Working Group Executive

The Executive 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 Executive includes the current Chair and Chair elect and Treasurer. The Working Group Leaders 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 Documents

AGS Business Plan

Published in November 2018 This document is the AGS Business Plan which was published in November 2018.

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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…

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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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Notes from the Chair – Julian Lovell

New AGS Chair Julian Lovell discusses the state of the Association, wider industry and his aims and aspirations as the newly elected…

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AGS Awards 2019

This year’s AGS Awards took place during the Annual General Meeting at AGS Annual Conference 2019 on Wednesday 3rd April at the…

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Q&A with Katherine Jones

Full Name: Katherine Jones BSc MSc CGeol. FGS RoGEP Professional Job Title: Senior Geoenvironmental Engineer Company: Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental Ltd After…

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AGS Magazine: September/October issue

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

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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…


Safety WG Leader Adam Latimer Ian Farmer Associates
Antony Drake Mott MacDonald
Chris Raison Raison Foster Associates
Loss Prevention Leader Hugh Mallett Buro Happold, Ground Engineering
Data Management Leader Jackie Bland Geotechnics Ltd
Jim Cook Eur Ing Jim Cook
Chair Julian Lovell Equipe Training Limited
Katherine Jones Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental Limited
Treasurer Ken Marsh Ken Marsh
Lynne Llewellyn Hydrock Consultants Ltd
Laboratories WG Leader Mark Beastall SOCOTEC
AGS Past Chair Neil Parry Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
Paul Hadlum WYG Environment Planning Transport Ltd
Chair Elect Sally Hudson Coffey Geotechnics Ltd
Stephen Beales AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Geotechnical WG Leader Stephen West Ramboll UK Ltd
Tony Hodgson Fugro Limited
Contaminated Land WG Leader Vivien Dent RSK Environment Ltd