Peter Woolliscroft, a Chartered Engineer by profession, has been involved in the public sector for most of his 40 years working life. Spending the majority of time in the healthcare sector he has gained extensive experience of both the construction and asset management of buildings, which includes all aspects of facilities management.
Prior to December 2005, Peter was Head of Construction for the English Department of Health, a post he held for 5 years. During this time his principal role was to develop and implement the government's most respected construction procurement programme; NHS ProCure 21.
Between 2005 and 2008 Peter was with the Office of Government Commerce, part of the Treasury, where he headed Construction and Facilities Management Efficiency, a role that required working with all parts of government to help achieve efficiency measures. Peter has been a champion for and integration and collaborative approaches to procurement. Working with clients and supply chains his sole intention is to support developing stronger client engagement in change programmes for improvement and efficiency. Peter's current role is managing director of CYNTRA Ltd., a private limited company established to assist the local authority housing sector in London deliver high performing service to their residents.
Peter has just stepped down after five years as Chair of the Construction Clients Group. He now chairs the Strategic Forum for construction, taking over from The Right Honourable Nick Rainsford MP.
Peter is a visiting professor at Northumberland University where he is part of the School of the Built and Natural Environment.