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Conference Presentation: A net-zero carbon concrete industry

CEP Conference 2024_Concretre Industry NZ

A Net-Zero Carbon Concrete Industry: A Sustainable Future for the World’s Most Widely Used Construction Material

Currently the Chief Executive of Concrete NZ, Rob Gaimster is a senior executive with broad/deep technical knowledge and wide operational experience. He has an impressive track record of delivery at a strategic level across a range of business and management disciplines. Offering a solid foundation of technical and business qualifications, including an MBA, allied to good interpersonal and management skills, Rob is an ‘all-rounder’.

He is a Member of the Institute of Directors, a Sandy Cormack Award winner for Best Paper at the 2007 & 2013 Concrete Industry Conference, an Hon. Fellow of the UK Institute of Concrete Technology and holds the Mt Eliza Advanced Management Diploma. Rob was also the 2003/04 President of the UK Institute of Concrete Technology, obtained an MBA from the UK Open University (AMBA accredited) in 2004, achieved Chartered Engineer status (CEng and MICE) in 2001, and a BEng Civil Engineering from Portsmouth University in 1997.

Rob has headed Concrete NZ and its forerunner the Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand for 15 years and boasts a career in civil engineering before that and will be talking about a strategic pathway to attain net zero emissions in producing the world’s most widely used construction material.

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Published 18 March 2024

CEP Conference 2024_Speaker Rob Gaimster

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