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CIC Seeking Chair and Deputy Chair

Posted: 31st October 2016

The Construction Industry Council is seeking to appoint a member of one if its constituent organisations to chair its Diversity Panel and appoint a deputy chair of the CIC 2050 Group.

The appointments will be made by the Board of CIC and will be for an initial three-year term.

Nominations may be made by any member organisation of CIC or by any individual. The nominee must be a member of one of the 31 organisations in Full Membership of CIC (

All panels are appointed by the Council and report to the Council via the CIC Board. By agreement of members all specialist panels and committees are subject to re-approval by members at the Annual General Meeting.

The Diversity Panel is a collaborative forum and platform for members of all construction disciplines and professional bodies to identify and promote diversity policy and activities within the construction industry. The Panel meets on approximately four occasions per year – meetings are held in the afternoon and at a venue within Central London. The current terms of reference can be found at

The 2050 Group comprises dynamic industry young professionals, who represent a wide range of disciplines across the built environment. The group was established in 2010 to feed into the Innovation and Growth Team review led by the Construction Industry Council and Paul Morrell, Chief Construction Advisor to the Government at the time. The Group meets on a bi-monthly basis – meeting are held in the evening (6pm to 7.30pm) at a venue within Central London. The current terms of reference can be found at

Nominations must include a brief CV of the nominee. Self-nominations are acceptable. Applicants may be required to attend a discussion with representatives of the Executive Board.

This is a voluntary position and no salary or fee will be paid.

Nominations are welcome on behalf of any individual member of a Full member of CIC, irrespective of age, gender or ethnicity.

Nominations should be made no later than 30 November 2016 and should be sent to:

Mr Graham Watts OBE
Chief Executive
Construction Industry Council
26 Store Street

All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence