New Chair of the CIOB Belfast Hub appointed

Gary Blair from Farrans Construction has commenced his term as Chair of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Belfast Hub.

Gary is a diligent construction professional who served as Vice-Chair of the CIOB Belfast Hub for the last two years.

Gerard Graham, Immediate Past-Chair, commented on the appointment, “I have thoroughly enjoyed my two-year term as Chair and now encourage all CIOB members to support Gary during his two-year term. Gary will provide strong leadership to the committee and will be an asset to the Institute and its members.”

The CIOB Belfast Hub committee for 2019 comprises Gary Blair, Frank Farrell, Sean O’Brien, Noel Mathers, Emma Brennan, John Greig, Philip Corr, Roger Gillespie and Sarah Sharpe. The work of the committee will be supported by Julie Fitzsimmons, CIOB Member Services & Events Co- ordinator, and Rachel Corbally, CIOB Development Manager.

For more information, contact Julie Fitzsimmons, CIOB Member Services & Events Coordinator on 01344630729, e-mail: or visit