Governance Structure

Amey plc Board

The Amey plc Board is responsible for the strategic direction, effective management, development and control of the Company and the Group as a whole.

Amey Executive Committee

The Board’s strategy is implemented through the Executive Committee, comprising Senior Executives, who assist the Chief Executive Officer in the management of the operations and development of the Group as a whole. Chaired by the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Committee meets on a monthly basis including strategy sessions.

Investments and Approvals Committee

The Investments and Approvals Committee meets monthly and is chaired by the CEO with the CFO and General Counsel present.  Other attendees will  be dependant on the matter for approval and will consist of the Executive and Senior Management members of staff responsible for the Business Unit or Department seeking the investment/approval. 

Health & Safety Strategic Committee

Health & Safety Strategic Committee is chaired by the Health & Safety Director and the committee comprises of key individuals from within the business who monitor, assess and seek to prevent Health & Safety incidents within Amey.  Amey takes the wellbeing of its employees, suppliers, customers and community very seriously and regularly reviews every aspect of safety within the business.  The Committee meets at least six times a year.

IT Steering Committee

This Committee comprises senior IT and business representatives who consider investment and the development and approval of IT solutions before seeking Group approval.

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee is responsible for determining the approach to and all elements of remuneration.  The committee members review performances, structuring methods and remuneration within the environments which the Company operates. The Committee meets at least twice a year.

Group Pensions Committee

The Group Pensions Committee is responsible for determining policy on all pension related issues affecting the Amey Group and to review the performance and management of Amey Group sponsored pension schemes.  The Committee is chaired by Amey’s CFO, and also has senior HR, Legal and Pensions team representatives. Recommendations on key pension decisions are made to the Board for approval. The Committee meets at least four times a year.

Risk Management and Audit Committee

The Risk Management and Audit Committee is chaired by the Audit and Assurance Director and attended by the CFO, General Counsel, the Managing Director of Transport Infrastructure, a Commercial Director and Senior Risk Manager.  The committee meet monthly and undertake quarterly appraisals of strategic and corporate risks/opportunities as well as low probability and high impact risks including key mitigation actions. Amey has three lines of defence with regard to risk:

  • Business Units and Group Functions – pre-contract risk assessment, commercial and legal risk assessments and operations risk management
  • Group Risk and Assurance Function - policy and process development, proactive risk/opportunity management and audit, engagement and reporting
  • Risk Management and Audit Committee

Operational and Financial Reviews

The Operational and Financial Reviews are chaired alternately by the CEO and CFO, in attendance are General Counsel, the business units Executive Officer, general manager and finance manager who report monthly & challenge the units performance, top risks along with mitigations, financial performance, innovation, bids and future market positions.

Social Value Committee

The purpose of the Social Value Committee is to drive social value and responsible business, ensuring that Amey conducts its business to achieve maximum positive impact on the communities, people and the environment in which it works

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