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Andrew Wolstenholme

Biography

Andrew joined BAE Systems in May 2018 as Group Managing Director Maritime and Land UK and is a member of the Executive Committee. Before joining BAE Systems Andrew was Chief Executive Officer for Crossrail, leading the delivery of the Elizabeth line through central London; Europe’s largest engineering project. Prior to joining Crossrail, Andrew held a number of senior positions delivering major engineering projects in the UK, Asia and North America, including Heathrow Express rail link, the Terminal 5 programme and a £10bn development programme across seven UK airports.

Andrew began his career serving with the British Army as a Queen’s Royal Irish Hussar before resigning his commission in 1984 to pursue a career in business and engineering spanning more than 30 years.

Andrew holds a first class honours degree in Civil Engineering from Southampton University.

Andrew is the Co-Chair of the Construction Leadership Council and is a Non-executive Director of HS2. He has also served as a Non-executive Director for the Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment and Support Board.

Role

Non-Executive Director