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.
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.
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.

 

Tim Oseman

Tim Oseman

Technical Director

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

Joe Edwards

Joe Edwards

Associate Director

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.

Mark Perkins

Mark Perkins

Associate Director

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.

Steve Martin

Steve Martin

Associate Director

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

Charlie Elliott

Charlie Elliott

Associate

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.

Matt Spiers

Matt Spiers

Associate

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.

Michael Berry

Michael Berry

Associate

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.

Adam Neill

Adam Neill

Associate

As a Quantity Surveyor and Member of the RICS, Adam has 16 years’ experience providing Cost Management services in a multitude of sectors and for a varied range of clients.

Corina O'Sullivan

Corina O'Sullivan

Finance Manager

Corina provides financial support and advice to the senior management team. Corina’s prior experience covers various industries, including IT & software, skincare manufacturing & distribution and renewable energy.

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.
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.
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.
Callum Jackson

Callum Jackson

Senior Project Manager

Callum joined Lysander in 2018. An RICS Chartered Project Manager, Callum specialises in the delivery of bespoke warehouse and logistics schemes throughout the UK and overseas.

Dale Moss

Dale Moss

Senior Cost Manager

Dale has an MSc in Building Surveying from Northumbria University and previously worked in construction within the social housing and care sector. He is currently working towards accreditation with the RICS.

Mark Gough

Mark Gough

Senior Project Manager

Mark is an experienced construction professional with over 25 years of experience in both cost and project management.
Before joining Lysander, Mark worked for Monaghans, Specsavers and Arcadia Group Ltd.

Aaran True

Aaran True

Senior Cost Manager

Aaran is an experienced Cost Manager with over 17 years’ experience. He has worked in a range of sectors including education, industrial, logistics, retail, residential and aviation.

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.
Alex Pettett

Alex Pettett

Project Manager

A structural engineer by background, Alex joined Lysander in 2023. Alex previously worked for Ocado on projects which included the delivery of two 150,000 sq. ft. customer fulfilment centres.

Sean York

Sean York

Building Surveyor

A Building Surveyor and Member of the Association For Project Management (MAPM), Sean has 16 years experience managing new build and refurbishment projects in the public and private sectors.

Nicholas Lucie-Smith

Nicholas Lucie-Smith

Project Manager

An experienced Construction Project Manager, Nick has led a diverse range of projects across the UK, New Zealand and Australia. Nick has successfully managed a variety of stakeholders to deliver projects that exceed clients’ expectations.

Bethany Harvey

Bethany Harvey

Project Manager

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

 

Zach Carroll

Zach Carroll

Project Manager

Zach is an experienced Project Manager with extensive knowledge of construction gained through years of studying and experience across multiple construction sectors.

 

Rivva Fear

Rivva Fear

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.

Charlie Shanks

Charlie Shanks

Assistant 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

Assistant 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.

Stefan Wright

Stefan Wright

Assistant Building Surveyor

Stefan joined the Building Surveying Team at Lysander in 2023. Stefan has gained extensive experience in building pathology and communications working as a contractor and in condition surveys and remedial work management as a loss adjuster.

Richelle Taaffe

Richelle Taaffe

Assistant Project Manager

Richelle has over 6 years’ experience of new build, mixed use, office refurb interior fit out cat A & B from an information management perspective. She is experienced in project management with a strong depth of knowledge.

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. 

Esther Tan

Esther Tan

Graduate Cost Manager

Esther joined the Lysander Cost Management team in 2023. Esther graduated with a degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Reading and worked on procurement studies in the final year of her degree. She is actively working towards becoming an RICS Chartered Surveyor.

Billy McNamara

Billy McNamara

Assistant Cost Manager

Billy has over 8 years of experience working in construction. For the last 5 years, he has worked in a commercial role where his expertise lies within large residential projects and in the M&E sector.

Nader Salameh

Nader Salameh

Graduate Project Manager

Nader graduated with a degree in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, and a master’s in Management in Construction from Kingston University.

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.
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.
Ellie Harrington

Ellie Harrington

Document Controller

Ellie manages the flow of information throughout project lifecycles, including turning information produced by our technical team into useable files, creating, reviewing, and distributing documents as required and archiving them accordingly.

Scarlett Koster

Scarlett Koster

Assistant Accountant

Scarlett works in the Finance team as an Assistant Accountant. She is currently studying for her Association of Accounting Technicians qualification. Scarlett previously worked in the motor and insurance industry.

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!