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

Thursday, October 11, 2022 • 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 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.

Costain is a leading UK Engineering Company founded in 1863, the Group turns over c£1Bn per year and is engaged in Engineering, Construction, Maintenance and Land Development.

Costain operates in 10 specific sectors; Water, Waste, Education, Marine, Highways, Airport, Rail, Nuclear, Hydrocarbons & Chemicals, and Power, it has a diverse portfolio of projects which are being delivered for major blue chip clients. As project durations range from 3 months to 3 or more years, Costain’s workforce is made up of both directly employed and that of our supply chain.

Alan has a degree in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University, is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He has over 20 years experience of working in the UK Construction Industry and prior to taking on his current role Alan headed up Costain’s £440M United Utilities Contract.