Our Core Team
Adrian is leading the Academy. He has worked in property and construction training, both in the UK and China, since 2013 and is dedicated to helping grow professionalism in construction. Adrian takes great pride in working with subject matter experts to develop and deliver training that can assist people to further their careers, grow CIOB membership, and inspire excellence in the built environment. His aim is to create a world leading academy that will serve CIOB members and the wider industry with a range of training, certifications and CPD that is relevant, informative and of the highest quality.
Sopna is the Training Manager for the Academy, having previously worked in qualifications, training and student support at ICSA. Sopna’s previous roles were in education as a teacher and examiner; she taught Law and English in the UK, Japan and Hong Kong. Sopna is committed to developing and running high quality, engaging courses for the Academy and is keen to engage with CIOB members, delegates and the industry at large to fulfil this aim.
Helen Homersham is the Training Coordinator for the Academy and comes to CIOB having previously worked at CILIP for 6 years as the Events Coordinator and at the Local Government Association as Events Manager for several years.
Helen is a dedicated member of the team who strives to provide a seamless learning experience to delegates. She will be your first point of contact within the Academy.
Naheda is our front of house at the CIOB Academy London office. She’s a friendly and organised administrator and usually your first point of contact on the phone or on our courses.