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Get to know our team


We believe a great team is made from a combination of different skills, personalities and experiences. Here's an insight into the people behind the success of our projects. 

 

Behind each project there are a team of individuals who embody our brand values by taking pride in their craft, working together to exceed expectations and deliver excellence.


If you'd like to join our team visit our Jobs page.

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James King,
Director

  • Construction and Operations Manager 

  • Has a passion for motorcycles and competes with the British motorcycle racing club

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James Drury,
Director

  • Quantity surveying and contract management

  • Avid 4x4 owner and green lane explorer

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Chris King, 
Financial Controller

  • Previous Management Accountant for a Nasdaq listed technology company

  • Keen interests in golf and mountain biking

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James Elsey, 
Contracts Manager &
Health and Safety Executive. 

  • Former Contracts and Technical manager for RW Armstrong

  • Competes and coaches in Brazilian
    Jiu Jitsu

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Karl Hawthorn,
Contracts Manager

  • 40 years in construction, spanning English Heritage to high rise hotel. 
  • Enjoys getting out on the water in his old Gaffer sailing boat

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Aiden Trevaskis
Site Manager 

  • Previous Construction Manager based in California working across residential and commercial projects

  • Loves fishing and golf

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Kelly Bartholomew
Senior Quantity Surveyor

  • Over 11 years’ experience in main contracting, working on complex construction projects, for commercial and residential sectors

  • Kelly has a love for the outdoors and enjoys hiking in her spare time

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Sam Cole, 
Surveyor

  • Previous Sales Manager for long established builders merchant

  • Loves to travel and experience new cultures

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Martin Arnold,
Customer Care Manager

  • Over 17 years in a Customer Care Management role, spanning across residential and commercial projects

  • Revels in exploring on his
    Harley Davidson

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Kate Caldin,
Senior Finance Assistant

  • Experienced and competent Accounts Assistant and Bookkeeper

  • AAT Level 4

  • Enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her daughter

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Vikki Robinson, 
Account Management

  • Studied finance at Cardiff university

  • Previously worked in finance across construction related industries  

  • Passion for running and looking after her pony 

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Susie Haskins, 
Brand & Communications Manager

  • Former New Business & Marketing Director for a variety of  high end brands

  • Recently completed a self build project and found a new love and appreciation for interior design

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Jonathan Brown, 
Digital Marketing Manager

  • Over 20 years of marketing experience across multiple industries

  • Has a keen interest in kitesurfing, running and cycling 

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Ryan Mercado, 
Site Manager

  • Former Royal Marines Commando

  • Progressed to site manager through
    King and Drury trainee program

  • Interested in outdoor pursuits in particular mountaineering

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Jez Long, 
Site Manager

  • Previous carpenter and trained site manager through King & Drury

  • Constructed the most spectacular 'lockdown man cave' and jumped out of a perfectly good aeroplane for his 40th!

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Callum Macdonald,
Site Manager

  • Previous carpentry foreman in high end construction 

  • Enjoys tennis and keeping active

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Guy Nightingale
Site Manager

  • 25 years in the construction industry, from traditional to passive houses

  • Enjoys motorsport, the outdoors, kayaking and going to the gym

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Glenn Drury, 
Site Manager

  • Former joiner working on heritage properties

  • Long suffering father to James Drury

  • County bowls champion 

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 Paul Heath, 
Site Foreman

  • Previous residential and commercial experience 

  • Board sports enthusiast

The success of our projects rely on having the best team around us, and by keeping our core values at the forefront of our minds is what sets us apart. 
 

Our employees, sub-contractors and suppliers all share our companies values; 

  • Exemplary Service

  • Collaboration

  • Supreme craftsmanship

  • Integrity

  • Commitment
     

If you share our core values and want to work with us, please get in touch.

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