Sirius Real Estate appoints Justin Atkinson as director
Mr. Atkinson was appointed the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Forterra and chair of the Audit Committee in April 2016.
Mr. Atkinson has over 20 years of experience at the senior management or director level of businesses, including those in engineering and all types of construction, including residential and commercial markets.
Mr. Atkinson currently serves as a Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and member of the risk management and audit committee, remuneration committee, safety, health and environment committee and nomination committee of Kier Group plc and is a member of the audit committee of the National Trust.
Between 1990 and 2015, he held various roles within the Keller Group plc, and became Chief Operating Officer in 2003 and Chief Executive Officer in 2004 until 2015.
Previously, Mr. Atkinson was a Financial Manager at Reuters PLC and trained as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte Haskins & Sells (Scotland) (now part of PWC).
Mr. Atkinson is a qualified Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor degree in Accountancy from Glasgow University and an advanced management qualification from INSEAD. ■