Bamfield joins as a business director, taking over the management of Amey’s 25-year highways maintenance and management contract with Sheffield City Council.
Bamfield has spent near 10 years at Colas, the past five years with responsibility for the UK aviation, defence and infrastructure business, working with most UK commercial airports and Ministry of Defence establishments, including overseas territories.
His experience includes major new motorway and bypass construction, highways and structures improvement and maintenance schemes and airport construction.
Previously, working on the Area 12 contract for Highways England, Bamfield delivered the major schemes programme.
He gained much of his early experience at WSP and working for local authorities at the City of York Council and Wakefield Metropolitan District Council.
Managing Director for Amey’s Highways Business Unit, James Haluch, said: “Peter has extensive experience working in contractor, consultant and client organisations, and a proven track record of running successful teams with strong client relationships.”