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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

‘LOGS’ joined the company in 2011 and she is well and truly part of the furniture. This last year has seen her complete her AAT studies and gain her AAT Level 4. She was also nominated for the Mersey Maritime ‘Rising Star’ award earlier this year, which she went on to win. The awards are the regions most prestigious  maritime industry awards and it is a testament to her tremendous hard work and dedication. Lauren controls the whole accounting function here at Beech.

Joel McCann
Joel McCann Training and Contracts Co-Ordinator 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 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.

Lilly McCue
Lilly McCue Accounts/HR Assistant lilly@beech-group.co.uk

Lilly joined the team just over a year ago and has settled in well. Her role started as a general admin assistant and quickly evolved into helping our Financial Controller with the company accounts. Part of this role included helping with our HR practices, which Lilly showed a big interest in and has recently enrolled on a CIPD Human Resources Course at Wirral Met college.

Carl Jones
Carl Jones Demolition Manager carl.jones@beech-group.co.uk

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.

Steve Sherlock
Steve Sherlock Asbestos Manager steve.sherlock@beech-group.co.uk

Steve is our Asbestos Manager here at Beech and has successfully built up a highly skilled, knowledgeable asbestos team. Our asbestos sector has grown significantly over the past couple of years and Steve’s extensive knowledge in this industry has helped us secure future projects, which also has allowed us to grow the company further and create more job opportunities.

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