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About This Webinar

This year we are honoured to have Amanda Fisher, Chief Executive of Amey, give the annual Caroline Haslett Lecture. This WES annual event will also celebrate the 2020 winners of the Karen Burt Memorial Award for the best female newly chartered engineer, the Men as Allies Award and the Amy Johnson Inspiration Award.

Please join us for this wonderful evening, celebrating the amazing people working to support women in engineering and STEM.

Agenda
  • 1830 Welcome and Introduction from WES
  • 1835 Presentation of Amy Johnson Prize and Men as Allies Award
  • 1845 Caroline Haslett Lecture to be given by Amanda Fisher, CEO of Amey, followed by Q&A
  • 1930 Karen Burt Prize Winner Lecture and Q&A
  • 2000 Event ends
When: Thursday, December 10, 2020 · 06:30:00 PM · London
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English
Who can attend? Anyone with the event link can attend
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Chief Executive, Amey
Amanda Fisher was appointed Chief Executive of Amey in December 2019, having been Managing Director of Facilities Management, Defence and Justice at Amey since August 2017.

Since training at Sandhurst and being commissioned as an Army Officer, Amanda has sought demanding leadership roles throughout her career. She has pursued roles that focus on delivering critical public infrastructure services through senior and board level positions. Before joining Amey Amanda was the Managing Director of Balfour Beatty Living Places, becoming the first woman to reach such a UK senior role within the international construction and services group. She has previously held roles at Alfred McAlpine Business Services, Allied Healthcare Group and ISS Defence and Security.

Her current role sees her leading a business of 17,000 employees. As in previous roles, Amanda champions diversity and the development of employee potential, challenging existing cultures, and promoting clear a business vision, values and strategy, giving employees the Freedom to Perform.
Webinar hosting presenter
President, Women's Engineering Society
Webinar hosting presenter
Trustee and Board Director, Women's Engineering Society