Interviews

  • John Assael
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    Interview: John Assael

    2014-12-02T06:00:00Z

    John Assael’s ambition is to grow his practice, win awards and be known as a great employer. But he believes that it’s by achieving this last that the other two goals will be fulfilled. Meet the winner of Building’s Good Employer Guide.

  • Steve Morriss
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    Interview: Steve Morriss

    2014-11-28T06:00:00Z

    The £2.3bn merger of US engineering giant Aecom with rival URS made it the UK’s second largest consultant. But where does it go from here and what does the merger mean for the UK? To find out, Building talked to Aecom’s EMEA boss Steve Morriss

  • Alan Brookes
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    Interview: Alan Brookes

    2014-10-24T06:00:00Z

    The UK chief executive of EC Harris on parent company Arcadis’ acquisition of Hyder, and the firm’s own growth ambitions

  • Pat Ward
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    Interview: Pat Ward

    2014-10-09T06:00:00Z

    The new boss of Aggregate Industries is working overtime to ensure a recovering market has all the materials it needs and to improve the firm’s relationship with the supply chain

  • Steve Morgan
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    Interview: Steve Morgan

    2014-10-03T00:00:00Z

    Steve Morgan left Redrow in 2000 but returned five years ago to save the housebuilder he founded, now it’s posting record results

  • Phil Wilbraham
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    Interview: Phil Wilbraham

    2014-09-25T06:00:00Z

    Phil Wilbraham, the man who oversaw two Heathrow terminals, now has to implement the airport’s new framework strategy, which means driving down construction costs

  • Andrew Davies, Wates
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    Interview: Andrew Davies

    2014-09-12T06:00:00Z

    When Andrew Davies, Wates’ chief executive, goes to the board next month it will be to tell them how he intends to double turnover at the £1bn family firm. But don’t expect a revolution

  • Mark Davey
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    Interview: Mark Davey

    2014-08-28T06:00:00Z

    Defying five years of recession, cladding company Lakesmere has experienced rapid growth. MD Mark Davey reveals how the firm beat the downturn

  • Gary Sullivan 3
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    Interview: Gary Sullivan

    2014-08-21T16:00:00Z

    Gary Sullivan, co-founder and chairman of Wilson James, explains what the army can teach construction

  • Peter Amato
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    Interview: Peter Amato

    2014-07-17T06:00:00Z

    As the man in charge of overseeing Chinese developer Dalian Wanda’s £3bn UK development plans, Peter Amato is already becoming the man contractors and consultants most want to know. But you’ll have to learn to keep up …