The announcement follows the new acquisition of Amey by One Equity Companions and Buckthorn Companions, the place Moynihan is furthermore Chairman.
Moynihan changed into Minister for Sport from 1987-1990 in Margaret Thatcher’s executive and furthermore served as Energy Minister and Ambiance Minister under John Main.
He has furthermore acted as Chairman of the UK Renewable Energy Advisory Personnel and changed into the key President of the British Wind Energy Affiliation.
Amey said: “Colin will toughen the board of their give attention to Amey supporting the UK’s energy transition efforts as smartly as the corporate’s persisted constructing of its ESG programme in toughen of social put.”
He replaces worn Balfour Beatty chief executive Tyler who has served as Chairman since 2018.
Moynihan, said: “It is far an famous time to be joining Amey as the corporate appears to be like to be like to snarl its expertise in transport and structures infrastructure to endure on the UK’s catch zero ambitions.
“I am having a notion forward to working with the leadership team and offering my toughen as they realise the lengthy trudge imaginative and prescient for the industry.”
Andy Milner, Amey CEO, said: “We’re at an famous turning level for the industry, and Colin’s wealth of expertise in each and every Government and industry across a mountainous decision of sectors would possibly possibly well support us realise Amey’s doable.
“I’d furthermore treasure to thank Ian for his contribution as Chairman since 2018, in particular via the sale and transition.”