He replaces Ian Parish who retired as senior director of BAM Nuttall at the end of 2022.
John Wilkinson, COO, BAM UK & Ireland, said: “Following a detailed recruitment process I am delighted to announce Huw Jones as the new executive director for the BAM Nuttall business.
“Huw has brought huge success to our rail division over the last decade and he brings a fresh approach and a real appetite to deliver for our stakeholders, as he takes up his new role leading our civil engineering business.”
Jones, a chartered civil engineer joined BAM in 2009 following previous roles with both contracting and client organisations in construction.
He initially joined as a project manager in the South West of England before moving on to various roles across the rail division.
Jones subsequently became the division director for rail in 2017 before being promoted to his current role as managing director for Transport last April.