Bringing together leading figures in the construction industry – covering clients, contractors, supply chain and consultants – the Construction Productivity Taskforce has come together to undertake practical interventions designed to make the sector more productive.
Head of developments at British Land
Having joined British Land in 1992, Nigel Webb was appointed head of developments in July 2003. He has responsibility for the group's development activities including leading development acquisitions, planning, construction and leasing. He also chairs the Construction Productivity Taskforce..
Head of design, innovation, at Landsec
Neil leads an in-house specialist team responsible for the management of design, procurement and delivery of building service installations and infrastructure for all the Landsec’s major new development projects..
Director for project development at GPE
With a proven track record in the successful delivery of major Great Portland Estates (GPE) development projects, including its single largest mixed use development, Helen holds responsibility for the delivery of all projects across the company's development programme, future pipeline and existing managed portfolio..
Managing director for construction in Europe at Lendlease
Having joined the company as a commercial manager in 2004, Simon has undertaken various roles across the business ever since. The former Army officer was instrumental in the delivery of major defence programmes including the Regional Prime Contract for the South West, and Project SLAM..
Group chairman and chief executive at Mace
Mark has overseen the company’s revenue growth from £1bn to £2bn and consistently championed change within the industry, driving innovation to improve service excellence, whilst ensuring Mace continues to be more productive, more efficient and a responsible company..
President and CEO at Skanska UK
Gregor became a member of the company’s executive management team in 2015, with responsibility, first for the company’s infrastructure business and, latterly, its building operations. Gregor was appointed president and CEO of Skanska UK in May 2017..
Executive vice president at Skanska UK
After starting her career over 30 years ago as trainee quantity surveyor, Katy is now EVP at Skanska UK. She is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was named the Women in the City Woman of Achievement in 2013 and BIFM Leader of the year in 2016..
Chief executive at Sir Robert McAlpine
Having lead Sir Robert McAlpine since 2017, Paul's previous roles include director of projects at Costain, director of projects at BNFL Environmental Services and, most recently, as CEO at WYG..
Chief executive at Morrisroe Group
Brian is responsible for overseeing the long-term success of the Morrisroe Group, providing entrepreneurial leadership and setting the company's strategic aims. He is supported by an executive management team with day-to-day management responsibility for specific areas at Morrisroe Group..
Structural engineering partner at SOM
Bill has dedicated his career to innovative structural engineering design, research, and academia. As the designer of the “buttressed core” structural system for the Burj Khalifa and Skyspace, a permanent art installation at Rice University, his portfolio of built work includes structures at many scales for diverse programs..
CEO and founding director at Cast
With 30 years experience in construction and real estate, and recognised international commentator on a variety of industry and policy related issues, Mark also authored the Farmer Review, an independent government review of the UK’s construction labour model entitled "Modernise or Die"..
Jaimie Johnston MBE
Head of global systems at Bryden Wood
Having joined Bryden Wood shortly after the practice’s formation in 1995, Jaimie leads the adoption of a manufacturing-like approach to creating high performing assets on projects in the UK, Europe and Asia with clients including GlaxoSmithKline, Heathrow Airport and several government departments..
Portfolio director at BAE Systems
Richard has held leadership roles in commercial, project management, internal audit and shared service functions. He has worked on the Typhoon and Nimrod MRA4 aircraft programmes as well as internal investment and transformation programmes..
CEO at Be the Business
Anthony is always looking to apply his skills as an entrepreneur to find opportunities for us to innovate and grow so that we can help even more business leaders transform their productivity, in this case for the construction sector..
Partnerships manager at Be the Business
Denica views the world in Venn diagrams and is always looking for the perfect win-win collaboration. Her work with partners is focused on driving economic recovery..