New Sustainability Director for Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty has appointed Dr Paul Toyne, as sustainability director for its construction executive team.

Toyne chairs the Constructing Excellence Sustainability Task Force and the Green Construction Board’s ‘Greening the Industry’ Carbon Group.  Appointed by the London Mayor, he is a London Sustainable Development Commissioner, deeply involved in chairing its Quality of Life work amongst other things.

 His background includes working for the WWF on international development and sustainable trade; Global Sustainability Director at WSP, where he led the establishment of services for the design of ‘future’ cities; and as Head of Sustainability at Bovis Lend Lease UK where he was the architect of an award-winning approach to sustainability during a period which included the delivery of highly sustainable construction projects such as the London Olympic Village and Media City at Salford Quays.