Alan
Sandell


Operations Director

BUILT WITH:

  • A can-do attitude to deliver the highest of expectations
  • A passion for country life and enjoys playing golf
  • Dedicated to improving and playing on championship courses

Alan has a passion for delivering the most difficult and challenging projects through cost and programme constraints with the application of knowledge, experience and an open hand approach to communicating with professional teams, supply chain and colleagues.

Alan
Sandell


Operations Director

Charlotte
Murray


Business Development Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Endless enthusiasm
  • A love of all things equestrian
  • A relentless eye for detail, especially when hunting out “designer” bags

Charlotte is a Business Development Manager at BW. Her experience from lead research and speaking with occupiers means she has a great wealth of knowledge on the market to bring to the role. Charlotte looks forward to developing long-lasting relationships with key consultants.

Charlotte
Murray


Business Development Manager

Leanne
Baird


Head of Marketing

BUILT WITH:

  • An unashamed love of all things country
  • Knowledge of most of the fitness classes and gyms in London
  • The most embarrassing iTunes of anyone she knows

Leanne has been at BW for almost 4 years and works alongside Anthony on the marketing strategy, brand development, thought leadership and in-house seminars.

Before joining BW, she worked for an agency and international events business where she gained experience of marketing to multiple industries and regions.

Leanne is passionate about transforming BW into one of the most forward-thinking workplace experts in the UK, known for delivering world-class customer service.

Leanne
Baird


Head of Marketing

Christian
Hesketh


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • A desire to lead great teams on projects with a positive attitude!
  • An (un)healthy love of all types of (loud) music
  • A life long sports lover and (recently suffering) MUFC fan

Chris joined BW in 2019 following 22 years in the London fit out and refurbishment market at leading Traditional & End User Design & Build organisations. This experience both in delivery and commercial roles has given him an all-round solution orientated management style whilst motivating all those in his close and wider team. Chris has worked on various award winning projects including ASOS, The Portman Estate and Pearsons plc.

The Hesketh family are a group of Construction nuts with his father a retired JCB executive and his brother building homes in the South East for plc’s.

Christian
Hesketh


Contracts Manager

John
King


Head of Wellbeing, Health & Safety

BUILT WITH:

  • A passion for photography
  • A love of fishing
  • A thirst for knowledge

John has over 13 years’ experience in the industry and has worked for multiple businesses including Norland Managed Service (now CBRE) and Phoenix ME Ltd. He is responsible for the management of health, safety and wellbeing across the company, advising site teams, subcontractors and clients.

He also provides on-going support to all areas of the business and supply chain, looking outside of our industry for innovation that can improve our health & safety delivery and the wellbeing of our workforce.

John
King


Head of Wellbeing, Health & Safety

Max
Steward


Managing Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Trying to see and experience as much of the world as he can
  • Cooking to relax. No Michelin star yet though…
  • DIY. Max always has a DIY project in progress and one in the pipeline

Max has over 11 years’ experience in the construction industry. In 2008 Max left a mechanical engineering sub-contractor to join ISG as a Construction Manager. Max worked his way up to Project Director in 2015 and led many successful fit out projects of varying sizes and values.

Max will be using his experience and leadership to ensure we are continuing to deliver fantastic projects for our clients and consultants. He will be heavily focused on continuing and maintaining the success of our Defect Free process.

Max is looking forward to developing current relationships and building more connections in his new role of Managing Director at BW.

Max
Steward


Managing Director

Jason
Cissell


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Passion and enthusiasm for creating and mentoring teams
  • 16 years’ experience in the fit out industry
  • A love of days out at Twickenham

Jason has 16 years’ experience in the fit out industry, with a proven track record in delivering high end office spaces, data halls and laboratories. He is a firm believer in leading by example, creating the correct team environment, developing relationships and delivering the best solutions for our clients.

Outside of work Jason likes holidays, spending time with his family and Twickenham days out.

