With a Royal BAM career spanning 26 years, Alasdair Henderson recently took up the role of executive director of BAM Ireland. A chartered civil engineer, he joined the organisation in 1996 and held various operational and business management roles before his appointment in Ireland. 

Alasdair is a passionate advocate for purpose-led business, and promoter of business as a force for good in society. He is an enthusiastic supporter of human interaction as a route to achieving business goals and a strong believer in equality and inclusion, with a particular focus on gender representation and LGBT+ alliances which led to him becoming WISE Man Award winner 2018.    

Alasdair is a visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Strathclyde, with active research interests in low-carbon alternatives in construction, including biomineralisation for ground engineering, colloidal nano-silica and cementitious injection grouting.