Hector MacAulay has been with Balfour Beatty for 26 years and his previous roles include managing director of the southern regional civil engineering business.
He graduated from Heriot Watt University in 1985 with a degree in civil engineering and is an associate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
“I am delighted to be appointed to my new role for a company I have been dedicated to for most of my professional career,” he said. “I am passionate about building the business and reputation of Balfour Beatty through a first class, customer focused service and delivering great projects that utilise our industry leading engineering expertise.”
Balfour Beatty’s construction and civil engineering business in Scotland and Ireland has an annual turnover of approximately £400m and operates through delivery units based in Edinburgh, Paisley, Aberdeen and Dublin.
Dean Banks, managing director of Balfour Beatty’s UK Construction business, to whom Mr MacAulay reports, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Hector into this role; he has a breadth of invaluable knowledge and experience in the construction industry. I am confident Hector will successfully lead and progress our Scottish and Irish business whilst contributing toward the success of the wider Balfour Beatty Group.”