Opus are delighted to welcome three new members to the Senior Management Team with the appointment of Steven Jackson as Finance Director, Patrick Egan as Construction Director and Rob White as Head of Land and Planning.
Steven is a chartered management accountant, qualifying at the global strategy consultancy Bain & Company after graduating from Exeter University. He has specialised in the hotel and leisure sector for over 15 years, with extensive development, construction, and reorganisation experience. A highly motivated and experienced CFO with an impressive track record delivering phenomenally successful projects, managing budgets in the multiple £100m’s, including The O2, The Bulgari Hotel, and The Peninsula London.
Patrick brings a wealth of experience in construction management across a diverse range of sectors, having been responsible for many major, fast paced, and complex projects. Patrick has experience at Project Manager, Project Director and Construction Director level for some of the UKs leading construction companies including Bowmer & Kirkland, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci and John Sisk & Son.
Fellow new starter Rob started his UK property career as Head of Development for a Housing Association, a role that kindled his passion for building homes that can be easily adapted or personalised for residents as their needs change over time. In subsequent roles in Development Consultancy his expertise was applied specifically to the development of care homes and care villages. He brings to the team more than 30 years of experience as a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor specialising in the housing, health and care sectors.
Commenting on the appointments, Paddy Brice, Managing Director of Opus, said, “I am delighted to welcome Steve, Patrick and Rob to the Opus Team. These are exciting times at Opus with the development of our first two developments, Edgbaston Place, Birmingham and Stoneham Park, near Southampton, due to start early next year. Their experience and knowledge will be invaluable to the growth of Opus.”