Chris Sexton | Technical Director
Crossrail 2

Chris Sexton, Technical Director, Crossrail 2

Chris Sexton was educated at St Edward’s School and Keble College, Oxford.  He was commissioned from Sandhurst into the Royal Engineers where he spent the next 30 years in engineering, leadership and staff appointments around the world.  He served on operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans and Northern Ireland and is an alumni of the Indian National Defence College in New Delhi.  Military appointments included policy adviser to the Chief of the General Staff, Director of Army Recruiting, CEO of the Royal School of Military Engineering and Chief Engineer of the Army.
Chris left the Army in 2007 to become Head of Engineering for Laing O’Rourke (Europe) where he led a business wide review of the engineering function.  He joined Crossrail as Technical Director in January 2010.  Chris lives in Camberley Surrey with his wife Annie and two children.


Rail live Day 2 @ 14:20

Crossrail: how the London megaproject became a success story

  • How Crossrail delivered Europe's largest infrastructure project on time and within budget
  • What are the key lessons learnt from the construction of Crossrail an how can we apply them elsewhere in the world
  • Crossrail 2: the next line for London.


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