Brendan KerrChairman (Trade Association Director)Chief Executive, Keltbray Group Holdings Limited, member of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC)
Brendan joined Keltbray in 1989 and became Chief Executive in 2003, developing the Group into a £500m business offering a range of specialist engineering services. Brendan’s commitment to training, development and innovation has been integral to the company's sustainable growth. He is a Fellow of RICS and a lifetime Fellow of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award World Fellowship.
Andy SteeleVice-Chairman (Contractor Director)Group Chief Executive, Osborne
Andy became Chief Executive of Osborne in April 2015. He had previously re-joined Osborne in July 2013 as a Board Director and Managing Director of Construction, having worked for the company earlier in his career. Andy has held senior management positions focusing on strategy development in a range of sectors, including construction and law, as well as serving as Managing Director of his own company providing business development services.
Alan RobertsonContractor DirectorChief Executive, VolkerWessels UK
Alan joined VolkerWessels UK in September 2008 and has 30 years’ experience in the UK construction and infrastructure sectors. His tenure has included rebranding and restructuring the business, implementing robust governance structures, driving operational improvements, as well as reinforcing the safety culture and leading on the development of corporate responsibility. Previously, Alan held a number of senior industry roles.
Fabienne VialaContractor DirectorChairman, Bouygues UK
Fabienne joined Bouygues UK in 2016 and heads both the contracting and property development businesses, delivering award-winning construction and regeneration projects across the public and private sectors. She has seen challenging times, both within the business and the wider industry and has driven a re-focused and re-structured business to achieve sustainable growth, strengthening co-operation between Bouygues Construction businesses.
Paul CossellContractor DirectorChief Executive, ISG
Paul became Chief Executive of ISG in April 2016. During nearly 25 years with the company, he has overseen the transformation of ISG’s office fit out business to become the market leader in the UK, as well as being the driving force behind its entry into the international data center construction market and growth across the technology, science and health sectors of both the UK and Europe. Alongside this, he is an active member of The Prince’s Trust Built Environment Committee.
Julie WhiteTrade Association (Specialist Contractor) DirectorManaging Director, D-Drill (Master Drillers) Ltd, member of the Drilling and Sawing Association (DSA)
Julie is Managing Director of ‘D-Drill’ and the first woman to Chair the DSA, having started her first specialist sub-contracting company in her 20s. She sits on the CITB National Council, formerly sat on the board of the NSCC when merging with the UKCG to form Build UK, and is a Past President of the ‘International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers’.
Lynn WayTrade Association (Specialist Contractor) DirectorDirector, Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd, member of National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC)
Lynn is the Financial Director of Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd and President of the NASC, and has played a key role in the growth of Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding Ltd into one of the South West’s most respected scaffolding contractors. Lynn was the first woman to serve as an NASC Regional Chair, NASC Council member and now NASC President.
Chris PatemanTrade Association (Executive) DirectorGeneral Secretary, Engineered Panels in Construction (EPIC)
Chris took on the role of General Secretary at EPIC in 2018, after spending over 30 years driving best practice and building consensus in the builder’s merchants’ industry and business telecommunications. A trade association professional with a lifetime spent serving customers’ information and business needs, Chris was a leading figure in the Get Britain Building, Make the Air Fair and Fix Britain’s Internet lobbying campaigns.