Disbanded Committees

England Committee

Use the links below to find out more about the England Committee:

Purpose

The Committee was charged with advising the Board on the adequacy and effectiveness of CITB’s arrangements in relation to construction skills development and delivery in England in line with the Board’s strategic plan.

In particular, the English Committee advised and made recommendations to the Board on matters of strategic business and support the Board’s strategic leadership, with corporate oversight of strategy and performance. It acted as a ‘think-tank’ and advised on: current and future construction skills development and delivery in England; the direction of industry developments in construction and the wider built environment; influencing government policies on skills and training; priorities and policies for the construction industry in England; the impact and effectiveness of the delivery of products and services in England outlining areas for improvement and innovation.

Membership

Committee members (as at June 2017) were:

  • Frances Wadsworth - chairperson, CITB trustee, and principal and CEO of  Croydon College
  • Debbie Akehurst - head of corporate responsibilities (London) at Land Securities Properties Limited
  • Debbie Aplin - non-executive director of MHA Housing
  • Caroline Blackman - HR director at Laing O'Rourke
  • Ian Dickerson - head of new entrants and funding at Kier Group Services
  • Stuart Green - professor of construction management at Reading University
  • Steve Hindley - chairman of Midas Group
  • Richard Hulland - group director at Veolia
  • Mike Jaggs - associate director of BRE Global Limited
  • Chris Jones - head of learning and development at BAM Construct UK Limited
  • Hannah O'Sullivan - head of learning and development at VolkerWessels UK Ltd
  • Liz Stokes - human resources (HR) associate director for training and development at the Clancy Group
  • Ray Wilson - director of Carillion Training Services and CITB trustee

Meetings

Meetings were held on 2 May, 15 June and 18 September 2017. 

Scotland Committee

Use the links below to find out more about the Scotland Committee:

Purpose

The Committee was charged with ensuring that the Board gained the assurance it needed on the adequacy and effectiveness of CITB’s arrangements in relation to construction skills development and delivery in Scotland in line with the overall strategic plan.

In particular, the Scottish Committee advised and made recommendations to the Board on the priorities for the construction industry in Scotland, as a component of the overall CITB strategic plan, training provision and standards for the construction industry and wider built environment in Scotland. The Committee also advised the Board on proposals relating to the strategic plans for Scotland; influencing devolved government policies on skills and training, and outline potential areas for improvement and innovation.

The Committee provided advice and guidance to relevant Scottish construction and built environment groups.

Membership

Committee members (as at September 2017) were:

  • Maureen Douglas - Chairperson and CITB trustee
  • Douglas Anderson - Joint Managing Director of GAP Group and member of Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA)
  • Nicola Barclay - Director of Homes for Scotland
  • Grahame Barn - Head of Membership at CECA Scotland
  • Craig Bruce - CITB Council member
  • Steve Dillon - Regional Secretary of Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians (UCATT)
  • Gemma Gourlay - representing Robertson Group
  • David Harris - CITB trustee
  • Vaughan Hart - Executive Director of Scottish Building Federation (SBF)
  • Malcolm Horner - CITB Council member
  • Stewart Lyon - Executive Honorary member of Building & Engineering Services Association
  • Donald McDonald - Director of McDonald Decorators
  • Stewart McKillop - Principal of South Lanarkshire College
  • John McKinney - Federation Support Officer at BuildUK
  • Ed Monaghan - representing Construction Scotland
  • Iain Morrison - Head of Construction at Forth Valley College
  • Gordon Nelson - Service Director at FMB Scotland
  • Andre Reibig - Senior Policy Officer at Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
  • Ian Rogers - Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Decorators Federation
  • Stephen Sheridan - Skills Construction Manager at Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
  • Colin Tennant - Head of Traditional Skills and Materials at Historic Scotland

Co-opted members (as at September 2017):

  • Jim Gilmour - Managing Director of ODC Ltd
  • Gavin Hay - Development Manager at Scottish Building Apprenticeship & Training Council (SBATC)
  • Brendan Keenan - representing Scottish Painting and Decorating Apprenticeship Council (SPADAC)
  • Billy Kirkwood - Managing Director of RDK Construction Ltd
  • Newell McGuiness - managing director of SELECT

 

 

Meetings

Meetings were held on 6 February, 19 June and 20 November 2017.

Cymru Wales Committee

Use the links below to find out more about the Cymru Wales Committee:

Purpose

The Committee was charged with ensuring that the Board gained the assurance they needed on the adequacy and effectiveness of CITB’s arrangements for financial, governance and control in relation to construction skills development and delivery in Wales in line with the overall strategic plan.

In particular, the CITB Board's Cymru Wales Committee advised and made recommendations to the Board on:

  • priorities and policies for the construction industry in Wales, as a component of the overall CITB strategic plan:
    • training provision
    • standards and qualification frameworks for the construction industry and wider built environment in Wales
  • progress and proposals relating to the strategic and business plans for Wales
  • influencing devolved government policies on skills and training:
    • by effective communication of evidence-based needs and supply
    • consider other topics, as defined by the Board
    • the impact of Board policies and strategies in Wales
    • highlighting national differences and requirements
    • encompassing material changes in delivery
  • the impact and effectiveness of the delivery of products and services in Wales outlining areas for improvement and innovation

The committee also provided advice and guidance to the following Welsh groups:

  • Regional Fora (North, South West and South East)
  • Also other groups including:
    • Wales Observatory (CSN Group)
    • Professional Services Wales Group
    • Wales Traditional Building Skills Advisory Group
    • Welsh Construction
    • Qualifications Advisory Group
    • Fairness Inclusion and Respect/Equality & Diversity Group

Membership

Committee Members (as at June 2017) were:

  • David Harris - chairperson and CITB trustee
  • Nick Blundell - representing UCATT
  • Paul Bogle - representing National Federation of Builders
  • Chris Chapman - representing WLGA
  • Anthony Davies - representing Anthony A Davies Ltd
  • Gareth Davies - representing Knox and Wells
  • Sharon Davies - observer representing the Welsh government
  • Maureen Douglas - CITB trustee
  • Ed Evans - representing CECA Wales
  • Martyn Evans - representing Alun Griffiths (Contractors)
  • Trevor Francis - representing Building Surveying Wales
  • Lisa Garfield - representing Willmott Dixon
  • Ifan Glyn - representing FMB
  • Mark Harris - representing Home Builders Federation
  • Richard Heaton - representing Read Construction
  • Owain Jones - representing T Richard Jones Limited
  • Darryn Lewis - observer representing the Department for Education (DfE)
  • Richard Price - representing Barratt Homes
  • Paul Senior - representing Keepmoat
  • Ann-Marie Smale - representing Powell Dobson Architects
  • Anthony Thomas - representing ASW Property Services
  • Ffrancon Williams - representing Gwynedd Community Homes
  • Robert Williams - representing WRW Group
  • Mark Wusthoff - representing Bouygues UK
  • Chris Wynne - representing C Wynne and Sons Ltd

Meetings

Meetings were held on 2 February, 20 June, 20 September 2017 and 24 January 2018. 

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