Helen Samuels
Helen Samuels
Managing director
Eiffage, Kier, Ferrovial and Bam JV

Helen is a Chartered Civil Engineer with a Masters in Environmental Management, and fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

She was CEO of Bibby Marine prior to joining Kier and previously held a number of senior roles in the built environment. 

Helen was engineering director for Network Rail’s £6bn per year capital programme, where she led a 700-strong multi-discipline design team.

Prior to this, she was engineering director at United Utilities, where she created a new technical authority for full asset lifecycle. 

In early 2022, Helen was promoted into the role of managing director for joint venture, EKFB, leading the 900-strong team which is delivering 80km of the central section of the new highspeed railway for HS2 Ltd.