The ECITB board sets the strategic direction and monitors performance of the organisation
The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) has announced the appointment of six new board members.
Appointed by Secretary of State for Education Gillian Keegan MP, the board members will work under the leadership of Lynda Armstrong, chair of the ECITB.
The ECITB board, which is made up of employer representatives and several independent members, sets the strategic direction and monitors the performance of the organisation, with a majority drawn from levy payers.
The new board members are:
- Mark Riley, project controls lead, Emerging Energy, Phillips 66
- Helen Higgs, head of construction workforce capability, EDF Energy
- Andrew Colquhoun, executive vice president, Altrad
- Richard Law, managing director, Technica
- Mark Fotheringham, technical director, Infinity Engineering
- Professor Paul de Leeuw, director, Energy Transition Institute, Robert Gordon University
The new trustees will help steer the ECITB and hold the executive team to account for the delivery of the organisation’s strategy to grow the engineering construction industry skills base.
Commenting on the new board members, Armstrong said: “I am delighted to welcome such a high-calibre group of professionals to the ECITB board.
“The new members are industry figures and together represent the wide range of sectors and regions in which the ECI [engineering construction industry] operates. They bring to the board a real breadth of expertise and knowledge of the engineering construction industry.”
Armstrong added: “Our six new trustees bring new perspectives and complement the diversity of talent already represented. I am in no doubt that these appointments will greatly benefit the ECITB in helping deliver the aims from our Leading Industry Learning Strategy 2023-25.”