VolkerWessels UK’s chief executive appointed to the board of Build UK

VolkerWessels UK’s chief executive, Alan Robertson, has been appointed to the board of Build UK as a director. Build UK is the leading representative organisation for the UK construction industry, and its role is to offer influential and dynamic leadership for the industry and ensure a joined up approach across the sector.


Alan brings to the board 30 years’ experience in the construction and infrastructure sector, and for the last decade has led the strategic development and growth of VolkerWessels UK - from the implementation of robust governance structures and operational improvements, to the reinforcement of the safety culture and development of corporate responsibility.

Alan Robertson said: “I am pleased and proud to have been appointed to the board of Build UK. Its role in our sector is both important and necessary, as we address challenges and embrace changes in our industry, now and in the longer term. I look forward to helping Build UK develop its strategy to support the industry and its development and growth.”

Speaking of changes to Build UK’s board, chief executive, Suzannah Nichol, said: “We have the right mix of skills and expertise in place to push forward our strategic plan and transform the delivery of construction projects across the UK.”