Our People

Our industry demands technical expertise, a strong sense of service, innovative thinking and a commitment to the highest ethical standards. We work with the best talent—and recognize that our people empower our success. Every year, we hire more than 10,000 new employees all over the world. Positions cover a broad range of roles and duties.

  • Engineers support the safe design of products and assets, improving their performance and extending their useful life.
  • Inspectors check that industrial infrastructure operates as intended, and verify product quality and quantity.
  • Laboratory technicians test everything from crude oil to clothing, food and wireless devices, keeping products safe and reliable.
  • Our network of auditors provides certification according to international standards, allowing clients access to global markets.
  • Research and development engineers, business developers and specialists oversee our project management, marketing and administration.
Kathryn Dolan B&W

Kathryn Dolan, VP Human Resources

There are so many interesting parts of my job; I love it, it’s so varied. I have the opportunity to work across day-to-day operational issues but also global strategies which span a range of different topics from reward, employee relations, working with schools and universities. This variety is something that makes the role exciting for me.  

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Richard Maggs

DR Richard maggs, consulting group manager

As Consulting Group Manager I head up both the air quality and noise & vibration teams at Bureau Veritas. On top of this, I contribute to national and local policy through scientific evidence for Government, technical know-how for local councils and as an active member of a number of industry panels and groups.

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Lee Bui

Lee Bui, Principal Fire Engineer

I am a principal fire engineer leading Bureau Veritas’ London office, part of a close-knit Fire Safety Engineering team with partner offices in Manchester, Bristol and Dublin.

As fire engineers, we use our knowledge of the building regulations and engineering principles to help clients build safe, compliant and commercially valuable buildings. My role largely consists of reviewing engineering reports, distribution of work, management of client relationships, developing business opportunities and providing technical support to team members on more complicated schemes.

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Michael Kenyon

Michael Kenyon, Electrical Technical Lead

I am technical lead for the electrical discipline, which involves overall responsibility for technical governance for all electrical activities in BV UK. This includes:

  • Competency management of over 60 engineers  
  • Defining the training and supervision requirements for different testing and inspection activities
  • Developing new service lines
  • Developing and maintaining technical inspection procedures
  • Assisting business unit and clients with technical enquiries and queries
  • Assisting key accounts with technical lead account management
  • Assisting our bid team and sales to help secure new clients   

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