travers held various roles across functional areas at the firm. In her most recent role, which she held for three years, Travers was the consultancy’s Development Director for the UK buildings and infrastructure business. Travers was responsible for supporting the firm’s public and private sector clients with project management, technical and procurement advice. In addition, she took the helm throughout the establishment of Mott MacDonald’s Canadian buildings team.

Travers holds a Mechanical Engineering degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from the University of Sheffield.

Cathy Travers - Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald has promoted Travers to the role of Development Director for Europe and Africa. Travers takes on responsibility for preserving and expanding the firm’s market position within the sectors in which it operates, as well as identifying additional opportunities in new market streams. Travers succeeds Ian Galbraith, who has been with the firm since 2002 and recently took on the role of Managing Director for Asia-Pacific and Australasia.

Mike Haigh, Mott MacDonald’s Europe and Africa managing director, remarks that Travers’s experience at successive levels of the firm "provides an invaluable knowledge base to guide our activities within Europe and Africa. Having advised an extensive range of clients, she is exceptionally well-placed to consider how the work of Mott MacDonald fits in to the wider picture of how we can best serve and work with our incredibly diverse client base.”