Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure is delighted to welcome Mike Birch as the new National Rail Sector Director. He is a Chartered Civil engineer with over 25 years’ experience within both the private and public sector. He started his career within local government, moving to Halcrow, later becoming CH2M, and then Jacobs through acquisition. During his time with Halcrow / CH2M and Jacobs, he has undertaken a wide variety of roles, including client account management, project portfolio leadership, business development and sector leadership of their UK & Europe Rail business.
He is an experienced, inclusive leader with a track record of creating teams to deliver business growth. He has helped lead bids including HS2 Engineering Delivery Partner and undertaken several key JV Board directorship roles including Crossrail and a design JV for Network Rail’s Professional Services Framework.
On his appointment, Mike said, “Prior to the Jacobs acquisition of CH2M, I lead the CH2M UK & Europe Rail business and look forward to once again driving and growing a successful rail business.”
Graham Sant, Managing Director - Infrastructure comments “We are delighted to welcome Mike to the team. I am excited and looking forward to working with Mike to develop our Rail offering. With his expertise in this sector, he’ll bring valuable skills to the team.”
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