Amey appoints new integrated transport services market specialist

15 January 2007
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Amey, a leading support services company, today announced the appointment of Russell Whale as Integrated Transport Services (ITS) Market Specialist. Russell joins the company from the Highways Agency.

As ITS Market Specialist, Russell will advise and provide guidance on ITS development policies and implementation issues such as Demand Management. Russell’s role will cover the use of technology across all current business areas including rail, strategic highways and local government.

Russell said: “I took this opportunity with Amey to work in the private sector with a forward thinking and expanding service provider. Since the acquisition of Owen Williams, Amey has provided an integrated service for clients, encouraging them to use technologies to achieve their objectives and I look forward to working with the company as it continues to grow.”

Chris Webster, Executive Director, said:

“Russell brings a wealth of experience in the transport sector to this role.  His knowledge of the public sector will help us to ensure we are delivering the level of service that our clients require and going beyond that to deliver innovative, first-class service solutions.”

Russell brings to the role 15 years experience in the transport sector having worked with the Highways Agency and the Department of Transport.  Most recently, Russell was team Leader for the Traffic Operations Directorate and advisor to the Traffic Operations Director within the Highways Agency.

Notes to the Editor
Amey is a leading provider of integrated business and infrastructure services to the public and private sector and is working closely with central and local government to develop major projects, including PFI and PPP projects, in the education, health, transport and defence sectors.  Services range from the management of large-scale transportation infrastructure to the delivery of professional and back office services, all of which are underpinned by leading-edge technology and a genuine partnering philosophy.  Since 2003, Amey has been part of Grupo Ferrovial, one of the largest services and construction groups in Europe.

In February 2006, Amey acquired professional support services provider, Owen Williams.  Owen Williams is the professional services division of Amey, providing management and consultancy services for clients in strategic highways and transportation, railways, operational services and local government sectors.

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