Beca Group has appointed Dr Kevin Doherty to its Executive Leadership Team, as Group Director for Transport & Infrastructure, effective 28 September 2020.
Dr Kevin Doherty joins Beca from Projects Victoria, where he is currently the Chief Executive leading a team dedicated to supporting and improving project delivery outcomes on Victorian Government projects. He is a leading public sector infrastructure executive with over 30 years of experience in major project procurement and delivery and in leading and developing high performing infrastructure organisations in Australia and New Zealand.
Greg Lowe, Group CEO, Beca said, “We are delighted to welcome such an accomplished infrastructure leader to Beca in this key role in our executive team. We know our clients are addressing increasingly complex challenges as they seek to enhance our communities and support our economies and social fabric with sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Kevin has an impressive track record in leading transformative infrastructure initiatives, and I know our clients and our team will benefit enormously from his insight and experience.”
Dr. Doherty said, “I am excited to take on this role at a time of significant change and challenge across our markets and globally. I know Beca will excel in supporting our communities and clients during this time. Beca offers innovative, new thinking on ways to optimise infrastructure to deliver benefits for end users and communities.”
Dr. Doherty previously led the Western Sydney Project Office for Roads and Maritime Services in NSW, Australia. Before this, he held senior executive roles in New Zealand as Director, Public Private Partnerships, for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and as Chief Infrastructure Officer for Auckland Transport, heading the Infrastructure Division responsible for the delivery of Auckland Transport’s capital infrastructure portfolio. He holds Bachelor and Doctorate degrees from the University of Adelaide in structural engineering and an MBA from Massey University, New Zealand.