Behavioural Leadership – A Way of Life, How We Achieved it

Thursday, October 11, 2018 • 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. • Location: Reno Ballroom


Alan Cheung
Director of Behavioural Management
Costain, Ltd.

Alan will discuss how Costain has managed to successfully role out and implement a sustainable Behavioural Safety Programme that addresses the specific issues of a continually changing workforce and a multiple site business.

He will discuss Costain’s approach, the tools they developed and why making things really simple and getting the simple things right are why the Costain Behavioural Safety (CBS) Programme is so successful.

Alan Cheung has been instrumental in the development and implementation of the Costain Behavioural Safety (CBS) Programme, which began in 2006. In 2011 he successfully took the CBS Programme through third party accreditation with the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, making CBS the first third party accredited behavioural safety programme in the UK. He subsequently developed a Behavioural Management Consultancy for Costain which helps clients apply the principles of behavioural science to improve all aspects of their business.

Costain is a smart infrastructure solutions company, based in the United Kingdom, whose purpose is to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation infrastructures. The company turns over c£1.7Bn per year delivering integrated consulting, complex project delivery, technological solutions and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors such as highways, rail, water, power, nuclear and oil and gas.

Alan has a degree in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University, is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and has over 28years’ experience of working in the UK Construction Industry.