Wayne Robertson - Group Legal Director
Wayne Robertson joined Amey in 2006 and is Group Legal Director for the Amey Group and Company Secretary to Amey UK plc and Amey plc.
Wayne is responsible for managing Amey’s legal and corporate services functions and has been a member of the Executive Team since 2009.
Wayne leads the legal team which negotiates and advises on major contracts including Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects, acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, litigation, corporate and finance matters. The corporate services team manages the group’s corporate governance arrangements and board and committee structure.
Since joining Amey in 2006 Wayne has negotiated and advised on a number of successful PFI and non-PFI projects including major service contracts with Transport for London, the Home Office as well as the Birmingham and Sheffield Highways PFI Projects. More recently, Wayne played instrumental leading role in the acquisition and integration of Enterprise plc.
He qualified as a corporate lawyer at DJ Freeman in London in 1996 and spent three years in the firm’s media and communications department dealing with a wide range of corporate matters such as mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and stock exchange listings primarily for telecommunications, media, IT and publishing clients.
In 1999, Wayne joined British Telecommunications where he worked on a number of major corporate and commercial projects. These included the Airwave PPP project with the Home Office, for the provision of a national TETRA radio and data network for the police and other emergency services, and the outsourcing by BT of its HR and development services division to a joint venture with Accenture.
He joined the joint venture as its first in-house counsel and following the acquisition by Accenture of BT’s interest in the company, assumed the role of Vice President (Legal) at Accenture HR Services. He joined the UK Executive Committee and became Chairman of the Health and Safety Committee in 2003.
After leaving Accenture Wayne worked as a consultant on projects at BT in its satellite broadcasting division and at the BOC Group plc, including the outsourcing of various manufacturing activities to India.
He holds an honours degree in Law from the University of Durham.