23rd July 2020

New board chair appointed at Van Elle

Van Elle, the UK’s leading ground engineering contractor, has appointed industry stalwart Frank Nelson as its new Non-Executive Chairman.

Frank Nelson will officially take over from the outgoing Adrian Barden as Board Chair in August 2020, and has worked in various roles in construction and finance during a long and distinguished career.

Current Non-Executive Chairman Adrian Barden said: “I would like to extend a warm welcome to Frank on behalf of the Board. Frank will assume the role of Chair following the release of our financial results for this year.

“As a Group, we have worked hard to bring together a team that has the right combination of sector knowledge and corporate experience to enable us to deliver on our vision and strategy. Van Elle remains a market-leading business with an outstanding group of employees. I would like to thank all employees for their hard work and ongoing contribution to the business.”

Frank Nelson is the former CFO of Galliford Try and has also held positions at McCarthy and Stone, Eurocell, Telford Homes and has also been a director with Lamprell in Dubai.