Director – Strategic Consulting
Charles has significant experience initially as an engineering consultant and latterly as a management consultant. He focuses on providing strategic support to organisations to improve their performance. He has worked with government departments, including MoD, DoJ, HMRC and the Home Office, major local authorities and regulated businesses, including Heathrow Airport and Network Rail, delivering complex and business critical projects. His specialist area of expertise is contracts and procurement.
Charles founded Amey’s Strategic Consulting division building the team to over 100 staff in 5 years. Both he and the team have achieved recognition for specialising in the use of data and analytics to improve infrastructure business performance. The team has a national reputation for its unique, cutting edge capability and the depth of its expertise in the management and use of data to create new insight and business intelligence and turning it into practical and effective action. The team’s work with Network Rail’s ORBIS project, and in support of their regulatory submissions, means they have in depth knowledge of data and data sources in Network Rail.
Charles’ work for Heathrow Airport, Network Rail and Severn Trent Water has given him insight into the management and operations of infrastructure businesses in a regulated environment and the effects of the ever-changing policy and political environment.