Helen Taylor

Work Winning Director, Kier

Helen is a precontract and bidding professional who has operated within the transportation infrastructure sector for over 20 years. She is experienced in public sector procurement.

In her current role at Kier she is responsible for communications, business development and all precontract activity for the transportation business. This covers the road, rail, aviation and ports sector, working with local authorities, strategic transport bodies such as Transport for London, Network Rail and National Highways.

Helen re-joined Kier Highways in May 2022, following two years as Head of Preconstruction for VolkerHighways. Here she led on business development and preconstruction activity covering highway term maintenance, street lighting, surfacing, traffic management and smart city infrastructure including electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Prior to VolkerHighways, she held various bid and work winning roles within Kier, focused on highways and public sector procurement.

A proficient communicator, Helen’s expertise lies in bringing together multi-skilled teams to create an energised and collaborative environment. 

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 29 November 2023


Panel: How Do We Identify and Fill the Skills Needed to Help Achieve Our Net-Zero Ambitions?

12:15 - 13:00 Decarbonisation Skills
  • The energy transition is happening, and it is essential that the domestic workforce has the correct skills for net zero. 
  • How do we identify the skills and expertise needed for the roads and mobility sector?
  • How do we create a diverse net-zero workforce in professions such as engineering, data analytics, machine learning and skilled tradespeople?
  • How can we upskills those that are already involved in the industry?