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.

Publications

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The New Yellow Book – UK Specification for Ground Investigation

The UK Specification for ground investigation (the Yellow Book) has been revised by an industry working group led by the AGS and…

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[WEBINAR REPLAY] The Development of a Degree Apprenticeship in Geoscience

This free webinar from the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists will focus on the topic; The Development of a Degree Apprenticeship…

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AGS Documents

AGS Interim Strategic Plan 2021

Published March 2021 This document is the AGS Interim Strategic Plan 2021.  

[WEBINAR REPLAY] Improving Company Performance through Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Improving Company Performance through Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is the AGS’ second webinar discussing this subject. The aim for all members and…

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[WEBINAR REPLAY] Urban Geoscience: opening up the industry to a more inclusive and diverse community

This inaugural webinar from the AGS will see Nick Koor, (University Geosciences UK Group and the Geological Society), discuss the decline of…

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AGS Documents

AGS Marketing Plan 2019

Published in October 2019. This document is the AGS Marketing Plan which was published in October 2019.

Articles

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UK Specification for Ground Investigation (third edition) – Now Available for Purchase

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the third edition of the UK Specification for Ground Investigation – also known as ‘Yellow…

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AGS Award Results 2021

The results are in! We’re pleased to announce the winners of this years AGS Awards: Loss Prevention Rachel Griffiths (Award) Russell Jones…

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AGS Helplines

Currently the AGS offer helplines to all Member companies and practitioners with respect to: the AGS Data Format (the discussion forum on…

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AGS Diversity Statement

The AGS is a non-profit trade association that is managed by elected individuals from member organisations, none of whom are paid by…

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AGS Awards 2020

Below are the list of recipients of this year’s AGS Awards. We would like to thank all Working Group participants for their…

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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…

Members

Adam Latimer Ian Farmer Associates
AGS Geotechnical WG Leader Alex Dent WSP
AGS CLWG Leader Alex Lee WSP
Instrumentation & Monitoring WG Acting Leader Andrew Ridley Geotechnical Observations Limited
Chris Raison Raison Foster Associates
Data Management Leader Jackie Bland Structural Soils Ltd
Loss Prevention WG Leader Jo Strange Card Geotechnics Limited
Safety WG Leader Jon Rayner AECOM Limited
AGS Past Chair Julian Lovell Equipe Training Limited
Katherine Jones Dunelm Geotechnical and Environmental Limited
Treasurer Ken Marsh Exploration and Testing Associates Ltd
Martin Griffin
Michael Vance Mott MacDonald
Neil Parry Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
Roger Clark Honorary member
AGS Chair Sally Hudson Coffey Geotechnics Ltd
Thomas Leigh Fugro Limited
AGS BPWG Leader & AGS Chair Elect Vivien Dent Environment Agency
AGS Laboratories WG Leader Will Fardon Chemtech Environmental Ltd