People Moves: Amey appoints Lord Colin Moynihan as new Chairman


Media Article - Amey, the UK's leading public sector infrastructure supplier, has appointed Margaret Thatcher's energy minister Lord Colin Moynihan as the new Chair of its Group Board.

Lord Moynihan will take on the role effective immediately. 

He brings with him a wealth of experience in Government and in the energy sector. In addition to his former roles as Energy Minister and Environment Minister, Lord Moynihan has also acted as Chairman of the UK Renewable Energy Advisory Group and was the first President of the British Wind Energy Association.

He will support the board in their focus on Amey supporting the UK's energy transition efforts as well as the company's continued development of its ESG programme in support of social value. He replaces Ian Tyler who has served as Chairman since 2018.

The announcement follows the recent acquisition of Amey by One Equity Partners and Buckthorn Partners.

Speaking of his appointment, Colin Moynihan, said: "It is a crucial time to be joining Amey as the company looks to bring its expertise in transport and buildings infrastructure to bear on the UK's net zero ambitions. I am looking forward to working with the leadership team and offering my support as they realise the future vision for the business."

Ante Kusurin, Principal at OEP, said: "We're excited to see Colin join the board at Amey and support the management team. We're confident that his experience will be valuable as the company looks to seize the market opportunity in the UK and grow the business."

Andy Milner, Amey CEO, said: "We are at an important turning point for the business, and Colin's wealth of experience in both Government and business across numerous sectors will help us realise Amey's potential. I would also like to thank Ian for his contribution as Chairman since 2018, particularly through the sale and transition."

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About Amey

Amey is a leading infrastructure services and engineering company. The company is at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining and transforming the nation's strategic assets. Amey's 11,000 employees are behind the critical services the country relies on every day and they each take personal pride in their public service. The company's unique engineering and operations experience, together with data driven insight from its consulting business, delivers better results for our clients. Amey is a trusted partner of government - both national and local - managing assets and complex projects that are vital to the sustainable growth of the country. Amey has over 11,000 employees across 200 locations in the UK.


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