Our team

Excellent People Who Provide a Quality Service. We treasure our Family Spirit – WFC is a great team to belong to; we work hard and have fun along the way!

Admin

Helen Hales-Owen

PA to Executive & Managing Directors

Likes: Cooking & Travelling. Dislikes: Baked Beans & Tomato Sauce. My Hobbies are Swimming & DIY. My Unknown fact is I held a Fork Lift Truck Licence & came second in borough for Shot Put at School.

Freya Little

Office Assistant

I spend most of my spare time going to music events & festivals, I love bike rides, camping and being outdoors. My dislikes include sport (especially football), planes and bad drivers.

Krystina Barker

Office Assistant

I enjoy spending time with my friends and family. I love animals and cars. In my free time I like going on day outs. I dislike traffic and anything spicy.

Commercial

Adam Hughes

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Likes: Motorsport, preferably two wheeled! Vintage cars & bikes. Dislikes: Most sports involving balls!

Alex Butterfield

Quantity Surveyor

Likes: Chateaubriand, Merlot, Arctic Monkeys & Zaha Hadid. My Dislikes are Lamb, Goats cheese, The Kardashians & Sandra Bullock.

Will Dykes

Pre Construction Manager

Surfing is my passion, I try to go as much as possible but am restricted to ‘Weekend Warrior’ status as the beach is too far away to go on week days. I pretty much love all food apart from Quiche. Unknown Fact: I play the Piano (albeit badly)

Nick Simner

Estimator

I enjoy most sports (watching these days) especially Football, Rugby & Cricket. Avid Torquay United supporter who enjoys travelling and a good pun.


Wayne Butler

Estimator

I like DIY & garden landscaping, once I get started on a project! Enjoy countryside walks with a long pub stop in between. Hope to take up fishing again. I play guitar badly, I’m the 3 chord king of the blues!!.

Lola Gaskin

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

I love playing and listening to music, spending time by the sea and going on long walks with friends and family. Enjoy cooking but not sure how good I am!!

Josh Bunning

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Likes: Classic Cars / Motorcycles and working on them in my spare time. Enjoy going to music and car festivals and the beach. Dislikes: The English Weather, reality TV, celery and pot-holed roads!!!!!!

Jonathan Dunn

Quantity Surveyor

I enjoy travelling and took 8 months off in 2014/2015 to travel the world. Try to keep active by playing Squash and cycling. Hate Beetroot and Clowns!


Gary Green

Estimator

I enjoy showing my blue Roan Cocker Spaniel (Molly), she has qualified to be shown at Crufts 2020. I am a Philatelist. I like Guinness, Sci-fi movies, Pasta and Golf, I hate raw cheese. I have two married sons with four grandchildren, three boys and a girl.

Ben Stuart

Commercial Assistant

Huge sports enthusiast with football taking priority over most things. I Like Food, drink and the outdoors. My Dislikes are traffic, British weather and Plymouth Argyle.  

James Thresher

Senior Quantity Surveyor

I have a boy and a girl with my fiancée of 10 years plus, I’m too tight to get married really! I enjoy trying to play Snooker of an evening and I’m lifelong Exeter City fan for my sins.

Andy Wilson

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Im a family man who enjoys exceptional people, wine & food. I like the ocean & considerate people & dislike the overuse of the word literally. I believe there’s nothing more depressing than going to a dinner party where there are no flowers. I want to leave there & then!


Directors

Steve Howle

Managing Director

Love chocolate, Cycling and Sailing, hate snakes! Unknown fact: Was the Southwest 400 meter champion at 13..!!

Philip Waggett

Executive Director

I have a wife, 2 girls, 2 boys and a dog. Enthusiastic but very amateur cricketer, golfer, skier, triathlete and rower. Help run and coach junior rugby and cricket teams in Teignmouth. Enjoy sleeping in my spare time.

Nigel Dixon

Commercial Director

Outside of work I spend most of my time Looking after my Alpacas and the rest of my zoo. I enjoy clay pigeon shooting, walking the South Hams coastline with my German Shepherd and socialising.

