Hood McGowan Kirk LLP (HMK) – Northern Ireland’s leading construction consultancy – has experienced substantial growth over the last 12 months, including four strategic appointments. The new talent underscores HMK’s continual investment in resourcing and building a strong team to support their clients. Introducing…
Stephen Ferguson MRICS
Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP as an associate to further strengthen its combined project management and quantity surveying offering. Stephen excels at first defining the client’s value requirements then steering multi-disciplinary teams toward efficiently achieving them.
Stephen’s experience spans both the public and private sector, with a focus on commercial office, education and residential. His uniquely balanced and considered approach is borne out of experience operating at a senior level in both Project Manager and Quantity Surveyor capacities, and a range of repeat clients with challenging demands can attest to the efficacy of his approach to cost control and project management.
James Gordon MRICS, NECReg
James has over 25 years’ experience in both Project Management and Quantity Surveying and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP as an associate to manage the rapidly growing project management division. James’ approach to project management is underpinned by a profound understanding of commercials. Clients benefit from an informed, technically adept approach that bridges strategy, delivery and technical requirements. James’ experience spans both the public and private sector with a focus on commercial office, education, retail, residential, industrial and mixed use. James specialises in delivery of agile, flexible workspace and move management for clients with complex and evolving operational and phasing requirements. James is also a NEC Accredited Project Management Professional.
John-Paul Donnelly MRICS
John-Paul (JP) has 15 years’ experience spanning senior roles in Northern Ireland and London, operating for a range of demanding clients on technically complex, high value schemes. JP offers clear and consistent advice underpinned by sound technical knowledge and is adroit at delivering best outcomes for clients through a collaborative, engaged and proactive approach that recognises the key role played by the cost consultant in driving value.
JP’s sector experience is wide ranging but particularly focussed on commercial office, retail, and mixed use. JP is well versed in actively mitigating the potential cost impacts associated with scheme complexities arising from complex phasing requirements, constrained working, and technically innovative delivery solutions.
JP has a keen interest in construction law and dispute resolution and is an advocate of continuing professional development. JP plays a central role in managing HMK’s in-house APC candidate programme.
Joe’s experience spans both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and he has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP to support both the project management and quantity surveying teams.
Through knowledge, professional training and a determined approach, clients enjoy a highly efficient service with accurate management, reporting, and project delivery. Joe is enrolled in HMK’s APC programme and is working towards chartership with RICS.