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New Project Managers Appointed

October 13th, 2014

Category: press

Knight Property Group has confirmed the appointment of two new project managers.

Steve Williams (pictured: left) joins the company from GRAHAM Construction in Edinburgh where he project managed the development of the new St Columba’s Hospice palliative care centre.

Steve began his construction management career with Pharma Imaging Group in 2003 following 22 years in the Royal Navy. He has since project managed for Mansell Construction where he was project lead for the redevelopment of Aberdeen’s Bon Accord Centre, Edinburgh University Clinical Research Imaging Centre and the Registers of Scotland headquarters in Edinburgh. Steve had previously worked for Chess Property Group which later became sister companies Chess Group and Knight Property Group.

He said, “Having worked within the Knight Property Group team previously, it has always been my hope and now pleasure to return. Its current projects are bigger and bolder than those we were working on eight years ago and I look forward to seeing how the company develops in the future.””

Martin MacLennan (pictured: right) joins the company from Robertson Construction where he was responsible for the Emergency Care Centre project at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.

Martin brings with him a wealth of experience gained with Pihl UK, Stewart Milne Construction, CHAP Construction and Melville Dundas. Previous projects include First Group’s new Aberdeen headquarters, Kepplestone Apartments and developments at Cults Academy, Rudolph Steiner Camphill Estate and several Aberdeen primary schools.

He said, “I am delighted to be taking up this role. Knight Property Group has a portfolio of bold, impressive projects and I am pleased to be involved in taking these forward.”

Chairman and managing director, James Barrack said: “This is a time of real growth for our company. With several large scale projects underway and big plans for the future, it is essential for us to build on our team of highly skilled professionals. Both Martin and Steve promise to be real assets to the organisation and I very much look forward to working with them.”


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