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Duncan Aspin appointed as a member of the Get It Right Initiative (GIRI) board of directors

Duncan Aspin, VolkerStevin’s director of HSEQS and information management has been appointed to the GIRI board of directors.

Duncan was appointed alongside two other new board members, Oana Sala, senior innovation consultant at Expedition Engineering and Jack Smith, development director at Platform, following a recruitment process to find new board directors from more than 100 GIRI member companies.

Joining the board, Duncan brings a wealth of experience with him that spans the construction industry, from civil engineering to behavioural change. He is also an experienced public speaker, facilitator of the SHE Show, and has been a visiting lecturer at the University of Derby, supporting students on the MSc in Behaviour Change with understanding behavioural intervention design.

Duncan Aspin said: “I am thrilled to have been appointed to the board and this reaffirms VolkerStevin’s relationship with GIRI and our commitment to drive improvements across the construction industry. I am looking forward to working with the board to make a lasting and positive impact.” 

"We're delighted to welcome Duncan, Oana and Jack to the board. They bring rich and diverse experience from across the construction industry and we look forward to working with them towards our shared goal of zero error in construction."

Cliff Smith GIRI's executive director

Duncan, Oana and Jack join current board members Richard Davies (Kier), Gavin Pike (Bennetts Associates), Rupert Shingleton (Kilnbridge) and Helen Soulou (Network Rail). Damian Leydon (Sunergos Partnership) will continue to support GIRI as a member of the Strategic Leadership Group.

Duncan recently sat down with GIRI for an interview, which you can read here: Board profile - Duncan Aspin | Get It Right Initiative