John F Hunt hires former Buckingham director


A former senior director of Buckingham Group has joined John F Hunt Regeneration. 

Simon Hyams. Credit: John F Hunt Regeneration.

Simon Hyams was appointed to the board this month as the company’s new managing director for contracting. 

It comes as former colleague and group managing director of Buckingham Group Simon Walkley is appointed to Keltbray’s Infrastructure Services division as its new managing director, rail.      

Hyams has more than 36 years of contracting experience, and he has also held senior director roles at Galliford Try and the Energy Technologies Institute. 

His contracting responsibilities at the business will include enabling, earthworks and infrastructure projects. 

Also, Dr Sam Hall, managing director of technical and professional services, will lead and expand the technical capacity – working alongside clients and their professional advisors to help maximise the potential of brownfield land.  

“We are delighted to have Simon on board,” said Ben Williams, CEO of John F Hunt Regeneration. “His decision to join our company is a clear endorsement of our commitment to reinforce and expand our service offering, client base, and the sectors we operate in. 

“His appointment will add to the significant experience within the business and complement the existing skill set.” 

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