Chandlers Building Supplies has appointed Sue Knight as a non-executive director.

With 27 years of experience in the construction industry, Ms Knight began her career as a management trainee at Jackson Building Centres, rising through the company to become managing director in 2002 and subsequently lightside purchasing director at Grafton Merchanting GB.

Since leaving Grafton, Ms Knight has been completing an MBA at Warwick Business School and was appointed as a non-executive director for Aqualisa Products in April 2013

Ms Knight said: “Chandlers Building Supplies is a company that has grown considerably in the last 10 years and I’m delighted to have been chosen to serve on the board where I look forward to contributing to their continued success.”

Andrew Cope, managing director at Chandlers Building Supplies, added: “Sue has a wealth of experience and extensive knowledge of the construction industry and I’m certain she will be a great asset to us.”