John Armitt

Commissioner at UK National Infrastructure Commission

John Armitt

John Armitt

Commissioner at UK National Infrastructure Commission

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The Institution of Civil Engineers
Network Rail Ltd.
Costain Group Plc

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361

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1947

Age

72

Number of Awards

4

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Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director & Group Managing Director at Berkeley Group Holdings Plc

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Founder at Berkeley Group Holdings Plc

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Executive Director at Berkeley Group Holdings Plc

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Executive Director at Berkeley Group Holdings Plc

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Former Shadow Infrastructure Minister at United Kingdom Parliament

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Executive Director, Group Chief Executive Officer at National Express Group Plc

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Executive Director, Finance Director at Berkeley Group Holdings Plc

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Founder at Institute for Public Policy Research

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Chief Executive Officer at National Express Corporation

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Chairman, Group Executive Director Limited at Grosvenor International Fund Management Ltd.

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Commissioner at UK National Infrastructure Commission
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Memberships
Fellow
1993 - Current

As the UK’s national academy for engineering, we bring together the most successful and talented engineers from across the engineering sectors for a shared purpose: to advance and promote excellence in engineering. We provide analysis and policy support to promote the UK’s role as a great place from which to do business. We take a lead on engineering education and we invest in the UK’s world class research base to underpin innovation. We work to improve public awareness and understanding of engineering. We are a national academy with a global outlook and use our international partnerships to ensure that the UK benefits from international networks, expertise and investment. The Academy’s work programmes for 2011 to 2015 are driven by four strategic challenges, each of which provides a key contribution to a strong and vibrant engineering sector and to the health and wealth of society. Drive faster and more balanced economic growth The strategic challenge is to improve the capacity of UK entrepreneurs and enterprises to create innovative products and services, increase wealth and employment and rebalance the economy in favour of productive industry. Foster better education and skills The strategic challenge is to create a system of engineering education and training that satisfies the aspirations of young people while delivering the high calibre engineers and technicians that businesses need. Lead the profession The strategic challenge is to harness the collective expertise, energy and capacity of the engineering profession to enhance the UK’s economic and social development. Promote engineering at the heart of society The strategic challenge is to improve public understanding of engineering, increase awareness of how engineering impacts on lives and increase public recognition for our most talented engineers.

Career History
Commissioner
2015 - Current
Chief Executive Officer
2002 - Prior

Network Rail Ltd. provides railroad passenger and freight services. It develops and maintains rail tracks, signaling systems, rail bridges, tunnels, level crossings, viaducts, and stations in the United Kingdom. The company was founded on March 22, 2002 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2001

Costain's objective is to meet the needs of stakeholders. Responsibility is at the core of everything we decide and do. Costain cares about our natural and built environment; our relationships with all our stakeholders; and fundamentally, about the future of the UK. Choosing Costain Our Choosing Costain strategy is designed to meet the needs of blue-chip customers. It delivers solutions across Infrastructure (highways, rail, power and airports) and Natural Resources (water, nuclear process, waste and hydrocarbons and chemicals). Increasingly we provide consultancy and maintenance as well as construction. Meeting national needs These are some of the challenges the UK faces: 300 landfill sites are due to close by 2020 because of environmental regulation; there is a 55 gigawatt energy gap; rail passenger miles and rail freight may double by 2035; vehicle miles travelled have more than doubled in the last 30 years; and water use has increased by almost 50% in the last 25 years. Costain is working with our customers to help meet these challenges. Our expert team As a result of the implementation of our ‘Choosing Costain’ strategy, the Group is one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, delivering integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors. Innovation is at the heart of the business and enables us to provide the solutions demanded by our customers . Costain cares about all stakeholders and responsibility is at the core of the business.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2013 - Current

National Express Group is a leading transport provider delivering services in the UK, North America, Germany, Spain and Morocco. Every year more than 800 million journeys are made on our buses, trains, light rail services and coaches. National Express Group PLC is a company registered in England and Wales, whose registered office is National Express House, Birmingham Coach Station, Mill Lane, Digbeth Birmingham, B5 6DD. Registered No: 2590560.

Non-Executive Director
2007 - Current

Berkeley Group Plc provides residential and commercial property development services. Its services include planning, designing, building, and marketing. The company was founded by Anthony William Pidgley and Jim Farrer in 1976 and is headquartered in Cobham, Uinted Kingdom.

Non-Executive Director
2007 - Current

The Berkeley Group Holdings Plc engages in the development of residential and mixed-use properties. It operates through the following brands: Berkeley, St. James, St. George, St. Edward, St. Joseph, and St. William. The company was founded by Anthony William Pidgley and Jim Farrer in 1976 and is headquartered in Cobham, the United Kingdom.

Director
2012 - 2016

Transport for London provides transportation and network management services for Greater London. Its transport network include; London Buses, Docklands Light Railway, London Overground, TFL Rail, London Trams, London River Services, London Dial-a-Ride, Victoria Coach Station, Santander Cycles and the Emirates Air Line. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Chairman
2007 - 2012

The Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council provides funds for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences. It covers range of subjects from mathematics to material science and from information technology to structural engineering. The firm offers services to the users and beneficiaries of chemical, communications, construction, electrical, electronic, energy, engineering, information technology, pharmaceutical, process and other industries. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Swindon, the United Kingdom.

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Awards & Honors
1996
Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
The University of Birmingham
University of Warwick
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