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Amec Foster Wheeler backs drive to promote STEM careers for women


Sponsors Health and Safety category at WISE Awards

Amec Foster Wheeler is proud to support the WISE Awards 2015 to celebrate and promote women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and sponsor the health and safety award.

The WISE health and safety award recognises women who have helped to bring about significant and measurable improvements in the workplace or out in the field and will be presented by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at a black tie ceremony in London, on 12 November.

Will Serle, Group Human Resources Director
The Company is committed to increasing the number of women in technical and leadership roles and building on the initiatives we already have in place. We are confident that we will enhance our reputation and build our business by providing opportunities for women who aspire to develop a career in STEM.
Will Serle, Group Human Resources Director
Notes to editors

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.


With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 55 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.


WISE inspires girls and women to study and build careers using science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

The WISE Awards is a unique annual event, a special opportunity to recognise inspiring organisations and individuals actively addressing the core concerns of WISE: promoting science, technology, engineering and mathematics to girls and women.

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