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Chris Wainwright
Chris Wainwright Managing Director chrisw@beech-group.co.uk / 07730 922435

Chris is a Chartered Accountant by profession but has experience in many business sectors. Chris qualified with Ernst & Young and after a spell in industry with Iceland Frozen Foods he went around the world in 1993. He has strived to be an ‘entrepreneur’ since then within several sectors . This began with the Beech Group in 1995 when he became Company Secretary and he has now returned full time 8 years ago as Managing Director and joint owner. His business disciplines complement the operational skills of his Board of Directors.

Arthur Marley
Arthur Marley Operations Director arthur.marley@beech-group.co.uk / 07801 307112

Arthur is responsible for all the demolition contracts running at any one time within the group. Arthur started as a plant fitter at Beech in 1979 and having worked his way through the company he understands every role and every issue that arises. He is well known and respected throughout the UK industry and is a former North West NFDC Chairman.

Leon Stanger
Leon Stanger Director leonstanger@beech-group.co.uk / 07818 189108

Leon runs and is a major shareholder in Obsidian (formerly Beech Consultants) which carries out site assessments and investigations. Blue chip clients regularly ask for his expert work and the company is growing rapidly. Aside from Leon’s impressive qualifications (BSc. CEng. MICE. MIEnvSc. FGS. IOSHMS)  he has over forty years experience in the field. Leon is a former director of Clarke Bond Geoenviromental division and is a consummate professional. The last major contract completed by Leon alongside Beech Remediation  involved the design and implementation of a remediation strategy which was completed on time and on budget and received complimentary feedback from the client. Beech separately completed the demolition of the bus depot, the removal of the foundations and the clean up strategy.

Phil Jordan
Phil Jordan Contracts Director phil.jordan@beech-group.co.uk / 07813 048385

Phil arrived at Beech Group in the summer of 2013 having spent the previous four years working for Shell / Essar at the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex. After his graduation from University Phil globe trotted for a couple of years before concentrating on his career that has seen him gain varied experience in a number of business sectors but predominantly in the petrochemical industry. His extensive site planning, supervisory and IT skills have helped him move seamlessly into his first role of Contracts Manager from which he has progressed into the role of Contracts Director.

 

Lauren Kemp
Lauren Kemp Financial Controller lauren@beech-group.co.uk

‘LOGGS’ joined the company in 2011 and she is becoming part of the furniture. This last year has seen her qualify to level 3 AAT and she continues her studies on Level 4 AAT. The decision comes next as to whether to go for another accounting qualification. Exciting. Lauren controls the entire accounting function and is becoming quite a formidable character. Asking for petty cash is quite an unnerving experience. Away from the books and accounts, Lauren has just got married (hence the name change) and is busy snuggling on the sofa with new hubby when she’s not doing insanity at the gym that is.

Joel McCann
Joel McCann Contracts Planner joel@beech-group.co.uk

Since joining us in 2012, Joel’s evolution has moved on a pace and he is now a very important cog in the Contracts department providing all manner of support to Phil Jordan and the contracts teams on site. It’s a very busy role ranging from the actual tenders through to assembling the site services and paperwork. His IT skills and work ethic mean he is a fine young executive. He is qualified to use Primavera. When he isn’t churning out good work, it appears that he is running around like a headless chicken on the football field. The company sponsors his team AFC Rockvilla and their performances can best be described as inconsistent.

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