Jason
Cissell


Contracts Manager

Nick
Vukmirovic


Operations Director

Nick
Vukmirovic


Operations Director

Ryan
VanHeerden


Contracts Manager

Ryan
VanHeerden


Contracts Manager

Steve
Tucker


Commercial Director

BUILT WITH:

  • A passion for rugby and the broken body to prove it
  • True love for building, to the extent that he is currently building his own house
  • The odd triathlon for charity and weekend dog walks

Steve joined BW as their newest Commercial Director in 2019 and brings with him approximately 18 years of industry experience. He will work with the newly appointed Managing Director, Max Steward, to collaboratively lead a team as part of BW’s agreed strategy for the growth of the business. He will be responsible for the entire portfolio of the jointly led team, with the partnership creating synergy the whole way through the business.

Steve is from a practical background, starting his career in the construction industry on site. He joins from a regional contractor, and previous to that, spent 5 years with ISG as Senior Commercial Manager. He looks forward to maintaining current relationships and making more at BW.

Steve
Tucker


Commercial Director

Henry
Strickland


Business Development Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • A love of the gym, as well as, all sports and physical activity
  • A desire to visit as many countries as possible
  • A love of walks in the Devon countryside with his Golden Labrador, Chester

Henry started his career in recruitment in Devon where he worked for two years. He then decided to move to the big smoke so relocated to London to pursue a career in business development within construction.

Henry has been with the business for two and a half years where he has been working on building new client relationships with BW and this has recently led to taking the next step up and become a business development manager.

Henry really enjoys meeting new people and learning about their key drivers, personally and project-specific, as well as, building meaningful relationships.

Henry
Strickland


Business Development Manager

Paul
Taylor


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Keen team-building and motivational skills
  • Discernment for London’s finest watering holes and restaurants
  • Good stance and footwork; Paul runs his own Muay Thai gym

Paul joined BW in 2015 after more than 22 years, working in various commercial and management roles, with the UK’s largest fit-out specialist.

Paul is passionate about teamwork and delivering projects to the highest quality standards to exceeding clients expectations.

He strives to make the process a teamwork affair with some fun along the way.

Paul
Taylor


Contracts Manager

Ines
Lago


Senior Business Development Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • A healthy obsession for fitness and nutrition
  • A keen interest in international relations
  • Number one fan status for Stevie Nicks

Ines is looking forward to establishing long-term relationships with consultants and clients that are built on trust.

Ines has years of consultancy experience under her belt, advising corporate clients on their global flexible workspace portfolios.

Ines
Lago


Senior Business Development Manager

Peter
Nagle


Managing Director

BUILT WITH:

  • The first SKA Gold award for BW, only the second Gold award ever awarded
  • A passion for Arsenal FC; with a seat at the Emirates Stadium

Peter joined BW in 2005 as a Contracts Manager. He quickly moved up through the ranks to become a Contracts Director.

Prior to joining the BW team, Peter spent five years at Quality Building Services (part of the Bowmer & Kirkland Group) working his way up from Production Assistant to Contracts Manager.

Peter has a wealth of experience from gutsy refurbishments to high-end retail fit outs. His great work and leadership led Team Nagle to victory – winning BW our first SKA Gold award for the project at WestPac, only the second Gold award ever awarded.

Peter
Nagle


Managing Director

Kevin
P'ng


Commercial Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Moonlighting as a DJ across clubs in the UK and around Europe
  • Running one of the biggest club nights in the Midlands in a former life
  • Almost half his life in construction

There are rumours that he has a spreadsheet for absolutely everything and he apparently moonlights as a nightclub DJ which could explain his habit of sending emails through the night – and the vast quantities of coffee (and tequila) he consumes! Regardless, what we do know for sure is that Kevin has a passion for numbers, problem solving and helping deliver successful workplaces from complex refurbishments to fast-track fit-outs.

Kevin
P'ng


Commercial Director

Anthony
Brown


Sales & Marketing Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Curiosity for the world of work and how it impacts on workplace
  • Two sturdy feet that take him all around London but also through jungles, deserts and over mountains
  • Unofficial apple product tester status: geeky about technology

Anthony heads up marketing, sales and business strategy, focused on extending occupier partnerships and frameworks. He also looks after the thought leadership program of research, seminars and roundtables.

