With extensive experience in leading and managing Gleeds’ UK operations, Ken provides strategic oversight across corporate risk and governance. He sits on a number of operational boards including risk and finance.
Ken is a chartered quantity surveyor and has over 40 years’ experience in the industry, working across most sectors. He chaired the UK Board for 5 years during which turnover increased by 120%. Prior to this he led the development of Gleeds’ due diligence service offering and has advised on complex public private procurement models and landmark buildings in the UK. Ken also worked with Marks and Spencer to provide specialist consultancy services for their business for over 30 years.
An advocate for supporting the next generation of talent into the industry, Ken has been instrumental in establishing a charitable partnership with social business, Class of your Own, who introduce a learning programme centred on the built environment into secondary schools.