managing director, north & midlands,
Thomas was appointed Managing Director of UKCS England & Wales, in January 2021 with a remit to drive business growth with a specific focus on developing our presence in infrastructure, residential/commercial development and university estates opportunities.
Thomas has worked in construction for his whole career and joined Balfour Beatty's Rail business in 2012, becoming head of the Regional Projects in 2014 and Managing Director of UKCS North & Midlands in 2017. With a real passion for people and a strong customer focus along with an exceptional commercial and financial background, Thomas has been able to develop high performing business units that deliver on safety, customer, people and financial targets and add real value to the markets and regions they serve.
Thomas was born in Devon, having lived in Exeter and Newcastle before moving to London where he lives with his wife and two young daughters. Thomas played water polo for his County for 15 years, before retiring due to general exhaustion from having a family. He is an Exeter Chiefs and Arsenal supporter.