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Andy Bush

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Andy’s background in commercial management hails from key players in our sector. He brings to Parkeray an abundance of fit out and refurbishment experience within both the public and private sectors.

Easy going, approachable Andy likes working as part of a team both in the office and on site. He is hardworking and enjoy the fact that no two projects are the same, bringing different variety to his working life.

Away from work Andy is a keen runner and has completed the London Marathon five times. He also enjoys playing golf and is a season ticket holder at Spurs.

Carpe diem

Chris McPherson

Chris joins our commercial management team with an abundance of experience as a surveyor. Having started his career in Australia, he soon worked his way up and has now been involved in a range of sectors including retail, residential and fit out. He was recently part of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment project, which he says was incredible to be part of such a landmark project in the UK.

A reliable, approachable, and easy-going member of the team who enjoys meeting new people and building strong relationships. Chris is a practical problem solver and gets a great sense of achievement when handing over a completed project to the client.

When it comes to his time off it’s all about sport for Chris. He enjoys taking part in cricket, running and also his native Australian Rules football. When time permits, he also likes to travel and explore new countries.

Scott Payne

Scott has been around construction since college and furthered his education when he completed his degree while working full-time with one of the UK’s leading construction and infrastructure companies. During his career, he has worked for high-profile clients such as Imperial College London and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

He is organised, logical, and detailed, focused not only on the “big picture”, but also on the small elements of each project to ensure delivery. Scott loves being part of a team and enjoys meeting different people in the industry.

In his spare time, Scott likes to stay active and enjoys going to the gym, walking the dog, and catching up with family and friends. If he’s not doing DIY around the house; he did a complete renovation of his first home, he’ll be binging on Netflix or cooking.

Magda Wasielewska

Magda gained her first-class honours degree in 2013 and since then has worked her way up to project surveyor. She joins our commercial team with an abundance of experience, working on many different projects for a wide range of clients such as Howard de Walden, Network Rail, and GLP. In 2017 she was a finalist in European Best Young Woman in Construction at the WICE awards.

She is easygoing and always open and welcoming to new challenges. Magda enjoys meeting interesting, new people and is an excellent communicator. Motivated and results-driven with a very strong working ethic Magda enjoys the feeling of achievement at the end of a project no matter how difficult or challenging it was.

In her spare time, Magda likes to catch up with friends and family. She also loves the great outdoors, and her hobbies include surfing, wakeboarding, and horse riding. Her other passion is dog training, and she volunteers for a dog shelter, training them ready for adoption.

If you are not willing to learn no one can help you. If you are determined to learn no one can stop you!

Steve La Roche

Steve joins our commercial management team with an abundance of experience as a surveyor. He started his career whilst studying part-time, soon working his way up and gaining a first-class honour degree from the University of Greenwich. Steve has experience in a range of sectors and projects from Cat A fit out and refurbishments in excess of £5m.

Approachable, hardworking, and a personable member of the team, Steve enjoys working on a variety of projects. He gets great pleasure in seeing the concept of a drawing develop into a real project and feeling proud that he played his part.

A West Ham supporter and season ticket holder, Steve enjoys watching football as much as playing and is captain of his amateur Saturday team. He also likes to follow the MotoGP and spends time in the garage attempting to fix his own motorbike.

Richard Bawden

Richard has been in and around the industry for a number of years with various private construction companies before joining our commercial team. His experience as a surveyor covers a range of sectors including housing and has been involved in large framework contracts.

Honest and enthusiastic, Richard loves being part of a team and enjoys meeting new, interesting people along the way. He likes the diversity that each project brings meaning no two days are the same.

Richard is a self-confessed fitness fanatic and likes to go to the gym at every opportunity. A sociable character, he also likes to spend time meeting friends for a drink or going to the cinema to watch the latest movie release.

It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice.

Andy Johnson

Andy joins our commercial team with an abundance of experience as a surveyor. Having started his career in construction as a trainee, he soon worked his way up to senior surveyor. As a commercial manager, over the last 15 years, he has worked in different sectors ranging from residential to commercial fit out and refurbishment completing projects for many high-profile clients such as The Science Museum.

Dependable, approachable, and organised, Andy particularly enjoys working as part of a team and building good working relationships. He enjoys the challenge of delivering something special for the client. Seeing the project come together and then handing over the finished space you created for them to enjoy.

Andy is a keen sportsman and plays football, rugby and golf. He also likes running and is always up for completing a challenge for charity. He likes to travel and when he gets the opportunity he likes to go and see live music.

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

Chris Hides

Chris joins the Lite division with a strong background in the interior fit out sector. He first attended college studying bricklaying alongside an extended diploma in Construction & The Built Environment. Chris continued his studies gaining a BSc in Quantity Surveying and uses his wealth of academic knowledge to contribute to his success in the workplace.

He is an enthusiastic individual focused on communicating with all members of the immediate and wider team. Approachable and dedicated he ensures the team is supported and always gives 100 percent. In addition, Chris likes to learn from his peers and always wants to challenge himself in new ways to develop his skillset.

When he’s not at work Chris loves to travel overseas and has recently explored the East and West coast of America. He appreciates the outdoors and spends the majority of his spare time longboarding.

Elle Stevens

Elle already had some industry experience to her name as prior to joining Parkeray she worked for the family business. Growing up around construction provided her with the valuable knowledge she needed to gain her BSc in Commercial Management, finding helpful guidance from both of her parents.

Hardworking and reliable Elle likes to meet new people and enjoys being part of the team. Her friendly personality enables her to make instant connections with everyone involved in the project from supply chain through to clients.

When she gets time to relax you will find her catching up with friends and spending time with her family.

Archie Bigham

Construction runs in Archie’s family, so he was destined to join the industry and keep up the tradition. Deciding that university wasn’t really for him, Archie gained his BSc in Commercial Management through our trainee scheme.

Archie prides himself on being calm and organised. He is ambitious and counts one of his many strengths as being hardworking. He believes the best part of the job is seeing the transformation of each project, from start through to handover.

In his spare time, you will find Archie in the gym, on the golf course or catching up with friends.  He’s also a football fan and can often be found on the south coast cheering on AFC Bournemouth.

Dean Mythen

Dean joined our commercial team in 2014, having graduated in 2011 with a BSc Quantity Surveying from the University of Greenwich. During his time with us he has delivered a variety of projects, notably 1 Canada Square, Douglas House and our home, Parkeray HQ.

The studious member of the commercial team, Dean is quietly driven & committed but always embraces the Parkeray ‘can do’ attitude in all that he does.

Away from work Dean enjoys spending time with his family. His three boys keep him plenty busy on the weekends, and what’s left of it he enjoys following various sports, especially Formula One!

Iain Dodson

Iain is a dedicated, methodical, fun and friendly Commercial Manager who has worked on prestigious projects such as Stella McCartney, Amnesty International UK Ltd and the fast track fit out of a new Paddington based headquarters for a Norwegian Oil Company.

Iain, known as ‘Doddy’ is one of our company entertainers. You may have witnessed his rendition of “Burlington Bertie” while donning a bowler hat. If not, you should.

Doddy is a ‘faddist’, a Jack of all trades with all the gear as well as the idea. In fact, he has done everything from scuba to skydiving, golf to cricket and white water rafting to fancy dress. He is a keen footballer and played for the 3rd division in Zimbabwe. Make sure you ask him about his 10 bodyguards!

I’m not as green as I’m cabbage looking

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