Peter Jones

  • Visiting Professor in Construction Operational Excellence

A Loughborough alumnus, who now works as a director for a leading technology business, Peter has returned to the University as a Visiting Professor.

He is the Technical and Operational Efficiency Director at Skanska and has been awarded the honorary appointment in Construction Operation Excellence within the University’s School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering.

Peter brings a wealth of experience to the role having worked at Skanska for just short to two decades – starting as Design Director in 2005 before taking up roles including Technical Director and Head of Design Management. He also held roles within the Department of Trade and Industry and HMRC.

Peter holds a PhD in advanced construction materials and is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He brings over three decades of industry experience from across the building, civil engineering, central government, and R&D sectors. He has worked on some of the most complex building and infrastructure projects in Europe – including leading design management on the European Spallation Source in Sweden, a ground-breaking pan-European project to build the world’s largest neutron beam source.