Our People

We are a committed team of project managers, cost consultants, engineers and building surveyors.

Our depth of industry experience is matched by our tenacious attention to detail. We foster a collaborative team spirit with absolute focus on delivery, development and innovation. Our reputation is based on the quality of our people and the service we deliver. The team are all specialists in their field with extensive experience and specific sector knowledge.

Meet the team.

James Duckworth

James Duckworth

Chairman

A Chartered Quantity Surveyor, James founded Lysander in 2001 along with Neil Taylor. James’ area of expertise is in providing strategic Project Management and Cost Consultancy advice to clients in the Records Management sector.
Tim Roles

Tim Roles

Joint Managing Director

Tim is a Chartered Building Surveyor who joined Lysander in 2015 having previously worked for Gazeley, The Arcadis Group and BNP Paribas. Tim specialises in Development & Fund Monitoring.
Richard May

Richard May

Joint Managing Director

A Chartered Building Surveyor & Chartered Project Manager, Richard joined Lysander in 2016. Richard has a wealth of experience across the public, commercial and private sectors and specialises in High End Residential.
Paul Glanville

Paul Glanville

Finance & Operations Director

An experienced Chartered Accountant, Paul joined Lysander in January 2022. Paul was previously the finance leader in a number of companies and has worked across many industries in both the UK and Europe.
Liza Ludovici

Liza Ludovici

Head of People

Liza has over 25 years of global HR experience. She is responsible for Lysander’s HR function across the UK & Europe, with a particular focus on delivering the ‘People & Culture’ element of our business strategy.
Matthew Rhodes

Matthew Rhodes

Director

Matthew is a Chartered Building Surveyor and experienced Project Manager. He has a successful track record of delivering from concept through to sale of new build commercial, retail, mixed and refurbishment projects.

Simon Lichfield

Simon Lichfield

Director

A Chartered Building Surveyor and Chartered Project Manager, Simon’s appointment further strengthens our building surveying and development monitoring offering to Investors, Developers and Occupiers.
Paul Rawden

Paul Rawden

Director

An experienced Project Manager, Paul joined Lysander in 2018 having previously worked for Henry Riley. Paul has a reputation for delivering projects on time and within budget for a wide range of clients.
Stewart Sharp

Stewart Sharp

Director

Stewart is an experienced Director. He has a specialism in planning, procuring, designing, mobilising, controlling and successfully delivering complex development projects and construction programmes.
Rob Kane

Rob Kane

Director

A Cost Manager and Chartered Project Manager, Rob has worked on a number of high-profile projects within the data centre, clean room, pharmaceutical, and high-tech engineering industries.

 

Alan Johnston

Alan Johnston

Director

Alan has over 30 years of successful project delivery experience. His career includes the delivery of numerous data centres (Tier III & IV Uptime Institute Certified) in the UK and Saudi Arabia.

 

Tim Oseman

Tim Oseman

Project Director

A Chartered Construction Manager and member of the Association of Project Managers, Tim has national and international experience in all sectors of construction.
Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Associate

Steve is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and experienced Project Manager. He has experience in delivering projects in the Warehouse & Logistics and Education sectors.
Pete Cowell

Pete Cowell

Associate

A chartered property & construction professional, Pete has over 18 years project and cost management experience. Pete previously worked for Arambol LLP and Monaghans.
Joe Edwards

Joe Edwards

Associate

Joe studied Environmental Engineering and has a Masters in Engineering. He joined Lysander in 2016 and has extensive knowledge and experience of remedial technologies having worked on many sites across the UK and abroad.
Ben Stewart

Ben Stewart

Associate

A Chartered Building Surveyor, Ben has experience in professional and project-related instructions across the residential, commercial, and educational sectors.
Mark Perkins

Mark Perkins

Associate

Mark is an experienced Project and Programme Manager and has worked in a range of sectors including education, industrial, logistics, retail and high-end residential.
Greg Allsopp

Greg Allsopp

Senior Cost Manager

Based in Newcastle, Greg joined the Lysander Cost Management team in June 2021. A Chartered Quantity Surveyor he has worked with clients across a wide variety of sectors; from banking and investments to serviced office providers.
Harriet Beesley

Harriet Beesley

Senior Cost Manager

Harriet joined Lysander in 2022. She has a strong understanding of the construction industry and is actively working toward becoming an accredited RICS member.
Scott Wells

