My early service in the Royal Engineers was in armored engineer roles in the UK and Germany, with deployments to the Falkland Islands, Angola, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan, and exercises in Canada, Poland, Belize, Australia and Cyprus.
Staff are our greatest asset, when we feel valued, supported, developed and able to bring our whole selves to work, that is when we thrive not only as people, but as an organisation.
Its Recycle Week and I’d like to highlight some of the excellent work that has happened to support recycling across the UK Defence estate.
For the first time in a few years, DIO will soon have a member of staff based in Italy, and it could be you.The primary role of DIO’s Senior Estate Surveyor Italy is to ensure that the housing requirements for the UK military and civilian personnel and their families assigned to the various NATO locations around Italy are met. It's a role I held until 2015.
We’ve been awarded the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Achievement Award for the fourth consecutive year. This is an excellent achievement for an organisation as large, diverse and as complex as DIO.
The MOD’s sustainability strategy aims to reduce defence’s contribution to carbon and greenhouse emissions on the defence estate.
We recently completed work on the new state-of-the-art physical training centre for Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) in Dartmouth, Devon.
In July 2019 we held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of construction at RAF Lakenheath and the next phase of the hugely important F-35 programme. With any major construction project there are always challenges to identify and overcome …
You may have seen the recent Guardian article about Friends of Earth calling for more trees to be planted to help reduce the impact of climate change.
Our construction team has been delivering a range of buildings for the DIO at Worthy Down in Hampshire, developing the new tri-service training facility at the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration.