2016 - June 2016

Simon Carr appointed a Member of the CBI Council – 07/06/16

CBISimon CarrTom GibbonsAndrew Cope

Simon Carr, Managing Director of Henry Boot Construction Limited, has become a member of the CBI council.

Founded in 1965, the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) is a not for profit Royal Charter company that represents around 190,000 businesses in a variety of sectors. The CBI works directly with policymakers, communicating the views of its members and working to ensure there is a healthy environment for growth both now and in the future.

The CBI Council is made up of 16 members who are key leadership personnel from leading construction companies. Simon will attend four meetings a year as part of the Council, where they will discuss key initiatives and what impacts the construction industry.

“Becoming a member of the CBI Council ensures our voice is heard within the construction industry and that issues impacting on the construction industry are communicated effectively to policymakers.”

Simon Carr, Managing Director, Henry Boot Construction Limited

Future Leaders Initiative

As part of the CBI Council’s Future Leaders Initiative, Tom Gibbons, Quantity Surveyor, will present to CEO’s and Managing Directors of construction companies on 8 June 2016. The presentation will discuss the future of construction from their perspective as upcoming professionals.

“I’m really looking forward to the challenge! This is a great platform for me to represent the young professionals of our company and the industry. My presentation will center around innovation in construction, and what we're doing at Henry Boot to drive efficiencies in our everyday decision making. I will also be discussing our innovative ideas on the Better Barnsley project with the development of BIM and the delivery of the skills village. The key message I intend to communicate is that having the best people in our industry will continue to drive innovation, and this will ultimately support long term economic growth."

Tom Gibbons, Quantity Surveyor, Henry Boot Construction Limited

For more information contact:

Karen Fisher
Business Development Manager