Dr John Hooper, the CEO of CABE (The Chartered Association of Building Engineers), has been announced as the UK Chief executive of the Year 2017 at the annual Association of Association Executives awards.
The Association of Association Executives is the largest community of Association Executives in Europe as well as having Members in countries including Africa, India and the Middle East. Its members are from professional, scientific, academic, business and consumer-facing Associations, Societies, Federations, Councils, Chambers and other membership organisations from all industry sectors.
The Association Awards were established to recognise excellence in leadership, development and service in membership organisations amongst its 15,000 members and focus on excellence in Associations by their employees for their dedication and success.
At the Awards dinner at the Association Congress held in Manchester on 14th December, Dr John Hooper was announced as the UK Chief Executive of the Year Award 2017. In making the award, the judges commented that during John’s tenure CABE had achieved a Royal Charter in only 2 years, had seen membership grow significantly and the organisation has become increasingly international.
“I’m delighted for the recognition for the whole CABE team in the successful development of the Chartered Association and its achievements over the last few years,” commented Dr John Hooper.
John is due to step down from the role of CABE CEO in April 2018 when he retires but will continue to mentor other professional bodies.
Formed in 1925 as the Incorporated Association of Architects and Surveyors, the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) is a leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings. Its members practise across the UK, mainland Europe and around the world, and work in both the private and public sectors. The CABE provides the prime qualification of Building Engineer, a title that accurately reflects the professional expertise of members.