Amey appoints director of leakage management and water conservation

20 October 2014
A man in PPE, sat at a computer.
Contact the Press Office

Amey, the UK’s fastest growing engineering consultancy and one of the country’s leading public and regulated services providers, has appointed Ian Pemberton as director of Leakage Management and Water Conservation within its Utilities consultancy.

Ian has an impressive record delivering operational leakage detection services for water utility companies including experience in water network optimisation, data acquisition and the management of field staff. 

He joins Amey from Atkins where he held a number of senior management roles, recently working closely with Severn Trent Water. 

Key to Amey’s growth plans in private and public water networks he will report to John Jordan who leads Amey’s Utilities Professional Services business for consulting managing director David Spencer.

David Spencer said:

“We’re using our breadth and depth of expertise to really drive change in the water sector, examining how we can use enhanced technology, process and data to improve leakage management and using asset modelling to determine burst locations.  Ian is key to this and will help us to drive efficiency by supporting the water industry in a journey to end-to-end delivery. “

Ian said:

“Amey has a worldwide reputation in infrastructure asset management and I am delighted to be tasked with growing our leakage management and water conservation business.  Effective leakage management has always been about the quality of field technician in my view and what I see at Amey is a real hunger to attract, train, reward and retain the very best. ”

Ian is a Chartered Civil Engineer with 25 years’ experience in the water industry, a member of the ICE and a past chair of CIWEM West Midlands branch.  His passion for training and development is second only to his commitment to safe working.

Amey’s engineering consultancy employees over 3,000 engineering designers, consultants and strategists, including almost 100 utilities specialists.  Coupled with the company’s extensive operational capability in utilities following the acquisition of Enterprise Plc last year, they offer an unrivalled breadth and depth of services in water.

Contact the
press office

+44 (0) 1865 713 240

Please note that the press office phone lines are for journalists and members of the press only, for any other enquiry, please use the general enquiry contacts.