Amanda McKay is the Quality Director for the Major Projects business within Balfour Beatty, her main area of work is Nuclear and highly regulated projects. Amanda has worked in the construction and major projects sector for over 35 years, mainly with QHSE roles and corporate governance. She has experience in Nuclear, rail, renewables and oil and Gas.
Amanda is an out Trans Woman and a strong advocate for diversity and inclusion within the construction sector, regularly speaking on the topic. She also works to promote young people in STEM careers and is a mentor to a number of young people within a number of sectors. She is a Fairness Inclusion & Respect ambassador and an OUTstanding top 100 LGBT Executive list member for the last two years. Amanda is a Chair of the Balfour Beatty LGBT+ and Allies network and Co-Chair of the Gender Equality Network.
Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group. We finance, develop, build and maintain innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins daily life, supports communities and enables economic growth.
Our teams operate across the full infrastructure life cycle, combining world-class investments capability and leading construction and support services to deliver large, nationally critical complex infrastructure through to local and regional projects right at the heart of local communities.
Our main geographies are the UK, US and Hong Kong with 26,000 employees worldwide. Our customers are government departments and agencies, regulated utilities and private sector organisations.
With over 110 years of experience in delivering highly complex infrastructure schemes through to projects at the heart of local communities, we operate with the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise, integrate with customers and local supply chains and support local communities.