Margot Day appointed Global Director of Risk and Commercial Law
Buro Happold welcomes Margot Day as our Global Director of Risk and Commercial Law.
A qualified solicitor with an LLB (Hons), Margot has considerable expertise in dispute resolution, contract negotiation, risk management and corporate law across the construction and engineering industries. Prior to joining Buro Happold, she worked as the UK General Counsel for Arcadis, a global company providing design and consultancy for natural and built assets. Margot also enjoyed success at Hyder Consulting as their UK Legal Counsel and Company Secretary.
Margot’s newly created role at Buro Happold will involve heading up the consultancy practice’s commercial function on an international scale. A strategically aware business enabler, Margot will be instrumental in maintaining, strengthening and developing client relationships while helping to put the best possible contracts into place. Among her key skills is a dynamic approach to Enterprise Risk Management, taking a holistic view that targets early mitigation while capitalising on opportunities that may arise. Margot is developing and embedding a proactive risk management strategy for Buro Happold, which will not only add value to our client offering but also engage employees and maintain stakeholder confidence.
Passionate about community engagement as well as diversity and inclusion, Margot helped drive the launch of the Bristol Equality Charter and is a Business Member of the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership.