Managing Director of Aggregates and Asphalt
Joanne Garwood is Aggregates and Asphalt Managing Director and a member of the Executive Board. Joining the family business in 2003, Joanne began her career in the Marketing and Bids department. In 2010, she created the Central Services department, which provides integrated support for the back of house functions, company’s clients, partners and the staff members. As Central Services Director, Joanne led this department along with Human Resources, IT, SHEQ, Plant and Transport. Joanne was appointed Managing Director of Aggregates and Asphalt in 2019, 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.
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 London Construction Academy (LCA). The LCA is a training centre founded by FM Conway that teaches employability and construction related skills to young people not in employment or training.
Joanne is a member of the CECA board, HTMA, a CLOCS Champion and a fellow of the IoD and Worshipful Company Paviors.