Stonard joins after seven months at Galliford Try, having transferred over when the contractor bought collapsed nmcn’s £100m water business for £1m, where he was both technical and engineering director for over four years.
He will be integral to driving innovation and developing leading-edge services for the water market as Costain works to deliver a positive impact for water customers, society, and the environment.
Costain water sector director Gerard Shore said: “Recognising the increasing environmental and affordability challenges to be addressed in the sector, Gavin’s role will further enhance our focus on shaping innovative, digitally enabled solutions for our water clients leveraging data insight and technical best practices.”
“Gavin has extensive experience in the water industry both in the UK and Europe. He can inspire and lead teams to create collaborative environments with partners and colleagues which makes him a great fit for our existing team and portfolio of projects.”