UKGBC has appointed Simon McWhirter as its new director of communications, policy and places.
McWhirter is currently head of engagement at Active Building Centre and will join in September to replace John Alker.
In his new role he will lead the policy and political advocacy with national, devolved and local government, as well as managing corporate communications with members, media and the wider industry.
He will also have oversight of UKGBC’s portfolio of place-based projects, local networks and social value programme.
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