Team

  • Peter Hargreaves
    Managing Director

    Pete has been in the industry for 20 years and started IKON Construction in 2001, along with his business partner Steve. With an engineering background, Pete has first-hand experience of working across a diverse range of sectors and provides practical input into many build projects. Pete holds particular expertise in Recycling, and Industrial sectors, including warehousing, commercial units, manufacturing plants and offices.

  • Steve Chant
    Managing Director

    Now with over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, Steve progressed through management levels in a large construction company before jointly founding IKON in 2001. He enjoys early involvement across all projects. Steve holds particular expertise in Retail including new build, fit-outs and refurbishments; and major Residential projects.

  • Carlo Esposito
    Financial Controller

    Carlo oversees the accounts department, monitoring business performance, cash flow and overseeing tax and regulatory compliance issues. He works closely with the directors and managers to help them plan and manage budgets and maintain the company’s overall financial strategy.

  • Martin Scratchley
    Commercial Manager

    Martin has worked in the industry for over 25 years and has a practical understanding across all of IKON’s projects. He has considerable experience of refurbishment as well as new build projects in the Education, Leisure and Residential sectors. He holds a current CSCS card, SMSTS and IOSH.

  • Martin Amesbury
    Senior Contracts Manager

    Martin serves as a main point of contact for clients and architects when looking at planning and building control. His role includes negotiating sub-contractor orders, monitoring labour and implementing health and safety measures. He has over 25 years experience in Defence, Leisure, Health and Residential sectors.

  • Mike Clements
    Operations Manager

    With over 25 years in the construction industry, Mike brings vast knowledge to our developments. His role at IKON includes managing projects from pre-construction through to completion. He is a member of the CIOB and carries a current CSCS and SMSTS.

  • Dave Mannion
    Senior Project Engineer

    With over 17 years in the construction and engineering industry, Dave has been the lead on many of our major projects. Contributing widely across a diverse range of sectors since joining the team here at IKON, he specialises in civil and commercial projects where he oversees the engineering from groundworks to completion.

  • Albert Mulligan
    Senior Quantity Surveyor

    After 20 years in the industry, Albert’s experience includes refurbishment and new build construction in most sectors including MOD, residential, retail, distribution and education. He has worked for civils and remediation companies, and is experienced in both traditional and design & build contract types. Albert holds a current CSCS.

  • Jim Higson
    Major Works Contracts Manager

    A construction professional with over 30 years’ experience in the industry. Jim has a varied project history having worked across the education, leisure, defence, retail, industrial and residential sectors. He has experience running both new builds and refurbishments up to £77 million in value. Jim now oversees our Major Works department, managing Lidl projects nationwide.

  • Stephen Mundy
    Business Development Manager

    Stephen is a chartered construction and property management professional with a background in business, commercial and project management. With over 25 years’ experience in the property industry, Stephen’s role within IKON involves bid and proposal management; and identifying growth opportunities for the business.

  • Simon Ford
    Contracts Manager

    Prior to working at IKON, Simon was a senior site manager for Barratt Homes. An expert on large-scale residential projects, he has worked on some of IKON’s major developments such as Widcombe Hill, Crown House student accommodation, Brackenwood Gardens, a townhouse development in Portishead, and Marine Parade in Clevedon.

  • Rod Lugg
    Contracts Manager

    With over 25 years in the construction industry, Rod comes to us with experience in the health, defence and leisure sectors, and has vast experience on commercial fit-out and shopfitting projects. He holds CSCS and SMSTS (site management).

  • Ewan Fairweather
    Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

    Ewan joined us in May 2016 after several years at Blueview Properties where he was Commercial Manager. He now oversees several residential IKON projects, and estimates on tenders.

  • Dave Mann
    Contracts Manager

    After 21 years in the industry, Dave’s experience includes refurbishment and new build construction in several sectors, including residential, retail, distribution, education and leisure. He worked as a contracts manager for a large construction company for 12 years after running his own business in the industry for 8 years.  He is experienced in both traditional and design & build contract types.

  • Simon Hogarty
    Buyer

    With over 17 years experience in the industry, Simon has worked on new build and refurbishment projects in various sectors including Education, Residential, Leisure, Care Homes, Defence, Student Accommodation, Industrial, Office and Healthcare. He is responsible for materials procurement and plant hire requirements.

  • Emma Loveland
    Office & Lettings Manager

    Emma brings over 20 years of management experience both in UK retail and the Bristol property sector to  help run the busy IKON office.  No two days are the same, assisting the senior management team in the daily operation of the business plus managing IKON’s property portfolio.

  • Edward Giblin
    Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

    Ed works mainly with Martin Scratchley, both in the cost management and procurement of on-going projects, as well as the packaging of tenders for prospective clients and their future planned developments.

  • Jules Appleby
    Marketing Manager

    After several years as an Account Director for a full-service marketing agency, Jules joined IKON in 2015 to help design and manage our new website. She is also responsible for communications, print and social media.

  • Nina Amesbury
    Contracts Assistant

    Nina assists the Contracts Manager in obtaining contractor quotations & product information. Prior to IKON she worked for a national company, manufacturing re-locatable buildings. Nina has 20 years trade experience and now holds a Site Supervisors Qualification.

  • Mike Bates
    Health & Safety Advisor

    Mike joined in summer 2016 as Health and Safety Advisor. He has spent the past 6 years managing a UK based team covering all aspects of Health and Safety in the Tyre Industry. Mike gained his NEBOSH General Certificate in 2011 and has recently passed his SMSTS.

  • Andy Ellis
    Health & Safety Manager

    After 12 years as a Health & Safety Enforcement Officer for county councils, Andy set up a large consultancy in Plymouth, managing health and safety aspects for international and UK-based clients. He then moved into the construction industry and now supports IKON in developing safe systems across all aspects of the company.

  • Jamie McDonagh
    Assistant Quantity Surveyor

    Jamie started his career on sites and then undertook a Building Surveying Degree at Plymouth University. He has since worked as a QS on residential developments, and also in the care and public sectors. Jamie is currently assisting IKON’s QS’s with orders, procurement, cost management, and pricing tenders.

  • Georgina Grossett
    Office Assistant

    Georgie keeps us organised and moving by tackling all office tasks, invoicing, booking accommodation, liaising with utility companies and organising employee training.

  • Lucie Morgan
    Accounts & Admin Assistant

    Lucie is the first point of contact for suppliers and sub-contractors, ensuring the smooth operation of the finance department. She has travelled extensively around the world so we’ve hidden her passport to ensure she stays put!

  • Ellie Downey
    Accounts & Admin Assistant

    Ellie joins us for a year whilst taking a break from her legal studies, having recently graduated from the University of Bristol with a Law Degree. Ellie works on Reception and is also helping our accounts and admin departments.