Working Group Senate

The Senate oversees the working groups and formally votes on issues and decisions relating to the AGS. It represents the membership at large and holds ultimate responsibility for the policies and practices endorsed by the Association.

The Senate includes the current Chairman and Chairman elect and Treasurer. The Working Group chairs report to this Committee and participate in its work. This involves producing the position statements and formal policies of the AGS as well as having responsibility for the governance of the association.


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AGS Guide: The Selection of Geotechnical Soil Laboratory Testing

Published 9th March 2018 In 2016 the AGS Committee proposed that the AGS Guide to the Selection of Geotechnical Soil Laboratory testing…

Position Paper

AGS-BDA Taskforce Position Paper

The AGS and the BDA have collaborated to create a new taskforce to investigate what the UK Ground Investigation industry thinks of…


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AGS Magazine: July/August issue

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists are pleased to announce the July/August issue of their bi-monthly publication; AGS Magazine. To view…

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AGS Senate: June 2018 Meeting Update

The Senate, which meets four times a year, is made up of the current Officers, Working Group Leaders and elected representatives of…

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AGS Members’ Day 2018 – an overview from Neil Parry, AGS Chair

This year’s Members’ Day was held in the new venue of the National Motorcycle Museum, where the successful AGS Geotechnical Data Conference…

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AGS Magazine: May/June issue

The Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists are pleased to announce the May/June issue of their new bi-monthly publication; AGS Magazine. To…

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Archived AGS Publications

Superseded AGS Publications are available to purchase from the AGS. If you are looking for an AGS Publication and are unable to…

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AGS Members’ Day 2018 and Speaker Presentations

AGS Members’ Day 2018 was held on 11th April 2018 at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. The day was a great…


Safety WG Leader Adam Latimer Ian Farmer Associates
Anastasia Savidu Concept Engineering Consultants Ltd
Business Practice Leader Andrew Milne Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
Antony Drake Mott MacDonald
Athena Livesey WSP
Chris Raison Raison Foster Associates
Laboratories WG Leader Dimitris Xirouchakis Structural Soils Ltd
Loss Prevention Leader Hugh Mallett Buro Happold, Ground Engineering
Data Management Leader Jackie Bland Geotechnics Ltd
Janice Windle Concept Engineering Consultants Ltd
Jim Cook Eur Ing Jim Cook
Chairman Elect Julian Lovell Equipe Training Limited
Katherine Jones Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental Limited
Treasurer Ken Marsh Ian Farmer Associates
Lynne Llewellyn Structural Soils Ltd
Past AGS Chairman Matthew Baldwin Soil Engineering
Geotechnical WG Leader Neil Chadwick Arup Geotechnics
AGS Chairman Neil Parry Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
Paul Hadlum WYG Environment Planning Transport Ltd
Peter Boyd AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Sally Hudson Coffey Geotechnics Ltd
Tony Hodgson Fugro GeoServices Limited
Contaminated Land WG Leader Vivien Dent RSK Environment Ltd