People and culture director,
Alasdair Henderson is the Global Director for HR Business Partnering at Royal BAM Group, with responsibility for realising business performance through people and culture strategies across the group’s infrastructure businesses. Prior to this he was a board member of BAM Nuttall, and for many years was Managing Director of the specialist ground engineering business BAM Ritchies. He is a Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying. He is the immediate past-chair of the Federation of Piling Specialists, the trade association representing more than 80% of the UK’s specialist ground engineering contractors. Alasdair is an experienced practitioner of specialist geotechnical processes, including drilling, grouting and underground construction, and is a Visiting Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Strathclyde.
His role at BAM encompasses group-wide people strategy, along with involvement in innovation, sustainability and operational performance. He has a personal interest in socially progressive business practice and is an enthusiastic advocate of human interaction in the safe and effective delivery of business objectives.