The Bovis Lend Lease chief executive is one of 20 appointed to the board for the UK Commision for Employment and Skills
Bovis Lend Lease chief executive Murray Coleman has been appointed to the board for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.
The businessman is one of 20 to be appointed by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS).
The board contains representatives from the private, public and third sectors, as well as trade unions, including general secretary of the TUC Brendan Barber and managing director of transport services at Transport for London Valerie Todd.
Innovation, Universities and Skills Secretary John Denham said: "The UK Commission will have an unprecedented opportunity to influence the employment and skills systems of the four nations of the UK, helping our systems be more responsive, relevant and high performing for the 21st century."
The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is designed to increase employment and competitiveness.