Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, CEO of Crossrail confirmed for Beyond the Built Environment – Now Open for Booking

Constructing Excellence

Constructing ExcellenceConstructing Excellence are delighted to announce that the Chief Executive of Crossrail, Andrew Wolstenholme OBE, will be the headline speaker at our Annual Conference “Beyond the Built Environment”.

The theme of the conference is “Beyond the Built Environment”, with speakers from other industries exploring how the construction industry can learn from their innovative practices. Andrew will emphasise how Crossrail as a groundbreaking construction client can bring this learning back into our industry.

Constructing Excellence

Andrew has been a long term champion of the Constructing Excellence agenda, authoring the seminal 2009 review of the industry “Never Waste a Good Crisis”

Following 10 years at Arup, Andrew joined BAA in 1997. He went on to lead the delivery of the £4.3bn Terminal 5 programme and became BAA’s Director of Capital projects running the £10bn development programme across seven UK airports.

Andrew joined the Balfour Beatty Group in 2009 as Director of Innovation and Strategic Capability. He was awarded an OBE for services to the construction industry in the same year. Andrew joined Crossrail as CEO in 2011. He is also a member of Construction Leadership Council and is a Non-executive Director of the MoD’s Defence Equipment and Services Board.

Now Open for Booking

There has already been an exceptional level of interest in taking one of the 180 places available, and the conference, which is sponsored by Waterloo Air Products, is now open for booking.

Attendance is free for members of the Constructing Excellence movement, and only £195 for non-members. You can secure your place on the event’s EventBrite page.


There are a variety of sponsorship packages still available, so if you are interested in positioning your brand alongside that of Constructing Excellence and demonstrating that you strive for excellence within our industry please download the brochure here.

Social Media

To engage with the event on social media in the run up and on the day itself please use the hashtag #BeyondBE