Rider Levett Bucknall UK (RLB UK), has announced today the appointment of industry expert Steve Gillingham as Partner and National Head of Public Sector, with immediate effect.
Steve joins RLB from Mace where he was most recently Regional Director responsible for strategic and operational management in the North of England and Scotland.
Alongside his National Head of Public Sector role, Steve will support the continued rapid growth of RLB’s regional business in Manchester.
Commenting on Steve’s appointment, Dean Sheehy, RLB UK Board Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steve as a Partner to RLB. Having worked across many sectors, from commercial and residential to urban regeneration, his appointment as National Head of Public Sector will continue to strengthen our relationships with local authority clients across our UK business.
Russell Bolton, Managing Partner of RLB in Manchester, continues: “Steve’s extensive experience and knowledge, including his role on the board of the Northern Powerhouse, will be a fantastic addition for RLB. Our business in the region continues to go from strength to strength as we work on high profile projects for customers including Manchester City Council, Mulbury and Trafford Clinical Healthcare Group. Ensuring we have the right talent within the business to deliver for our clients is paramount to our success. In the last two years we have doubled the size of our Manchester office and now have over 100 colleagues in the team.”
Steve Gillingham, added: “RLB’s exceptional growth over the last few years attracted me to the business. I am looking forward to driving customer service and delivery with our Public Sector clients across the UK, and adding to our strong presence in Manchester.”
RLB in Manchester is currently working on a range of projects for customers including: St Michaels mixed use scheme, Zerum; Co-op Bank Office Refurbishment, Manchester; New Cross Private Rental Sector, Circle Square, Bruntwood; Manchester Airports Group; Trafford College Group; and Inland Port, Doncaster, Troy Verdion.