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UK Construction Week | Parallel Lines: from barracks to buildings

Watch the recording of our session on ex-military personnel transitioning to built environment careers at UK Construction Week

We held a conversation-led session featuring stories from ex-military personnel who have transitioned to built environment careers. We heard from Moamen Al-Gawwam, a former Royal Navy Officer now working as a Digital Engineer at Taylor Woodrow, along with other ex-military personnel working in the built environment. Chaired by Angela Forbes, Chair of the BuildForce Steering Group, this session provided an opportunity to reflect on the culture of the industry, as well as encouraging participation to come up with an action plan for change. If you missed the session live, you can watch the recording on YouTube.


Members of the panel for this session were:

  • Angela Forbes, Chair – BuildForce Steering Group
  • Brendan Williams, CEO – Building Heroes
  • Moamen Al-Gawwam, Digital Engineer – Taylor Woodrow
  • Richard Wooliscroft, Self-employed handyman
  • Ross Ardley, Self-employed handyman

16/10/2020 09:42:44