Richard Powell
Construction Director
St Modwen

Richard joined St. Modwen in 2006 as Construction Manager and promoted to Build Director in 2015. Recently appointed as Construction Director. Responsible for the Company’s build programme. Key focus is to ensure the smooth transition from development to contractor appointment; overseeing the management of the “Post Contract” process, to the desired conclusion. This requires close liaison with the development team during the feasibility stage of any development, commenting upon design, build-ability and out turn costs. Integral to the management of the design team he also ensures a scheme when entered for planning meets affordability criteria. Prior to joining St. Modwen, Richard worked for a number of national and medium sized contractors including Balfour Beatty (formerly Clarke Construction), Hall & Tawse, Bovis Lend Lease and Skanska. His experience has included traditional, design and build, construction management, term and PFI contracts. The value of these schemes ranges from £1m to £350m, and includes the delivery of a wide variety of commercial and residential projects including the £350m PFI scheme in Derby, the £30m Nottingham University Jubilee campus and the £25m aquarium scheme in Hull.