Committee

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.

Officers

Kevin Harris

Chairman

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

RRA Architects

Jonathan, a Director with RRA Architects, 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

Treasurer

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.

Committee

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.

Tina Smith

Sanctus Training Limited

Tina is Business Manager for Sanctus Training Limited. Tina has developed the company from a plant training provider to one that now has two training centres and offers a large range of courses. Tina has a wealth of experience in her field and is passionate about customer service and looking after her customers training requirements. Tina enjoys committee work as this enables her to broaden her knowledge and business contacts.

Craig Bloxsome

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.

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