Amey has recruited Dave Spencer as managing director of its consultancy business from rival Capita.
Spencer, a chartered civil engineer, was executive director at Capita, where he spent over a decade.
Andy Milner, managing director of Amey’s consulting, rail and strategic highways division, said: “Dave has a strong track record of delivering growth, developing strong client relationships and motivating teams.
“He will build on the success of our consultancy business by leading the drive of our asset management approach, which enables clients to make intelligent long-term decisions about their infrastructure.”
Spencer said: “I’m excited to be joining Amey at a time when the UK is starting to recognise the importance of infrastructure and the value of good asset management.”
Amey’s consulting business employees over 3,000 strategists, modellers, civil engineering designers, and service delivery specialists.