Burnley College, a member of the Construction Development Alliance (CDA), happily announced the appointment of their head of Construction, David Lord, as the new Chairman of the British Association of Construction Heads (BACH).

The CDA would like to congratulate David on this new role within BACH and is looking forward to seeing David reach higher in his career.

David has over 20 years of experience and expertise in the construction industry and is a valued member of Burnley College and the CDA.

As the new Chairman of BACH, David will be a prominent national figure overseeing the group’s strategic direction, keeping it closely aligned with industry, and working closely with other colleges to drive changes.

He will also provide a voice for the construction industry in the UK and showcase the importance of vocational education in preparing the next generation of skilled professionals.

This appointment to such a prestigious, two-year position is a testament to his dedication to the construction industry and his commitment to ensuring young people have access to the highest quality vocational education.

He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge and is well-placed to impact the UK construction sector positively.

David said:

I am honoured to have been appointed as the new Chairman of BACH, and am excited about the opportunity to work closely with my colleagues from across the UK to drive forward positive change in the construction sector.

What is BACH?

BACH is an influential group representing colleges across the UK offering construction courses.

The Members of BACH are Heads of Construction Training at Further Education Colleges and Training Providers in the UK.  For over 30 years, BACH has been run for and by its members.

Membership is open to colleges and appropriate organisations that are passionate about quality and standards in construction education and training.

BACH has a strong reputation for delivering excellent CPD and networking opportunities with content driven by Members.  Working with awarding bodies, Ofsted, partners, and government departments and cooperated with partners to campaign for realistic funding to train the next generation of young people to succeed in the wider construction industry.