Balfour announces boardroom reshuffle


Balfour Beatty has announced a reshuffle among its senior board of directors. 

Credit: Balfour Beatty.
Anne Drinkwater. (Balfour).

Anne Drinkwater will succeed Dr. Stephen Billingham as senior independent non-executive director when he steps down from the board after the 2024 Annual General Meeting, on 9 May. 

Drinkwater, a non-executive director at the group since December 2018 and former BP Canada CEO, will continue as chairperson of the Remuneration Committee and as a member of the Safety and Sustainability Committee. 

She is also currently a non-executive director at petroleum refining company Equinor, and has held similar roles at Aker Solutions, the engineering company, and oil and gas exploration company Tullow Oil.  

Dr. Billingham has been a senior independent non-executive director and chairperson of the Audit Committee at Balfour since June 2015.  

He is also a former chairman of Anglian Water Services. 

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