Amey adds to its Transport Infrastructure executive team
ITS (UK) Executive Member Amey has announced the appointment of Karen Hopley to its Transport Infrastructure Executive team.
Joining as the business unit HR Director, Ms Hopley will take responsibility for the operational HR team focused on working with local teams to enhance the skills and capabilities of over 5,000 employees within Transport Infrastructure, covering Highways, Waste Collections, Rail and Power Major Projects. Her immediate priorities will be to focus on supporting individuals and teams to excel through clear talent management, as well as refreshed training and development programmes to further build operational and behavioural expertise.
For the past five years, Ms Hopley has undertaken a variety of HR roles at G4S. Most recently, as the HR Transformation Director, with responsibility for the development and deployment of the company’s global HR management and recruitment system to improve the efficiency of HR processes.
Previously, she led the HR function for the Secure Solutions business, determining solutions to deliver the business strategy including mobilising new contracts and introducing a new recruitment strategy. Prior to G4S, she held senior HR roles with BT and Canon.
Managing Director for Amey’s Transport Infrastructure, Peter Anderson, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Karen to my Executive Team. It’s an incredibly exciting time for our Transport Infrastructure business, and Karen’s experience of working with large, diverse teams will be invaluable to support our people as we build back the business and look towards future, profitable growth.
Ms Hopley added: “I am delighted to be joining Peter and the Transport Infrastructure Executive Team. There is an incredible number of highly skilled, knowledgeable people at Amey with a resolute commitment to deliver the best service for our clients and customers. I’m looking forward to working with the team to make sure we have a robust approach to supporting personal development, and empowering people to take control of their career paths within Amey, making sure we can always continually improve our service offering.”