British Land chief to be Keynote Speaker at the Steel Construction Conference
Richard Elliot, Head of Construction for British Land, will be keynote speaker on the client’s view of sustainable steel construction and will take part in the debate on the future of the construction market at the Steel Construction Conference and Exhibition on 15 November 2005.
Mr Elliot is responsible for the procurement and implementation of all construction work associated with British Land’s development activities, from the selection of the design team onwards.
Prior to joining British Land, Mr Elliott was Project Director for the consultant team on the Plantation Place development which incorporated design and fire engineering innovation. He has spent most of his career working for developers, including Rosehaugh in the late 1980s, and Hongkong Land, the property investment arm of the Jardine Matheson Group.
The debate will be chaired by the BBC’s John Humphrys.
Professor Roger Plank of Sheffield University will launch the Steel Construction Sustainability Charter. Project case studies will be given on the Swale Bridge and Blackburn Hospital. David Moore of the BCSA and David MacKenzie of the Flint & Neill Partnership will speak on Eurocodes for Buildings and Eurocodes for Bridges..
Bourne Steel Managing Director David Sands will deliver an address on steel in residential construction.