All Interviews articles – Page 10

  • McLaren

    Kevin Taylor and Phil Pringle: We like winning


    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

    In the pink corner: Interview with Angela Brady


    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

    Daniel Moylan: In his element?


    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

    Berkeley's Rob Perrins: Out of the shadows


    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


    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

    Chris Webster: In the big league


    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

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


    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

    Stephen Pycroft: The man who scaled the Shard


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

  • Steve Hindley, Midas

    Steve Hindley: Mr Happy


    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

    Hyder power: Graham Reid


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

  • Jason Millett

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


    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

    BDP's David Cash: Cashing in


    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

    Interview with construction minister Mark Prisk


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

  • Cathedral Group

    Cathedral Group's Martin Wood: Tales from the crypt


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


    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

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


    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)

    Interview with Julian Barwick, Development Securities


    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

    Interview with Uwe Krueger, Atkins


    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

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


    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

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


    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