Jessie Wilde

Jessie is jointly responsible for the development and delivery of the festival. Her previous roles included working for a leading anti-slavery organisation, developing key stakeholder relationships and supporting organisational growth. Jessie is passionate about social justice and equality. Her work is motivated by her conviction of the value and dignity of every person. She is … Continue reading “Jessie Wilde”

Alistair Rattray

Alistair is a Director in the Banking and Finance practice of Burges Salmon LLP, specialising in finance in the real estate sector with a focus on housing and healthcare. Alistair has worked in the market for over 12 years, primarily acting for lenders and investors, across a broad range of projects; from funding single-site schemes, … Continue reading “Alistair Rattray”

Tim Carey

Tim is Chief Product Director and overall business lead for Collida. An influential voice in the industry, Tim is passionate about rethinking the built environment. He is a member of the Construction Leadership Council’s Manufacturing Group, a contributor to key government and industry reports and until recently was the chairman of Build offsite – a … Continue reading “Tim Carey”

Maria Coulter BEM MRICS

With a career spanning over 20 years in the industry as a Quantity Surveyor, Project Manager and Risk Manager, Maria’s interest in personal development led her to become a qualified Personal and Business Coach in 2012. Maria is passionate about bringing positive, lasting change to the industry and launched Construction Coach in 2014 working with … Continue reading “Maria Coulter BEM MRICS”

Melissa Zanocco

Melissa is Head of Programmes for the Infrastructure Client Group (ICG), as well as one of the instigators of Our Vision for the Built Environment, and is committed to transforming the built environment sector to produce better outcomes for people and nature. The ICG is leading the Construction Leadership Council (CLC) Infrastructure Industry Working Group, … Continue reading “Melissa Zanocco”

Ron Lang

Ron has over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, having worked in a broad range of roles across the sector, spanning architectural design, sustainable construction, industrial research and innovation strategy and management. As Technical Director at Atkins, Ron is responsible for shaping the emerging Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) strategy and associated value … Continue reading “Ron Lang”

Jacqueline Miller

Jacqueline is a procurement professional who has led on the development of Bristol City Council’s approach to creating Social Value. Through her role managing the Innovate UK funded, Enabling Housing for Inclusive Growth Project, she has collaborated with a range of key stakeholders, including the supply chain themselves, to understand the barriers and challenges to … Continue reading “Jacqueline Miller”

Daniel Roche

Daniel runs Roche Civil Engineering with his brother Matthew following in the footsteps of their father, Malcolm who set up the business in 1977. Based within sight of the Humber Bridge the family run civils contractor has moved away from lowest price wins to a best value philosophy delivered by the right local people with … Continue reading “Daniel Roche”

Gillian Charlesworth

As BRE Group’s Chief Executive, Gillian is responsible for the organisation’s strategy and performance. She works closely with BRE Trustees and the Group Board to define our purpose, vision and long-term goals. Before joining BRE Group, Gillian was an Executive Director at RICS, where she held a number of roles covering assurance and enforcement of … Continue reading “Gillian Charlesworth”