Before joining BW, Anthony worked on the board of the UK’s largest Fit Out specialist where he oversaw the development of international alliances in USA and Australia.

He is determined that BW is considered as one of the most forward-thinking workplace experts in the UK, promoting the delivery of world-class customer service.

Anthony
Brown


Sales & Marketing Director

Sachin
Mohanan


Head of Design Management

BUILT WITH:

  • Being Incredibly focused, consistently on point, and relentlessly efficient
  • Love for Family. Addicted to them
  • Bit of Irishness, cause of his unconditional liking for a pint of Guinness

Sachin comes with a degree in Batchelor of Architecture and Masters in Construction management. Since coming to UK in year 2005, he has worked with leading fitout companies in London, starting as a graduate trainee. All these years Sachin’s experience has totally been within the fit out industry, working on prestigious, high value and demanding projects, delivering them to the highest quality standards. Sachin heads up the Design management department in BW and is keen to bring in consistency in delivering projects and the service BW provides from a design management point of you. Strongly believes in adapting to the client team’s needs and hence always starts by asking “What can we do to help you”, rather than state “This is what we do” !

Sachin
Mohanan


Head of Design Management

Colin
Ogden


Pre-Construction Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Relentless attention to detail
  • A searching mind driven by a need to innovate
  • A life-long fanaticism for Spurs

Colin started at BW as an estimator in 2006. His ability to dissect a project and get to the heart of any issue led to his promotion to head of the Pre-Construction department. Ultimately, he earned a place on the Board as Pre-Construction Director in 2009.

Colin’s ability to price fit-out work is renowned within the industry and he has developed an enviable hit rate with both pre-qualification questionnaires and tenders.

Highly innovative and with an innate attention to detail, Colin sets high standards for the departments creative submissions and its professional bids.

Colin
Ogden


Pre-Construction Director

Rob
Frank


Customer Experience Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Learning – you never lose, you either win or learn!
  • An open mind, anything is possible if you put your mind to it.
  • A mountain bike and snowboard which takes him on many adventures.

Rob joined BW in September 2016 after 16 years with Morgan Sindall Group where he developed, influenced and embedded business change initiatives across most of the group companies and was Managing Director for the construction regional business.

Rob leads BW’s Defect Free drive and is responsible for improving the entire customer experience journey, including supply chain engagement. He is determined to change the industry and place BW at the forefront of innovation, efficiency and customer experience.

He can often be found immersed in other industries searching for world class organisations and best practice. Outside of work Rob can be located either up a Mountain or a Hill, depending on the season.

Rob
Frank


Customer Experience Director

JP
McCarron-Shipman


Head of Bid Management

BUILT WITH:

  • An eye for the client’s needs, whilst driving innovation through the BW bids
  • A love of Rugby, photography and a passion for the built environment
  • An abundance of names

JP joined BW in 2016, having previously worked in several leading construction companies securing prestigious projects for high profile and discerning clients.

His passion for the built environment began with his degree in Architecture and continued into his various preconstruction roles. JP brings this drive and passion into each of BW’s bids, ensuring we provide each of our clients with an offer that is bespoke to their needs. JP heads the bid management department in BW and it is his responsibility to ensure the BW bid team continue to innovate and produce cutting edge bids that demonstrate clearly how we will deliver for each of our clients.

JP
McCarron-Shipman


Head of Bid Management

Dale
Harding


Commercial Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Honesty – by being open and honest, you get open and honest back
  • Building trust – having trusting relationships makes a team stronger
  • Never accepting I can’t… there’s always a solution

Dale joined BW in June 2017 following 19 years at leading Fit Out and refurbishment companies. He has developed long standing relationships with end user clients, consultants and supply chain partners that have spanned many repeat business projects.

When not working Dale can be found cycling or undertaking fatherly duties with his family.

