David is responsible for the service delivery of our team of 100 professionally qualified staff in Western Mainland Europe. He provides coordination between our local offices and has responsibility for expanding Gleeds’ presence throughout the region.
A Chartered Quantity Surveyor, David places particular emphasis on optimising value for our clients. He is fluent in English and Spanish and has a solid understanding of local methods, practices and culture.
Joining the Gleeds London office in 1983, he later moved to Spain where he has been based for more than 20 years. He is focused on ensuring that our high standard of service delivery is maintained throughout the region and is committed to protecting our client’s best interests in their real estate and construction projects. His mantra is: “Do it once, Do it right”.
He has been actively involved on a wide range of developments both in the UK and Spain, including commercial offices, retail centres, logistics facilities, and hotels; both on new-build and refurbishment projects. He remains “hands-on” and has extensive knowledge of procurement methodology and management processes.
David also believes in staying ahead of the game with technical advances such as BIM and promotes good practice to eliminate abortive time and cost.