Don Ward

( CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CIB)
DON WARD - CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CIB

Biography

Don Ward has been Chief Executive of Conseil International du Bâtiment, the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, since February 2020. This not-for-profit NGO established in 1953 by the United Nations is the global network for collaboration in built environment research and innovation, and Don is its 10th Secretary-General.

Don was previously chief executive of the UK best practice and innovation organisation Constructing Excellence for 15 years and its international arm in later years. He has 35 years’ experience of innovation and best practice in the built environment sector, specialising in policy making, industry change, strategic procurement, supply chain integration, collaborative working and sustainability in housing, buildings and infrastructure. He has provided strategic advice at government and sector level in over 30 different countries.