Why Choose Us?
We bring together years of construction industry and hands-on laboratory user experience, allowing us to get the perfect understanding of your project needs, right first time.
To better meet evolving demand from laboratory users, property investors and owners, Bulb Laboratories have entered into an agreement with BW: Workplace Experts to jointly deliver high value research, innovation and manufacturing facilities in the science and technology sector.
Meet the team
We are here to back the needs of your business today, and into the future.
Assistant Quantity Surveyor
Aaron is a recent Mechanical Engineering graduate from The University of Huddersfield. Starting in the industry as a quantity surveyor Aaron has gained valuable experience in planned and reactive maintenance work.
At Bulb, he works with the both the contracts and client teams to ensure that projects are commercially successful.
Aaron enjoys rapid prototyping and football in his spare time.
Alan has extensive knowledge and experience as a Site Manager gained in the UK and abroad. At Bulb, Alan has managed site activities on numerous laboratory and commercial design & build, fit-out and refurbishment projects of value upto £3m.
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Andrejus has a strong construction industry background, having gained hands on experience and formal training. His breadth of knowledge and practical know-how are integral to his role at Bulb. Andrejus is responsible for tight control of cost with regular client reporting, to ensure cost certainty. He also leads on internal project cost reporting. With job satisfaction a top priority, Andrejus commits himself completely to his role, and enjoys working as part of a team, as well as flourishing individually.
Outside of work, Andrejus enjoys spending quality time with his family.
Charlotte has years of experience in customer services and credit control. She is responsible for the accounts administrative tasks ensuring all the processes are correct and payments are made.
Away from work, Charlotte enjoys travelling and spending time with her children and friends.
Chris is a highly experienced construction professional with over 37 years in the industry.
Starting his career with a carpentry/joinery apprenticeship, Chris progressed into site management working as an Assistant Site Manager, and subsequently worked his way up to Contracts Manager.
Chris has carried out numerous design & build, fit-out and refurbishment projects, across sectors including industrial, retail, modular, sports & leisure, refurbishment, base build fit-out and new build projects ranging from £300k to £35m. Chris’ trade background gives him an insight into problem-solving, which is key to delivering a successful project. As Contracts Manager at Bulb, Chris is responsible for managing the successful delivery of high quality & bespoke office and laboratories projects which meet the client needs.
Dan started his career in the construction industry as an Electrical Estimator, working on large commercial and residential projects before moving on to work in the fitout market.
As Project Coordinator at Bulb, Dan manages pre-construction activities in preparation of new laboratory & office proposals for submission to clients. Upon agreement, he is responsible for handover to the Bulb delivery team.
Managing Director - Pre-Contracts
Derek is primarily focused on developing Bulb’s relationships with clients at the consultancy phase. As pre-contract director, Derek also manages the tender submissions and finalisation stage of the design.
With his family now fully fledged, outside of work Derek is a keen fitness enthusiast and enjoys mountain hiking, cycling & football. With an ever growing bucket list, Derek's current interest is to further explore the mountain ranges of Europe.
Technical Services Manager
Dion works across the team managing the mechanical & electrical services design & installation. He assists the pre contracts department to ensure compliance, as well as the contracts department with the effective & safe delivery of projects. With over 20 years of experience, ranging from installing the smallest of air conditioning systems or servicing & repairing the cooling for large data halls, right through to estimating & managing multi-million-pound mechanical contracts, Dion has a wide range of experience & knowledge. His mechanical engineering background provides a valuable level of additional control over our increasingly complex projects.
Sales & Marketing Manager
Drawing on her MA in Marketing Hannah works to deliver the integrated marketing strategy across the both the office & laboratories sides of the business. This includes website & social media content and the sharing of the team’s collective expertise. With a BSc in Psychology & MSc in Leadership & Service Improvement, Hannah began her career in healthcare. Working in senior management for a number of years Hannah has a range of experience of people, performance and project management at both operational and strategic levels. Hannah is familiar with multidisciplinary and multiagency working.
John is a highly experienced construction professional with over 30 years in the industry. Starting his career with a joinery apprenticeship, John progressed to management & achieved his BSc Hons in Construction Management whilst working as Site Manager. He developed his skills over many years in construction, carrying out numerous design & build, fit out & refurbishment projects.
John’s experience as Contracts Manager spans sectors including retail, modular, refurbishment, base build fit out & new builds, at values ranging from £300k to £35m. He has worked through many challenges & brings to Bulb a wide variety of skills including the ability to adapt to the client needs to ensure successful delivery of a high-quality project from start to finish.
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Jorge is responsible for the cost control of the project, placing orders with suppliers, managing cost fluctuations & reporting. Jorge also works with the designated contracts manager to ensure cost certainty to the client.
Outside of work Jorge enjoys woodwork, playing eight-ball pool and has done much community work for his son’s school.
Financial Accounts Manager
Karen Wilson is an experienced accountancy expert and is responsible for documenting & recording the many costs involved in running our business, ensuring that we and our suppliers are paid correctly & on time.
