Dr Diana Montgomery has led the Construction Products Association since 2012, and championed the importance of UK construction product manufacturing and distribution to the entire construction supply chain and the value it delivers to the wider economy. The Association represents 85% of the £50 billion sector by value, including global multinationals and 21,000 SMEs across the UK.
Before joining the Construction Product Association, Diana was Deputy Chief Executive of the Chemical Industries Association where she raised the profile of chemical manufacturing in the UK and established its pivotal role in the delivery of the UK government’s sustainability targets. Previously she headed the sustainability agendas in companies including Centrica, the AA and Johnson Wax.
In October 2014 Diana was appointed by HM Treasury to chair Infrastructure UK’s Supply Chain Capacity and Skills Group. She also chairs the board of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment. Diana has degrees from Oxford University and Imperial College in Chemistry and Environmental Management.