UK Management

SYSTRA MANAGEMENT TEAM, UK and Ireland

 

   PASCAL MERCIER

UK Managing Director

Pascal is an MSc-qualified civil and structural engineer with a wide range of experience covering engineering delivery, project management and business responsibilities for international operations. Since 2012 Pascal has been Senior Vice President for SYSTRA Northern Europe Region, responsible for all SYSTRA’s activities in this area spanning from United Kingdom to Russia, and from Scandinavia to Germany. He is based in London, at the headquarters of the Northern Europe Region. Pascal is also the Managing Director of SYSTRA Ltd, the largest subsidiary of SYSTRA Group by revenue, which includes nearly 400 staff in the UK and Ireland.

Steve Higham

   STEVE HIGHAM

Engineering Division Director

Steve is a widely experienced UK-Rail Programme Manager with a background in Civil Engineering but he has specialised in multi-functional signalling and electrification project delivery for the last 10 years. Steve is a dynamic communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a highly motivational management style with a track record of managing complex multi-disciplined Rail infrastructure projects, gaining a reputation for delivery within the industry. Steve’s technical and managerial experience have combined to create a highly successful Programme Manager, Managing Director, and now Engineering Division Director for SYSTRA. 

Richard Hancox

   RICHARD HANCOX

Consultancy Division Director

Richard has over 26 years of experience of working in transport consultancy. He is a transport planner with strong analytical and mathematical modelling skills and has considerable knowledge of the specification, development and application of transport models. He is also an accomplished Project Director and has specific experience in transport forecasting and policy analysis through strategic and detailed multi-modal studies and analysis of highway and public transport schemes. Richard has held a senior management role in SYSTRA’s consultancy business for the last 10 years and is currently Consultancy Division Director.

   LAUREN LLOYD

Human Resources Director

Lauren joined SYSTRA Ltd as an HR Manager in March 2016, and was promoted to Head of Human Resources in April 2018 in preparation for her appointment as Human Resources Director on 1 July 2018. Lauren is a qualified Human Resources professional with MCIPD status, has over 18 years’ experience in Human Resources, and is an experienced HR leader with sound commercial acumen and a genuine passion for people. Before joining SYSTRA, Lauren was a Human Resources Manager with a Legal firm.

   TIM LEWIS

Finance and Business Services Director

Tim joined SYSTRA Ltd in June 2018, and is responsible for managing Finance, IT, Facilities & IMS in the UK and Ireland. Tim has a B.Sc.(Hons) Hotel and Catering Management Degree as well as being a qualified Chartered Accountant ICAEW – ACA, and has over 20 years of experience in Audit and Finance. Before joining SYSTRA, he worked for 10 years with WSP as the Discipline Financial Leader Highways /Joint Ventures.

Governance

Pierre Verzatt
PIERRE VERZAT

Chief Executive Officer

Bruno Schmitt
BRUNO SCHMITT

Executive VP Finance & Administration

Andrew McNaughton
ANDREW MCNAUGHTON

Chief Operating Officer

 

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