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Chris Wainwright
Chris Wainwright Managing Director

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 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

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 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

‘LOGS’ has actually left the company to follow her dream of opening a bar in Tenerife. To show how much we miss her we are not taking her off the website. She might come back anyway as she has given herself six months to make sure its what she wants to do. If it doesn’t work out she might come back, but she might relish a new challenge. we will see. She joined the company in 2011 and she was well and truly part of the furniture. Before she left us she completed her AAT studies and gain her AAT Level 4. She also won the Mersey Maritime ‘Rising Star’ award.  The awards are the regions most prestigious  maritime industry awards and it is a testament to her tremendous hard work and dedication. Lauren used to control the whole accounting function here at Beech but now she’s away on her adventure with hubbie Dave.

Joel McCann
Joel McCann Training and Contracts Co-Ordinator

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 also qualified to use Primavera. Another major part of Joel’s role is the training needs of each and every employee here at Beech, a tough job on its own, but Joel ensures all training is up to date to guarantee the highest level of safety and skill in all areas.

Hattie Sandes
Hattie Sandes Beechs Biggest Find Yet

Hattie is a great find and has worked tirelessly since she joined us two weeks ago. While Lauren was leaving we reviewed and streamlined much of what she did and Hattie now runs that with Chris Wainwright there on call. She needed a new challenge in her young life and its certainly that. There doesn’t seem to be anything she can’t master.

Carl Jones
Carl Jones Demolition Manager

Carl has been with the company for over 30 years now and knows everything there is to know about demolition and working safely. He has managed a variety of specialist projects for blue chip clients and they have always been completed to the highest of standards and on time. He is an asset to the company and a manager his loyal team looks up to.

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