Mark Farmer - modern methods of construction - MBV, CIOB and Built Offsite event 

The MBV, CIOB and Built Offsite are delighted to announce that Mark Farmer, a special CIOB fellow and leading expert in construction, renowned for advocating modern methods of construction (MMC), will share his insights into how the industry can shift towards innovative, efficient and sustainable building practices. 

Hear him speak, along with representatives from the MBV and the CIOB on embracing and engaging with the future of modern methods of construction. 

Mark Farmer is CEO and founding director of Cast Consultancy and is recognised as ‘ground zero’ for sweeping changes that have been embraced by the UK Government, the building industry in their commitment to modernise the UK construction industry.  

His much-lauded seminal work, 'Modernise or Die,' also known as 'The Farmer Review,' published in October 2016, initiated a conversation about the need for adaptation in the construction industry, echoing Darwin's precept 'Adapt and Survive’. 

In 2019 he was appointed as the UK Government’s Champion for Modern Methods of Construction in Housebuilding. Mark served on the Construction Leadership Senior Advisors Group from 2020 to 2023 and was an advisory board member of the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre from 2018 to 2023. Mark is a national co-chair of Constructing Excellence, a technical advisor to Homes England, the chair of the West Midlands Combined Authority Future Homes Taskforce and is a trustee of the MOBIE educational charity.  

Mark is an honorary professor at The University of Salford’s School of Built Environment and holds honorary doctorates from the University College of Estate Management and the University of Wolverhampton. Mark was recipient of the CIOB President’s Award in 2021 in recognition of his work driving long term change into the construction industry. 

Reserve your place today:

When: Wednesday, March 20th  
Where: MBV - 49 Brady Street, South Melbourne. 
Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm 

Cost: Free 


Event sponsor: CSR