Around nine years ago, I noticed a huge gap in the construction industry, not many women or girls were considering opportunities in the industry: at that time my training portfolio was 90% male and 10% female.
Lisa Marie Brown
Lisa Marie Brown Nominated as Top 10 Business Woman in Wales and WISE 100, Founder of Pinkspiration which ranks on the Natwest SE100. An expert working in the construction industry on regeneration programmes, her career started by rebuilding one empty room, to working on Wales Largest road scheme the A465 a £400 million programme. Leading the way to encourage diversity in business and industry her projects are innovative and push the boundaries. Her work has reached more than 20 million worldwide. Written, produced and directed a new TV programme Transforming Spaces: Design Factor featured on ITV. Re-building 28 empty spaces and empty shops, including Cardiff’s First Pink Beach Club whilst up skilling over 8,500 young people and community member. Working with the biggest names in business Richard Branson, Boris Johnson and Kevin McCloud.
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