3 Feb 2021
Chief Executive of HS2 joins Loughborough University as a Visiting Professor
The Chief Executive of HS2 Ltd and Loughborough alumnus, Mark Thurston, has joined the University as Visiting Professor of Complex Project and Programme Leadership in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering.
During his Professorship, he will help to shape the strategic direction of the School’s research and teaching in complex infrastructure programmes, engaging with students across all of the School’s programmes.
Speaking about his appointment Professor Andy Dainty, Dean of the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Mark will be joining as a Visiting Professor within the School. HS2 are one of our most important partners and we have many ongoing collaborative research projects with them. Mark’s appointment will enable us to consolidate and grow this relationship in future years.”