Amelle Mestari is Head of Procurement for Bouygues Energies & Services UK.
Starting her career as Procurement Assistant, her dedication and tenacity saw Amelle ascend to the esteemed position she is in now. A valued member of the senior leadership team, Amelle leads on all procurement projects for the company.
She has also devoted a lot of time to raising the profile and understanding of procurement in the company so that it is given a bigger role in corporate decision making; she has also created best-practice working methods and contracts to make procurement more accountable.
Whilst working at Bouygues Energies & Services, Amelle has prioritised building a strong team. Now managing a team of 14, Amelle ensures she dedicates enough time to continue their professional and personal development. Amelle’s commitment to hiring the right people then trusting and supporting them in their roles means her team works effectively and successfully.
Amelle has fostered an inclusive working environment. In particular she has encouraged high-calibre women to step forward and build careers in what was traditionally a male-dominated industry.
Amelle also proudly leads the women’s network for Bouygues in the UK. In this role, she provides real, practical solutions to the challenges women face in the business world.