AMEC's Charly Clark
Named UK's Civil Engineering Manager of the Year
Adlington, United Kingdom (25 November 2004)- Charly Clark
of AMEC, the international project management and services company, has been declared the 2004 Civil Engineering Manager of the Year by Institute of Civil Engineers
outstanding work on the A650 Bingley Relief Road scheme in West Yorkshire. Charly
team completed the £49 million project three months ahead of schedule, overcoming a number of severe technical challenges and achieving high standards of safety and community relations.
The award follows a series of recent accolades for the Bingley Relief Road including the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award
, the Civil Engineering Excellence award from the Institute of Civil Engineers
, the British Construction Industry Awards' Best Civil Engineering project and the Bradford district design award for the Britannia footbridge.
"I am very proud that my work is so highly regarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers.It is not every day that a road project results in such positive recognition and the success is a reflection on the professionalism and dedication of the entire project team and our customer, the Highway's Agency
received a medal, a £5,000 cash prize and free Chartered Management Institute membership for a year. Charly joined AMEC in 2001 after an extensive and varied career in the UK, Africa and the Middle East.His final posting overseas was as the head of the UN Agency Habitat Agency responsible for post-war reconstruction in Kurdistan, northern Iraq during 1998, his tenure coming to a premature end as a consequence of the political situation.