All Interviews articles – Page 10

  • McLaren
    Features

    Kevin Taylor and Phil Pringle: We like winning

    2012-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Kevin Taylor and Phil Pringle, the two men who built McLaren, on how they created a £400m-turnover contractor in the teeth of an economic crisis – and why they’ve got no plans to sell up

  • Angela Brady
    Features

    In the pink corner: Interview with Angela Brady

    2012-09-28T00:00:00Z

    RIBA president Angela Brady has picked a fight over the Olympic No Marketing Rights Protocol. But, one year into her term, how are her other battles progressing?

  • Daniel Moylan
    Features

    Daniel Moylan: In his element?

    2012-09-21T00:00:00Z

    Last week, after just three months as head of the Olympic legacy body, Daniel Moylan stepped down to lead mayor Boris Johnson’s campaign for a new hub airport to the east of London. He tells Joey Gardiner the reasons for the move and why he thinks the government has got ...

  • Rob Perrins
    Features

    Berkeley's Rob Perrins: Out of the shadows

    2012-09-13T07:00:00Z

    In the three years since he replaced Tony Pidgley as Berkeley’s managing director, Rob Perrins has convinced the City that he is very much his own man

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    Ann Bentley: Stepping up

    2012-08-31T00:00:00Z

    It would be understandable if Rider Levett Bucknall UK’s new chair felt intimidated by her predecessor’s legacy. But,as Building reports, Ann Bentley is ready to fill the role in her own way

  • Chris Webster
    Features

    Chris Webster: In the big league

    2012-08-24T00:00:00Z

    Miller Construction may be known as a regional SME, but its boss has ambitious expansion plans that involve grabbing market share from some of the biggest names in the sector. Joey Gardiner asks him how

  • Nick Baird
    Features

    Nick Baird: 'You lot need to get out more …'

    2012-08-10T00:00:00Z

    That’s the message to contractors from the UKTI chief executive. He tells Building why the world’s emerging economies want to see more of British builders.

  • Pycroft
    Features

    Stephen Pycroft: The man who scaled the Shard

    2012-08-03T00:00:00Z

    With no more Shards on the horizon, how will Mace keep moving upwards? The firm’s chief executive explains

  • Steve Hindley, Midas
    Features

    Steve Hindley: Mr Happy

    2012-07-20T00:00:00Z

    The chair of contractor Midas and the CBI’s Construction Council has a smile on his face. What does he know that we don’t?

  • Graham Reid
    Features

    Hyder power: Graham Reid

    2012-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Graham Reid, Hyder’s UK managing director, explains how the firm has found itself with 500 vacancies to fill

  • Jason Millett
    Features

    CLM's Jason Millett: The view from the finish line

    2012-07-06T00:00:00Z

    What made the Olympic build such a success? Jason Millett, head of delivery partner CLM, shares the secrets of UK construction’s shining moment – and his one regret

  • David Cash
    Features

    BDP's David Cash: Cashing in

    2012-06-29T00:00:00Z

    After a miserable 2011, BDP intends to boost profit by growing its international revenue by 20%. In an exclusive interview, the company’s new chairman explains the plan

  • Mark Prisk
    Features

    Interview with construction minister Mark Prisk

    2012-06-21T07:00:00Z

    Building takes Mark Prisk to task on public sector cuts, PFI reform, pipeline delays and SMEs’ battle for survival

  • Cathedral Group
    Features

    Cathedral Group's Martin Wood: Tales from the crypt

    2012-06-13T08:43:00Z

    The decor may be morbid but Cathedral Group’s business is in rude health. Emily Wright meets managing director Martin Wood and finds out why the developer is a firm that contractors should get to know. Photography by James Royall

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    Features

    Interview with Vinci's Paul Neto: The man from special ops

    2012-06-07T00:01:00Z

    Paul Neto leads Vinci Construction UK’s crack special projects squad, which is only interested in the big stuff - major contracts and closing a mighty drop in profits. Portrait by James Bolton

  • Tony Jacob
    Features

    Interview with John Lewis' head of construction: Shopping in the dark

    2012-06-01T00:00:00Z

    The rise of online shopping has made it impossible to predict customer behaviour, says John Lewis’ head of construction Tony Jacob. But what he does know is that the future will involve further expansion across the UK, with more distribution hubs, call centres and ‘dark stores’. He explains all to ...

  • Julian Barwick (Julian anderson)
    Features

    Interview with Julian Barwick, Development Securities

    2012-05-24T07:00:00Z

    Development Securities is venturing away from its core business of commercial as hard times call for diversification, its development director Julian Barwick tells Emily Wright - en route to lunch

  • Uwe Krueger
    Features

    Interview with Uwe Krueger, Atkins

    2012-05-17T07:00:00Z

    Almost a year ago Atkins chose German physicist and brain scientist Uwe Krueger to improve its performance and drive global expansion. Sarah Richardson talks to him about the things going on in his head. Portrait by Anthony Lycett

  • Construction Products Association
    Features

    Interview with Dr Diana Montgomery, CPA: Welcome to our world

    2012-05-11T00:00:00Z

    Dr Diana Montgomery has only been working in construction for four weeks and already she’s preparing to take on the government and the industry’s vested interests. In her first interview, the new chief executive of the CPA sets out her stall to Emily Wright

  • RSHP
    Features

    Lord Rogers interview: 'Being old is alright, you know'

    2012-05-03T11:25:00Z

    Lord Rogers is fast approaching 80 but that doesn’t stop him having ambitions to expand into the Middle East, attacking Boris Johnson’s record as London mayor or taking pleasure in a few glasses of red wine, as Emily Wright found out