First Female Member for CECA Midlands

Posted 07.04.2017

Tripod Crest’s Group Services Director Jo Salmon, a staunch advocate for women in construction, has become the first female member of the CECA (Midlands) Council.

CECA (The Civil Engineering Contractors Association) is split across eight regions including the Midlands and is the representative body for companies who work day-to-day to deliver, upgrade and maintain the country’s infrastructure.

Jo comments on joining the CECA (Midlands) Council: “CECA is a pivotal ambassador for both our industry and encouraging women to take up careers. I am pleased to be part of the Midlands Council and I am looking forward to working with my fellow members to champion our sector’s key objectives and challenges.”

Andrew Bradshaw, chairman of CECA Midlands, commented: “It’s great to have Jo on the Council.”

CECA (Midlands) represents approximately 60 civil engineering contractors across Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, and the district of Peterborough in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Andrew, who is also the commercial director of Highways within Kier Group, added: “Having more female representation is important for the future of the construction industry, and it’s terrific to see Jo pioneering this.”

The Tripod Crest Group is a leading road planing and surfacing specialist. With experienced teams and an unrivalled machinery fleet, it undertakes a wide range of highways maintenance and improvement works.