BMT Group Ltd, a leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is pleased to announce that Wendy Barnes has joined the Board of Directors as a Non-executive Director.
Wendy is presently a Non-executive Member of the main Board of OFWAT, the economic regulator of the water industry in England and Wales, a Non-executive Director of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office Services and a Non-executive Director at the Met Office.
She was Interim Chief Operating Officer for the UK Government’s Department of Energy & Climate Change with responsibility for corporate services and nuclear decommissioning and security policy until December 2012. Wendy was also previously a member of the main Board of the Ministry of Defence’s Defence Equipment and Support organisation (DE&S) and a Non-executive Director of two Government security departments. Prior to this, Wendy spent eleven years with United Utilities and previously ten years with British Nuclear Fuels in a wide range of roles including customer service, marketing and business development.
On her appointment, Wendy commented: “I am delighted to be joining BMT at a time when the business is enjoying significant success and growth. I am looking forward to the challenge of contributing to a group that is diverse in both its geographical spread and in its markets. Having served on a number of boards, I am keen to use my past experience to the benefit of the group.”
Neil Cross, Chairman of BMT Group said: “I am very pleased to welcome Wendy to the Board of BMT. She will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the company and will help drive our continued growth and development.”