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Peter Caplehorn

Peter Caplehorn

Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director

Peter Caplehorn is the Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director of the Construction Products Association, where he leads the work to ensure that the UK and EU policy and regulatory framework – particularly for technical and sustainability issues – supports a growing and profitable UK construction products industry.

Peter is a Chartered Architect with more than 35 years of experience, but is particularly respected for his leadership across the wider construction industry in a number of key national roles. He is the chair of CB- (the British Standards Institution’s strategic committee for construction), chair of RIBA’s Regulations and Standards Group, chair of the BIM Task Group’s BIM4Regs working group, deputy chair of the Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC), a member of the Institute of Fire Engineers, and sits on the board of the CIC health and safety committee, amongst a number of others. Peter also spent eight years as a RIBA Council member.

Prior to joining the Association, Peter was the Technical Director at the award-winning architectural practice Scott Brownrigg, where he was responsible for all areas of technical compliance, regulations, health and safety and quality control. He has worked on a range of projects such as offices, housing, schools, industrial plants and airports. Concurrently, Peter also chaired several major industry events and was central to the delivery of several British Standards and Publicly Available Specifications; for example, PAS 91 and BS 8560. He has given evidence at several All Party Parliamentary Enquiries, and appeared on a number of television and radio interviews and live event programmes including Grand Designs Live.

Peter is the author of “Whole Life Costing: A New Approach” (Routledge, 2012) and has frequently published articles for the RIBA Journal, Building Design, Building and others. His new book “Health and Safety and the Plan of Work” is out in 2016 and he is already working on his next entitled “A Perfect Recipe for Self Builders”.

In 2015 Peter was delighted to receive an honorary membership from CIAT.



For enquiries please contact: Jeff May jeff.may@constructionproducts.org.uk