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Paul McNerney

Director, Building, UK

Paul McNerney
As leader of Core Projects for UK Building, Paul oversees a portfolio of work across a diverse range of sectors, from Healthcare, Research and Development, New technologies and Education.

With a sharp focus on Productivity and Data analytics, on key strategic projects spread across the breadth of the UK, he is looking to help transform the company into an industry leader.

In a career spanning over 20 years with Laing O’Rourke, Paul has wide experience in Construction and Infrastructure in the UK, Africa and Australia. Having worked in various Regional Commercial Leader roles he also previously led our Plant, Logistics and Manufacturing businesses in the UK. His passion is building strong talented teams and supporting them in executing for our Clients.

Following six years winning new work and delivering major schemes such as the Port Botany Expansion and Airly Mine projects in Australia, Paul has been a key member of the Europe Hub Board since 2012.

Prior to his current role he led the Crown House Technologies business, overseeing the drive to improve logistics’ capability and off-site manufacturing, both of which are crucial to Laing O’Rourke’s continued success.