The United Kingdom's Considerate Constructors Scheme has appointed Isabel Martinson as executive chairman.
This new role will be to further develop strategies to enhance the scheme, which has a vision to make registration essential for every construction site, company and supplier and ensure continual improvement in performance.
Isabel has had a hugely successful career that has included senior positions in the trade association sector and military service. In addition to her role as chairman and company director of Trade Association Forum, she was chief executive of the Giftware Association.
Isabel served in the Royal Navy and was one of the first female naval supplier officers to serve at sea. In her final naval appointment, in 1997, she reached the rank of lieutenant commander - a key management post in Europe’s largest Naval Base, leading 177 staff and overseeing an annual budget of £5 million (US$6.6 million).
Isabel is a member of the Chartered Management Institute.