Aileen has worked with companies in the construction sector for 30 years. The majority of this time was spent working with CITB in an advisory role to its registered companies in various geographic locations. This included giving advice to companies on the opportunities and funding available to train and develop their workforce. She has also worked as a Training Manager with a national construction company and so understands the challenges businesses face in relation to identifying their training needs and implementing solutions to fill these gaps. Aileen has also undertaken a part time degree in Health & Safety alongside working with two CITB funded construction training groups. These training groups offer cost effective, local training solutions to its members and also form partnerships with other bodies such as training providers, colleges and federations to organise and support initiatives to benefit the members.