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Nick Richardson

Nick Richardson

Managing Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc

Nick joined Wilson Bowden Developments in 1991 and was appointed Managing Director in 1999. He joined the Barratt Developments plc Executive Committee in 2007 following the acquisition of Wilson Bowden plc. Nick has a wide range of commercial development expertise across all sectors.

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Robert Grafton

Robert Grafton

Development Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc

Robert is Development Director and is responsible for commercial projects in the north of England, and has overseen developments such as the 420 acre Kingsway Business Park in Rochdale. With a career in development extending over 30 years he joined Wilson Bowden Developments in 1988, beginning his career as a surveyor with the Peterborough Development Corporation.

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Will Robinson

Will Robinson

Retail Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc

Will is the company's Retail Director and is responsible for the retail and leisure portfolio, from inception through to completion. Based in our London office, he joined the company in 1998 and has delivered many of our major mixed use regeneration schemes, such as Eagles Meadow in Wrexham, a 400,000 sq ft Town Centre retail, leisure and residential development.

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Nick Davies

Nick Davies

Construction Operations Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

FRICS, FCInstCES, BSc

Nick joined Wilson Bowden Developments in 2003 as Operations Director, and oversees the procurement, technical management and delivery of all construction and infrastructure projects. Nick has over 30 years' industry experience, previously Operations Director of Miller Construction (UK) Ltd and Managing Director at Allenbuild.

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David Ward

David Ward

Planning Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRTPI, BA

David joined Wilson Bowden Developments as Planning Director in 1994, with a planning career extending over 33 years. He is responsible for overseeing and directing all matters relating to, and arising from the Town and Country Planning Act for the Company on a national basis. He is regularly involved in the promotion of strategic development opportunities, as well as the delivery of regeneration and mixed-use schemes in urban locations.

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Mathew Nottingham

Mathew Nottingham

Finance Director

Wilson Bowden Developments

ACIS

Mathew joined Wilson Bowden in 2016 and is responsible for all accounting matters including control of all financial transactions and audit systems, and formulating budgets and financial targets. Mathew has over 25 years' experience in property both in finance and acting as company secretary. Working part-time Mathew combines the role with a similar appointment for the Colville Estate Ltd.

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David Wilford

David Wilford

Development Manager

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc

With 20 years' industry experience, David joined Wilson Bowden Developments in 2006 as Development Manager, and is responsible for delivery of Mixed Use and Retail Developments. He has overseen projects such as Eagles Meadow in Wrexham, Basildon town centre regeneration and the Chapelford foodstore in Warrington which forms part of a district centre for 2,000 homes.

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Henry Henson

Henry Henson

Development Surveyor

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc (Hons)

Henry joined Wilson Bowden Developments in June 2015 and will be working within the development team, overseeing the delivery and completion of a host of new commercial schemes including Infinity Park, Optimus Point and Interlink. Before joining, Henry was Associate Director at NG Chartered Surveyors, working within their Commercial Agency Department.

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Sebastian Foster

Sebastian Foster

Graduate Development Surveyor

Wilson Bowden Developments

MSc, BSc (Hons)

Seb joined Wilson Bowden Developments in June 2014. He is overseeing the completion of Willow Farm Business Park, and is collaborating on the delivery of Optimus Point, Infinity Park Derby and Hollygate 46. Alongside searching for further strategic land opportunities, he carries out viability appraisals, planning assessments and detailed acquisition due diligence. He has also undertaken a master's degree in Real Estate at Nottingham Trent University, passing with Distinction; and is on the APC training programme working towards becoming a chartered surveyor.

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Keith Jackson

Keith Jackson

Senior Project Manager

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, BSc

Keith joined the company in 1999, and is responsible for commercial projects from the initial due diligence stage of procuring land through to completion of infrastructure and buildings, reporting to the Development Director. Before his time with Wilson Bowden, he began his career in 1983 as a Quantity Surveyor for Nottinghamshire County Council, moving to Hall & Tawse/Mansell as Design and Build Manager.

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Mark James

Mark James

Senior Project Manager

Wilson Bowden Developments

MRICS, MAPM, BSc

Mark joined Wilson Bowden Developments in 2005, and has responsibility for the delivery of various projects including a number of town centre mixed use developments joint venture partners and local authorities. Before joining, Mark was senior project manager at Rose Project Services, and started his career as Senior Design and Build Co-ordinator for Tussac construction.

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Mark Ellison

Mark Ellison

Consultant Project Manager

Wilson Bowden Developments

BEng (Hons)

Mark joined the company in 1996 initially employed as a Site Manager, then as a Project Coordinator and since 2004 as Project Manager. He is responsible for the delivery of a number of commercial projects from the initial due diligence of acquiring land through to completion of the infrastructure and completed buildings. In 2015 Mark joined Bentley Project Managment, a specialist firm of Project Managers and now works for Wilson Bowden as a consultant.

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Glyn Allen

Glyn Allen

Managing Surveyor

Wilson Bowden Developments

Glyn joined Wilson Bowden Developments in June 2000 as Managing Surveyor and reports directly to the Operations Director. He is responsible for the procurement, delivery and commercial management of construction projects within the retail, residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

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Dave Ellis

Dave Ellis

Managing Surveyor

Wilson Bowden Developments

Dave has been with Wilson Bowden Developments since February 2005, and as a Managing Survey reports directly to the Operations Director. He is responsible for the commercial management, procurement, management and delivery of construction contracts consisting of retail, industrial, commercial and residential undertaken by the company.

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Maria Clarke

Maria Clarke

Purchase Ledger Supervisor

Wilson Bowden Developments

Maria has been with Wilson Bowden Developments for 25 years and is responsible for purchase ledger functions, expenses, subcontract ledger and payments; reporting to the Development Accountant. Maria began her career with BXL Plastic in 1980, moving onto Kestrel Fasteners as accounts clerk.

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Duncan Atkins

Duncan Atkins

Development Accountant

Wilson Bowden Developments

CGMA, BSc (Hons)

Duncan joined WBD in 2002 after graduating from Loughborough University with a degree in Accounting & Finance. His role focuses on the production of the monthly management accounts and forecasts, annual budgeting and statutory accounts, whilst managing the finance function on a daily basis.

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Annette Parker

Annette Parker

Legal Administrator

Wilson Bowden Developments

Annette joined the company in 2002. Reporting to the Construction Operations Director, she is responsible for all aspects of legal documentation required from initial site purchase through to sales and lettings. Before coming to Wilson Bowden, she began her career in 1982 as a Legal Assistant with the British Shoe Corporation, moving to Sears Property Holdings Ltd then Oswin Developments Ltd.

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Lee Burgess

Lee Burgess

Assistant Accountant

Wilson Bowden Developments

CIMA Adv Dip MA, BA (Hons)

Lee joined the company in 2012 coming from the toiletries and cosmetics manufacturing industry and having graduated from the University of Sheffield with an honours degree in Economics. His primary role is the management of the accounting process for the company's Scottish assets and also assisting in the accounting function for Wilson Bowden and its various investment and JV entities.

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