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 10 March 2014

Ian McHoul

Chief Financial Officer

Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1985. His early career was spent in the brewing industry where he spent ten years with Foster’s Brewing Group in a variety of roles. He was Finance and Strategy Director of the Inntrepreneur Pub Group Ltd from 1995 to 1998 and then served at Scottish & Newcastle plc from 1998 to 2008, holding the position of Finance Director from 2001.

Term of office
Ian was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 8 September 2008 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
Ian was a non-executive director of Premier Foods plc from July 2004 to April 2013.

On 10 March 2014, Ian was appointed as an independent non-executive director of Britvic plc, one of the leading branded soft drinks businesses in Europe. He will also be appointed as Chairman of the Britvic plc Audit Committee in July 2014.

Samir BrikhoSamir Brikho
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