Clearway Group appoints Simon Waterfall as GM for Highways
The Clearway Group has announced the appointment of Simon Waterfall as General Manager (Highways), who will take overall responsibility for the company’s development in the highways sector.
Mr Waterfall joins Clearway after spending the last few years with highways and transport solutions provider Clearview Intelligence where he held the position of Client Relationship Manager, focusing on the strategic network. He started in the ITS sector in 2009 as an on-road engineer providing installation and commissioning for the Highways Agency on the West Midland tech mac and has also worked for Amey, EM Highway Services and Kier Highways where he was part of a team that researched and developed several new ITS solutions for both the strategic and local networks.
Clearway operates as a market leader in vacant property services and asset protection including security, CCTV, monitoring and debt management and recovery via Clearway Services, Clearway Technology (formerly Cerberus) and Clearway Debt Squared.
In the highways sector, it is developing the capability of its solar powered temporary CCTV unit to not only protect live sites, but also the roadworkers that work on them using video analytics to detect hazards including stationary vehicles.
Commenting on the appointment Group Commercial Director, Anthony Owen, said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon to the Clearway Group and look forward to working with him to develop our temporary technology offering for the highways sector – a new industry for us that we know we can add real value to with our temporary solutions.”
Speaking about his appointment, Mr Waterfall said: “Having been introduced to the company 18 months ago, I could see how rapidly deployable technology used to secure buildings and other construction sites would be beneficial to the highways sector. I am looking forward to help develop this technology to make highway works secure and safer for roadworkers and the travelling public. Developing and introducing other technology to build a highways division at Clearway that provides other temporary solutions to a number of challenges on the network.”