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Encyclopedia > Jack Lemley

Jack K Lemley CBE was the Chairman of the United Kingdom Olympic Delivery Authority, which is responsible for delivering the infrastructure for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, until his sudden resignation on October 18, 2006 [1]. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) is the body responsible for ensuring delivery of venues, infrastructure and legacy for the 2012 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. ... The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, will be held in London, United Kingdom from 27 July 2012 to 12 August 2012. ...


From 1989 to 1993, Lemley was Chief Executive of Transmanche-Link, the consortium of five British and five French companies responsible for constructing and equipping the Channel Tunnel; the largest privately-funded construction project in history. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Map of the Channel Tunnel. ...


He now runs his own consultancy Lemley and Associates in the United States with high-profile contracts including reviewing the management of the $14bn Massachusetts Turnpike. View of the Turnpike from an overpass by Boston University, facing east (towards central Boston). ...

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Professional qualifications and education

  • Chartered Civil Engineer #443241 (UK)
  • UKFEANI Registered European Engineer #14679 (UK)
  • BA Architecture, University of Idaho (1960)

The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ...

Career

  • 1960-1967: Various Graduate Positions (Guy F. Atkinson Company)
  • 1967-1969: Assistant Project Engineer — Shift Superintendent, Guy F. Atkinson Company Mica Dam Contractors
  • 1969-1970: President, Healthcare, Inc.
  • 1971-1972: Project Manager, Walsh-Canonie Joint Venture (Guy F. Atkinson Co.)
  • 1972-1975: Contracts and Engineering Manager, Water Tunnel Contractors (Consortium led by Guy F. Atkinson Co.)
  • 1975-1977: General Manager, Walsh Construction Company (Subsidiary of Guy F. Atkinson Co.)
  • 1977-1979: Vice President, Special Assignments (Marketing), Guy F. Atkinson Co.
  • 1979-1981, General Manager, King Khalid Military City Project, M-K Saudi Arabia Consortium
  • 1981-1983, Vice President, Heavy and Marine Group, Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc.
  • 1983-1985, Group Vice President, Heavy and Marine Group, Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc.
  • 1985-1987: Senior Vice President, Construction Division, Morrison-Knudsen Company, Inc.
  • 1987-1988: President and Chief Executive Officer, Blount Construction Group of Blount, Inc.
  • 1989-1993: Chief Executive Officer, Transmanche-Link Joint Venture — TML, The Channel Tunnel Contractors
  • 1995-2001: Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, American Ecology Corporation
  • 1988 - present: Principal, Jack Lemley Associates

Satellite photo of King Khalid Military City, taken June 30th, 2002 King Khalid Military City (KKMC) is a special city in northeastern Saudi Arabia, designed and built by the Middle East Division, a unit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the 1970s and 1980s. ...

Board positions and consultancies

  • IDACORP, Inc., Board of Directors
  • IDACORP Technology, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Albertson’s College of Idaho, Trustee
  • 2005-2006: Chairman, Olympic Delivery Authority (London 2012 Olympic Games)

Awards and honours

  • Opal award, ASCE Lifetime Achievement Award In Construction (2005)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, North Idaho College (2003)
  • Engineering New-Record, “125 Years…125 Top People” selection. (1999)
  • Honorary Doctor of Science Degree, University of Idaho (1998)
  • Idaho’s Hall of Fame Association, Outstanding Achievement in Industry (1997)
  • Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (1996)
  • British Construction Industry Awards, Special Award for Channel Tunnel Tunnels (1994)
  • ASCE-John I. Parcel-Lief J. Sverdrup Engineering Management Award (1994)
  • Civil Engineering Management Award (1994)
  • Michigan State University Dean's Award for Distinguished Contributors to Engineering Science, Design and Practice (1993)
  • Golden Beaver Award for Supervision (1992)
  • ACEC Fellow - Distinguished Award of Merit (1992)
  • American Underground Space Association Award of Merit (1992)
  • Engineering New-Record "Man of the Year" (1991)
  • ASCE Construction Management Award (1991)
  • University of Idaho Alumni Hall of Fame (1991)

Professional associations and memberships

  • Member, American Arbitration Association
  • Member, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • Fellow, Institution of Civil Engineers, United Kingdom
  • Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers; Served on various committees & subcommittees including Vice Chairman & Past Secretary of the Underground Technology Research section & Member of its Executive Committee
  • Member, American Society of Military Engineers
  • Member, American Underground-Space Association
  • Member, British Tunnelling Association
  • Life Member, International Tunnelling Association Executive Council; Secretary and Past Chairman of the Working Group on Contractual Sharing of Risks
  • President, International Tunnelling Association (1983-1986)
  • Ex-Officio Member, US National Committee on Tunnelling Technology and Past Chairman and Member of the Subcommittee on Contracting Practices
  • Member, United States Committee on Large Dams
  • Member, International Committee on Large Dams
  • Member, Underground Technology Advisory Panel
  • Member, The Moles
  • Member, The Beavers

External links

  • Daily Telegraph interview
  • Lemley and Associates
  • Lemley in the 1991 University of Idaho Alumni Hall of Fame
  • Olympic setback as chairman resigns

 
 

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