Amey CEO to step down when business transfers to new owners

Amey CEO Amanda Fisher, who is to step down from her role when the business transfers to new owners.

Amanda Fisher to leave UK-based infrastructure support services provider Amey after three years as CEO.

Amey CEO Amanda Fisher is to step down from her role when the business transfers to new owners.

Fisher will continue to work as CEO of the company, with the full support of Amey’s parent company Ferrovial and the new owners Buckthorn and One Equity Partners, in order to guide the transition over the next few weeks.

Commenting on the news, Ferrovial’s CEO of energy infrastructure and mobility, Gonzalo Nieto, said: “We would like to thank Amanda for her excellent work as she prepares to step down as chief executive. During her three-year tenure she has overseen a cultural transformation, making Amey a modern organisation which puts its people first and has successfully prepared the business for its sale.”

Amey chairman Ian Tyler said: “Amanda has strengthened Amey’s role as a strategic partner to government, not only in delivering services used by millions every day, but also in creating jobs, skills and social value for communities across the UK. We wish her well in her future endeavours.”

Nicholas Gee, founding partner of Amey’s new owners Buckthorn, said: “We fully recognise Amanda’s contribution to the business and all she has achieved during her tenure as CEO. We look forward to working with her as we effect the transition to our ownership.”

Spanish construction giant Ferrovial announced in October that it was selling Amey for ÂŁ400m to a company controlled by funds managed by private equity companies One Equity Partners and Buckthorn. The final completion of the sale is expected to take place by the end of this year.