Welcome to the Institute of Construction Management

A professional organisation with objects to advance knowledge and best practice in the sphere of construction management, promote the profession of construction management, to provide a central organisation for the profession and to provide an information service in all areas to its members.

Brief History of ICM

David Jones
Director of Education & Training

Past Presidents

Past President:  G M Francis
Date: 2014 – 2016 : CDM 2015

Past President: L W Helliwell
Date: 2012 – 2014

Past President: M Rea
Date: 2010 – 2012

Past President: V Lander
Date: 2008 – 2010

Past President: I Rea
Date: 2006 – 2008 : CDM 2007

Past President: L W Helliwell
Date: 2004 – 2006

Past President: I P Trickey
Date: 2002 – 2004

Past President: C Brown
Date: 2000 – 2002

Past President: J T Fletcher
Date: 1999

Past President: C G Lawson
Date: 1998

Past President: M D Wilkinson
Date: 1997

Past President: G Damsell
Date: 1996

Past President: I Renwick
Date: 1995

Past President: M D Wilkinson
Date: 1994 : CDM Regulations

Past President: G J Collett
Date: 1993

Past President: P Mckenna
Date:1992

Past President: D W Fawthrop
Date:1991

Past President: E R Richards
Date:1990

Past President: D J Barber
Date:1989

Past President: I P Trickey
Date:1988

Past President: J E Smith
Date:1987

Past President: E A Foster
Date:1986

Past President: T E Daly
Date:1985

Past President: D W John
Date:1984

Past President: K S Jerome
Date:1983

Past President: R A Peckover
Date:1982

Past President: A J Livinston
Date:1981

Past President: F H F Hardstaff
Date:1980

Past President: J Cadman
Date:1979

Past President: G H W Leach
Date:1978

Past President: J W Fergusen
Date:1977

Past President: R E Ede
Date:1976

Past President: D H Collett
Date:1975

1974 Health & safety at Work Act

The earliest record of an organisation representing construction site supervisors and now part of the Institute of Construction Management is that of the London Provident Association of Builders Foremen and Clerks of Works, founded in 1842.

Their prime objectives were to improve the knowledge and status of their members and to provide pensions and other financial aid for those with poor health etc. (This being before the days of national financial assistance).

Although some records were lost during enemy action in World War 2, it is known that the National Federation of Builders Foremen and Clerks of Works was formed in 1920, from a group of local Associations including those from Birmingham, Bristol, Sheffield, London and the London Provident.

By 1949, Associations had been formed in many town and county areas of the country and many had joined the National Federation, within which, a Northern and a Southern Region was eventually introduced to improve administration.

In the 1960’s the London Association resigned from the National Federation to become the Institute of Building Site Management and after a short period of time merged with the I.O.B. as the Site Management section.
During 1972 The National Federation set up a Joint Management Committee from its Association delegates to discuss and to formulate policies for its future and in 1974 the London Provident Institution and the National Federation of Builders Foremen and Clerks of Works decided to become the Institute of Construction Management.

The Institute of Construction Management became inaugurated in 1978 and marked the occasion with an Inaugural Dinner at the House of Commons hosted by Marcus Fox MP, one of the Institute Governors.
Associations that were part of the original Federation became ‘Chapters’ (currently Regions) of the Institute with each having one or more delegates to represent them at national level and there is a Centre for Overseas Membership.

The Regions each have a programme of lectures and visits to construction sites of particular interest. Most of these events carry training and education time awards, allowing members to achieve their Continuing Professional Development (C.P.D.) requirements within the Institute. Records of C.P.D. progress are held at Regional and Institute Offices.
Discussion at such events must result in a valuable exchange of information to the mutual benefit of its members.

For those who enjoy social activities, Regions and The Institute organise the opportunity to engage in activities such as the Annual Rally, Ladies Evenings, Skittles, Annual Weekend Caravan Rally, Barbecues and Christmas Parties etc.

Meet the Board

Clifton Brown FIConstM
Immediate Past President [2017/18]
Mark Rea FIConstM
President [2018-
Gary Francis FCInstM
Past President -2017]
Roy Blamey FIConstM
President Elect + Director of Membership
John Sinfield FIConstM
Director of Finance
David John FIConstM
Governor
Mike Bishop FIConstM
Governor & Overseas Secretary
Diane Charlton
General Secretary
David Jones MIConstM
Director of Education & Training

ICM Membership

Our "Open Door" policy encourages all practitioners in the construction management team to learn more about the Institute of Construction Management, and to invite you to contact the membership department through our contact page for an ICM Information Pack.
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