Colm Lavery previously headed the Northern Ireland operations of rival firm EC Harris, where he was invovled in such projects as Titanic Belfast, the Lyric Theatre and Bangor Aurora Aquatic & Leisure Complex.
Turner & Townsend clients in Northern Ireland include Belfast City Council, Queen’s University Belfast and NI Water.
“I am very excited to be joining the Turner & Townsend team,” Mr Lavery said. “Leading such a strong group of client-focused professionals who are unstinting in their delivery of exceptional outcomes across all sectors is a challenge I will relish.”
UK managing director Jon White added: “Colm is a great addition to Turner & Townsend’s Belfast office. His impressive portfolio of past projects and hands-on experience in operations, sales and strategy, will enable him to meet the demands of this challenging role, and ensure the delivery of services to our clients in Northern Ireland and beyond.”