Darren James

Managing Director, Infrastructure

Costain Group PLC


Darren James is an Executive Board Director of Costain Group PLC and Managing Director of Infrastructure one of two operating Divisions in Costain. He is responsible for the delivery of services for customers such as the Highways England, Network Rail, Crossrail, London Underground and EdF. He started with Costain as an industrial placement student from the University of Surrey on the A55 Conwy Crossing. Darren subsequently graduated with honours in Civil Engineering in 1990 and joined the Costain graduate development programme. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation, the Institute of Directors and the Institution of Civil Engineers. He also represents the industry on the Prince’s Trust Construction and Business Services Leadership Group championing the introduction of young people into the industry.

Darren is also a Non- Executive Director for the Port of London Authority who are responsible for the navigable extent of the River Thames.

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