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New Chief Executive for Considerate Constructors Scheme

The Considerate Constructors
Scheme – the national organisation established to improve the image of
construction – is pleased to announce that Amanda Long will join as Chief
Executive from 16 September 2019.

Amanda will succeed Chief
Executive Edward Hardy who has held the post since 2009.

With over 20 years’ experience
working in senior executive roles for a range of national and international
organisations in the commercial, public, social enterprise and charitable
sectors, Amanda brings a wealth of expertise to the Scheme. She has pioneered
Corporate Social Responsibility frameworks to improve standards; helping
organisations and member organisations in areas such as sustainability,
workforce welfare and consumer rights.

Her previous roles include CEO
of Morison KSi; Director-General of Consumers International; CEO of Corporate
Culture; Head of Corporate Responsibility at Anglian Water Services; and
International Projects Manager (Sustainability) at Unilever.

Amanda said: “It is a real
honour to have the opportunity to lead the Considerate Constructors Scheme,
which is a widely respected and successful organisation at the core of raising
standards for communities, the environment, and the construction industry’s

“My career has been focused on
engaging with organisations to raise standards across a range of industries. I
look forward to working with organisations who are part of the Scheme and those
that influence engagement with the Scheme, to help extend its reach and
influence even further.”

Executive Chairman of the
Considerate Constructors Scheme, Isabel Martinson MBE commented: “I am
delighted to welcome Amanda to the Scheme as our new Chief Executive. Amanda
brings a huge wealth of expertise in leading organisations in roles which are
focused on improving standards through Corporate Social Responsibility

“This experience clearly
resonates with the core values and mission of the Considerate Constructors
Scheme, and we are excited about the future opportunities to embed the Scheme
across our industry, through Amanda’s leadership.

“I would also like to thank
Edward Hardy for his significant achievements over the last decade as Chief
Executive, in shaping the Scheme to become the huge success it is today.”

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