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Forum Launches to Help South Wales’ Young Professionals into Built Environment Careers


Young professionals starting their careers in the built environment in South Wales will now be able to build their network and engage with fellow peers, thanks to the launch of the Forum for Tomorrow (FFT).

FFT, which is part of the Forum for the Built Environment (FBE), the UK’s leading independent networking organisation for people working in construction and property, is aimed at professionals under 30 years.

Although membership of the FFT is aimed at professionals under 30, all ages are welcome to attend the regular events, which will take place in and around the South Wales area.

Speaking about this exciting phase of development, branch chair, Luke Palmer a structural engineer with Hydrock, a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, said: 

“I’m delighted that we are now launching the South Wales branch. Aimed at finding the right balance between socialising and networking, FFT events bring together like-minded construction and property industry professionals in an informal environment where they can develop their connections and share their knowledge.

“I’d like to encourage young professionals across the region to come along to our events and consider getting involved further by becoming members of FFT.”

Anita Singh, a geotechnical engineer also with Hydrock and FFT’s national representative, who sits on FBE’s national management committee added: 

“FFT provides a platform and voice for the next generation of construction and property professionals. I’m delighted that South Wales has been chosen as the location for this latest branch.  Joining FFT and attending the events is a great way to meet professional peers, gain knowledge and build a career in this interesting and diverse industry.”