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CIRIA Board strengthened by appointment of Sir Robert McAlpine Director Boyd McFee

CIRIA is pleased to welcome Boyd McFee, Sir Robert McAlpine, as non-executive Director of its Executive Board.
Boyd McFee is Director of Engineering & Technical Services at leading UK building and civil engineering company Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd.
A chartered civil engineer with more than 35 years’ experience, Boyd has been involved in numerous high-profile projects, and in recent years has been at the centre of reshaping the business to ensure it maintains its position at the forefront of today’s technology-driven construction industry. 

Boyd’s current role encompasses responsibility for the company’s in-house Design Group and Plant Departments as well as for Health, Safety & Well-being, Sustainability, Quality, Engineering Excellence, Innovation and a number of operational activities.
“I look forward to serving on the CIRIA Executive Board,” said Boyd McFee of his new position. “In addition to developing good practice guidance which improves the efficiency and safety of the built environment, CIRIA plays an important role in facilitating collaborative activities which encourage industry innovation.  I am excited to work with a forward thinking organisation that continues to create and promote opportunities to raise industry standards across the construction and built environment sectors.”

Dirk Vennix, CIRIA CEO, said; “We are delighted that Boyd has joined the CIRIA Board. Sir Robert McAlpine have had a long standing association with CIRIA, as a member and being represented on the Board, and have supported many technically significant projects with their renowned expertise and progressive approach. We are looking forward to benefiting from Boyd’s senior management experience of delivering engineering excellence on major projects which are now part of our shared heritage.”