Speaker: Social Value in Construction

Jo Dobson,
Associate, Useful Projects

Jo is a sustainability and social value consultant for Useful Projects, which is a Social Enterprise and part of the Useful Simple Trust group of companies. She was lead author for the recent major publication ‘Maximising Social Value from Infrastructure Projects’ and is a member of the UK Green Building Council Social Value Task Force. Jo is passionate about influencing industry change, sharing best practice and supporting clients to develop and implement ambitious strategies to tackle our most pressing challenges. She is a previous winner of the Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) Excellence Award and was a Building Magazine Top 50 Rising Star of Sustainability.