Inaugural Turner & Townsend alinea conference: The Power of the Past, Force for the Future

On Friday 15th September we had our inaugural Turner & Townsend alinea annual conference, the theme of the day being โ€˜๐™๐™๐™š ๐™‹๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ง ๐™ค๐™› ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™‹๐™–๐™จ๐™ฉ, ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™˜๐™š ๐™›๐™ค๐™ง ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™๐™ช๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ง๐™š.โ€™

The day started in the sunshine with a boat trip on the Thames and a chance for our people to spend some quality time together. We then had our conference at 8 Northumberland Avenue, where we covered a range of topics from Our Vision โ€˜๐™๐™ค ๐™—๐™š๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™›๐™ž๐™ง๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™™๐™–๐™ฉ๐™–-๐™ก๐™š๐™™, ๐™™๐™ž๐™œ๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ก ๐™˜๐™ค๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™ช๐™ก๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™˜๐™ฎ ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™™ ๐™ก๐™š๐™–๐™™๐™š๐™ง ๐™ž๐™ฃ ๐™ฉ๐™๐™š ๐™š๐™˜๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ข๐™ž๐™˜๐™จ ๐™ค๐™› ๐™จ๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™–๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™–๐™—๐™ž๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฉ๐™ฎโ€™, why and how we will achieve it and the compelling marriage value of our newly merged business and our enhanced Service offering.

We were also delighted to be joined by Claudia Bastiani (Head of Workplace Experience & Design at Legal & General), Alan Bunting (Head of Development Delivery at British Land) and John McElgunn (Senior Partner at RSHP), for a Q&A panel focusing on topical subjects within the construction industry, which was ๐˜๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜ ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด, ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐—ณ๐˜‚๐—น ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด.

The day finished back by the Thames for a BBQ and party, with the sun setting over the London skyline, with ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด!