"Mr. Michael Straughen, Mike has been Group Director of Woods Group Engineering at John Wood Group plc. since May 2007. Mr. Straughen served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Amec Plc. Mr. Straughen served as Head of Operations of AMEC UK. Mr. Straughen spent 25 years with AMEC and played a significant role in the growth of their oil and gas activities. He served as Group Managing Director of AMEC PLC, where he was responsible for UK activities across all sectors, as well as global oil and gas. Mr. Straughen has been a Director of John Wood Group plc. since May 1, 2007. Mr. Straughen serves as Director of Amec Spie SA. He served as Member of PILOT, the joint UK government and industry oil & gas leadership group. He served as Chairman of the Energy Industry Council from 2002 to 2007." 
Resources and articles
- businessweek Michael Straughen, organizational web page, accessed July 23, 2012.