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SCHEME NEWS

12

September 2015

Issue 38

On 1 July, the Scheme was delighted to announce the appointment of new Director

and Board member Caroline Barker.

New Scheme Director

Construction Industry Summit 2015

The Scheme is delighted to be

among the many organisations

attending this years Construction

Industry Summit.

Taking place on 8 and 9 September

at London’s prestigious The Grange

St Paul’s Hotel, the event will enable

delegates to see what the future

holds and how they can play their

part in shaping the industry.

Entitled ‘Government & Industry

Working Together’, the Summit

involves a number of senior

government and leading industry

speakers, and includes a number of

high-level sessions such as:

• Forecasting the key drivers of

growth in construction to 2025

• Attracting the workforce for the

next decade

• Developing practitioners for a

World Class Industry

• Fairness, Inclusion and Respect

• Diversity Means Business

Scheme Chief Executive Edward

Hardy said: “The Construction

Industry Summit provides an

effective forum for leading industry

organisations to help shape the

future of the construction industry.

It is a must-attend event for

everyone who would like to play a

part in taking the industry forward.”

The government industrial

blueprint, Construction 2025,

provided the UK construction

industry with a clear and defined

set of aspirations.

A vision of where the industry will

be by 2025 is a core theme of the

Construction Industry Summit

Conference Programme.

Held over two days, this flagship

conference and networking event is

for everyone from the industry and

promises to be a defining event in

terms of the industry’s future.

Based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire

,

Caroline joined the Scheme as a

Monitor in 2013.

She has a strong track record of

enhancing business performance

through introducing sustainable

improvement initiatives as director

of her own consultancy, which

supports SMEs (Small and Medium

sized Enterprises).

Caroline began her career as

an assistant engineer for Henry

Boot Civil Engineering and then

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough

Council. She worked for Yorkshire

Water Services Ltd from 1989-2000,

beginning as an engineer and

progressing to Business Change

Manager.

The Scheme would like to welcome

Caroline, who brings a wealth of

experience to the Board, wishing

her every success in her new role.