Leading the cultural shift

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.

Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation, and improvement of the built environment. We accredit university degrees, educational courses, and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.

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We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

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Our Membership

Benevolent Fund

Illness, redundancy or plain bad luck can happen to anyone. We are here to help you when you need it.

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Every year the CIOB organises hundreds of CPD and networking events, award ceremonies and competitions across the globe.

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Coronavirus & Brexit Guidance

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has created a list of resources and industry advice, guidance and information on construction-specific issues

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Policy and Research

As a professional body that represents the leaders and managers who work at every stage of the lifecycle of a construction project, we seek to influence government, industry and other stakeholders around the world with the aim of promoting the construction management discipline and addressing the challenges that the sector faces.

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Consultation on the CIOB’s first Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

At the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) we are committed to contributing to a diverse and inclusive construction sector, one which delivers the best opportunities and better outcomes for those that create the built environment.


Annual construction awards introduce two new categories

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has introduced two new categories: ‘Client of the Year’ and ‘Team of the Year’.


CIOB Board of Trustees' Election Results 2021

All votes have now been verified and counted. 3,350 voters took part in the election, with no spoilt papers. (15.2% of the electorate).