Jamie has been the instrumental figure behind the creation, growth and success of the Homes and Land businesses. His business acumen, vision and record in delivering planning approvals and high quality developments is exceptional, equating to tens of thousands of plots over his career across the Midlands and south of England.
Darren is a qualified Accountant with over 20 years experience in both the Residential Development Industry and the Financial Sector.
Darren joined in October 2012 from Lagan Homes where he set up and ran the Finance Department for the English housing division of Lagan Group. Previous experience in the residential industry have been with Persimmon Homes (Midlands & Thames Valley) running the Finance Departments and working within Group Finance for Wilson Connolly.
In 2014 Darren was promoted from Finance Director to Operations Director widening his remit within the business to ensure effective day to day operational management across all departments.
Damien joined Barwood from Persimmon Homes in July 2014. He has 13 years’ experience across the architectural and house building industries and is also a fully qualified Chartered Architectural Technologist.
Damien and his team are responsible for the delivery of all the technical aspects of every site in order to progress these from planning to tender. This includes architectural and engineering working drawing packages, obtaining the relevant technical approvals and finalising Section agreements and lining up services and diversions
Andy joined Barwood Homes as Land Director in February 2018 and has some 20 years’ land experience in the development industry, with Kier, Hubert C Leach and Abbey Developments.
Andy heads the land team in identifying and the purchase of suitable sites to meet the company’s immediate and long term development requirements. Andy works closely with landowners, agents and has a team of trusted consultants to ensure every land purchase and application is thoughtfully considered.
Peter joined in January 2016 from Keepmoat and prior to that he worked for Persimmon Homes. He brings over 30 years’ experience in new home residential and commercial property construction.
He is responsible for leading the team of Site Manager’s and site personnel ensuring that programmes are met within the timeline, budget, whilst ensuring exceptional quality.
He ensures that the importance of Health and Safety is effectively communicated, incorporating site training for all site personnel and signage for sub-contractors and visitors ensuring that the site is safe and meeting within the guidelines of HSE and legislation.
Claire joined Barwood Homes in July 2016 having worked in the housing industry since 1996 spending the majority of those years working within the Persimmon Group across a number of different offices.
Claire has also worked for Barratt Homes and Redrow Homes and has held senior roles within the Customer Care sector since 2005 where she was responsible for setting up new departments and the creation and implementation of customer care policies and procedures.
Kelly Joined Barwood Homes in November 2016.
Kelly has been in sales all her working career, 9 years in the housing industry working for both Charles Church/ Persimmon Homes and Barratt Homes.
Kelly is responsible for the day to day running of our developments and ensuring our sales team delivers our purchasers exceptional customer service.
Colin trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, and has since spent more than 15 years working in residential development and the wider construction industry.
Colin joined in January 2018 from Keepmoat Homes, where he was interim head of finance for the Southern region. Since 2002 Colin has held senior finance roles at Linden Homes, Taylor Wimpey, Elite Homes, Wainhomes and Wilson Connolly.
Colin and his team are responsible for the timely payment of all suppliers, subcontractors and staff, for providing the management team and external stakeholders with accurate financial information, and for the business partnering with the operational teams to ensure the short and longer term strategic objectives for the business are met.
Liam joined Barwood Homes in November 2014. Liam has over 8 years in the housing industry with a degree in Construction Management.
Liam heads up our team of surveyors and buyers and is responsible for all commercial aspects, including estimating, tendering, procurement through to site completion.