Team

Wainwrights are a team of expert building consultants including highly skilled project managers, building surveyors and architects.  Our carefully selected team members all share the same ethos to strive to be the best in our field and to deliver outstanding results for our clients.  Scroll through to find out more about each of us or get in touch using the links on our profiles.

     

Gavin Wainwright

Managing Director

Richard Ellis

Associate Director of Health and Safety

Nathan Green

Director

Greg Boswell

Associate Director

Kevin Wilkinson

Associate Director

Josh Woolhouse

Building Surveyor and Project Manager

Adam Fieldhouse

Graduate Building Surveyor

Drew Dutton

Architect

Michelle Falk

Senior Business Support Administrator

Thomas Brown

Building Surveyor

Eoin Rogers

Architectural Assistant

Leanne Jackson

Office Manager

Olivia Stott

Business Support Administrator

Steve Simmonds

Building Surveyor

Gavin Wainwright MRICS

Managing Director

Gavin established Wainwrights in April 2013 and his leadership, passion and drive quickly established Wainwrights as a stand-out company in the property industry. Gavin has a wealth of experience in building consultancy and project management having began his career in central London. On relocating to his Yorkshire roots, Gavin joined a national building surveying practice in Sheffield. Having honed his skills in commercial building surveying, Gavin then moved position to an architectural office providing designs for commercial and education buildings throughout the Yorkshire region.

Gavin went on to employment with one of the world’s largest Project Management and Consultancy organisations where he gained valuable Project Management skills. 

A highly accomplished property professional, Gavin provides invaluable support to his extensive network of clients. He has an established reputation as an industry leading property professional and construction expert. Gavin loves a challenge, is a problem solver who is a pragmatic and logical thinker, these skills have been invaluable when delivering complex schemes.

Core specialisms: Dilapidations, Project Management and Cost Consultancy in all sectors

gavin@wainwrights.uk.com

Richard Ellis

Associate Director of Health and Safety

Our inhouse Health and Safety team, is managed by Richard Ellis. He will review all health and safety related project documentation, such as Pre-Construction Information, Construction Phase Plans prepared by the Principal Contractor, F10’s etc.

Richard is an experienced construction health and safety professional who impacts change through a progressive and flexible approach. He is fully aware of CDM 2015 regulations, able to undertake roles of Principal Designer, Client CDM Advisor and discharge client duties by appointment.

He has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and currently sits on the Yorkshire Region of the Association of Project Safety currently serving a 3-year term.

Core Specialisms: Principal Designer, Client CDM Advisor, Risk Registers, CDM 2015

Richard.Ellis@wainwrights.uk.com

Nathan Green MRICS

Director

Nathan is a renowned property professional with comprehensive experience in wide ranging aspects of development, construction and property work. Nathan is highly regarded within the industry for his exemplary track record in delivering professional services to owners, occupiers and investors of all asset and construction types including large, prestigious projects.

Nathan provides project management, development management and employer’s agent duties, along with associated services. Nathan has significant experience working with clients, consultants and contractors and is conversant with the complexities of administering commercial contracts, development agreements and third-party arrangements in order to successfully achieve client objectives time and again.

Core Specialisms: Project Management, Development Monitoring, Contract Administration in all commercial, retail, hospitality, office and leisure sectors.

nathan.green@wainwrights.uk.com

Greg Boswell

Associate Director

Greg has significant experience as a building surveyor, project manager and lead designer in the construction industry with knowledge gained in public, education and retail sectors.

He  trained and worked with a number of property consultants including WS Atkins and DTZ as an architectural technologist, and  became a building surveyor acting for a  number of nationwide retailers.

Greg advanced  to  project manager and has delivered both new build and refurbishment projects for retailers: Sainsbury’s, Currys, Jewsons, Co-op and Home Bargains.

Greg is accomplished in framework management, having been a lead designer and project manager for both West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester Police Authorities. This included  the delivery of the UK leading terrorist holding facility for the Counter Terrorism Unit.

