Chartered environmentalist Amanda Williams has been appointed to the newly created position
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has appointed Amanda Williams to the new role of head of environmental sustainability.
Williams is a chartered environmentalist (CEnv) and a full member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.
She has almost 20 years’ experience in sustainability roles across a range of sectors including higher education, land and facilities management, defence and manufacturing.
In her most recent role, Williams was head of sustainability for the Steam Specialties business at Spirax Sarco Engineering, a FTSE 100 group specialising in thermal energy solutions and fluid handling technology. She established and led the sustainability function for the Steam business, with 15 heads globally and sustainability champions in 67 countries.
In that role she represented the company on a panel at the World Climate Summit, an official fringe event of COP27 in Egypt. She spoke about scaling up collaboration, innovation and finance for the decarbonisation of heavy industry.
Williams has contributed to numerous construction projects over the years and sees the industry as well positioned to make a crucial contribution to sustainable development.
The article was originally published by Construction Management