Dale
Harding


Commercial Director

David
Andrews


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Technical expertise
  • A skill for avoiding cameras!
  • The Bee Gees

David has over 20 years experience in the construction industry. His technical trade background means David is known in BW for brilliant attention to detail, coordination and planning.

David is passionate about bringing the technical elements of a project, which require careful consideration, together and working closely with his clients and professional teams to achieve the project aims.

David’s ability to communicate at all levels ensuring he gets the very best from his team and those around him. David leads from the front and his passion and drive have ensured that even the most challenging fast-track project is delivered Defect Free.

David
Andrews


Contracts Manager

Rory
Smyth


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Purpose, creativity and a passion for team development
  • Desire to realise the industry’s potential
  • A love of Rugby and fine food

Rory has over 25 years’ experience working in the construction industry. Having initially trained as a craftsman in wood, he has specialised in the ‘Fit Out’ market operating in all aspects of the Design and Build and Traditional markets. Rory has developed an exceptional track record of repeat work and long lasting client relationships built on trust. A true professional motivated and conscientious, with a passion for managing people, business change and realising potential through the delivery of bespoke property solutions. As a recent graduate from Henley Business School his MBA has helped Rory to develop a deep in-site into business, managing high performing teams and understanding client needs.

An ex county rugby player and now keen triathlete and marathon runner – when not at work you will find Rory with a glass of red creating a gastronomic experience.

Rory
Smyth


Contracts Manager

Paul
Kavanagh


Operations Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Determination to achieve Defect Free projects
  • Natural relationship building skills; a great team leader

Paul joined BW back in 2011 and has a vast experience of the building industry spanning 30 years. He has a passion for delivering high quality projects on time.

Paul is a massive rugby fan, and for the last 10 years has been a rugby union coach at weekends.

He is committed, passionate and competitive in everything he does.

Paul
Kavanagh


Operations Director

Derick
Palmer


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • A love of golf, skiing and most other sports
  • 19 hour completion of the 3 peak challenge
  • A dislike for gardening and lists

Derick has an honours degrees in Environmental Engineering and over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. He looks forward to maintaining current relationships and making new ones in his role of Contracts Manager at BW.

Outside of work Derick is very active, and regularly takes part in peak challenges, long distance walks, half marathons and brutal 10K races.

Derick
Palmer


Contracts Manager

Paddy
Westbury


Estimating Director

BUILT WITH:

  • 8 long distance cycle challenges including London – Paris in 24 hours
  • 9 marathons. Paddy runs the London Marathon every 10 years
  • A passion for cooking with his favourite chef being Pierre Koffman

Paddy has over 30 years’ experience within the construction industry. His current role involves the supervision of the pre-construction team, producing tenders, and negotiations with clients and consultants on projects from £0.5m to £100m. Paddy has worked on projects for private clients on a wide range of tenders up to £100m in value. These include Facebook, Havas, UCL, Willis Towers Watson and Goldman Sachs

Paddy
Westbury


Estimating Director

Chris
Kerr


Contracts Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • Enthusiasm and passion in delivery
  • No excuses
  • A team player spirit

Chris started his career in 1997 as carpenter and joiner with Optima and stayed there for around 9 years. He then moved to site management with a shop fitting company based in Hertfordshire, mainly working on high-end retail. Chris then moved to Wates Interiors for 5 years before joining Como for 3 years. He has been with BW since he left Como and has recently been promoted to Contracts Manager.

Chris
Kerr


Contracts Manager

Darren
Walsh


Head of Technical Services

BUILT WITH:

  • Attention to detail and delivery
  • Making work enjoyable
  • Developing strong relationships

My initial draw to services started back in secondary school days where I had a part time job fabricating and installing ductwork. This led me to college to complete HND Diploma in building services. I then spent 5 years in a building services practice designing and drawing services. The practical early education of hands on installation work with college learning and design gave me invaluable experience to progress my career. I left Ireland for 18 months to see the world and worked in Christchurch NZ on the famous art gallery as the mechanical PM for managing the HVAC installations. It was nearing project completion that I met my wife who persuaded me to come to London which was in 2003. I spent seven years as a TSM with a competitor before joining BW in 2010. I have worked as senior TSM until recently being promoted to head up the TSM department to bring consistency and high standards to the BW TSM’s delivering our BW projects.

