Anthony Yates holds a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering from Coventry University, UK. Mr. Yates brings an extensive background in civil infrastructure with exposure to major contracts in the UK and Western Canada. Prior to joining Mainroad Group, Mr. Yates has spent fifteen years with Carillion, with the last six years in Canada. During this period, he progressed from his original role as General Manager, Alberta to Senior Vice President of Western Canada and was responsible for twelve provincial transport maintenance sector contracts in Alberta. Between 2011 and 2013. Mr. Yates also held the position of Chairman of the Highway Maintenance Committee within the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA).
Since joining the Mainroad Group, Mr. Yates has been a key part of the leadership team who have grown the group from $120m revenue in 2013 to over $220m in 2022.
Mr. Yate’s position focuses on Mainroad’s continuing operational delivery, and sustainable growth and business development opportunities across North America.