Mark Beirne has worked in construction for over 30 years from site level to business owner, board room and everything in between, experiencing the ups and downs of the industry in that time. An advocate of SME’s and life-long learning, he has a passion for applying best practice and implementing knowledge gained from his experiences and learning from others having been fortunate enough to work supporting industry groups working towards improvement. A Constructing Excellence ‘collaborative working champion’, mentor, and keen supporter of the industry movement for change, leading in recent years to become involved in offsite manufacturing and retrofit. A former board member of Constructing Excellence in Learning Limited, he has also served on industry boards in nuclear decommissioning, regeneration, and training and skills, whilst also holding researching and advising capacities in regions. Mark is a director and board member of the 'Offsite Alliance', set up in recognition of the need for greater collaboration with offsite and digital the vehicles to deliver the huge transformation required, not just for clients but the environment and people.