Central Section Delivery Director, Crossrail
Bill Tucker is delivery director for the central section of Crossrail. In this role, he is directly responsible for delivery of the 42km of tunnels, nine new stations, five intermediate shafts and five portals that comprise the central operating section through dynamic testing and handover for trial operations. Bill joined the Crossrail programme in April 2009 when Bechtel were appointed as the project delivery partner. Prior to his current role, he led directorates responsible for tunnelling and the central geographical section of the project and has integrally been involved in the development and implementation of the management systems, procurement strategies and execution strategies of the programme. Bill has lived and worked in the UK since 2000. Prior to Crossrail, he was the implementation director for the £7b West Coast Route Modernisation programme with Network Rail. Bill had twenty years’ experience in the engineering and construction industry in the power sector prior to his move to the UK.