Paul Dyson is Chief Executive Officer of Crossrail International, responsible to the company’s shareholder, the UK Government’s Department for Transport (DfT), for the establishment and running of the specialist transport infrastructure advisory practice.
A chartered civil engineer with over 30 years of experience in global infrastructure, Paul has extensive experience in setting up, running and assuring large-scale, multi-stakeholder infrastructure portfolios, programmes and projects throughout the Americas, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Oceania. More recently, Paul has specialised in providing assurance, transformational change, project management office (PMO), risk, commercial and digital consultancy services.
Prior to joining Crossrail International, Paul was Partner, Global Advisory Board Member and Head of Advisory, Europe for HKA. He also served as Director of Programme Advisory at AECOM, and spent nine years at Turner & Townsend where he established the company’s infrastructure project management business in London and served on the company’s UK Infrastructure Board.
Paul commenced his career at Travers Morgan/Capita Symonds, where he undertook a wide variety of consultancy roles in the infrastructure sector from large-scale water supply and light rail transit (LRT) systems in Malaysia, to advisory roles to funders for PPP deals in the UK, Europe and South Africa.
Paul holds a BEng (with commendation) in Civil Engineering from Sheffield Hallam University and is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.