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Our Team

Nigel Shepheard BSc MRICS

Nigel Shepheard BSc MRICS

Managing Director

Nigel has lead the team at ACS since forming the company in 1986. He has an indisputable track record in the delivery of cutting edge projects across a range of construction sectors.

In 30 years at the helm he has spearheaded innovation in techniques and materials, developed creativity in problem solving and grown the business almost exclusively by reputation and recommendation.

Nigel is personally involved in providing support through the life cycle of each project and using his considerable expertise to benefit each ACS client.

Brad Allnutt BAs MCIOB

Brad Allnutt BAs MCIOB

Contracts Manager

Brad joined the team in 2009 as a Project Manager having qualified with a BAs in Architectural Studies. He has worked on a variety of projects including both high end residential and complex education schemes. He now oversees the project managers based on site and brings an invaluable design contribution to the team. Recently, he has become a member of the Chartered Institute of Building.

Bryce Wilkins BProp MRICS

Bryce Wilkins BProp MRICS

Managing Surveyor

Bryce joined ACS in 2007. He has extensive experience in the commercial management of projects in education, high profile residential schemes and commercial fit out. He manages all members of the commercial team whether based on site or at head office. His attention to detail, careful financial management and open communication ensures that projects are delivered within client’s budgets.

Gary Knowles

Gary Knowles

Project Manager

Gary had worked with ACS for a number of years as a highly skilled carpentry foreman, before becoming a Project Manager. He brings an intelligent, thoughtful and client focussed approach to a wide spectrum of projects. He is an ambassador for the business and the wider industry.

Joe Scott-Downie

Joe Scott-Downie

Project Manager

Joining ACS from school twelve years ago, Joe has progressed through apprenticeship and day release to the position of Project Manager. He has a track record of ensuring projects are delivered on programme and to the highest quality by organising, managing and utilising all resources and materials in the most efficient way. He absorbs the challenges of each project while remaining composed and focussed.

Mick Callanan

Mick Callanan

Project Manager

Michael is the longest standing employee at ACS, having joined shortly after the company was formed. He has played a key role in a wide variety of projects and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the schemes he has helped to deliver, encompassing all trades, in most sectors, in many challenging locations.

Simon Brown

Simon Brown

Project Manager

Simons' background as a highly skilled craftsman on a range of projects in London equips him as a Project Manager of considerable talent. He has an eye for quality and detail, which, coupled with his energy and commitment, has delivered residential schemes at some of London’s most sought after postcodes.

Lyneth Aird

Lyneth Aird

Business Development
Emma Brogan

Emma Brogan

Surveying
George Dalton BSc

George Dalton BSc

Surveying
Emily Spencer-Boyd

Emily Spencer-Boyd

Office Manager
Caroline Colleran

Caroline Colleran

Business Development
Jake Paul

Jake Paul

Surveying