Away from work Karen is a member of Rock Choir, rehearsing every week towards the year’s big performances.
Head of Contracts
Kelly has wide knowledge of both the technical & construction sides of the industry. His role is to manage the delivery of projects for Bulb both before & whilst we are on site, including client move management where required.
In his spare time Kelly enjoys both watching and playing all sports. He’s a bit of a technology buff and enjoys socialising and spending time with his adult family.
Kirsty has years of top level PA & office management experience and is key to ensuring the office operates in perfect harmony. Combining her organisational and communication skills, she provides vital support to the whole team.
Away from the office Kirsty is a mum and enjoys spending her time with family and friends.
Technical Services Manager
Kunal is a Chartered Building Services Engineer with over 12 years’ experience in construction & the built environment. Although mechanically bias, through project experience Kunal has attained sound knowledge of electrical & public health systems.
Kunal began his career in MEPH Consultancy & has client-side experience working for a multinational flexible working organisation. Kunal has invaluable experience of working with landlords, facilities management, tenants, & end users in a fast-track fit-out environment. He also has experience in Science & Healthcare, delivering several schemes across the Southeast. Kunal’s passion lies with adopting a holistic & collaborative approach to project delivery. His communication skills & attention to detail are second to none.
At Bulb, Kunal is involved in the design & delivery of building services from project inception to final test & commissioning.
Lorraine draws on her experience in science and scientific research to document the user requirements & assist in validating Bulb's bespoke laboratory design and fit-out. With a background in biomedical science, she has since worked in the fields of structural biology and cancer research, as well as, more recently, in COVID-19 studies. She has also co-authored scientific papers, in notable journals, such as Science and Nature. Tied in with a background in marketing and social media, Lorraine aims to support the delivery of Bulb's integrated marketing strategy.
Director of Science and Technology
Manisha is responsible for providing scientific expertise for Bulb’s lab projects & building relationships with the scientific community. Her lab user experience (+20 yrs) allows the Bulb team to get a clear understanding of clients’ design & fit-out needs.
She also heads Bulb’s corporate marketing function and ensures the development & delivery of a integrated marketing strategy.
Managing Quantity Surveyor
Michael has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry focused on quantity surveying & commercial management. Throughout his career, he has worked for both main & specialist contractors.
As an advocate of collaboration, Michael is dedicated to ensuring successful commercial outcomes for all project stakeholders.
Senior Contracts Manager
Neil is a highly experienced construction professional with over 38 years in the industry.
Starting his career from estimating and quantity surveying Neil managed numerous design & build fit-out and refurbishment projects.
He recently managed and delivered a very challenging £3M, cat A fit-out on-time and on budget.
Nick has worked within the fitout and refurbishment sector for over 30 years, managing a range of projects, and has significant experience of the bioscience and pharma sectors. As Contracts Manager, Nick’s role involves working closely with clients to ensure seamless delivery of high-quality projects. Away from work he enjoys offshore sailing and is also an advance scuba diver - so spends most of the time on or under the water.
Managing Director - Contracts
Paul is responsible for delivering all of Bulb’s projects nationwide. He is devoted to ensuring our standards are of the very highest quality and that our safety measures are maintained.
Paul has a grown up family. Away from the office he enjoys all sports particularly skiing. He loves following and watching London Irish. Paul is also an avid film buff and enjoys all things cultural.
Peter has extensive technical knowledge of the construction industry. His main role is to oversee all pre-construction design and tender activity, as we strive for continued quality & improvement. Peter is involved in tendering and negotiating design and build projects, procurement of packages and coordination of the design and implementation.
Peter is a family man, an ardent supporter of Everton FC, enjoys a good takeaway and is a big animal lover.
Tony’s day to day work includes carrying out site surveys, producing scope of works and preparing accurate bills of quantities for pricing, liaising with clients and contractors.
After completing an apprenticeship in shopfitting and having worked in the exhibition industry Tony decided to move into the estimating side of commercial fit-out.
Outside of work Tony’s interests are road cycling (though he admits his racing days are over), taking part in the occasional ½ marathon, foreign travel, food and walking Lizzie his Labradoodle.
Health & Safety Measures
A responsible approach to health, safety and welfare issues is key to ensuring that all activities under our control are carried out in accordance with regulatory requirements and safe working procedures, and in regulatory compliance with statutory provisions. Bulb employ a team of independent auditors that undertake laboratory safety audits on our sites and provide training to staff and site operatives.
Any client has a responsibility under CDM regulations to appoint a specialist who is competent to comply with health and safety requirements. Most client duties require action well before construction starts on site. As an accredited Safe Contractor, Bulb can aid clients in identifying hazards, creating a plan to organise and control health and safety matters throughout the lifetime of a project.
Risk-free, quality delivery is ensured through our impressive industry accreditations.
The Bulb team are knowledgeable in CDM & COSHH regulations, BSI/EN recommendations, the Health & Safety at Work Act and IOSH accredited Laboratory Safety, with impressive accreditations.