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Successful leadership is doing the right things in the right way with openness and clarity

In a nutshell

An executive leadership advisor and confidant on Property and Facilities,Transport and Logistics, National Operations and Re-structuring.


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Northampton, United Kingdom


  • English

Top 5 Strengths

  • Motivational
  • Natural Leader
  • Outcome Focused
  • Positively Disruptive
  • Great Communicator



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HM Expert Since

Friday March 20, 2020

About Euan

I am Euan McMurdo, until recently the Director of Logistics for Royal Mail Group where I became expert in national road, rail and air transportation, network scheduling , post and parcel distribution, fleet management, business continuity leadership and in major facilities and property management.
I've developed, led and delivered multiple structural and process transformations at pace across major corporations including oil, retail and industrial logistics and process operations.
I've had success in delivering major cultural change through record employee engagement and collaborative industrial relations negotiations.
I'm a chartered civil engineer (MICE) and fellow of the institution of chartered surveyors (FRICS).
I advise and support senior leaders on Logistics, Property and Infrastructure, Transportation and Distribution , Business change, Transformation and on associated major projects and programs.

Current Role Details

Managing Director of EJM Leadership,Transformation.

Following a successful career at several FTSE 100 corporations including BP, Sainsbury's and most recently as a senior executive director at Royal Mail Group I am able to provide advice and support in leadership to senior executives and their teams across multiple areas of Operations, Transformation and Structural change.

More specifically:
Guidance, advice and leadership support on Logistics, Property and Infrastructure, Transportation and Distribution,Business change, Transformation and Leadership of programs and projects .

Roles & Results

ROYAL MAIL GROUP - Director of Logistics

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Requirements / Actions
Leadership and strategic direction setting,Operations management and performance delivery in mail/parcel processing, transportation, network planning, fleet mgt.,10,000 staff and £1.1 billion budget
Delivery and Achievements
Cost avoidance through process transformation and efficiencies over £200m. Estate rationalisation, air hub reduction while adding capacity, increased truck utilisation with reduced mileage

ROYAL MAIL GROUP - Facilities Management Director

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Requirements / Actions
Strategic operational,Property & environmental mgt. across 2000+ buildings , 39 m sq ft.. Annual budget £300m +. Deliver clients a first class, safe , cost efficient ,compliant estate.
Delivery and Achievements
Negotiated and deployed an innovative performance based FM joint venture saving an initial £40m with improved stakeholder perception and client satisfaction.

SAINSBURY'S - Head of Property

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Requirements / Actions
Mgt. of capital investment and grow the store estate. Estates mgt.,Strategy, Network & capital planning ,acquisitions& disposals 360 stores, £1.2 billion sales. £100m of investment.
Delivery and Achievements
Increased the property portfolio by 20% through site acquisition. Developed a 60 site pipeline. £10m income generated through non core disposals. Oversaw a re-branding generating 26% increased sales .

BP - Head of Property & Development ,UK

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Requirements / Actions
Responsible for delivery of all capital investment and estate rationalisation, estates mgt.,Facilities Mgt.,procurement and contracting. £160m of investment in 100 sites.
Delivery and Achievements
Successfully delivered all permits, construction of 100 major forecourts & convenience stores with a 10% value engineered reduction in cost. £120m of non core disposals.


Industry Experience

  • Capital Projects and Infrastructure
  • Oil and Gas
  • Engineering and Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Transport and Logistics
  • Retail and Consumer

Regional Experience

  • Europe
  • Asia


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