WSP has appointed Frazer Mackay as the new UK managing director to its 750 strong Energy and Industry business.
Based in Glasgow, Frazer will sit on the UK Executive Committee and Leadership Team – reporting to UK chief executive officer Mark Naysmith.
With 28 years’ experience in both business operations and project delivery roles, Frazer joins from Costain where, as sector director for Oil and Gas he led a team of 500 energy experts and managed a $150M turnover. As part of this role, he successfully reorganized the Oil & Gas business in preparation for emerging market opportunities.
Previously, Frazer headed up Foster Wheeler’s Upstream Business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa at which time he represented the global engineering business on the board of PM Group (Ireland) as a non-executive director.
A Chartered Engineer, he has successfully worked with blue chip clients such as Shell, BP, INEOS, ExxonMobil, Statoil, SABIC, Total, Valero, PRL and GSK, operating across several sectors including; water, upstream, oil and gas, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, and pharmaceuticals.
Mark Naysmith said: “Frazer’s track record in driving growth along with his strong background in strategic planning and project delivery is second to none across very relevant water, energy and process engineering sectors. I have great confidence in his ability to lead the team and strengthen and grow our Energy & Industry business in the UK, which includes our Water regulated division. We are thrilled to have him on board as we launch our new WSP global brand.”
Frazer Mackay added: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at WSP and I’m eagerly looking forward to working with my new customers, colleagues and stakeholders to both grow the Energy and Industry business and to help deliver WSP’s broader strategic objectives. I believe that two pillars to business success are customer focus and business planning, and that by concentrating on these areas we can achieve our ambitions going forward.”