Ann Bentley is Global Board Director of Rider Levett Bucknall, employing more than 600 staff in the UK and 4,500 worldwide in more than 40 countries.
Ann is a member of the CBI’s Construction Council, a Chartered Member of the Institution for Civil Engineers (MICE), a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and holds an MBA from Henley Management College. Ann is also a visiting Professor in the Built Environment at Birmingham City University and a visiting lecturer in the School of Construction Management and Engineering at Reading University.
Ann joined British Rail in 1982 as a civil engineer, moving to Bucknall Austin as a project manager in 1989.
During her career at Rider Levett Bucknall [RLB], she has played a key role in a number of company milestones, including the management buyout in 2003, the consolidation as a leading UK independently owned company and the formation of the global practice in 2007. Ann has been a member of RLB’s global board since 2012.
Ann is an advocate of diversity in the construction industry and the career opportunities open to all sectors of society.