Elvin K. Box MCIOB MBA(Open)
Born in London, England, Elvin commenced his career as an apprentice carpenter & joiner. He is a Chartered Builder who holds an MBA with the Open University Business School (OUBS) and has vast experience of the construction industry through Executive roles in Program Management, Marketing, Information Systems and Behavioural Management for global construction to consultancy organisations.
An acclaimed international speaker, facilitator and writer, Elvin is renowned for his expertise in utilising creativity to enable innovation and business improvement, with notable UK assignments that include the MoD’s Strategic Defence Review and the major rail project, High Speed Two.
For over a decade Elvin has tutored internationally on the OUBS MBA programme and has subsequently been personally requested to work at conferences and seminars for the likes of: Oxford University Innovation Ltd; International Criminal Court in the Hague; HULT International Business School; Association of MBA’s; the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
A survivor of prostate cancer, Elvin is a passionate advocate for improving the ‘Quality of Life’ for its victims. Subsequently he is an Ambassador for the Movember Foundation, which has led him to undertake numerous media assignments and corporate speaking events on their behalf.
A Past Chair of The Chartered Institute of Building’s International Research and Innovation Panel and the current Chair of London Constructing Excellence, Elvin’s other notable credits include:
- Keynote speaker for Oliver Kinross International, the world’s leading building & construction news source & exhibitions, plus LEAF International, promoters of international architectural excellence through conferences and webinars.
- Authored ‘Power Facilitation’, a chapter within ‘Business Creativity-Practitioner’s Handbook’, published by the University of Greenwich (Dr. Kanes Rajah, 2007)
- Guest Lecturer for Oxford Brookes University’s MSc programme; PM in Built Environment