Exports & Trade Industry Initiative


The Group’s objective is to develop strategies to increase UK Exports of Construction ,Construction Products , Digital, Construction Services and Professional Services. The Group will link with the Department for International Trade and other relevant bodies to increase brand awareness in international markets and to lead campaigns to target growth opportunities. The group will look at opportunities to harness the innovation that emerges as the wider work of the CLC develops to reinvent and transform the construction industry. Particular focus areas will include the shift to carbon zero , modern methods of construction and digital.


To support an increase in exports across the UK construction industry by promoting a joined up approach between industry and government bodies tasked with promoting exports.

Current activities

  • Raising the brand of UK construction in international markets
  • Working with DIT and IE:UK to look at opportunities to build consortia for Government 2 Government Initiatives
  • Strategies for increasing SMEs access to export markets
  • To promote opportunities for UK product suppliers
  • Supporting Centre for Digital Britain’s international Programme
  • Supporting the adoption of British Standards by international partners


Vincent Clancy

CEO, Turner and Townsend.