Professional services firm WYG, part of global consulting and engineering firm Tetra Tech, Inc. has appointed Ken Munro as Regional Director in Scotland and Head of Defence Cost Consultancy. Ken will coordinate WYG’s multidisciplinary operations in Scotland, growing its regional presence in office and project locations throughout the country. He will also lead the defence cost consultancy as part of the firm’s holistic cost management offering.
This key appointment will support WYG’s plans to expand their service offering and attract new clients in Scotland. It will also help them to grow the already successful defence business as they look to diversify their portfolio of work and introduce the wider expertise of the global Tetra Tech family to their clients.
Craig Hatch, Managing Director GB, said: “It is great news for us to have Ken join the business to work with our teams in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Lossiemouth and Dounreay and drive our regional strategy in Scotland.”
As a chartered quantity surveyor and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Ken brings to the business over 25 years cost and risk expertise across sectors including defence, commercial, retail, high-tech industrial, residential, and large-scale regeneration. For the past 11 years he been leading operational delivery and performance from a base in Edinburgh whilst also overseeing defence sector capability across the UK.
Andrew Fotherby, Managing Director of Defence at WYG, commented: “Our clients and peers recognise Ken as a leader with a wealth of experience in his field. I look forward to working with him to put our Defence sector growth plans in to action.”
On joining the business, Ken said: “I am delighted to be joining such a forward-looking organisation at a pivotal point in its development in the UK. I am looking forward to working with Craig and Andrew, and other colleagues, to realise their vision for the business.”
WYG is part of global consulting and engineering firm, Tetra Tech, and will adopt its name and visual brand in early 2021.