Our friendly, experienced membership team is always on hand to offer the best possible advice on becoming a member of CABE, advising you on the best route to membership and helping you to progress through our grades as your
Ian McLaughlan - Head of Membership
Ian joined CABE as the Head of Membership services after recently arriving back to the UK from New Zealand. Ian is experienced in customer service, business development and working within not-for-profit membership organisations.
He has a strong background in people and change management with professional training and coaching skills. In New Zealand, Ian was Training and Development Manager of the National Restaurant Association, a position that
encompassed membership training for the industry, apprenticeships and management. Whilst in this role, Ian was responsible for the design, implementation and quality assurance of all training. Before his move to New Zealand,
Ian was a Quality Assurer for a large national apprenticeship provider and managed the quality of academic delivery within a large team of assessors.
Diane Westall – Professional Review Manager
Amy Chatfield – Professional Interview Co-ordinator
Sarah Howell – Membership Services Administrator
Tara Talley – Membership Services Administrator
The Communications team deliver vital resources, news, and information to our membership, keeping them up-to-date with industry changes, standards, and opinions. This is done through direct contact with our membership, delivering
our monthly journal, BuildingEngineer, and organising our annual Built Environment Conference and Awards.
Laura Richardson - Head of Communications
Laura has been with CABE since 2018 when she join as PR and Communication manager. She is responsible for implementing the communications strategy across the Association’s communication streams including PR, Marketing, Events
and Digital Infrastructure functions. She joined CABE from Booker, where she gained experience in website marketing and design. Along with her previous experience working in publications and marketing roles in the
construction industry she brings a lot of skills and strengths to the team.
Rebecca Maserow – Communications and Events Manager
- Adam Bullock – Communications and Digital Designer
- Leanne Sparkes – Communications and Events Administrator
Training, Learning, Regional & Academic Team firstname.lastname@example.org
CABE provides a range of services to our members and the wider industry to assist in the expansion of knowledge in respect of the built environment. Our Training, Learning, Regional & Academic team facilitate this by ensuring
opportunities such as our suite of regional conferences, annual conference & exhibition, training courses, local/regional CPD and our 12 UK & ROI regions run smoothly and offer the highest possible quality in their
Kirri Porter-White - Training and Learning Development Manager
Kirri joined the Association in 2015 working within the Regional Services and Training team to provide support for the regional committees and helping to implement the expansion of the buildeng Regional Conference programme which now encompasses all of our 12 regions in the UK and Ireland. Kirri is responsible for the development and deployment of CABE’s training and learning infrastructure, as well as working with the Learning, Education and Academic Director on academic accreditation and relationships with Universities.
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Jo Goring – Training and Learning Administrator
Donna Eason – Academic Liaison Co-ordinator
The Operations Team are involved in the day-to-day activities of the Association, to ensure the smooth running of all CABE’s activities, including Finance, IT, Legal and Facilities.
Rachael King - Head of Finance
Rachael joined CABE in August 2019 as Head of Finance. She is responsible for all of the organisations financial functions and procedures including management reporting, budgets and payroll. She joined CABE from Woodway UK
where she worked for 13 years. She held a number of roles there starting from Finance Assistant and moving up to Systems and Finance Manager. She has over 20 years experience in Finance and is a valued respected member
of the team.
Carl Pearson - Legal Services Manager
Carl has worked both private practice and in-house roles, within the sectors of welfare law, housing law, debt law, consumer law, compliance law, and commercial law. Joining CABE in 2018 from Dixons Carphone, Carl is responsible
for providing the Association with internal legal advice on its business practices, activities and contractual relationships, development and review of various internal policies and procedures and day-to-day management
of disciplinary and complaints investigations.
Katie Di Stefano - Head of IT & Digital InfrastructureKatie has been with the Association for a number of years. Initially, developing her experience in Marketing, but more recently, Katie has transitioned to specialise in the development and management of the Association’s digital systems. As a qualified Prince2 Project Manager, Katie has managed the recent digital transformation of CABE. This has modernised the Association by both internally, by increasing operational efficiencies and, externally by providing members and other audiences with a digitised platform in which to communicate with the Association and each other. Katie is actively involved in ensuring that strategic objectives of the Association are met and is constantly reviewing digital opportunities, along with best practice methods, to provide staff and members with the most appropriate tools, platforms and user experience.
Carol Langham – Archivist
- Erin Wills – Executive Assistant
Hollie Darby – Receptionist & Facilities Co-ordinator
Michelle Boyce – IT Database Co-ordinator