Interviews

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    Rocky road: Cemex's Michel André talks to Building

    2017-12-01T05:00:00Z

    Cemex’s new UK boss, Frenchman Michel André, talks about his vision for the company and for the construction industry as a whole

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    Lara Poloni: Steady as she goes

    2017-10-20T00:29:00Z

    As the new boss of Aecom’s EMIA operations, Lara Poloni intends to steer a course through uncertain waters by focusing on the firm’s development role and infrastructure opportunities

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    North and South: George Osborne talks to Building

    2017-09-15T05:00:00Z

    George Osborne talks to Building, reflecting on the ‘northern powerhouse’, infrastructure, Brexit and his hope that the current government will finish the job he started

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    Preview: George Osborne speaks to Building

    2017-09-14T06:00:00Z

    He may be editing a London newspaper but the former chancellor still has his eye on developing the ‘northern powerhouse’ that he championed in government. Here, we give a glimpse of tomorrow’s interview, in which George Osborne talks infrastructure, skills and Brexit with Building

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    Spencer McCarthy: All in the family

    2017-07-20T06:00:00Z

    Churchill boss Spencer McCarthy explains why his business model works and why the firm – one of the UK’s biggest providers of private housing for the elderly – will be sticking with traditional designs for its homes

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    Carolyn Dwyer: Square deal

    2017-07-14T06:00:00Z

    The City of London Corporation’s head of the built environment has plenty to take into account, from protecting views of St Paul’s to fostering tech hubs. David Blackman talks to Carolyn Dwyer about her plans for the Square Mile

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    Meeting Mr X

    2017-04-21T06:00:00Z

    Far from being a mysterious and distant figure, Xu Weiping of Chinese developer ABP is happy to talk about the thousands of office blocks he is building in China, as well as the 35-acre scheme at Royal Albert Dock - and his plans for many more

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    Bruno Dupety: Action man

    2017-02-17T06:00:00Z

    In 2014, Bruno Dupety was brought in to sort out Vinci’s UK construction arm: managing some massive project losses, refreshing the leadership team and restructuring struggling parts of the business

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    Paul Cossell: Above and beyond

    2017-01-13T06:00:00Z

    Paul Cossell took charge of ISG last year as the fit-out, construction and engineering firm transferred into private hands, a move which has enabled him to explore areas outside the core business

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    Neil Martin: Steady as he goes

    2016-12-08T06:00:00Z

    Since Neil Martin took over at the helm of Lendlease’s European construction operations he has returned the firm to profit and steadied the ship. So the question everyone wants to know is how he did it