Richard Steer is chairman of the independent international construction consultants, Gleeds. He has overseen the expansion of Gleeds into a £100m turnover business which now operates from 53 offices in 21 countries around the world. Richard first became a columnist for Building magazine in 2005 and now sits on the magazine’s editorial board. As well as being a Fellow of the RICS he is also a non-executive director of the RIBA. Under Richard’s direction, Gleeds sponsored the four-year programme of the RIBA’s “International Dialogues: Architecture and Climate Change” series, which included speakers such as Frank Gehry, Sydney Pollack, Lord Richard Rogers and Lord Norman Foster. In recent years he has personally supported the work of HRH Prince of Wales and the promotion of the Prince’s Foundation for Building Communities.
The housing minister’s assertions that Brexit will not affect the speed and quality of reforms outlined in the housing white paper do not match up with the reality of a depleted and overworked civil service
The government has been willing to listen to advice from the construction industry when considering the renovation of its home in Westminster. Would it not be wise to listen to our views on the housing shortage and Brexit as well?
A series of head-spinning political events in 2016 has left many in the construction industry feeling discombobulated and grappling to understand how the commercial consequences will unfold
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