Michael Strong Joins Waterman Group

LONDON, December 9, 2016

Waterman Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Strong as Non Executive Director following the retirement of Geoff Wright.

Michael was previously employed by CBRE, the US publicly quoted company and leading real estate adviser, as Chief Executive Officer and President of Europe, Middle East and Africa. He also held a position as Executive Chairman of EMEA and, during a 15-year period, successfully implemented organic and acquisitive growth strategies which saw the business employee numbers grow from 1,500 to 11,000.

Currently, Michael is a Non Executive Director of NHS Property Services Limited where he chairs the Asset and Investment Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is also a Non Executive Director at GCHO Holdings Limited, the parent of Geoffrey Osborne Limited which is a private company involved in construction development and investment activities.

Commenting on the Board changes, Michael Baker, Chairman, said; “We are delighted to welcome Michael to the Board. His diverse experience brings a breadth of expertise which will be of considerable value to our business. We also wish to take the opportunity to thank Geoff Wright for his valuable contribution over the last ten years.”

About Waterman Group

Waterman Group is a multidisciplinary consultancy providing sustainable solutions to meet the planning, engineering design and project delivery needs of the property, infrastructure, environment and energy markets. Founded in 1952 and listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1988, Waterman has grown into a leading engineering and environmental consultancy with offices throughout the UK, Australia and Europe. Waterman works with government agencies, local authorities, government-regulated industries and private sector clients to provide innovative, sustainable and economic solutions across a wide spectrum of business activities. The firm has extensive experience in property and buildings, environmental consultancy, power and energy, roads, highways and rail infrastructure, urban and regional planning.