Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the Executive Board members, as well as of:

  • J.G. (Joost) Nelis, Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Netherlands division;
  • J.D. (Jonathan) Wilkinson, Chief Operating Officer for the United Kingdom and Ireland division.

J. Nelis (1967)

Joost Nelis was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Netherlands division, effective 1 January 2022. Since 1 April 2019, Joost Nelis is a member of the Executive Committee (as COO of the former business line Construction and Property). He has held the position of director of BAM Bouw en Vastgoed Nederland bv. He joined BAM in 1996 and has held various management positions, including managing director of BAM Wonen (residential) from 2008 to 2016. He graduated as civil engineer from Delft University of Technology.

John Wilkinson (1968)

John Wilkinson was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the United Kingdom and Ireland division, effective 1 January 2022. Since 5 October 2020, John Wilkinson is a member of the Executive Committee (as COO for the former business line Civil engineering). He was formerly President of Infrastructure and member of the Executive Committee of SNC-Lavalin, an international, fully integrated professional services and project management company, based in Montreal, Canada. He previously held senior positions with leading British civil engineering companies Laing O’Rourke, Kier Group and May Gurney, respectively as managing director UK Infrastructure, executive director Services and managing director.