Building the future, today: A live discussion on ESG and technology in construction

The construction industry is at a crossroads. Global challenges demand innovative solutions, and embracing technology and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices is no longer optional.

This webinar dives deep into these critical topics with Gretchen Gagel, a strategic leader with extensive experience in the construction sector.

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Recorded in Apr 2024


Our esteemed guest speaker, Gretchen Gagel, brings unparalleled experience to the conversation. With a proven track record advising industry giants and serving on prestigious boards, Gretchen offers unique insights on:

  • Global trends and challenges in construction
  • The critical role of technology in driving innovation and efficiency 
  • The growing importance of ESG and how construction companies can adapt

    Here's what you can expect:
  • A lively discussion led by Mike Davis
  • Gretchen's expert perspective on technology adoption and ESG in construction
  • Actionable insights to help your company thrive in the evolving landscape


About the speaker

Gretchen Gagel, PhD, GAICD

Gretchen is a strategic leader who leverages significant global consulting and Board experience to drive organisational performance. Since joining FMI in 1994 (the largest construction industry investment banking/strategy firm in the US), Gretchen has consulted to clients such as NiSource Energy, Dominion Energy, General Motors, Procter & Gamble, and Intel on effective capital program delivery strategies; and consulted to global engineering and construction firms such as Black & Veatch, WSP, and DPR Construction on strategic growth and profitability.

Gretchen’s experience on 13 Boards and Advisory Committees spans seven continents and leverages her expertise in leadership, governance, change management/agility, ESG, and risk management. Gretchen was inducted into the National Academy of Construction (NAC) in 2021 and currently serves on the NAC Executive Committee; and in 2023 served as the first female Chair of the Judging Panel for the Australian Construction Achievement Awards (AUS). Gretchen also serves on the Construction Industry Culture Taskforce (AUS) and the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America Diversity and Inclusion Committee.


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