Former Costain transport boss joins Renew


Engineering services company Renew has appointed a new rail sector director. 

Simon Ellison (LinkedIn).

Simon Ellison will join the group’s senior management team later this month, having spent 25 years at Costain in senior leadership roles across rail and transportation. 

He succeeds executive director, rail, Andries Liebenberg, who plans to retire in January next year after more than eight years in the job and following a transitional period. 

Ellison is also a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. 

Renew said its interim results for the first half of the year will be announced on 14 May, adding they are broadly in line with management’s expectations and that the group is seeing strong demand for its services across all key markets and its order book remains underpinned by long-term framework positions.   

“The Board would like to take this opportunity to thank Andries for the significant contribution he has made to the group since his appointment and to wish him well in his retirement,” said Renew. 

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