Building a strong relationship with our clients is the key component to successful project management. It allows a thorough understanding of our client’s intentions and key requirements for the project. We can then effectively plan, organise and manage the project from design to conclusion. Our main goal is to complete the project ensuring it is compliant with any constraints e.g. time and budget, without altering our client’s vision.
By employing effective management, our team can ensure the integrity of the project by enhancing the integration of the design team. Barker Associates uses a wide range of techniques and services to make sure a project achieves the brief while saving time and resources. We have attained reputable project management status across various sectors including office and industrial developments, educational institutions, and private residences.
At Barker Associates have extensive knowledge and expertise in the following services:
Stuart joined Barker Associates in 1996 and has been Managing Partner since 2007. He is responsible for leading the management team to ensure the efficient operation and growth of the practice.
An education specialist, Stuart helps identify needs, secure funding and deliver construction projects for schools, academies, further and higher education establishments. He also specialises in providing strategic advice to Multi Academy Trusts on estates and facilities management. His expertise in this area was recognised when Barker Associates won the Premises and Facilities Management award for Partners in Consultancy in 2015.
Robert joined Barker Associates in 2002 and is a partner heading up our projects and conservation teams. A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, he is responsible for design, project management and contract administration of refurbishment and new-build schemes for public sector, education, commercial, ecclesiastical and private clients.
An education specialist, he provides the following services: estate planning, planned maintenance programmes, feasibility studies, project management of new build and refurbishment schemes, condition surveys, and funding applications.
As a certified historic buildings professional he provides conservation consultancy for private and municipal clients, advises on conservation strategies and designs, specifies and implements works on listed and historic buildings.
Robert also has experience in management of insurance-backed reinstatement works and disaster recovery. He is a health and safety advisor and principal designer under the CDM Regulations.
Michael joined Barker Associates in 1998, achieving partner status in 2010. He manages a team of surveyors heading up a key part of our educational sector as well as wider management duties across the practice.
An experienced chartered surveyor, Michael has a hands-on role in the design, project management and contract administration of refurbishment and new-build schemes for public sector, education, commercial and private clients.
With the majority of his professional life spent working in the education sector Michael is an education specialist delivering projects from inception to completion including: feasibility/development planning, identifying funding streams, bid writing, project management of new build and refurbishment schemes and condition surveys/works.
Richard is a partner at Barker Associates and leads the architecture department. He is dual qualified as a chartered architect and professionally certified project manager with over twenty-five years’ experience in the public and private sectors.
A diverse portfolio of completed projects includes new school buildings, visitor centres, courthouses, commercial offices and a variety of residential and mixed use projects both in the UK and overseas. Richard led the development and managed Staffordshire County Council’s first strategic construction partnership after several years leading an architectural team and has a broad knowledge of construction procurement.
Will joined Barker Associates in 2003 and is a partner heading up the project management, cost consultancy and commercial team. Will became a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2000 and has over twenty years’ relevant experience across all sectors of the construction industry. He is responsible for overseeing project management on all major schemes.
Previous project management experience includes major medical facilities, university buildings in Cambridge, aircraft facilities and extensive experience in educational buildings.
Will works with a cross section of clients from private individuals through to development companies and commercial organisations to provide project management services on new developments and opportunities.
Will is a principal designer under the CDM regulations and provides guidance and support for colleagues regarding health and safety on projects.
John joined Barker Associates in 2016 as a Partner and is responsible for a variety of Projects and Delivery, Client Development, Framework Management, Staff Management and Strategic Planning for the Practice.
A Chartered Building Surveyor and Construction Manager with over 25 years’ experience in the Professional Construction Consultancy Sector, John works across sectors specialising in Education, Residential, Leisure and Corporate Municipal Buildings.
With specialist knowledge of the Public and Education Sectors John brings a wealth of Technical and Strategic Advisory experience to the Practice offering the following services; Building Surveying, Design and Specification, Project Management, Programme Management, Building Defect Analysis, Business Development and Account Management.
John has also undertaken Programme and Budget Management for key Clients in relation to their portfolio of Assets ranging from planned maintenance strategies through to advising on the delivery and funding of new facilities.
Daniel joined Barker Associates in 2011. Daniel is an Associate Partner and a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in the projects team. With nineteen years’ experience in the construction industry, Daniel specialises in providing cost consultancy for public sector, education and commercial clients across a wide range of new build and refurbishment projects.
Philippa joined Barker Associates in 2009 and is a chartered surveyor and certified historic building professional. Philippa specialises in design, project management and contract administration of refurbishment and new-build schemes for public sector, education, commercial, ecclesiastical and private clients.
Edwin joined Barker Associates as a Senior Project Manager with over 10 years experience with London based major eductaion, residential and leisure developments.
Edwin offers a sustainability expertise to Barker Associates as a qualified BREEAM Accredited Professional with consultancy experience in providing sustainability advice for achieving enhanced London Plan carbon reduction and sustainability targets as well as addressing environmental issues associated with urban development sites.
Adrian joined Barker Associates in 2017 and is a senior surveyor in the projects team. Adrian specialises in contract administration and project management. His extensive experience covers a range of public sector projects including schools, universities, constabulary and fire and rescue services.
James joined Barker Associates in 2016 as a surveyor in the projects team following a career in private practice delivering large multi-disciplinary public sector frameworks. James has experience in contract administration and project management across a variety of sectors.
James joined Barker Associates in 2007 and is a chartered surveyor in the projects team. James specialises in contract administration and project management of refurbishment, extension and new build projects. Other specialisms include specific training in fire risk surveying and educational funding bid writing.
Karl joined Barker Associates in 2018 as a Senior Building Surveyor. Karl has over 10 years of experience working within the Education, Health and Housing sectors providing full Building Surveys, Project Management and Contract Administration services as well as managing various budgets and programmes of work on a wide range of projects. Karl also undertakes Party Wall Advisory services and Dilapidations services offering sound professional advice to clients and assists across various project works.
Martin joined Barker Associates in 2016 and is a senior surveyor in the projects team. With 23 years’ experience in surveying and facilities management, Martin specialises in design, project management and contract administration of refurbishment and new-build schemes for public sector, education, commercial and private clients.
Mitchell is a Building Surveyor in the projects team. He specialises in contract administration and project management of refurbishment, extension and new-build construction projects to education, commercial sectors and private clients. Barker Associates is supporting his training towards chartered status.
Rick is a very experienced architect with an extensive portfolio of work covering a broad range of public and private sector commissions, including schools, libraries, residential development, business units, hotels, heritage projects, master planning and even a climbing barn. His education portfolio includes a number of successful PFI secondary school projects, his design for The Lammas School in Leyton being featured in Building Bulletin 95 Schools for the Future.
Stephen has over thirty years’ experience in architectural practice with an extensive portfolio of education and community based projects including competition-winning designs for International School of Uganda and a new community centre in Cambridge. Stephen’s strengths also include expertise in conservation design and he is listed on the RIBA’s Conservation Register.
Thomas is a surveyor in the projects team. Thomas specialises in maintenance projects of residential buildings and educational establishments acting as contract administrator and principal designer. He also assists with access audits and fire risk assessments along with various other maintenance based surveys. Thomas is currently studying for his RICS Chartership.
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