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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