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 Hobbies: Swimming & DIY Unknown Fact: Held Fork Lift Truck Licence – Came second in borough for Shot Put at School.

Alex Bowdler

Contracts Assistant

I love Shopping, cakes, running, going out for drinks and socialising with friends. I also enjoy the odd night in with a movie and an Indian takeaway. I have a long term ambition of learning to play the Piano and the Guitar … Works in progress!

Lola Gaskin

Office Administrator

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!!

Holly Shipton

Office Junior

Keen interest in nature, love going to the Zoo. Complete chocoholic and may be partial to a bit of weekend shopping! Love spending quality time with friends a family. Dislikes; all creepy crawlies!


Commercial

Mike Potter

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Married with 2 girls and a boy. Hobbies include swimming, outdoor activities and keeping fit. I follow Plymouth Argyle and have supported them since I was a young lad. Love a good spreadsheet!

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 Dislikes: Lamb, Goats cheese, The Kardashians & Sandra Bullock.

Will Dykes

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

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 especially Football, Rugby and Cricket. I also Enjoy playing golf when I get the chance and going skiing.

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!!.

Josh Bunning

Managment Trainee

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 black bitch (Cocker Spaniel), she has qualified to be shown at Crufts. 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.

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

Contracts 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.

Rachel Radford

Accounts Assistant

I enjoy shopping, socialising, holidays, eating out, cinema & walks. I have been vegetarian for 10 years. Unknown fact: Me and my twin Brother were born on my older Brothers first Birthday.

Kate Cocks

Accounts Office Assistant

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

Matthew Brown

Accounts Assistant

I grew up here in Newton Abbot and love spending my free time making the most of our wonderful part of the world. I enjoy walks on the Moors and 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!


Health and Safety

Mark Bond

Health & Safety Advisor

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

Project Management

Ben Church

Project Manager

Likes – Big Sports Fan - Rugby, Cricket, Football and my two daughters! Dislikes – Celery and Whisky. 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.

Harry Schofield

Project Manager

I enjoy all forms of sport, especially football, cricket, skiing and golf. Likes: Tottenham, travel and partial to a social event. Dislikes: Arsenal and Chelsea. Unknown Fact: Grew up playing cricket for Surrey before taking a step into property.

Mark Rogers

Project Manager

Likes: Project Management of course! Golf, Motorsport and Fishing.


Steve Terrill

Joinery Procurement Manager

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

Dave Bates

Project Manager

During my free time I enjoy Fishing and playing golf. I am also a big Aston Villa fan.

Paul Hurren

Project Manager

I like a all sports and am 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.


Pablo Vertua

Project Planner

From Argentina! As you may guess I am a football fan, follower of River Plate FC. I enjoy travelling and experiencing different cultures. From a numerous family (6 siblings + 9 nieces and nephews), we love to get together and specially when it involves a barbecue!

Dennis Titchard Watts

Management Trainee

Keen amateur photographer who enjoys a nice view! A lover of Mexican food and decent Gin. When not working I enjoy being in the outdoors, life’s too short..... however partial to a cider and pizza on the sofa. Dislikes: Woodlice

Sales & Marketing

Nicky Blood

Sales & Marketing

Self confessed chocoholic and huge fan of dire reality TV. Love practicing Yoga and walking the dog. Best achievement in life so far is my daughter. Unknown fact –Aged 11 I had a poem published in a book of poetry sold nationwide!!!

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.