Interviews

  • Tony Giddings
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    Interview: Tony Giddings

    2016-07-15T06:00:00Z

    Few people have done more to change the face of the UK’s cities than Tony Giddings, who stood down as partner at Argent at the end of last year

  • Michael Heseltine
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    Heseltine: ‘I haven’t yet been told to shut up’

    2016-05-05T06:00:00Z

    While most 83-year-olds settle for a quiet life and daytime TV, Lord Heseltine’s time is taken up spearheading the government’s regeneration agenda

  • Andy Steele
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    Andy Steele: ‘Was that me?’

    2016-03-29T15:29:00Z

    It took Andy Steele just five years to transform Connaught into a £240m-turnover sensation. Can he pull it off again?

  • Simon Eyers
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    Simon Eyers: Beating the odds

    2016-03-14T15:09:00Z

    National Apprenticeship Week: Being born deaf and mute hasn’t stopped Simon Eyers landing a job as an electrician at contractor FM Conway

  • Peter Hansford
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    Interview: Peter Hansford

    2016-01-22T00:00:00Z

    Until two months ago Peter Hansford was the government’s chief construction advisor. Now the position has been abolished. Here, he talks frankly about the state of the industry and how his legacy will be perceived

  • Tim Farron
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    Interview: Tim Farron

    2016-01-15T06:00:00Z

    Leading the Lib Dems may sound like the worst job in politics following the party’s drubbing in last year’s election, but an out-of-sorts Labour sees Tim Farron adopt the role at a time of opportunity

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    Life of Pycroft

    2015-12-02T13:05:00Z

    He’s the boy from Bradford, done good – a ‘tough as nails’ business leader who built the Shard and steered Mace to become one of the UK’s most prestigious multidisciplinary construction firms

  • Robin Butler
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    Interview: Robin Butler

    2015-05-07T06:00:00Z

    Developer Urban Civic plans to build 40,000 homes on difficult, large sites - and after a key acquisition, looks well on the path to achieving that. We meet MD Robin Butler as he scours the land for housebuilders

  • Mark Naysmith
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    Interview: Mark Naysmith

    2015-04-09T06:00:00Z

    Since becoming UK chief of WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff following last year’s merger, Mark Naysmith has been busy integrating the two firms into one combined company

  • Haydn Mursell
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    Interview: Haydn Mursell

    2015-03-27T06:00:00Z

    Haydn Mursell, Kier’s third chief executive in five years, is keen to maintain the firm’s traditional financial disciplines, while using his background in corporate mergers and acquisitions to push for future growth. Will he manage it?