Our Committee – this list will not only show you who is involved with the club, but is also useful if you need information relating to your trade or professional discipline.


Kevin Harris


Bamboo Technology

As a Director at Bamboo Technology Group, Kevin has a clear understanding of the importance of good communications and IT infrastructure in construction. He has worked with numerous clients and design teams from concept design through to project completion and brings a unique perspective and understanding to each project he works on. His varied roles have given him a wide range of skills which are proving invaluable for his work in the sector.

Jonathan White

Vice Chair

Quattro Design Architects

Jonathan, has architectural experience in many sectors covering a variety of projects including Residential, Commercial and Leisure however mainly focusing in Education schemes over recent years. He has developed increased experience in the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and is keen to promote its value to clients and developers. Jonathan is committed to his club involvement by promoting the club and excellence in construction.

Anna Wood

Club Secretary

BPE Solicitors

Anna is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Construction and Engineering Team at BPE Solicitors. Having lived in Cheltenham for 30 years and specialised in construction law for nearly a decade, Anna knows the local market extremely well. She is known for helping clients manage risk in projects, particularly in the education, leisure and health are sectors. Her clients and project sites are spread across the whole of England.

Gemma Brindley


Crowe U.K. LLP

Gemma is the Treasurer of Constructing Excellence Gloucester and is a director in Crowe’s corporate tax team and leads the office’s property and construction sector specialism in Cheltenham. Gemma acts for a wide portfolio of clients in all sectors and regularly contributes technical articles to various publications. Gemma advises on capital allowances, tax efficient structures, R&D tax reliefs, patent box and corporate tax compliance.


Robert Walder

Communications Committee

Quattro Design Architects

Robert is a Director at Quattro Design Architects. He leads on a diverse range of projects in the Education, Residential, Extra Care and Healthcare sectors, but his primary focus is leading Quattro’s Healthcare sector team. His responsibilities range from design concept and design management, to managing the company’s strategic direction with his fellow directors.

Anthony Wheatley

Kier Construction Central

Anthony is Senior Business Development Manager for Kier Construction Central, covering the Gloucester and Oxford offices. As a qualified building professional and former quantity surveyor, Anthony brings a wealth of practical experience to this preconstruction role, bridging the gap that often appears between business development and operations.

Craig Bloxsome

Communications Committee

Gloucester College

Craig is a Chartered Construction Manager who has been teaching level 3 and 4 BTEC Construction and the Built Environment courses at Gloucestershire College since 2007. Before discovering teaching, Craig worked as a 'Training Coordinator', a role helping young people achieve Apprenticeships in construction crafts. Craig's interests at work include using technology to enable teaching, learning and assessment, and helping students to achieve to the best of their ability by using productivity techniques.

Steve Long

Retired Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Steve is a retired Chartered Quantity Surveyor and CDM Consultant. He was employed in both the public and private sectors before running his own practice for 17 years before retirement. Steve has been involved with the Constructing Excellence Gloucestershire Club since 2014.

David Carter

EG Carter

David is a Director of E.G.Carter and Co.Ltd and has worked for the family firm for over 30 years. During this time he has fulfilled a number of roles and has a wide understanding of the construction Industry but his main role has been on the purchasing side, overseeing a team responsible for the scheduling and purchasing of all the company’s material and plant hire requirements and through this role has extensive knowledge of Supply Chains, Partnering Agreements, Supplier Evaluation, Performance measurement and Continuous Improvement Techniques.
David is also responsible for the Company’s Joinery Division, Fleet of vehicles, Environmental Policy, IT, Communications and Insurances. He is also a member of the Health and Safety Working Party.
David joined the committee of the Constructing Excellence Gloucester Club in September 2015

Adam Welland

Membership Committee

Barnwood Construction

Adam, a Senior Contracts Manager with Barnwood Construction has over 30 year’s experience in the industry having started his career as a site engineer in Birmingham. He went on to work his way through the ranks with several regional contractors. He has been responsible for the delivery of many of Barnwood’s prestigious projects over the last 7 years. These include the recently completed Honeybourne Place in Cheltenham.

Sean Gibbs

Hanscomb Intercontinental

Sean is a Director at Hanscomb Intercontinental the leading provider in Gloucestershire of expert advisory and expert witness services to the UK and International onshore and offshore construction, engineering and shipbuilding industries. Sean’s primary professional qualifications are Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Barrister and he has regularly provided contract, commercial, quantum and delay analysis advice to help avoid disputes or resolve them when they arise over the last thirty years of his career. Sean also sits as arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner and dispute board member and has given expert evidence in these forums and litigation. He is actively involved with the Society of Construction Law and is a regional convenor for them.

Mike Payton

Membership Committee

TAP Business Development

As founder of TAP Business Development Ltd and being based out of Cheltenham, Mike works with a range of construction sector organisations, including construction firms, property developers, suppliers and professional services within the industry. Mike's consultancy delivers practical marketing and bid management services in this sector, as well as various others, and accordingly he has an abundance of experience to offer the committee, spanning marketing and the construction sector. Passionate about the built environment in Gloucestershire, Mike works with SMEs and PLCs alike and in each instance adopts a 'hands-on', solution driven service with a 'can do' work ethic.

Nick Bracey

Membership Committee

Brace Creative Agency

For over a decade now I've enjoyed helping some of the biggest names in the industry achieve their goals whilst helping small and medium enterprises grow to their full potential. At Brace Creative we started on a local level and have never forgotten our roots, but we've always aimed high. It's these lofty ambitions we seek to bring to all of our clients. We've worked with charities, locals governments and schools, those just starting out, as well as industry giants. We know the online community inside out and we cater every package for you.

Barbara Mabombo

Membership Committee

Bamboo Tech

Started journey in a finance sector over 15 years ago while studying for a master’s degree of economy with a specialty for majoring of public sector entities. Worked her way up from an accountancy software implementation consultant through a finance clerk, management accountant, financial controller to director of finance role.
Many years of experience in finance has given her a platform for a strong set of skills both technical and personal. Having a great understanding of each function including commercial and contractual within a finance department she is particularly suitable for implementing processes and supporting long term strategies and business growth.
Barbara has got a master’s degree of economy, bachelor’s degree of administration and approaching her final exams towards ACCA qualifications.

Sam Carter

Membership Committee

EG Carter

Sam is part of the fourth generation of the Carter family to work within the business. Sam began his career in 2012 as a Management Trainee and soon progressed into a Contracts Manager. Sam is now responsible for the management of our Major Construction Team. Sam is responsible for the Major Construction Team’s delivery of projects within the Education, Healthcare, Commercial and Industrial sectors. Sam is also a Charted Builder.

Lisa Denby

Membership Committee

Kier Construction Central

Lisa is a Site Manager for Kier Construction Central, she is based in Gloucester and has worked in the industry for 9 years. She has progressed from a work experience student, through the Kier Degree programme to the present day, where is a she is currently working on the refurbishment of Shire Hall in Gloucester City Centre. She has worked on number of different projects, including Cheltenham Racecourse, MAIA Infineum and Gloucestershire Fire Stations.

Lisa enjoys working on the Constructing Excellence committee, as she believes it is great opportunity to encourage younger generations into the construction industry and showcase its endless opportunities. She is also a strong advocate for Women in Construction.

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