Neil Thomas

Commercial Director

020 7661 1828 nthomas@mola.org.uk

Neil is a member of our Senior Leadership Team and leads our commercial function, providing support to our teams in the bidding, negotiation and management of our contracts.

A Chartered Civil Engineer, Neil joined MOLA in February 2020 after a 30-year career at Engineering and Project Management consultancy Atkins, where he held a number of divisional Managing Director roles and was a member of the Group Executive from 2006.

With extensive experience of leading complex contracts including alliances, joint ventures, term commissions and Private Finance contracts, Neil has worked with public sector clients and contractors in the transportation, water, energy and development sectors.

Neil has an MA in Engineering from Cambridge University and is a Member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, and a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Meet the Directors and Team Heads

Our Directors and Team Heads are some of the most experienced heritage and archaeology professionals in the sector. Collectively they lead on overall direction for the organisation, ensuring that MOLA remain competitive and efficient and that we stay at the forefront of new advances in the heritage industry.

Interim MOLA CEO Steve Parry