Managing Director of Aggregates and Asphalt
Joanne Garwood is Aggregates and Asphalt Managing Director and a member of the FM Conway Executive Board. Since being appointed to this role in 2019, Joanne is now responsible for the aggregates and asphalt manufacturing arm of the business alongside the distribution and logistics of our vehicle fleet.
With over 15 years of experience within the industry and as the daughter of Michael Conway, Joanne has a natural passion for the business and has helped mobilise several large-scale projects including LoHAC, Westminster City Council Highways Maintenance Contract and Next Generation Highways Contract – Croydon, since joining the family business in 2003.
Joanne began her career in the Marketing and Bids department, before creating the Central Services department in 2010, providing the business with integrated support for the back of house functions, company’s clients, partners and the staff members.
As Director of Central Services, Joanne led this department along with Human Resources, IT, SHEQ, Plant and Transport, and is also a member of the CECA board, HTMA, a CLOCS Champion and a fellow of the IoD and Worshipful Company Paviors.
Joanne is passionate about people and ensuring that we are bringing new talent into the industry. She has assisted in the creation of FM Conway’s Apprenticeships Programme, Inspire Scholarships Programme, Conway Academy and Recruitment Programme and has taken a lead role in the FM Conway-founded training centre, the London Construction Academy.