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ACE News

09 NOV 2021


Dynamic, proactive and forward thinking individuals encouraged to apply for new opportunity

With Georgia Hughes soon to reach the end of her term as chair of the ACE Emerging Professionals, the group for the next generation of industry leaders is looking for a new lead.

Her replacement will be an emerging professional themselves (usually 35 years old or less) and will act as an industry champion ensuring the views of the sector’s next generation are included in broader ACE activity.

In addition they will take forward major projects on behalf of the group, such as 2020’s Future of the Workforce report and most recently Climate Changing the Built Environment.

Finally, they will be responsible for developing and promoting a strong programme of in person and virtual events aimed at emerging professionals, working closely with the group’s regional network and ACE’s secretariat.

Outgoing chair Georgia Hughes said: “I’m not exaggerating when I say that becoming chair of ACE’s Emerging Professionals has been the highlight of my career to date. Not only have I learnt a lot, but I’ve been offered great opportunities to develop professionally. It has been a huge honour.

“There is a huge amount of passion and enthusiasm within the network, and we are a hugely important voice in the debates around our industry’s future. I’m looking forward to seeing where the group moves to next.”

Dynamic, proactive and forward thinking individuals are now encouraged to apply now for the volunteer role. Download the job description from our vacancies page. Please send two copies of your CV (one with your name and one without), as well as 500 words detailing what you would bring to the ACE Emerging Professional champion role to:

Please note the application process is open until Friday 19 November.

Find out more about ACE’s Emerging Professionals.