Keltbray Group; a leading UK specialist business that offers engineering, construction, demolition, decommissioning, remediation, rail, reinforced concrete structures and environmental services, today announced the appointment of Peter Burnside as new Group Financial Director.

Peter has been appointed to strengthen the senior management team and joins Keltbray from global accountancy and business advisory firm, BDO, where he was Managing Partner for BDO Northern Ireland.

Peter is based at Keltbray’s head office in Esher and is taking over the role previously held by John Keehan, who has been Keltbray’s Financial Director since 2005. This will leave John free to focus solely on his role at Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

“We are delighted to welcome Peter to Keltbray. He comes to us with a wealth of corporate finance experience, and we look forward to tapping into this as we continue to grow and diversify,” John said.

Peter will be responsible for financial reporting across the Group. He will also assume responsibilities for insurance, facilities and IT, as well as the management of Keltbray’s property portfolio.

About his new position, Peter said: “I have been involved in many complex restructurings and acquisitions and look forward to help bolster Keltbray’s expertise in this area, as we look into new development opportunities and grow as a Group.”

Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

He is also a Fellow of the He Royal Geographical Society.


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Keltbray Group
Keltbray Group is the UK’s leading specialist business, which offers engineering, construction, demolition, decommissioning, remediation, rail and environmental services. The company dates back to 1976, employs more than 1,500 people, and is a key player in developing and maintaining Britain’s built environment. Keltbray provides services to meet the needs of diverse and complex projects, and its well qualified people take pride in delivering projects safely and efficiently, on time and to budget, and with care for the environment and our communities. Keltbray has contributed to a range of high profile construction projects including The Shard, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Stadium, St Pancras International, Crossrail, Earls Court and Battersea Power Station.