Our People


We are a committed team of project managers, cost consultants, engineers and building surveyors.

Our depth of industry experience is matched by our tenacious attention to detail. We foster a collaborative team spirit with absolute focus on delivery, development and innovation. Our reputation is based on the quality of our people and the service we deliver. The team are all specialists in their field with extensive experience and specific sector knowledge.

Meet the team.

 

Neil Taylor

Neil Taylor

Chairman

Neil is an experienced Project Manager with extensive experience of the Distribution & Logistics sector. Neil founded Lysander in 2001 with James Duckworth and, as Chairman, remains actively involved with the business.

James Duckworth

James Duckworth

Director

A Chartered Quantity Surveyor, James founded Lysander in 2001 along with Neil Taylor. James' area of expertise is in providing strategic Project Management and Cost Consultancy advice to clients in the Records Management sector.

Tim Roles

Tim Roles

Director

Tim is a Chartered Building Surveyor who joined Lysander in 2015 having previously worked for Gazeley, The Arcadis Group and BNP Paribas. Tim specialises in Development & Fund Monitoring.

Richard May

Richard May

Director

A Chartered Building Surveyor & Chartered Project Manager, Richard joined Lysander in 2016. Richard has a wealth of experience across the public, commercial and private sectors and specialises in High End Residential.

Paul Batkin

Paul Batkin

Project Manager

Paul has over 30 years construction experience and specialises in Value Engineering, Cost Management and Contract Administration. He has extensive experience of the Manufacturing and Distribution sector.

Joe Burke

Joe Burke

Project Manager

An accredited Project Manager, Joe is especially experienced in the construction phase and has taken highly technical projects through to successful completion. His engineering background allows him to oversee projects that cover a range of disciplines.

Emma Cartwright

Emma Cartwright

Administrative Assistant

Emma provides admin support across the business and has a degree in Psychology. Emma worked in Marketing for 10 years and is also a Life Coach with an advanced NLP Diploma.

Joe Edwards

Joe Edwards

Project Manager

Joe studied Environmental Engineering and has a Masters in Engineering. He joined Lysander in 2016 and has extensive knowledge and experience of remedial technologies having worked on many sites across the UK and abroad.

Mike Hotham

Mike Hotham

Project Manager

An experienced Project Manager, Mike joined Lysander in 2002. Mike's experience includes Contracts Administration, management of office & warehouse fit outs, facility upgrade works and new premises development.

Callum Jackson

Callum Jackson

Project Manager

Callum joined Lysander as a Graduate Project Manager having studied Building Surveying at Nottingham Trent University. On completion of his degree, he worked for the Wernick Group for 5 years.

Oliver Jones

Oliver Jones

Trainee Project Manager

Oliver is a Trainee Project Manager. Having successfully completed a HNC in Construction Management at Guildford College, Oliver is now studying for a degree in Construction Management at London Southbank University.

Dave McGuffie

Dave McGuffie

Construction Manager

Dave has 40 years experience in the construction industry and 20 years as a Construction Manager. Dave has worked at Lysander Associates since 2003, predominantly for Iron Mountain, Wincanton & Amazon.

Jonathan Mepham

Jonathan Mepham

Project Manager

An experienced Civil Engineer and Project Manager, Jonathan has worked for Lysander since it was founded in 2001. Jonathan has worked extensively on projects for Iron Mountain and Amazon.

Steve Offerman

Steve Offerman

Project Manager

Steve has a BSc in Construction Management and recently joined Lysander following a move to the UK. He has a strong background in Project Management gained from working for WBHO and SiVEST in South Africa.

Ryan Port

Ryan Port

Project Manager

An experienced Project Manager, Ryan has a degree in Commercial Management. He has strong Programme, Project and Cost Management skills and is experienced in new build, fit-outs and extensions.

Paul Rawden

Paul Rawden

Project Manager

An experienced Project Manager, Paul joined Lysander in 2018 having previously worked for Henry Riley. Paul has a reputation for delivering projects on time and within budget for a wide range of clients.

Matthew Rhodes

Matthew Rhodes

Director

Matthew joined Lysander in 2015 and is an experienced Project Manager. He has a successful track record of delivering from concept through to sale of new build commercial, retail, mixed and refurbishment projects.

Louise Taylor

Louise Taylor

Office Manager

Louise is an experienced Office Manager who joined Lysander in 2013. Prior to joining Lysander, Louise worked in the retail sector having studied Graphic Design.

Scott Wells

Scott Wells

Project Manager

Scott studied Architecture at University and worked for a number of architectural practices before making the decision to retrain as a Building Surveyor. Scott has architectural flare and an eye for detail.

David Wharton

David Wharton

Project Manager

David is an experienced Project Manager and Member of the Association of Project Managers. He has over 22 years' experience working in a variety of sectors including the Warehouse & Logistics, Defence and Education sectors.

Careers


We are always looking for experienced and ambitious individuals to join us. If you are a Project Manager, Building Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor or Engineer looking for a new challenge within a professional, friendly team working with great clients, please send your CV in confidence to:

careers@lysanderassociates.com

Alternatively get in touch with us on LinkedIn. We look forward to hearing from you!

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