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Merged Organisation Announces its Name

11 March 2014 | Updated 01 January 1970
 
The Building Futures Group is the name of the new organisation resulting from the merger of Asset Skills, the CSSA and the FMA following agreement by the board.

The Building Futures Group is the representative organisation for the housing, property, planning, cleaning, parking and facilities management sectors. The new name has been chosen to reflect the organisation’s commitment to developing individuals working within the industry, as well as safeguarding the buildings where people live, work and play - now and for the future.

Chief Executive, Sarah Bentley comments: “The rationale for the merger was that the industry lacked a consolidated, unified voice. The Building Futures Group will co-ordinate the sector’s voice and provide a platform that has been missing. We are fully committed to raising the profile of the industry and transforming the sector.”

Steve Davies, Chairman of The Building Futures Group states: “I am very pleased to announce Sarah as our Chief Executive. I know that she will successfully lead the organisation through this exciting new phase as we take our place as a leader in the sector.”

Davies continued: “We wanted to ensure that our name was representative of the industries we work with. At the heart of the organisation is our commitment to engaging with young people, opening up the industry to new talent and helping them to build careers.”

 

 

 

Article written by Brian Shillibeer | Published 11 March 2014

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