Darren
Walsh


Head of Technical Services

Helen
Lowe


Business Development Manager

BUILT WITH:

  • A friendly, motivated mindset
  • Curiosity for travelling the world
  • A love of all sports including running, tennis and skiing

Helen joins with 6 years professional design experience – RIBA stage 1-7. She is ambitious, enjoys a challenge and is looking forward to utilising her past professional experience to excel in the role of BDM at BW. Helen enjoys meeting new people and is excited to meet clients and find out their project needs.

Helen
Lowe


Business Development Manager

Kevin
Mulligan


Managing Director

BUILT WITH:

  • The wind at his back and warm sunshine on his face sailing the Atlantic
  • Energy at his local squash club in Limpsfield Surrey
  • Suspension, whilst mountain biking in the North and South Downs

Kevin has 25+ years of initiating and delivering outstanding results for Fortune 500 firms across a wide range of sectors including Investment Banking, Technology, Data Centres, Petrochemical, Media, Legal, Insurance, Entertainment, Social Media and Government.

He is skilled in building cross-functional teams, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, and making critical decisions during challenges. Kevin is an adaptable and transformational leader with an ability to bring about fundamental change and improvement in strategy, process, and profitability – both as a leader and expert consultant.

Kevin
Mulligan


Managing Director

Andrew
Bradley


Finance Director

BUILT WITH:

  • Obsession with anything sports-related
  • Resolve to treat all money with respect
  • An ability to be the last man standing at the bar

Andrew joined BW in June 2016. His career started in public practice before settling into 26 years in the business to business service sector and working for design, architectural and fit out companies.

He has worked in fit out for the past 20 years as a Finance and Managing Director.

Andrew is obsessed with Ipswich Town, and travels from the Cotswolds daily to ensure we remain in complete control of our finances.

Andrew
Bradley


Finance Director

Ekaterina
Sidyakova


Business Development Manager

BUILT WITH

  • Passion for everything in life
  • Love for exercise and wellness
  • Determination and a relentless attention to detail. She brings 3 degrees and over 8 years experience to BW and is responsible for developing relationships with key consultant contacts

Ekaterina has worked in the real estate industry for many years before joining BW, taking on a variety of roles from interior design to business development.

She enjoys continuing to develop existing relationships and making new ones in her role.

Ekaterina
Sidyakova


Business Development Manager

Steve
Elliott


CEO

BUILT WITH:

  • A fixation for world-class customer experience
  • Curiosity to learn something from everyone he meets
  • A season-ticket for Chelsea FC

Steve leads the ongoing transformation of the company, focused on Defect Free at Practical Completion, business results and putting innovation at the front and centre of BW’s culture.

Formerly MD of the UK’s largest Fit Out company, Steve has always agitated for change in the industry and firmly believes that fit out companies can and should benchmark their service not against competitors, but against the most talented organisations in any sector.

Steve
Elliott


CEO

Kim
Morgan


Head of Building Systems & Sustainability

BUILT WITH:

  • Passion for making the world a better place for everyone
  • Love of the natural world in all its forms – except slugs
  • The radio, and more recently, podcasts

Kim oversees the Environment & Sustainability Team and CSR activities; and is also developing wider compliance and accreditation systems within the company as BW continues to grow. With a background in engineering, architecture and sustainability consultancy and over 15 years’ experience in the industry, Kim is passionate about finding the best solutions to any environmental issue, and isn’t afraid of a technical challenge.

When not at work or entertaining her kids Kim is happiest in the studio or workshop, working on anything from printmaking and etching to silversmithing and glasswork.

Kim
Morgan


Head of Building Systems & Sustainability