AtkinsRealis has appointed Darren Martin to the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer. Darren will be responsible for building on AtkinsRealis' global digital strategy to transform the company?s core business and offer new digital services to the company's customers. He has extensive experience in technology leadership roles and has a strong track record of driving digital transformation in AtkinsRealis' focus areas including infrastructure and energy systems. He joins AtkinsRealis from McKinsey, where he was Chief Technology Officer for the firm's Capital Excellence - Operations practice.

Previously, he was CTO at engineering and construction consultancy Wood PLC and Head of Digital Solutions for Jacobs as well as holding leadership positions at DXC Technology and the UK Home Office.