Portrait of staff member Iain Roberts

Iain Roberts

Director

Iain is chairman of Buro Four and a leading figure in the industry. He initially trained as a building surveyor and boasts over 30 years’ experience at Buro Four. Iain is passionate about great design. When not in London, he is most likely to be found in Singapore and Abu Dhabi.

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Ian Higgs

Director

Ian manages the heart of Buro Four through its London and South East offices. He brings unrivalled leadership and operational experience to the business. He takes real pleasure working with clients on strategic development delivery for very challenging projects.

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Steve Slade

Finance Director

Steve is a visionary finance director. He has been the major force behind Buro Four’s transformation into an employee-owned business. He also, as one might expect, keeps a very close eye on the numbers. He likes a spreadsheet.

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Portrait of staff member David Boles

David Boles

Director

David is responsible for building Buro Four’s excellent reputation in the regions. He runs lively and hardworking offices in Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds. His particular interest is in building Buro Four’s future as a digital business.

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Stuart Flaxton

Director of Corporate Occupiers

Stuart has industry leading experience acquired over 20 years working with corporate occupier clients. He is also responsible for all London office operations, making sure that every one of Buro Four’s projects are running smoothly. Stuart is becoming used to very long days.

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Tony Smith

Project Director

Tony originally trained as a quantity surveyor and works out of Buro Four’s London office. He has over 30 years’ experience in the property and construction industry. Out of the office, Tony has maintained a lifetime’s passion for squash and racquet ball.

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Portrait of staff member Clive Ledger

Clive Ledger

Director of Higher Education

Clive works out of Buro Four’s London office with Higher Education clients across the UK. He holds qualifications in engineering and design management and has worked both client and consultant-side for over 30 years.

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Finola McNulty

Project Director

Finola’s unrivalled experience as both a structural engineer and project manager is much sought after. Buro Four’s clients have noted that her background gives Finola an added edge. She has a First Class Master’s Degree in Architectural Engineering

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Nicholas Black

Director of Hospitality and Leisure

Nick is responsible for Buro Four’s work in the hospitality and leisure sector, working with international hotel operators and developers. He also works with clients in the sports sector. His commercial understanding is exceptional and much valued by clients.

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Portrait of staff member Rupert Seldon

Rupert Seldon

Project Director

Rupert has over twenty years’ experience in construction, with a special understanding in contract management, design management and structural design. Rupert is a trained civil engineer. He is also an award-winning photographer of the built environment.

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Portrait of staff member Peter Inskip

Peter Inskip

Project Director

Previously a quantity surveyor, Peter made the switch to project management around 15 years ago. He is a robust and personable leader who strives to understand client’s objectives and ensure satisfaction. His current work on the new Museum of London project is keeping him very busy.

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Portrait of staff member Christina Stoltz

Christina Stoltz

Project Director

Christina moved to the UK in 2004 after studying architecture in Hamburg. She works out of the Buro Four London office and has experience on a wide range of projects. Christina has a passion for building collective team spirit and developing collaborative work processes.

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Portrait of staff member James Foreman

James Foreman

Project Director

James has a long established track record of engineering and refurbishment projects across London and Europe. He also works with Buro Four’s leading corporate occupier clients. When (and if) James has any spare time you can find him cycling, running, playing with his three boys or at the opera.

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Portrait of staff member Jonathan Pascall

Jonathan Pascall

Project Director

Jonathan runs the Buro Four Office in Bournemouth and has worked on projects across the South and South West. Jonathan joined Buro Four over 10 years ago. In 2015 he was elected to the Buro Four Board of Trustees.

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Keith Davies

Project Director

Keith heads up Buro Four’s residential team from the London office. He is also a much in-demand project manager. One of his current projects is the stunning Pears Building at the Royal London Free Hospital. In his spare time he coaches a youth football team.

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Roger Mead

Project Director

Roger is one of the most experienced and approachable members of the Buro Four London office. Before joining Buro Four, he spent his formative years working in programming and planning. In his spare time Roger enjoys gardening, walking and going to the theatre.

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Portrait of staff member Ali Gorjestani

Ali Gorjestani

Programming and Planning Director

Ali heads Buro Four’s programming and planning team, providing invaluable advice to clients on feasibility, programme streamlining, procurement and related matters. He is a fantastic problem solver and much in demand on our most complex and challenging projects.

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Portrait of staff member Julian Kent

Julian Kent

Project Director

Julian works in Buro Four’s London office. He has a wealth of experience acquired through a career spanning over 30 years in construction and project management. He is a Fellow of the CIOB and a Member of the APM. His ability to remain calm and cheerful under serious stress is legendary.

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Portrait of staff member Eleanor Binns

Eleanor Binns

Project Director

Eleanor is a leading light in the Manchester office and has developed expertise in the most complex of construction challenges. Her big project of the moment is University of Manchester’s MECD – the largest research building project in Europe.

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Portrait of staff member Jamie Munson

Jamie Munson

Project Director

Jamie has built a reputation for delivering on the most complex and challenging of projects. His recent work for the Royal Academy of Arts in London was remarkable. In the office, Jamie has a passion for continuous improvement. Outside the office, believe it or not, Jamie featured in the first Harry Potter movie.

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Portrait of staff member Ruth Oates

Ruth Oates

Project Director

Ruth is a leading member of the Buro Four team in London. She is a Chartered Civil Engineer and lectures engineering students at UCL and the Technical University of Denmark. One of her proudest professional achievements is her work on the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome and BMX venue.

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Alex Makepeace

Associate Director

Alex is a well-rounded project manager with a background in design management. He works out of the Buro Four Manchester office. Alex was the winner of the Balfour Beatty Construction Prize in 2009. He loves walking and the great outdoors.

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Portrait of staff member Gary James

Gary James

Project Director

Gary is a fully trained building surveyor and works from Buro Four’s Manchester office. He has been driving projects with Buro Four for nearly 20 years. He is a master at managing conflicting stakeholder expectations. His recent work at Jodrell Bank has been transformative.

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Natalie Barber

Project Director

Since joining Buro Four in 2012, Natalie has worked on some of the London office’s biggest projects. She is currently working on a major project for Anglo American and De Beers. On the weekend you may well find her at The Riverside watching Middlesbrough FC.

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Martin Smith

Associate Director

Martin has a track record in central London commercial development that has seen him work with most leading real estate owners and developers. He is passionate about design and sustainability. Martin is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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Portrait of staff member Chris Hollidge

Chris Hollidge

Associate Director

Chris is a trained a quantity surveyor. At Buro Four, Chris has become one of our leading project managers with special experience in high density residential development. His capability for detailed analysis and problem solving is remarkable.

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Portrait of staff member Andrew Cobbold

Andrew Cobbold

Associate Director

Andrew is a dynamic and experienced project manager with a breadth of experience across the public and private sectors. He works in Buro Four’s Leeds office. Outside of work Andrew has been a Middlesbrough FC season ticket holder for over 25 years.

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Portrait of staff member Matthew Keegans-Wood

Matthew Keegans-Wood

Associate Director

Matt runs the Buro Four Birmingham office and has developed a reputation in the business as the go-to project manager for manufacturing and industrial projects. He is a strong communicator and problem-solver. He is also (sadly) an avid Leeds United fan.

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