Gordon graduated from Strathclyde University with a degree in Civil Engineering in 1984 and has since acquired a broad range of experience in the Transportation Planning, Highways, Civil Engineering and Development industries from project management of major roads and related structures projects to providing expert witness services at Public Local Inquiries for major developments.
Gordon’s current role is Board Director responsible for Infrastructure (Scotland, Northern England and the Midlands) within Waterman Infrastructure and Environment which sees him responsible for all commercial aspects of the Infrastructure business across the UK offices within that geographical area, providing the full range of infrastructure based consultancy services to a diverse client base and across all major market sectors.
Prior to this, Gordon spent 10 years with Boreham Consulting Engineers, a specialist transport planning and highway engineering company. Initially as a Regional Director, and subsequently elected to the Board as an Executive Director, Gordon was responsible for developing the regional business in Scotland, Northern England and Ireland, prior to Boreham’s acquisition by Waterman. As a result, Gordon has a detailed understanding and knowledge of the transportation planning and related development planning markets.
Gordon spent the earlier part of his career working on highways related schemes for national and local government including, for example, the project management of the St James Interchange (including 880m twin viaducts) scheme adjacent to Glasgow Airport. During this time, he has also been responsible for local and trunk roads related structures, trunk road term contracts, reservoir supervision and coastal defences.
Gordon is a Chartered Civil Engineer, a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transport, the Chartered Institute of Management and is registered as a European Engineer (Eur Ing). He also holds the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Management and has a personal interest supported by formal training in contract law having passed the ICE examinations in Civil Engineering Law and Contract Procedures.