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May 21st, 2018

Bourton Group LLP are delighted to announce that Partner, Rob Walley has been appointed as Director to the board of the Lean Construction Institute.

The Lean Construction Institute UK is a charitable membership organisation supporting research into and dissemination of Lean construction principles and best practice with a view to improving public sector construction.

Rob Walley, who leads our work in the construction sector, is delighted with his appointment to the board of directors, saying, “This gives me a great opportunity to share my passion for the adoption of Lean thinking with a wider audience throughout the Construction Sector.”


Over the last 25 years, Rob has developed successful relationships with a wide range of construction and infrastructure businesses in both Public and Private sectors helping complex, regulated organisations improve their operational performance. Rob is recognised as an Industry expert in the deployment of Lean within the Roads and Infrastructure sector and he leads Bourton’s work throughout the Construction and Infrastructure sector. He has a reputation for successfully managing complex Lean improvement programmes as well as multi-disciplinary business reorganisations.

Rob is also a Director of the International Consulting Network, a collaboration of a number of international consulting organisations of which Bourton Group is a founder member.

Outside Bourton Group, Rob has held senior, board level managerial positions and has a BEng (Honours) degree in Production Engineering and Production Management from Nottingham University.

If you’d like to find out more about Rob’s appointment or maybe you’d just like to offer your congratulations, you can email him at

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