Amey, with a turnover of £2.2bn, employs 20,000 people internationally with a focus on the UK, but with businesses in Australia and America.

Our aim is to make the world a better place to live, work and travel. Designing, building, maintaining and investing in the UK’s services and infrastructure in partnership with our clients.

This means keeping core services running smoothly across the country: utilities, transport, engineering, justice, defence, environmental and waste services, and facilities management. These are underpinned by our leading consulting and asset management capabilities, which allow us to offer standalone or integrated service solutions to a range of clients.

Amey is owned by Ferrovial and forms part of their Services division. They are one of the world’s leading infrastructure management and investment companies. Ferrovial has more than 96,000 employees and a presence in over 15 countries. Ferrovial’s activities focus on four business sectors: construction, airports, toll roads and services.

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Joe Docherty – HSEQ Director – Amey Highways and Waste Services


Joe has over 20 years’ experience leading on the management and direction of HSEQ across a wide range of sectors and operational areas. Having joined Amey in 2013, following many years in the Local Authorities sector, his current role is supporting the Highways and Waste Services business, which has approx. 5900 employees over 40 Contracts across the UK. Joe is passionate in ensuring that the Highways sector accept the challenge to embrace the current opportunities to change our approach and work collaboratively with all stakeholders to improve the health, safety and wellbeing

of road workers and road users.