My route into construction … Thomas Edgcumbe, managing director, Aggregate Industries

Thomas Edgcumbe

The industry includes an impressive range and variety of roles – but unless you are on the inside it can be hard to know how to break in, let alone progress to the top. In this new series, we talk to professionals about their often surprising career twists and turns

How long have you been working and what is your current job?

I began my working life in 1998 and started my career with Aggregate Industries in March 2022. Currently, I am responsible for providing leadership and direction for the surfacing division, crafting a strategic road-map to drive growth and success  while upholding the highest standards of excellence and customer service. 

The main objective of creating the surfacing solutions division was to bring together our asphalt and contracting teams. We have been working together and delivering our strategy successfully as one team for over a year now.

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