New UK deputy CEO for WSP

Professional services consultancy WSP has appointed a new UK deputy chief executive to support Mark Naysmith, regional CEO for the UK, Nordics & EMEA, in the next phase of the company’s growth strategy.

Paul Reilly has stepped into the role, having arrived at WSP as managing director for planning & advisory in 2022 and subsequently becoming executive managing director earlier this year.

Prior to his time at WSP, Reilly was managing director of Stantec’s UK & Ireland infrastructure & buildings business, and was chair of the Association of Consultancy & Engineering in 2020.

“We are beyond the middle of our Strategic Growth Plan, and in my new role I look forward to working with our leadership team across the UK to ensure we achieve our ambitions across our wide portfolio of sectors and clients in the built environment,” he said.