Turlogh O'Brien, deputy chairman of Arup, has been elected deputy chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC). He will take up the post this June, and will succeed Michael Dickson as chairman in June 2002. Turlogh, 58, is past chairman of the CIC's Innovation and Research Committee and leads the Construction Research and Innovation Strategy Panel.
The CIC will be hosting the third Happold Memorial Lecture, an event in memory of the council's first chairman, Sir Edmund Happold. Delivered by Tessa Tennant, a member of the government's Advisory Committee for Business and the Environment, the lecture, 'Building Sustainable Britain Plc', takes place on 4 June at the Guildhall Old Library, London. Call Micky Klippel-Arden at the CIC on 020 7637 8692 for details.