Infrastructure services provider NMCN have announced the appointment of Jonathan Collett FCIHT who joined the business at the beginning of June to head up the organisations Northern Infrastructure business.
Having previously been at Jacobs, most latterly in the role of Head of Local Government services, Mr Collett spent over twenty years within the organisation Latterly culminating in a senior strategic role supporting the European senior leadership team.
In December 2020 Mr Collett took early retirement from the role and became an independent consultant, founding JPC Integrated Solutions an organisation seeking to "join the dots" across the UK Infrastructure Industry to drive a greener, more sustainable and more productive, future.
The move to NMCN follows a number of significant appointments within nmcn in recent months including that of Vip Gandhi as Managing Director of the company’s infrastructure business - also a former senior Jacobs employee.
The move comes at a time when the business is looking to recover from over two years of loss making with a strategic realignment of its business model in light of recent news of refinancing plans announced at the end of May which the organisation hopes will place it on a stable footing going forward.
Announcing the appointment on social media site LinkedIn Mr Collett said,
”I have just started full time employment again with nmcn after taking early retirement from Jacobs who I work(ed) with for over 20 years. I remain as committed, as ever, to improving the PLACE in which we live and work to drive efficient and sustainable delivery through new technology and green practices.
”I have always been a fervent believer in ensuring that we cascade the best we can to the next generation and am very supportive of STEAM across the construction industry.
Vip Gandhi, Infrastructure Managing Director of nmcn said; “I am delighted to welcome Jon to nmcn - his comprehensive sector experience will help to ensure we continue to be at the forefront of offering to our customers.”
Mr Collett will be based in the Nottingham offices of his new employers.
He is also a Governor and Board Member at Hartlepool College of Further Education.