Leading UK school building provider, Spatial initiative has announced the appointment of Emily King as new Divisional Director. Emily joins the company from Mid Group, a company specialising in modern methods on construction, where she was Client Solutions Director.
With a Masters’ degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emily has previously held roles for leading construction consultants; Arup and Mott MacDonald. Earlier in her career she taught physics and was Head of Science and Technology at a secondary school, giving her exceptional practical insight into teaching and learning.
Alongside sustainable construction, Emily is passionate about promoting diversity in our industry. Emily is a Director of the Offsite Alliance and co-chair of the Manufacturing Workstream for the Construction Leadership Council.
Spatial Initiative, part of the ESS Modular Group, is on a number of Department for Education frameworks and to date has completed nine new schools and is currently on site or in contract for a further seven new projects throughout the country.
The company will help to deliver the DfE’s new school build programme for new primary and secondary schools across the UK over the next three years as part of the DfE Offsite Framework MMC I which demonstrates a continued shift in government preference towards modern methods of construction (MMC).