Former Chief Operating Officer at Make UK takes on top job at world’s largest professional body for construction management
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive following the retirement of Chris Blythe. Caroline Gumble, currently Chief Operating Officer for Make UK, is now confirmed as starting her new role on 7 August 2019.
Caroline has extensive business experience gained in the UK and overseas. Her experience covers several of the CIOB’s key operating areas, including management of apprentice and technical training and open course and bespoke training programmes development. In her most recent role, she led the commercial services division of EEF Ltd (now known as Make UK), with a focus on lifelong learning for the manufacturing sector, health, safety and sustainability, and cyber security services.
Caroline Gumble said: “I’m looking forward to taking up the role of CEO. The CIOB has a long and proud history in an important industry. I want to continue upholding the Institute’s public benefit mission and promote best practice and high quality in building and construction.”