Rebecca is Founder and Chief Dot-joiner at Building People, a social enterprise that is creating connections across the built environment to address the sector challenges of diversity, skills and social impact.
Building People enable individuals to find employers, opportunities and resources, and employers to connect with a more diverse range of talent. Building People brings together and empowers a network of careers organisations that work with diverse and under-represented audiences, and has developed a free-to-use online hub that aggregates industry-wide careers activity.
Rebecca has over twenty years’ experience in creating and connecting organisations, networks and partnerships across the built environment. She is a co-founder of BuildForce, the industry initiative to facilitate connections between ex-military personnel and industry employers, and also a co-founder of Be Onsite, a non-profit company providing training and job opportunities for disadvantaged people in the property sector.
Before discovering the world of construction and the built environment Rebecca worked in the humanitarian aid and homelessness sectors. Rebecca has an MSc in Urban Regeneration and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.