Michael Ewart

Managing Director
A thirty-year signalling veteran and hugely respected within the UK's rail industry, Michael is the driving force behind Amaro's recent successes. His primary focus, however, remains the health, happiness, and wellbeing of his team, ensuring they fulfil their potential to achieve maximum progression within the business.
A thirty-year signalling veteran and hugely respected within the UK's rail industry, Michael is the driving force behind Amaro's recent successes. His primary focus, however, remains the health, happiness, and wellbeing of his team, ensuring they fulfil their potential to achieve maximum progression within the business.

Over the last twelve years, Amaro has gone from strength to strength, becoming a hugely respected force within the UK’s rail industry.

None of this would have been possible, however, without the hard work and expertise of our team. it’s their dedication and experience that has allowed Amaro to become the business you see today. I feel privileged to count these people amongst my friends and colleagues.

About Michael

A stalwart of the rail industry with almost three decades of experience under his belt, Michael began his railway journey as a Signalling Technician for British Rail back in 1991 before becoming a Route Section Signalling Manager for Balfour Beatty Rail Maintenance three years later.

Six years down the line, he became a Signalling and Telecoms Maintenance Engineer for Jarvis before moving on to work for Network Rail, achieving the position of Route Programme Director (LNE & EM) in less than ten years.

Michael held the post of Operations Director for Giffen (now AmcoGiffen) from 2014 before joining Amaro as Operations Director in 2018, becoming Managing Director in October 2019.

A highly respected individual within Amaro and the wider industry, Michael has wide ranging responsibilities within the organisation including…

  • Setting the overall strategic direction of the business
  • Leading, directing and mentoring a varied team of directors, managers and engineers
  • Managing the financial performance of the organisation
  • Ensuring the effective implementation of Amaro’s behavioural safety programme
  • Ensuring that the Company’s CDM obligations are met
  • Continuously developing the Company’s network of stakeholders and clients
Areas of Expertise
John Waugh

John Waugh

Engineering & Operations Director
Sarah Townsley

Sarah Townsley

Head of Commercial

Caroline Foster

Commercial Manager
Elaine Kenny

Elaine Kenny

Quality & Compliance Manager
Lewis Matthews

Lewis Matthews

HSE Manager
Dean Rann

Dean Rann

Senior Project Manager

Sean Tiday

Business Relationship Manager
Barry Toms

Barry Toms

Operations Manager
Chris Munday

Chris Munday

HR & Talent Manager
Nick Egan

Nick Egan

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Kamyus Metrane

Project Manager
Michael Flynn

Michael Flynn

Project Manager

Stewart Little

Project Manager
Chris Mayhew

Chris Mayhew

Project Manager
Lee Fisher

Lee Fisher

Project Manager
Ricky Mckinley

Ricky McKinley

Assistant Project Manager
Joel George

Joel George

Assistant Project Manager
Sanna Qureshi

Sanna Qureshi

Assistant Project Manager
Frankie Staines

Frankie Staines

Assistant Project Manager

Max Bowyer

Assistant Project Manager
Charles Bridgeman

Charles Bridgeman

Planning Manager
Adam Lomax

Adam Lomax

Resourcing Manager

Paul Ibbotson

Testing & Commissioning Engineer

Rob Lyas

Construction Manager

Nathan Methven

Construction Manager
Joe Jupe

Joe Jupe

Project Engineer
Dan Douglas

Dan Douglas

Construction Manager

Paul Wilby

Tester in Charge

Dean Streeton

Stores & Fleet Manager