Scott Wells

Senior Project Manager

Scott studied Architecture at University and worked for a number of architectural practices before making the decision to retrain as a Building Surveyor. Scott has architectural flare and an eye for detail.
Kevin Rooney

Kevin Rooney

Senior Project Manager

Kevin joined Lysander’s High-End Residential team in 2020. An experienced Project Manager and skilled Architectural Design professional, Kevin has worked with a range of clients including The Wellcome Trust & The Crown Estate.
Andy Phipps

Andy Phipps

Senior Project Manager

Andy has over 25 years experience as a project and programme manager in the property and retail industry. His expertise includes store design, construction delivery and feasibility project management.
Martin Forrest

Martin Forrest

Senior Project Manager

Martin is an experienced project management professional with an abundance of knowledge, experience, and transferable skills, predominantly gained within consultancy and client-side environments.
Mark Gough

Mark Gough

Senior Project Manager

Mark is an experienced construction professional and has over 25 years of experience in both cost and project management.
Matt Spiers

Matt Spiers

Senior Project Manager

Matt has a strong technical background in building surveying and a broad range of experience in project management. Matt is currently working on various projects for a valued client across the southeast.
Kerry Bidwell

Kerry Bidwell

Senior Project Manager

A highly effective Project Manager, Kerry has a design management and concept development background and has extensive experience in retail development, industrial manufacturing and renewable technologies.
Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor

Senior Project Manager

Michael has over 23 years’ experience managing, delivering and consulting on international construction and infrastructure development projects from inception to completion. He joins Lysander following an exemplary career in the British Army.
Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Senior Project Manager

Mike joined Lysander’s Project Management team in 2021. An RICS chartered building surveyor and an experienced project manager, Mike specialises in the new build industrial and logistics sector.
Alan Hamilton MBE

Alan Hamilton MBE

Senior Project Manager

Alan is a diligent, professional and strategically thinking Senior Project Manager with over 25 years’ experience delivering projects in both military and civilian environments.
Michael Dryden

Michael Dryden

Senior Project Manager

Michael is based in our Newcastle office. Prior to joining Lysander, Michael served in the Royal Engineers for 15 years delivering construction projects in Kenya, The Falkland Islands and Afghanistan.
Charlie Elliott

Charlie Elliott

Senior Project Manager

Charlie has worked for developers, landlords and occupiers on a range of industrial, retail and commercial projects. His proven experience is underpinned by strong commercial acumen with a strategic and collaborative approach.
Tom Agnew

Tom Agnew

Senior Building Surveyor

Tom joined Lysander in 2020. Tom studied Building Surveying at the University of Reading and is experienced in a range of both public and private sector work across all RIBA stages.

Callum Jackson

Callum Jackson

Senior Project Manager

Callum joined Lysander as a Graduate Project Manager having studied Building Surveying at Nottingham Trent University. On completion of his degree, he worked for the Wernick Group for 5 years.

Thomas Shanks

Thomas Shanks

Cost Manager

Thomas joined Lysander in 2022. He previously worked for ISG where he worked in their data centre team on new build and fit-out projects across Europe.
Jeremy Dean

Jeremy Dean

Project Manager

Jeremy is an experienced Project Manager. Prior to joining Lysander, Jeremy worked at Ikon Consultants on a range of projects across the Residential, Education and Commercial sectors.
Lina Madsen

Lina Madsen

Project Manager

Lina joined the Lysander project management team in 2021. With a Bachelor’s degree and Masters in Architecture, Lina is a creative and resourceful professional. Her expertise includes the commercial property sector, specialising in the transport and logistics area.
Kevin Cross

Kevin Cross

Project Manager

Kevin is an experienced project manager with over 30 years’ experience in the commercial sector. Kevin joined Lysander as a consultant in 2017 before joining the team full time in 2021.
James Collins

James Collins

Project Manager

James is an experienced, knowledgeable and professional Construction / Project Manager with over 27 years of expertise. Prior to joining Lysander, James was in the Royal Engineers for 25 years delivering construction projects worldwide.
Frederic Johnson

Frederic Johnson

Project Manager

Freddie has an MSc in Project Management from Northumbria University and has successfully delivered many residential, commercial & refurbishment projects.

