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Jeremy Hands

Jeremey joins our team with an abundance of international fit out experience. Originally working for a design and build company in his native Australia before relocating to the UK and joining a leading construction company and then a London-based fit out company where he became a lead project manager.

Approachable and easy-going Jeremy is a good communicator and a real people person. He likes meeting and working with various people from supply chain contractors to the client and the project team. He gets a great sense of achievement when completing a project.

Like most Australians, Jeremy loves to travel, visiting countries far and wide. He also enjoys hiking, the best one he completed was to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro! Jeremy likes to catch up with friends in his spare time and when it comes to sport, he loves football.

Always find a reason to laugh.

Luke Barrett

Luke brings his expertise as a Sustainability and ESG Analyst to the table, as a member of our environmental team.

A green enthusiast, Luke enjoys the nitty gritty of sustainability and making an impact for the planet and people.

His previous experience includes completing 14 BREEAM In-Use assessments for a large UK logistics company and implementing an EPC Strategy for a multi-billion European real estate fund.

Away from work, Luke enjoys spending as much time as possible with the family, as well as cooking, playing football and making music.

Good things happen to those who wait.

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

Scott Richardson

Scott joins our Lite team as Project Manager and has always been in and around the industry. His experience hails from a number of other main contractors and his hardworking approach saw him work his way through the ranks, being promoted to site manager at the age of just 22.

Easy going, friendly and cool-headed Scott is a good communicator and thrives on the responsibility of running the project and seeing the reward in the finished job.

Away from work, Scott likes to spend time with friends and family, catching up over a nice meal or a drink or two. He also loves sport especially football.

Mark Swingler

Mark has had a long career in the fit out and refurbishment industry, working at some of the big names in construction.  He joins Parkeray with a wealth of experience and knowledge having worked with some prestigious clients such as The Office Group.

An easy-going guy Mark thrives on working under pressure. He likes to leads with clear boundaries and expectations, but also with a willingness to listen and enact change. He enjoys seeing a project through to completion, from the initial shell and core until the final cutting of the ribbon at handover!

Away from the office most of Mark’s spare time is spent on long walks with his two Vizsla dogs and going to watch live music especially rock bands. He enjoys socialising with friends and can also make a mean Sunday roast. A football fanatic you will always hear him chanting ‘Come on you Irons’!

Firm but fair

Rich Young

Rich has worked within the building industry for over 30 years, starting on the tools. He has a can-do attitude and together with his extensive knowledge of fit out and refurbishment he successfully manages all his projects.

Friendly, hardworking and approachable, Rich believes his trade background enables him to build strong working relationships with all involved, from clients to suppliers. He likes a challenge and he strives to produce quality projects that the team can be proud of.

At weekends Rich likes to spend his spare time with family and friends or walking the dogs. He has a passion for anything with 2 wheels and owns a classic motorcycle that is his summer hobby, he can also be found taking part in off road enduro motorcycling with an occasional bit of mountain biking thrown in!

Hard work pays off

Sophie Gore

Sophie joins our team of trainees and is currently at Southbank University completing a Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship. She knew about the industry from family connections and was attracted to our scheme which enables her to complete her studies whilst gaining practical experiences at the same time.

Friendly and easy to get along with, Sophie is always eager to help the team. A quick learner she enjoys seeing the project develop from start to finish, working with different people along the way.

In her spare time, Sophie likes to spend time with her friends and family, enjoying a nice meal or just catching up. She also finds time to watch a good movie or bake something delicious in the kitchen. Always up for a challenge Sophie also conquered Ben Nevis in less than six hours!

Step outside your comfort zone, for that’s where life begins.

Amelia Marshall

Impressed by just how much Parkeray supports and invests in its trainees, plus Mike Murray’s emphasis on fun, Amelia knew that our trainee scheme was the place for her. With family and friends both recommending not only the industry but also Parkeray to her, Amelia joins us and is currently completing a HNC Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship.

Amelia enjoys the diversity that her role offers and likes the balance between the office and site environments whilst learning at the same time. Friendly and honest she loves being part of a team and always gives 100%

When she isn’t at work, Amelia likes to spend time with friends and family or attend festivals and concerts as she loves music. Her other passion is football and plays regularly at the weekend, that’s when she’s not watching her favourite team, Liverpool on the TV.

Progress, not perfection

Ryan Taylor

Ryan joins us from another big name in the construction industry, bringing with him a wealth of experience.  Professional and hardworking, he has worked on a wide range of projects for various clients in different sectors.

Quiet and studious at first, Ryan enjoys the team environment and working collaboratively. Once you get to know him, he has a great sense of humour and he love the office banter. Ryan has a real competitive drive and loves the feeling of securing a project.

Away from work, Ryan has a passion for football and follows Brighton and Hove Albion. When he’s not watching Brighton play at the Amex Stadium, he is involved with Patcham United as a youth football coach, recently guiding their under 13s through an unbeaten season! He also enjoys spending time with family and friends, keeping a busy social calendar.

A problem shared, is a problem halved

Thomas Parker

Our trainee scheme came highly recommended to Thomas through a family member in the industry. The more he learnt, the more he realised it was the right choice for career for him to pursue. Currently studying his Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship, he is enjoying the variation of working and studying at the same time.

Hardworking and friendly Thomas enjoys meeting new people and interacting with all members of the project team on site. He is looking forward to taking on new, exciting challenges and seeing the diversity that you get to experience on each different scheme.

When he’s not working Thomas likes to go to the gym to keep fit. He also follows MMA, boxing and football and if there is any spare time after that will catch up with friends, going to festivals and raves.

You didn’t come this far to only come this far.

Bailey Upton

With construction running in the family, the obvious choice for Bailey was the Parkeray Trainee Scheme.  Bailey completed some valuable work experience with us and enjoyed it so much he decided to stay. Keen to learn, he is excited by the challenges that lie ahead on and is currently completing his Construction Quantity Surveying Technician Apprenticeship.

Bailey enjoys getting out and about on site to see meet new people and is learn new techniques. He is enthusiastic, hardworking and dependable, which makes him a great asset to any project team.

In his spare time Bailey likes to go to the gym or play video games but his main passion is Rugby. He plays and trains on a regular basis and was proud to have been part of the Sussex Under 18 squad.

What is the reason we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves up again.

Fergus Adams

Fergus joins our sustainability team with a number of years’ experience in delivering results within our industry. In his previous role he was the sole sustainability resource across £300m worth of construction sites in capital. Passionate about his role, he is patient, approachable and believes in doing things the right way.

He firmly believes we can alter the future of our planet, and by working at Parkeray he is in the best position to educate project teams on ways to implement sustainable practices to make a positive change towards a greener future.

Away from work Fergus likes to work out at the gym to keep fit. He is a huge football fan not only watching but also playing a bit himself. Fergus also loves to travel as much as possible in both the UK and abroad.

Reduce, reuse, recycle

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