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Richard Wood
Job title and company
Director, Turner & Townsend
Section and channel

Richard Wood MRICS is an experienced professional, specialising in cost and commercial management across major infrastructure programmes. Richard is currently leading Turner & Townsend’s cost and commercial business unit at Heathrow Airport, and has previously held the positions of Head of Commercial Assurance and Performance Assurance at Crossrail.

Richard is passionate and active in driving industry change. He co-authored the Department for Transport’s Transport Infrastructure Efficiency Strategy (TIES), published in December 2017, and is actively involved with both the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG) and their Project 13 – aiming at moving industry towards an enterprise delivery model, incentivised around outcomes. Richard chairs the ICG’s Future Leaders Group and holds positions on the Project 13 Executive Board and ICG.

Richard was also the lead author of the Driving commercial performance on major programmes and projects information paper, published in 2016, and is active in sharing knowledge across the industry, for example through Turner & Townsend’s Commercial Performance Study.

Richard was highly commended at the 2015 RICS Young Surveyor of the Year Awards, and shortlisted again in 2016. Richard has also been a finalist for Constructing Excellence’s Young Achiever 2017 awards, Construction News’ Rising Star 2018 award and the ACE’s Emerging Professional of the Year 2018 award.

Company biography

At Turner & Townsend, we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

From a single quantity surveying partnership in the UK founded in 1946, we have grown to become a world-leading professional services company, with 108 offices around the globe.

We offer independent advice, safeguarding the commercial interests of clients embarking on investment programmes across real estate, infrastructure and natural resources.