Jonathan Kershaw

Jonathan Kershaw

Project Manager

Jonathan is experienced in development management and commercial new build and refurbishment projects.

Craig Errington

Craig Errington

Junior Project Manager

Craig graduated from Northumbria University in 2017 and worked as a Building Surveyor before joining Lysander. Craig has delivered various refurbishment and surveying projects for commercial and local authority clients.
Ryan Finnigan

Ryan Finnigan

Junior Project Manager

Ryan served in the Royal Engineers for 15 years working on military construction projects in the UK and overseas. His experience includes airbase construction, runway maintenance and repairs as well as large scale bridge construction.
Rivva Fear

Rivva Fear

Junior Project Manager

Rivva served in the Royal Engineers for 8 years, finishing as an Assistant Project Manager utilising his BSc (Hons) in Construction. He has worked in Kuwait, The UAE, Oman, Cyprus, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Jordan and Egypt.
Bethany Harvey

Bethany Harvey

Graduate Project Manager

Bethany has an MSc in Project Management from Oxford Brooks. She joined Lysander in 2022 and has experience across the logistics, residential and retail sectors.

 

Charlie Shanks

Charlie Shanks

Junior Project Manager

Charlie graduated with a degree in Project Management for Construction from UCL, and is currently finishing a Masters in Law from the University of Law. Charlie provided legal advice pro bono at the university’s Legal Clinic.
Rowan Roach

Rowan Roach

Junior Project Manager

Rowan joined Lysander after graduating from Loughborough University’s Civil Engineering programme. He has experience as an undergraduate Civil Engineer and as a Property Administrator.
Sehej Bhogal

Sehej Bhogal

Undergraduate Building Surveyor

Sehej joins Lysander for a placement year whilst studying towards a degree in Building Surveying from the University of Reading.

Bradley Eustace

Bradley Eustace

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Bradley studied Business Management with Accounting and Finance at Nottingham Trent University. He joined the finance team in 2021 before making the move to the Iron Mountain team as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor in 2022. 

Reiss Burrell

Reiss Burrell

Junior Project Manager

Reiss is currently undertaking a placement year with Lysander. He joins us from the University of Reading, where he is studying for a degree in Architectural Engineering.

Louise Goodman

Louise Goodman

Financial Analyst

Louise joined Lysander in 2013 and looks after the day to day finances of the business. Prior to joining Lysander, Louise worked in the retail sector having studied Graphic Design.
Julie Rathbone

Julie Rathbone

Assistant Accountant

Julie joined Lysander in July 2022 as a bookkeeper. She has over 20 years of experience working in many different sectors such as building, prosthetics, interior design, local council, ship brokers and retail.

Lisa Davey

Lisa Davey

Business Support Manager

Lisa joined Lysander in May 2021, to provide support to the Managing Directors and the growing business. Lisa brings many years’ experience supporting executives in a wide range of industries.
Cat Meikle

Cat Meikle

Office Manager - Godalming

Cat joined Lysander in September 2021 and provides support to the Godalming team. Cat’s previous experience ranges from a global television broadcaster to a family-run interior design practice.
Chrissy Ernest

Chrissy Ernest

Office Manager - London

Chrissy joined Lysander in August 2021 and provides support to the London team. Chrissy has over 10 years of experience working as a senior administrator in the insurance sector before joining Lysander.
Ruth Sibley

Ruth Sibley

Admin Assistant - Newcastle

Ruth provides administration support to the Newcastle team. She has 14 years of experience in administration, previously working for a national stockbroker and a consultant engineering company.
Carrie Guy

Carrie Guy

Training Consultant

Carrie is an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor with over 10 years’ postgraduate experience. Carrie has worked in a variety of sectors including Education and Housing and joins us from Ridge & Partners LLP.
Deborah May

Deborah May

Marketing Consultant

Deborah is an experienced marketing professional with over 25 years experience. Working with the Senior Management Team she is responsible for developing and implementing Lysander’s marketing strategy across the UK and Europe.

Careers

We are always looking for experienced and ambitious individuals to join us. If you are a Project Manager, Building Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor or Engineer looking for a new challenge within a professional, friendly team working with great clients, please send your CV in confidence to:

careers@lysander.com

Alternatively get in touch with us on LinkedIn. We look forward to hearing from you!