Ian was formerly operations director at Amec Design and Management before joining Projex as a founder partner in 2011. A pioneer and one of the most experienced construction management, procurement and cost planning consultants in the business. He has worked on a broad range of landmark projects including major PFI and PPP initiatives, as well as being responsible for up to 450 design and construction staff and 18 project managers at a time when repeat business accounted for 85% of turnover nationwide and throughout Europe. Ian is helping to increase the Projex profile through delivering a consistent top quality service which includes advising on LXB’s £50 million Rushden Lakes Shopping Park – one of the biggest new retail and leisure schemes; works began on site in March 2016 and Phase 1 will Complete July 2017. He heads the high end, bespoke, residential team and is responsible for expenses policy at Projex.
£20m Boots warehouse reinstatement – When a fire destroyed the main distribution warehouse for Boots in the UK just before Christmas, a project team was put in place that drove forward the most cost-effective and fastest project that three of the UK’s major organisations (Amec, Boots and Gleeds) had ever worked on.
- Banbury Gateway – £20m retail development for LXB that proved a logistical challenge when the existing tenant had to alter their timescales for moving out at the last minute.
- UCLH (University College London Hospital) – £240m hospital development opposite Euston Station. A complex and large scale PFI project.
- Astra Zenica, Loughborough – Approx £200m development over four phases to construct three laboratories requiring detailed environmental controls and zero contamination.
- Cotswold Oak, Midlands – £6m residential build for a successful high net worth individual.
- £12m refurbishment of Heathrow’s Terminal One
- £32m refurbishment of Waterloo Station.
I would have loved to work on Crossrail because of its scale and complexity.
The north Norfolk coast around Blakeney and Cley – I have family there and we try to visit at least once a year