The CPA is managed and adminstrated by a team of permanent staff with many years of experience in their vocational field and remain on hand to advise and guide Members in the advancement and efficiency of their business, as well as representing their interests to Government and other authoritative bodies. The Association also utilises the services of contracted specialists for one-off or ongoing projects and activities.
Stu McInroy - Chief Executive: Stu was appointed CPA Chief Executive in June 2023. Stu joined the CPA from the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA), where he was Chief Executive since 2018.
David Smith - Legal Manager: David has worked as the CPA’s Legal Manager since 2001, and has qualifications in both law and accounting. Prior to joining the CPA, David worked in the construction industry for eight years.
Adam Godwin - Communications Manager: Adam has two roles within the CPA; he is responsible for communications to the Members, where he edits the CPA’s Bulletin and oversees the CPA’s website; he also provides administrative support to the Rail Plant Association (RPA).
Peter Brown - Technical & Development Manager: Peter has a long background in plant technical operation and maintenance activities, followed by comprehensive experience in plant-based education and training and development, including 18 years at CITB working as a standard-setter for plant occupational standards, qualifications, training standards etc. and latterly as CPCS Product Manager.
Rob Squires - Training and Safety Manager: Rob has spent many years managing training, card and certification schemes with recent experiences within the demolition sector and formerly with CITB managing a range of CSCS-based schemes.
Chris Cassley - Policy Manager: Chris is responsible for the development and lobbying of the key policy issues that are important to CPA Members. He spent 16 years at the CBI where he was responsible for construction policy and acted as Secretariat to the CBI Construction Council.
Lisa Godwin - Membership Manager: Lisa has worked at CPA for over 25 years and has a wealth of experience supporting CPA Members. Lisa oversees all aspects of the CPA membership process, along with the strong CPA membership support team.
Katie Kelleher - Technical Development Officer: The newest member of the CPA team, Katie was previously employed as a crane operator and deputy AP on many major projects before joining CPA and is a high-profile champion of apprenticeships and women in construction.
Kevin Minton - Adviser: Kevin has worked for the CPA since 2007 and is the former Chief Executive. He has been instrumental in working with Members and other organisations to promote and develop the safe and healthy use of construction plant.
Siva Subramaniam (Accounts), Maria Reid and Jenny Lupton (Membership Support) all form part of the experienced CPA support team. Although each of the team are specialist in a number of areas, all are on hand to advise and guide Members on the issues that they face.