Group Technical Director, Laing O’Rourke

Paul Westbury is Group Technical Director at Laing O’Rourke. He joined Laing O’Rourke with more than 23 years’ experience within global construction design and engineering. Previously he served as chief executive officer of Buro Happold, the 27-office global engineering practice, leading a diverse portfolio focused on construction engineering and design management, specialist consulting and technical services.

Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacture and Commerce. In 2008 he was awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for his contribution to British engineering, and in 2012 CBE for services to engineering and construction