Telecommunications and Data Centre Industry Expert Joins Bespoke Digital Infrastructure Solutions Firm, AMS Helix

Former Global Operations Transition Director at Colt Data Centre Services, Clive Fotheringham, is joining the new bespoke digital infrastructure solutions firm, AMS Helix, as a Partner. 

Clive is bringing over 22 years of Telecommunication and Data Centre Industry engineering experience to AMS Helix. His prior focus on the design, build and operation of mission critical facilities coupled with his in-depth operations background supporting some of the largest colocation and hyperscale companies in the world, is a fantastic addition to the already experienced team.

AMS Helix launched earlier this month with ex-Chief Operations Officer at CBRE, Martin Murphy and current AMS Ltd Director, Stephen Martin, taking the helm as Partners. Clive, with his deep understanding of customer business needs and expectations around continuous availability, safety, security, and service excellence gained through supporting some of the largest companies in the world, rounds of the trio. 

“I am excited about this next chapter and working alongside both Martin and Stephen. Helping to grow a company that has such strong core principles, that truly highlights technical excellence with hugely talented people, and one that strives to deliver an uninterrupted customer experience. It’s going to be something that will give me immense pride and satisfaction.”, says Clive. 

Prior to joining AMS Helix, Clive held several senior roles at Colt Data Centre Services, including Regional Operations Director, Director of Design and Development and Head of Service Management. Preceding this, Clive worked for PB, Orange PLC and Tiscali after a distinguished engineering career in the military.

Martin Murphy, Partner at AMS Helix, says, “We are pleased to be welcoming Clive into the AMS Helix fold. As an organisation we are focussing on providing excellence to our clients, and with Clive’s extensive experience and understanding of clients’ business needs around continuous availability, safety, security and service delivery, it will certainly allow us to deliver and far exceed our promise on continued excellence.” 

AMS Helix delivers digital infrastructure projects. It is focussed on delivering tailored consultancy and advisory services, as well as project and programme management solutions, to companies throughout the data centre, telecommunications and edge sectors, across EMEA.