Keltbray Group, a leading UK specialist business that offers engineering, construction, demolition, decommissioning, remediation, rail, power transmission & distribution, reinforced concrete structures and environmental services, today announced the appointment of Kyla Farmer as its new HR Director.

Having previously worked in senior roles within two large multi-site businesses, Compass Group and TUI Travel, Kyla brings extensive HR leadership experience with her, as well as, a commitment to creating a business focussed HR team that drives both employee engagement and commercial success.

Kyla is based at Keltbray’s head office in Esher where she’ll lead an HR team of 10 and work closely with the business’ best in class Training and HSQE departments.

John Keehan, Deputy CEO , of Keltbray, said, “Keltbray now has 1,800 PAYE employees, based across the UK, supplemented by temporary labour provision, all working to provide specialist services in highly regulated environments.. It’s vital to the continued success of our business that every member of our team is working to the best of their abilities and with Kyla joining us to take on this responsibility, the Board and I are excited about the initiatives she’ll be putting in place.”

Commenting on her new position, Kyla said: “‘I am really excited about joining Keltbray. Not only is the business very successful and continuing to grow, but I was instantly attracted to the entrepreneurial culture, the talented people and the opportunity to make a difference. Whilst I am new to the construction industry I have really enjoyed what I have learned so far, and I cannot wait to find out more. I am looking forward to working with my new HR team and helping the business continue to go from strength to strength.”

For more information please contact Keltbray’s Head of Communications, Hannah Brice on [email protected] or 07717 217046.

About Keltbray Group
Keltbray Group is the UK’s leading specialist business, which offers engineering, construction, asbestos management, demolition, piling, decommissioning, remediation, rail, power distribution and transmission, reinforced concrete structures and environmental services. The company dates back to 1976, employs more than 1,800 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, Battersea Power Station and HS2.