Nick Moffat

Operations Director

I’m a huge rugby fan – if not all sports in general. With a big desire to travel, my favourite place is The Cook Islands in the South Pacific. Having played the drums since age 11, I have an annoying habit of tapping things in meetings!


Mark Harris

Contracts Director

I have been working for WFC for over 30 years, previously onsite, in the joinery factory and Project Management. Time allowing I try and hack around the golf course, however, that comes well down the list after my family!

Finance

Lynne Jarman

Accounts Manager

My passion is travel. Backpacked around NZ in my youth & recent visits to Burma, Cambodia, Goa. I enjoy sea kayaking, skiing, walking our dog & socialising with friends. Sporting achievement, coming 5th in the West at Synchronized swimming.

Kate Cocks

Payroll Manager

When not working I enjoy spending quality time with my family, following my football team Portsmouth FC and socialising with friends. Dislike: Fish - dead or alive! Unknown fact: I’m a qualified Massage Therapist.

Matthew Brown

Accounts Assistant

I grew up in Newton Abbot & love spending my free time making the most of our wonderful part of the world. I enjoy walks on the Moors & sailing out of Dartmouth in the summer evenings. I also do Crossfit most evenings, which makes me sound a lot fitter than I actually am!

Mel Vande Sande

Accounts Assistant

In my spare time I enjoy kayaking, walking, camping & riding both my push bike & motorbike, if I can combine all of the them into a holiday with friends & family even better. I love Cake & Chocolate and spend my entire life trying to work it off hence the activities.


Sue Ewan

Accounts Assistant

My interests are Horses, dogs & Skiing. I like to try most outdoor activities, but nothing involving heights! Love to travel but not to lay on a beach all day & I enjoy spending time with Family and Friends.

Health and Safety

Mark Bond

Human Resources Manager

Family man, wife, 2 boys and a black lab! I Like all types of music and sport; Listen to the blues and support the blues!! My Unknown fact is I previously attempted to play the piano & drums and have now downsized to the blues harmonica!

Project Management

Ben Church

Senior Project Manager

I am a big Sports Fan - Rugby, Cricket, Football and my two daughters! Dislikes are Celery and Whisky. My Unknown Fact - I can walk on my hands and juggle (but not at the same time)

Don Hayes

Project Manager

I enjoy Mountain Biking, golf and personal development. Presently studying ancient military history. I am committed to supporting both military and civilian charities.

Mark Rogers

Project Manager

When Im not busy project managing, I enjoy a bit of cycling and spending time with my son. (My Son) takes up 99% of my free time.

Steve Terrill

Senior Contracts Manager

Spend family time enjoying walks and holidays. Enjoy cycling, watching sport especially rugby these days having played rugby, football along with swimming.


Paul Hurren

Senior Project Manager

I like all sports, cycling and Im a loyal follower of Portsmouth FC. I have a keen interest in Nature, History and Travel and enjoy flying RC Helicopters.

Mark Coleman

Project Manager

Happily married with two grown up children that will not leave home. Love most sports and still try to play cricket during the summer. Now developed a fascination for gardening.

Brian McFadden

Project Manager

I have been with WFC for 11 Years now. In My free time I enjoy watching sport, going to the gym and family time. I like a good holiday, cooking & wood working. My dislikes are people who dont queue & Winnie the Pooh!  

Russell Stanton

Project Manager

I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. Likes: Outdoor breaks and cruise holidays. Dislikes: Trifle. Unknown fact: I am a world champion Trampolinist.


Ben Hawley

Project Manager

I started in construction at 14 working as a labourer and have always enjoyed the pace and problem solving of construction. Now I enjoy greater exposure and involvement with top trades on complex projects. In my spare time I like Kung-fu, Tai chi and gardening.

Sales & Marketing

Alex Bowdler

Sales & Marketing

Love being a mum & spending quality time with my son & family. I enjoy running, shopping & occasional takeaway and a movie. I have a keen interest in History, Prisons & Crime Investigation.

Site Teams

In many ways the most important members of our team, our experienced site managers run our sites with a passion for quality, delivery and above all the welfare of all those involved in and affected by our projects.