Core Specialisms: Project Management in Public Sector, Education and Retail

greg@wainwrights.uk.com

Kevin Wilkinson MRICS

Associate Director

Kevin is a senior chartered building surveyor and project manager who joined Wainwrights in May 2014.

Kevin has a wide range of experience in the commercial, industrial and education sectors. He undertakes contract administration and project management roles on projects of all sizes, ranging in value from £50,000 to multi-million pound schemes.

Kevin has a wealth of experience carrying our building surveys for a variety of constructions and specialises in building condition surveys, planned preventative maintenance surveys, dilapidation surveys and schedule of condition surveys.

Kevin has a keen eye for identifying defects and the causes and is highly skilled at recommending suitable remedial works.

 

kevin.wilkinson@wainwrights.uk.com

Josh Woolhouse

Building Surveyor and Project Manager

Josh leads the Wainwrights Sheffield office-based operation, and is developing the company’s profile and commercial services in the region. He has a wealth of experience in commercial practice, building surveying and project management of commercial and industrial projects.

Since Josh joined Wainwrights in 2016, he has led several large commercial and industrial projects. In addition to undertaking dilapidation and liability surveys, and building condition surveys.

Josh has specialist experience in commercial dilapidations nationwide, successfully negotiating a wide range of dilapidations disputes on behalf of landlords and tenants. He offers advice and guidance to our clients in order to achieve success.

Core Specialisms: Building Surveying, Project Management, Dilapidations in Commercial and Industrial sectors 

josh@wainwrights.uk.com

Adam Fieldhouse

Graduate Building Surveyor

Adam joined Wainwrights as a graduate building surveyor, having graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with a first-class honours degree in building surveying in 2020.

Adam has great commitment to the profession, and has recently completed a  one-year placement as project surveyor at Derby County Council.  His duties included client brief appraisals, measurement and on-site inspection, CAD design, planning and building control approvals and on-site management of contractors.

Whilst studying, Adam has also worked part-time for a commercial building surveying company, giving him a good grounding in the industry.

adam.fieldhouse@wainwrights.uk.com

Drew Dutton RIBA ARB

Architect

Drew heads up the architectural team at Wainwrights. He has knowledge and experience in the design and implementation of a wide range of projects including commercial, industrial, residential and master-planning schemes throughout the UK.

His expertise involves design and construction, as well as implementing building information modelling (BIM), across numerous projects whilst concentrating on sustainability to deliver highly efficient schemes for clients.

Core Specialism: Architecture 

drew.dutton@wainwrights.uk.com

Michelle Falk

Senior Business Support Administrator

Thomas Brown

Building Surveyor

Thomas has joined Wainwrights as a graduate building surveyor having graduated with a degree in Building Surveying.

thomas@wainwrights.uk.com

Eoin Rogers

Architectural Assistant

Eoin joined Wainwrights as an Architectural Assistant in 2020. Eoin holds a BA (Hons) in Architecture from the University of Northumbria from where he graduated in 2019. In his spare time Eoin enjoys hockey and has represented the North West. He also is a keen artist.

eoin.rogers@wainwrights.uk.com

Leanne Jackson

Office Manager

Leanne manages the day to day office function including health and safety, recruitment, training, events and facilities management. She also administers accounts payable and receivable and payroll. Leanne has over 20 years’ experience in office management for construction, facilities management and recruitment firms. 

leanne.jackson@wainwrights.uk.com

Olivia Stott

Business Support Administrator

Olivia is a highly experienced PA, with a wealth of knowledge in business administration.  She provides day to day business administration support to the team, along with PA duties.

olivia.stott@wainwrights.uk.com

Steve Simmonds

Building Surveyor

Steve is a highly experienced building surveyor with over 16 years’ experience. His comprehensive knowledge to carry out building surveying inspections and preparation of building condition reports spans many industries. These industries include healthcare, education, industrial, and civil engineering infrastructure for bridges and rail buildings, platforms and line side structures.

Steve is highly regarded for his delivery of comprehensive building surveying services, including condition reporting for both the public and private sectors. He is currently undertaking his APC in order to become a full RICS member.

steve.simmonds@wainwrights.uk.com
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