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Connie Shanahan

Connie has already completed two years of her full-time university course and now joins our graduate scheme to continue studying towards her BA Hons Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying), Chartered Surveying Degree Apprenticeship.

Inquisitive and hardworking, Connie is always up for learning something new and enjoys meeting new people. Her previous experience means she is good with people, an excellent communicator, and a valuable member of the team.

Bubbly and outgoing Connie always makes time for her friends and family and as a big music lover, she likes to go to concerts and festivals. If there is any free time after that, she is also a qualified nail technician!

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.

Rowan Bascoe

Rowan completed his BSc Commercial Management (Quantity Surveying) degree and gained valuable experience at the UK’s leading steel fabrication company prior to joining Parkeray. Looking to expand his knowledge he is excited to work in the fit out sector.

Rowan is naturally quiet-natured and easy-going. He is a reliable team player and always happy to help other members of the team to see the project progress from day one through to completion.

Outside of work, Rowan enjoys all things active from going to the gym to playing 5-a-side football every week with friends. He also likes to go and watch his favourite team, Arsenal play.

James Neame

James has been in the building services industry for over 30 years. His strong background in construction and fit out environments includes fast-track Design & Build projects, and he has worked for other main contractors within the industry, prior to joining Parkeray.

Tenacious and reliable, James is driven by a strong desire to get the job done whilst exceeding the client’s expectations. James likes to be hands-on with the team and his attention to detail is second to none; seeking out each project’s unique selling point.

Away from the office, James enjoys a variety of hobbies including photography, composing music in his studio at home, or when time permits, taking his motorbike for a spin. A big family man, James likes to spend quality time with his wife, three children, and their faithful hound.

Life moves fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

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.

Craig Deller

Craig has been working in the industry for over 10 years, on projects ranging from £100,000 to £50m. He has experience working on a variety of different contracts in various sectors including retail, leisure, and commercial. He is also a member of the CIOB.

Friendly and approachable, he enjoys each stage of the process from procurement to final account negotiations. Craig is an excellent communicator, engaging with the whole team and focusing on attention to detail, ensuring that all information is delivered efficiently and accurately to ensure a successful project that exceeds the client’s expectations.

In his spare time, Craig enjoys socialising with friends but his main passion is golf, and you will find him at his local club where he is currently Captain.

Craig’s the name, Money’s the game.

John Worley

John has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, specifically the fit out sector. During his career, he has been rated in the top 5 construction managers in the country, and most recently John’s project had been short-listed as a finalist for the 2022 BCO awards.

A big team player with a methodical and disciplined approach to problem-solving. Committed to sustainability issues, as a Chartered Environmentalist John is able to inform clients and his team on the latest and current issues that need to be addressed during each project.

Away from the office John enjoys spending time with the family and catching up with friends. A lover of the great outdoors he likes to go fly fishing, clay busting and is also an avid rugby fan, and come the Six Nations you will find him at Twickenham.

You only get out what you put in…

Rory Gillespie

After a brief spell away, Rory re-joined our project management team in early 2022. Prior to this, he was one of our very own project managers having joined our graduate scheme in 2017 and gaining a Master’s Degree in Construction Management. During his time with us, Rory has worked on a variety of high-profile, high-value projects.

Proactive, practically minded, and not one for sitting behind a desk, Rory enjoys being involved with a project from day one and seeing it through to completion. He likes meeting and working with a wide variety of people, facing new challenges, and knowing every day is different on site.

Away from the office, Rory is an all-around sports fan, playing rugby from a young age, keeping fit at the gym, and is also a qualified ski instructor. When time permits, he also likes to spend time catching up with friends and colleagues.

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen. Michael Jordan

Matt Carr

Matt has worked on many prestigious projects in the commercial fit out sector, with many in excess of £15m.  Securing his BSc in Quantity Surveying he went on to start his career at one of the UK’s leading engineering and construction companies and brings varied experience to our commercial management team.

Positive, proactive and a dedicated team player Matt likes meeting new people and will always go the extra mile to build relationships with our clients. He enjoys that every project is different and each one comes with a new challenge, new location and often a new team, which keeps working life interesting.

Matt is a keen golfer and likes to get out on the course whenever time permits. He also likes to keep fit by going to the gym. His other passion is music, from going to live events, collecting records, or on the decks DJ’ing himself.

Nick Davey

Nick has twenty-five years’ experience running fit out, heavy refurbishment and new build projects for a variety of tier one contractors. In that time, he was awarded both project manager and project of the year.

He enjoys the challenge of creating new environments for clients and helping them and their teams realise their goals whilst making it an enjoyable experience for all involved. Hardworking and logical, Nick revels in the finer details and finding pragmatic solutions, all with a degree of humour.

Nick enjoys all things active including scuba diving, surfing and skiing whenever the opportunity allows. At the weekends he likes to relax with the family or indulging in his other obsession… classic cars which he has been collecting for twenty years.

Say what you do and do what you say.

Spencer Bush

With his background in civil engineering, he is well versed in large-scale machinery and structural elements. Spencer’s experience hails from over a decade in the Royal Engineers. Progressing to Section Commander he was responsible for implementing safe systems of working and generally promoting health and safety awareness across a variety of different construction environments.

Hardworking and adaptable Spencer is an excellent communicator and enjoys meeting and talking to new people. He likes that every day and each project is different which brings a new challenge.

Away from work, he likes to relax and spend time with friends and family. He is also a keen golfer but admits he needs more practice. Spencer also is a bit of a petrol head and likes motor racing and going to track days.

Roseanna Hart

The arrival of Roseanna is a welcome addition to our sustainability team. Passionate about everything she does, she loves the variety her role brings, from delivering project targets to getting to support local communities.

Before joining Parkeray, Roseanna spent a number of years working for another main contractor and has numerous accreditations to her name including NEBOSH, Mental Health First Aider, and working towards BREEAM AP.  Roseanna is easy-going, personable, and enjoys interacting with many different people.

In her spare time, she enjoys long walks in the country with her dog and wild swimming which she developed a love of whilst training for a relay triathlon team. Her other passion is all things craft-related and you will often find her sewing with repurposed fabrics!

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