Amey Partners With Influential Group of Policy Shapers

Alistair Duncan, Senior Media Manager
25 July 2017
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Leading infrastructure support services provider Amey has become a corporate partner of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT).

ADEPT represents Place directors from county, unitary and metropolitan authorities, along with Local Enterprise Partnerships. These directors are responsible for maximising sustainable growth in their communities while creating more resilient economies and infrastructure.

A membership-based, voluntary organisation with approximately 70 authority, 15 Local Enterprise Partnerships and 10 corporate partner members across England, ADEPT represents members’ interests by proactively engaging central Government on emerging policy and issues, responding to consultations and enquiries, and promoting initiatives aimed at influencing Government policy.

James Haluch, Managing Director for Amey’s Highways business, said: “We are excited to join ADEPT, one of only a few businesses operating in the highways sector to do so. By working with colleagues at ADEPT and at local authorities and within our supply chain, we want to ensure that our highways networks help support the growth of our communities. We want to have a central role in shaping the future of the highways industry for generations to come.” 

Simon Neilson, President of ADEPT, said: “We are delighted to welcome Amey on board as a corporate partner. Our members work in ever closer partnerships with our corporate suppliers, delivering key services and infrastructure provision throughout the country. These partnerships are vital to our work and our ability to deliver effective services. Our corporate partners work closely with us in evidencing and shaping policy development and delivery, work that we can share with Government.”

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