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Malcolm ClarkeMCIOB

Managing Director

A well-known and respected leader within the UK construction industry, Malcolm originally joined Baxall from John Laing as a Contracts Manager in the 1980s. Following a management buy-out, he became Managing Director and a business partner with Nigel and Jonathan in the early 1990s, Malcolm is a key figure with the NFB with whom he progressed to National Chairman. His involvement has included National and European Government level representation and ongoing support for SMEs and localism. Having introduced and engaged both a safety-conscious and BIM culture throughout Baxall, Malcolm has championed best practice and sustainable solutions and shares knowledge industry-wide through workshops, seminars and representation on local BIM and KPI Hubs. Malcolm’s commitment to continuous improvement and developing people to their full potential has been an intrinsic part of Baxall’s culture.

Chris TompsettMCIOB

Contracts Director

Quality & Environmental Representative

With a career dedicated to the industry and indeed Baxall, Chris began his journey as a Carpentry/ Joinery apprentice. Over his 26 years of employment with the company, he trained and progressed up to Site Manager and Contracts Manager levels before his appointment as a Contracts Director. Chris has applied his expertise and guidance to numerous Baxall projects including the procurement of traditional, framework and partnering forms of contract and the specialist leadership and management of a diversity of education and high quality residential projects across London and the South East.

Steve TurnerFCIOB

Contracts Director

Learning & Development Representative

Steve is an exceptional Contracts Director who maintains extensive construction knowledge and experience. With a 34 year career, Steve has progressed to become a leading professional in his field, reflective in the achievement of numerous awards including CIOB Construction Manager of the Year (Bronze), the Stirling Prize winning Dulwich Picture Gallery and a further CIOB Bronze Medal for the highest DMX exam results. Steve leads by example, with a strong focus on client satisfaction and proactive approach to adding value to each and every project, often utilising both BIM and modern methods of construction through which his team have generated time, cost and sustainability efficiencies for clients and end-users alike. His construction expertise extends to the successful delivery of award-winning projects including West Rise Schools and Hankham Primary (NFB Award Winners) and Hastings Library (Considerate Constructors Bronze Award).  

Andrew Baldwin

Andrew BaldwinMCIOB

Pre-Construction Manager

Andrew began his construction career as a joinery apprentice. Having learnt his trade he realised an interest in Estimating and subsequently Bid Management, securing senior roles in this respect with Haymills and Osborne before joining Baxall. Andrew’s role includes the management of Baxall’s bid and estimating function across all forms including Frameworks, traditional and modern methods of construction encompassing BIM software and modelling.

Alan LeighFCIOB

Contracts Manager

Heritage & Environmental Specialist • Health & Safety Representative

Alan is a highly-respected leader who maintains extensive construction knowledge and experience. Originally a Civil Engineer delivering highway, bridge and rail developments, Alan moved into main contracting where he developed his skills managing challenging contracts for the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Justice. While working on listed monuments Fort Burgoyne and Fort Victoria, Alan discovered a passion for the heritage sector. He has since committed time to his own professional development, becoming an NFB Heritage Group representative and attending regular CITB CPD workshops and events. With Alan’s heritage work closely linked to ecology, he subsequently qualified as a Chartered Environmentalist and provides advice and guidance in this respect to his Baxall colleagues, clients and consultants.

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