GIRI/CQIC joint event: Creating a sustainable quality culture

GIRI-CQIC Joint Event

Location: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh

Date: Thursday 9th February 2023

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Cost: Free to employees of GIRI member companies and to organisations wishing to know more about GIRI and CQIC

On 9 February 2023 GIRI and CQIC will host a joint event at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel in Edinburgh – join us for a panel of distinguished speakers and a networking lunch.

The theme of the event is Creating a sustainable quality culture and proceedings will be chaired by Ron Fraser, chair of Construction Scotland Industry Leadership Group.

Speakers include:

  • Ivan McKee MSP – Scottish Government Minister for Business, Trade, Tourism and Enterprise and Chair of the Construction Leadership Forum
  • Peter Reekie – Scottish Futures Trust Chief Executive and Chair of the Executive Group of the Construction Leadership Forum
  • Cliff Smith – Executive Director, GIRI
  • Iain Kent – Construction Scotland and co-chair of CQIC 
  • Patrick Brown – Head of Sustainable Construction Delivery, City of Edinburgh Council
  • Nick Ribbons – Partner – Construction, Zero Waste Scotland
  • David Anderson – Head of Business Process and Quality, BAM Nuttall
  • Tamsie Thomson – CEO, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

Registration is now open!

Please use our Eventbrite listing which is linked below to register; for any queries please email or

Joining instructions and full agenda will be sent out a few days before the event.