Group Management Team

“AMEC’s people are our most important asset. It is the skills of our people that our customers value; in particular, our ability to deliver complex projects safely, on time and on budget.”

Samir Brikho, Chief Executive



Our management team come from many different backgrounds but approach their work with real energy and passion, bringing vital experience to our operations.

As at 4 March 2014

Samir Brikho

Chief Executive

Prior to joining AMEC, Samir was a member of the group executive committee of ABB Ltd., Switzerland, Head of the Power Systems Division and Chairman of ABB Lummus Global, ABB’s international projects and services business. Samir holds an engineering degree, a Master of Science in Thermal Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden, and completed the YMP Program at INSEAD in France in 1991. In 2000 he also completed a senior executive programme in Stanford, US.

Term of office
Samir was appointed Chief Executive on 1 October 2006 and has no fixed term of office. His service contract is terminable on six and twelve months’ notice by him and the company respectively.

External appointments
Samir is an independent non-executive director of Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) and a member of the advisory board of Stena AB. He is a UK Business Ambassador and co-chair of the UK-UAE CEO Forum, as well as the UK-Korea CEO Forum and a director of the United Kingdom – Japan 21st Century Group. He is Chairman of the Step Change Charity.

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Chief Executive


Simon NaylorSimon Naylor
Group President, Americas


Sue ScholesSue Scholes
Director of Communications


Mark WatsonMark Watson
Commercial Director


Nina SchofieldNina Schofield
Group HSSE Director


Ian McHoulIan McHoul
Chief Financial Officer


John PearsonJohn Pearson
Group President, Europe


Will SerleWill Serle
Group Human Resources Director


Alison YappAlison Yapp
General Counsel and Company Secretary