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Mott MacDonald makes advisory services appointment

Mott MacDonald has appointed industry veteran John Seed as global sector lead for its advisory services business

In his previous role, John Seed (pictured above) managed Mott MacDonald’s advisory and management business in Europe.
In his previous role, John Seed (pictured above) managed Mott MacDonald’s advisory and management business in Europe.

Mott MacDonald has appointed John Seed to the position of global sector lead for its advisory services business.

In his new role, Seed will be responsible for driving sustainable growth in the consultancy’s advisory services business, and developing its global strategy.

Seed boasts 30 years’ experience managing multidisciplinary public and private sector projects. In his most recent role, he managed Mott MacDonald’s advisory and management business in Europe.

Commenting on his new appointment, Seed said: “I am excited to be leading Mott MacDonald’s advisory work globally. Our one-team approach will bring together expertise from across all our regions and ensure best practice and resources are applied to the right projects on a global basis.”

During the course of his tenure at Mott MacDonald, Seed has also held the positions of global leader of infrastructure finance, and head of Europe and Africa.

He has worked on a series of major infrastructure finance schemes, such as Turkey’s healthcare public-private partnership (PPP) programme and the South Georgia re-civilianisation project in the Antarctic.

Guy Leonard, Mott MacDonald’s group strategic development director, said: “John has been part of Mott MacDonald since he graduated, and has helped make our advisory business the leading success it is today.

“The creation of this new role recognises the importance we place on the advisory services sector, and I know that John will approach it with his trademark determination and ambition,” he added.

Seed is a board member of the International Project Finance Association (IPFA), and a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the Association for Project Management (APM).

He has also acted as an advisor to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

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