Our Team

Introduction to our team

Barwood Homes was founded in 2010 and is committed to delivering quality new homes to the highest standard. Our dedicated team of property experts understand the demand for convenient, practical and low maintenance properties. Especially for today’s modern lifestyles and locations where buyers want to live.

Senior Management

  • Luke Simmons

    Managing Director

    Luke joined the business in March 2019 as Development Director. With over 30 years in the housing industry, Luke brings valuable experience from all aspects of the development process.

    Joining from Avant Homes where he rose to Operations Director and helped grow and develop operational disciplines in the Midlands region over a period of 3 years. Previous to this he had spent many years involved in the growth of Persimmon Homes Technical and Commercial departments.

  • Mark Eustace

    Finance Director

    Mark joined Barwood Homes as Finance Director in January 2021 and has over 25 years experience in construction and housebuilding.  Mark is commercially focused and has extensive experience of growing businesses, most recently at Gleeson Homes and Inspired Villages Group.

    Having trained as a Building Surveyor and graduating as a Civil Engineer, Mark then qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving back to the construction industry with a multi-disciplinary construction, housebuilding, road planing and plant hire business.  As a member of the senior management team, and subsequently with Gleeson Homes and Inspired Villages, Mark played a key role in their growth.  Experience includes funding, development of finance teams and policies/procedures, selection/implementation of IT systems, MI and statutory reporting, and corporate governance.


  • Andy Gilliver

    Technical Director

    Andy joined Barwood Homes as Technical Director in October 2019 and currently has over 14 years experience in the Technical Department and Construction Industry.

    Andy leads our Technical team in detailed design covering both Engineering and Architectural disciplines. He works closely with other departmental heads to ensure a smooth transition throughout the construction process, from land purchase through to aftersales care.

  • Steve Keenan

    Construction Director

    Steve joined Barwood Homes in September 2019, bringing over 25 years of experience within the construction industry.  Coming from Bovis Homes as an Area Build Director, and previous to that a Site Manager at Crest Nicholson.

  • Mandy Soames

    Sales & Marketing Director

    Mandy joined us in February 2020 and brings with her over 35 years of experience from the new homes industry. Beginning her career as a Sales Advisor, Mandy progressed to Sales & Marketing Manager and then became the first female Sales & Marketing Director for the Berkeley Group.

    Through these positions Mandy has gained invaluable knowledge and experience of operations within the residential homes sector. Her expertise ranges from the land acquisition to liaising with customers post completion. Mandy has a passion for quality and customer focus.

  • Matt Wright

    Commercial Director

    Matt joined Barwood Homes in May 2021, bringing his knowledge and experience from four years at Davidsons Homes and a previous ten years at Persimmon Homes. Matt is now heading up our Commercial team and using his expertise to continue the growth and development of the department, whilst aiding and assisting all other area’s of the business.

  • Angela Wilkinson

    Head of Customer Care

    Angela joined our team in November 2021 with over 20 years experience in Customer Service.

    Having held senior Customer Care positions across various sectors, Angela has spent the last 9 years with Lagan Homes as their Customer Care Manager.

The Team

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