All Interviews articles – Page 5

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    Interview: Emma Reynolds

    2014-01-31T06:00:00Z

    Housing is shaping up to be a key election battleground for Labour, and new shadow minister Emma Reynolds will be leading the charge. She tells Joey Gardiner why she is not afraid to take on the big housebuilders. Photography by Astrid Kogler

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    Interview: Brendan Kerr

    2014-01-24T06:00:00Z

    In 2010, Keltbray, the company Brendan Kerr had bought and built into the UK’s biggest demolition contractor, was in a very tough place. Now it’s poised for its busiest year ever. So what went right and what’s Kerr got up his sleeve next? Joey Gardiner reports

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    Interview: Lee Polisano

    2014-01-15T09:10:00Z

    Lee Polisano’s high-profile departure from KPF at the height of his success seemed a daring decision. But nearly five years on, and with big projects and cash coming in, he’s actually rather happy

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    John Armitt: ‘Blackouts would be the best possible thing that could happen’

    2014-01-10T06:00:00Z

    John Armitt says the UK is ‘close to crisis’ on the development of major infrastructure. So no wonder he thinks something radical is called for - and taking party politics out of big infrastructure decisions is just the start.

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    A look at 2014: Sean Wickens, NG Bailey

    2013-12-30T06:00:00Z

    The group business development director at NG Bailey on 2014, the economic recovery, and government policy

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    A look at 2014: Steve Beechey, Wates

    2013-12-29T06:00:00Z

    The group investment director at Wates on how he feels the economic recovery will look for 2014.

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    A look at 2014: Rudi Klein, Specialist Engineering Contractors Group

    2013-12-28T06:00:00Z

    The chief executive of Specialist Engineering Contractors Group on the challenges the business may face in 2014

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    A look at 2014: Peter Rogers, Lipton Rogers

    2013-12-27T06:00:00Z

    One of the founding partners of Lipton Rogers, Peter Rogers gives us an insight into what he sees 2014 doing for his business.

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    A look at 2014: Helen Gough, Jones Lang LaSalle

    2013-12-26T06:00:00Z

    The lead director of Jones Lang LaSelle on 2014, the economic recovery, and its impact on business next year.

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    A look at 2014: Debbie Aplin, Crest Nicholson Regeneration

    2013-12-25T06:00:00Z

    The development manager at Crest Nicholson Regeneration on next year’s outlook, and what it means for her business

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    A look at 2014: Alan Brown, Cala Homes

    2013-12-23T06:00:00Z

    The chief executive of Cala Homes gives his opinion on what 2014 holds for his business

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    A look at 2014: Chris Brown, Igloo

    2013-12-20T11:54:00Z

    The chief executive of Igloo on how he feels the economic recovery will affect his business next year

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    Interview: Alinea

    2013-12-13T06:00:00Z

    The founders of Alinea have a track record in Davis Langdon and EC Harris and some pretty impressive towers behind them. But can this offshoot compete with the big boys, and see off start-up rivals?

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    Interview: Witherford Watson Mann

    2013-12-03T06:00:00Z

    Witherford Watson Mann’s redesign of Astley Castle impressed and surprised everyone from client to the Stirling prize judging panel. But winning UK architecture’s top prize isn’t going to change how WWM works.

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    Interview: Beth West, HS2

    2013-11-28T11:11:00Z

    HS2 has come under renewed scrutiny from members of the government and the opposition. But growing uncertainty is just one of the issues commercial director Beth West has to deal with

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    Interview: Cyrille Ragoucy, Lafarge Tarmac

    2013-11-20T09:30:00Z

    The chief executive of Lafarge Tarmac has big plans for the newly merged materials giant. And he’s not going to let a little difference of opinion with the Competition Commission stand in his way

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    Interview: Kamran Moazami

    2013-11-13T06:00:00Z

    Kamran Moazami is the man behind some of the most famous high-rise buildings in the world. The WSP director spoke about leaving Iran, taking on Manhattan and helping the British learn to love the skyscraper

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    Interview: Rise

    2013-11-08T06:00:00Z

    Bob White, Ian Eggers and Gareth Stapleton have had some stressful moments since launching their own construction management consultancy in the midst an economic downturn. But now Rise is, well, on the up.

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    Interview with Munish Datta, M&S

    2013-10-30T09:47:00Z

    Fresh from the success of the flagship Cheshire Oaks eco store, Munish Datta, the head of M S’ sustainability strategy, is thinking smaller…

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    Interview: Andrew Ridley-Barker, Vinci

    2013-10-23T11:53:00Z

    Vinci’s construction boss on why the firm is putting airports at the centre of its growth strategy