Costain Group Management

Management criteria checks 3/4

Costain Group's CEO is Alex Vaughan, appointed in Oct 2006, has a tenure of 17.67 years. total yearly compensation is £1.36M, comprised of 34.1% salary and 65.9% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.2% of the company’s shares, worth $552.09K. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 3.6 years and 2.2 years respectively.

Key information

Alex Vaughan

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage34.1%
CEO tenure17.7yrs
CEO ownership0.2%
Management average tenure3.6yrs
Board average tenure2.2yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Alex Vaughan's remuneration changed compared to Costain Group's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Dec 31 2023UK£1mUK£463k


Sep 30 2023n/an/a


Jun 30 2023n/an/a


Mar 31 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022UK£1mUK£443k


Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021UK£976kUK£431k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020UK£448kUK£393k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019UK£453kUK£275k


Compensation vs Market: Alex's total compensation ($USD1.72M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.58M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Alex's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Alex Vaughan (55 yo)





Mr. Alexander John Vaughan, also known as Alex, BSc (Hons), FRICS, FICE, MRICS, Dip IoD, FIoD, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director at Costain Group Plc since May 7, 2019 and has been its Memb...

Leadership Team

Alexander Vaughan
CEO, Member of Group Executive Board & Director17.7yrsUK£1.36m0.20%
£ 552.1k
Helen Willis
CFO, Member Executive Board & Executive Director3.6yrsUK£1.14mno data
David Taylor
Interim MD of Transportation & Member of Group Executive Board9.4yrsno datano data
Catherine Warbrick
Chief People & Sustainability Officer and Member of Executive Board4.8yrsno datano data
Sam White
MD of Natural Resources & Member of Executive Board2.4yrsno datano data
Nicole Geoghegan
General Counsel1.9yrsno datano data
Paul Sharma
Director of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
Jonathan Willcock
Managing Director of Transportationless than a yearno datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: CTNG.Y's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Alexander Vaughan
CEO, Member of Group Executive Board & Director5.1yrsUK£1.36m0.20%
£ 552.1k
Helen Willis
CFO, Member Executive Board & Executive Director3.6yrsUK£1.14mno data
Steven Mogford
Independent Non-Executive Directorless than a yearUK£8.60kno data
Anthony Quinlan
Senior Independent Director3.3yrsUK£69.13k0.0090%
£ 24.2k
Kate Harriet Rock
Independent Chairman1.6yrsUK£195.00k0.036%
£ 96.7k
Fiona MacAulay
Independent Non-Executive Director2.2yrsUK£60.40kno data
Amanda Fisher
Independent Non-Executive Directorless than a yearUK£4.30kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: CTNG.Y's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.

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