The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

Chair & Deputy Chair of CIC Green Construction Panel sought

The Construction Industry Council is seeking to appoint a chair and deputy chair of its new Green Construction Panel from amongst its constituent organisations.

The appointments will be made by the Executive 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 organisations in Full Membership of CIC (see www.cic.org.uk for a full list or contact efarraud@cic.org.uk).

The new Green Construction Panel is one of a number of specialist committees and panels maintained by CIC.  All panels are appointed by the Council and report to the Council via the Executive Board.  By agreement of members all specialist panels and committees are subject to re-approval by members at the Annual General Meeting. 

The terms of reference of the Green Construction Panel are yet to be agreed but are likely to include:

  • Advise Council and the Executive Board, on issues relating to sustainability, carbon reduction and all other green construction issues;
  • Link and co-ordinate the green construction activities of CIC members and other associated bodies of the construction industry, and in particular, act as an interface with the Green Construction Board;
  • Identify and promote green construction policy and activities in the construction industry, to benefit society.  Encourage their implementation, funding, dissemination and exploitation, including strategic aspects.
  • Improve the perception and image of the construction industry

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.

The Panel will meet on approximately four occasions per year and meetings are generally held at the CIC offices or at other venues in Central London.

These are voluntary positions 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 can be made specifically for one role, or for consideration for either role.

Nominations should be made no later than 2 May 2014 and should be sent to:

Eve Farraud BEM
Executive Assistant
Construction Industry Council
26 Store Street
London
WC1E 7BT

efarraud@cic.org.uk

All nominations will be treated in the strictest confidence