Council Co-Chair

Andy Mitchell CBE

CEO, Thames Tideway

Chief Executive Officer, Tideway full time in early summer 2014. He was previously Programme Director and board member at Crossrail. Andy has managed a number of high profile projects both in the United Kingdom and overseas.  After 12 years working in the United Arab Emirates, France and South Africa and on major developments such as Hong Kong Airport and the Hong Kong West Rail, he joined Network Rail in 2001. He was Project Director for Network Rail’s Southern Power Upgrade project, and was also the Major Programme Director of the Thameslink Programme.  Andy is a fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, former Chair of the Infrastructure Industry Innovation Platform (i3P), and after 4 years has recently stepped down as Chairman of the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG).  He was awarded the CBE for his services to Civil Engineering.

Council Co-Chair

Nadhim Zahawi MP

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Business and Industry)