Chief Executive of Balfour Beatty Gives Distinguished Leaders Guest Lecture

On Wednesday 20th February 2013, Chief Executive of Balfour Beatty and University of Birmingham alumnus Ian Tyler delivered a guest lecture as part of our Distinguished Leaders Series of guest speakers.

Ian joined Balfour Beatty in 1996 as Finance Director, was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2002 and became Chief Executive in 2005. Prior to that he was Finance Director of ARC Limited, one of the principal subsidiaries of Hanson Plc, the international building materials company, having previously been Hanson’s Group Financial Comptroller. Previously he held the positions of Group Treasurer and Financial Controller at Storehouse Plc, the retailing group.

We caught up with Ian to find out about his return to the University of Birmingham as a Distinguished Leader.