BAM appoints Kim Sides as head of UK construction

  • 29th April 2024

Royal BAM Group has announced the appointment of Kim Sides as the new executive director of Construction for its UK and Ireland division.

Sides will sit on the BAM UK and Ireland divisional leadership team and report to chief operating officer, John Wilkinson.

With over 25 years experience in global property development and infrastructure, Sides has held leadership roles across operations, stakeholder management, construction, finance, and legal for some of the world’s biggest developers, including Laing O’Rourke and Lendlease.
During this time she has helped deliver some iconic projects including the ‘Barangaroo’ project in Sydney, and then worked in a commercial capacity on the Malaysian development The Exchange, TRX in Kuala Lumpur.

And, most recently, she was the chief strategy officer and general counsel at Mura Technology.
Commenting on the appointment, Wilkinson said: “I am delighted Kim has agreed to join the UK and Ireland team.

“She is a proven leader who puts a focus on bringing diverse and complex teams together, providing healthy support and challenge and getting positive results.

“She also brings a commercial and contractual edge, a deep understanding of risk and is someone who delivers.

“With sustainability sitting at the heart of our strategy, her experience of how this can drive success in the built environment and eye for detail in this area will be a huge benefit.”

Speaking about her appointment, Sides adds: “I am excited to be joining BAM and I look forward to getting to work with the BAM Construction team so we can build on its heritage and acknowledged expertise in delivering sustainable, quality projects for its clients and communities.”


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