Eva Rindom has been appointed as managing director of Atkins’ business in Denmark following the retirement of Palle Beck Thomsen.
Rindom has been leading the company’s Danish rail operations since 2007 and has worked on some of the country’s key infrastructure projects including the North West line double track upgrade and the country-wide integration of the European Rail Traffic Management System (ERTMS).
A respected member of the engineering and construction industry in Denmark, Rindom trained as a civil engineer at the Technical University of Denmark and completed a PhD in mathematical modelling of vehicle dynamics. She started her career in DSB Project Service which later became the part of Rail Net Danmark that Atkins acquired in 2001.
Current Atkins’ projects in Scandinavia include delivery of the high-speed railway between Copenhagen and Ringsted, the ERTMS upgrade on the Danish railway network,the upgrade of Oslo Central Station in Norway, new bridge structures on the Koege motorway south of Copenhagen, and a geographic information system to assist in the application of agricultural subsidies.
Atkins employs 450 people in five offices in Denmark and offers consultancy within the areas of rail, roads, bridges and structures, GIS, energy, environmental services and architecture.