Costain names new energy director

He will lead Costain’s energy portfolio from strategic advisory to programme delivery.

Working with customers, partners, communities and the wider industry, Browell-Hook will ensure that Costain continues to build on its strong heritage in engineering and design, project delivery and energy solutions.

Natural resources managing director Sam White said: “Our engineering and consultancy experts are supporting customers, industrial clusters, and key stakeholders with their strategic intentions in energy resilience and energy transition.

“To move more quickly towards a decarbonised economy, Matt will focus on energy transition services to support existing energy organisations and those developing new technologies in the market.”

With over 18 years’ experience in the energy market, Browell-Hook joins from Kent where he was latterly the board director responsible for oil and gas within the UK and Europe, focused on the management of assets through their lifecycle and the energy transition.

For much of his career he worked at Atkins, then within the SNC-Lavalin and later moved to Kent when its bought SNC-Lavalin’s oil and gas division a year ago.

He said: “I have been impressed with the approach to energy transition, and the strong position Costain has in the energy market, with projects such as the South Wales Industrial Cluster, bp Teesside and the Acorn project in Scotland.

“I look forward to collaborating with colleagues to further shape, create and deliver engineering and digital solutions to further decarbonise the energy landscape.”

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