New appointment at Construction Products Association
Chartered Architect Peter Caplehorn appointed as policy director and deputy chief executive
THE Construction Products Association has announced that Peter Caplehorn has joined the Association as its new policy director and deputy chief executive.
Formerly technical director with award-winning design practice Scott Brownrigg, Mr Caplehorn (pictured) has been involved in many industry and government programmes, particularly on the technical and health and safety side of the industry.
He is the deputy chair of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) and currently chairs CB- (the British Standards Institution’s strategic committee for construction).
His main focus recently has been the new CDM Regulations, application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) within construction regulations and future building regulations.
Commenting on his new position, Association chief executive Dr Diana Montgomery said: ‘I am very pleased to be able to appoint such a strong candidate to take over this role. Peter brings a wealth of relevant experience to the Association and he is well known within our industry as a great advocate of good construction practices.’
Of his appointment, Mr Caplehorn said: ‘For many years I have worked closely with product manufacturers and the supply side of the industry. I am delighted to be joining the Construction Products Association to further these relationships and support this valuable sector.
‘The Construction Products Association has a pre-eminent membership with links to government and all significant construction organizations. There are so many areas where we assist the industry for everyone’s benefit. This is a hugely worthwhile role and I am really excited to be driving it forward.’