Our Team

Meet the Team

We employ a strong and dedicated team of experienced people to organise and deploy our fleet of equipment and labour. We introduce to you some of our key people below - they have made the success of Connor Construction possible and are committed to the continual improvement of our service.

Ian Webb

Company Director and Founder

An ambitious self-starter and self-confessed quick learner, Ian has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. He worked as a subcontractor for Ringway, Tarmac, Spadeoak, CEMEX and Lafarge before establishing Connor Construction as a company of integrity and quality in 2008. Ian started out as an operative, learning the trade from the bottom up and completing all activities associated with the laying of asphalt, including, prep work, rake, screws, paver and roller driving and chipping. He also has several years’ experience of groundworking and civils, from kerbing to drainage and concrete, providing a rounded practical education in highways. Ian's passion for the business and his dedication to exceeding client expectations has ensured that the company continues to grow and deliver what the industry needs, whenever and wherever it needs it!

Lorraine Branston-Davis

Operations Manager

Lorraine joined Connors in 2014, after a nine-year role as Contract Coordinator with Tarmac. She is now responsible for the coordination of all labour and plant, having established good relationships with clients and Connor staff. Lorraine was responsible for developing the efficient electronic programming tool that is in place today, ensuring that all resources are accounted for and feeding into the invoicing system.

 

 

 

Julie Peet

Office Manager

Julie has been with the company since we started in 2008, having worked in administration and management roles within offices for over 25 years previously. As an original member of the Connor team, Julie knows the business inside out and is an integral part of our successful operation. She plays a critical role in the management of our complex IT systems, and is responsible for client accounts management and the payroll of over 100 employees, ensuring good working relationships are maintained and our staff are paid on time. Julie's diligent, trustworthy and tenacious work ethic ensures that Connor consistently performs well above client expectations.

 

Nicoleta Graves

Transport Manager

Operations Manager Nicoleta has recently joined the company after 7 year working with Dairycrest as stores and production manager. She is responsible for ensuring all Connor fleet is up-to-date on MOT, insurance and inspections, keeping meticulous records and working closely with the Workshop. Nicky arranges the Low Loader moves with Lorraine to ensure that the right plant is delivered to each customer at the right time. She holds a Certificate of Professional Competence in Road Haulage.

Geoff Shearn

Contracting Business Manager

Geoff has recently joined Connors to drive the development and management of further contracting solutions, facilitating our growth as a well-known contractor within the industry. He brings with him over 40 years of practical highways and civil engineering management experience. From starting out as an asphalt laboratory technician in the 1970’s, Geoff has built an illustrious career as a Contract Manager, delivering complex and high profile civil engineering projects for employers such as CEMEX and Wainwrights.

Peter Aylesbury

Senior Fitter

Peter has been with Connors since its formation in 2008, bringing over 40 years fitting experience to our Workshop. He started his career as a mechanic in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) where he stayed for 12 years, before furthering his career, including several years as an HGV driver. Peter is responsible for our Workshops and fitters, ensuring that the fleet is maintained to an exceptional standard, as well as providing driver resilience for the low loaders.

Liz Phillips

Credit Control

Liz has been responsible for our sales and purchase ledgers for two years, providing exemplary organisation and administration to ensure the smooth running of our invoicing system. Liz has had a career providing support services that are critical to the success of every business. She was administrator for Tarmac for over seven years, after several PA roles in other sectors.

Maddie Marshall

Programmer

Maddie joined us after completing her A Levels. She initially started as a temporary receptionist, however it soon became clear that she had the aptitude to take on a programming role for the company. Maddie now works closely with Lorraine to assist in the programming of labour and plant resource, using her natural organisation skills and professional attitude to make swift responses to client requirements.

 

Genevieve Thorogood

Receptionist

Gen is the newest member of our team and comes from a background of 11 years in retail and customer service. She’s also spent time working with Search and Rescue teams for HM Coastguard. Gen is an excellent communicator and brings a bright, professional edge to our front desk. She looks forward to taking your call!

Simon Davies

Site Supervisor

Simon is one of our longest serving Supervisors, having joined the company from the very beginning. Prior to joining Connor, he spent 6 years as Site Supervisor for Gibbs Surfacing after starting his career as an Operative for Pearce and Sons in Devizes. Simon is a great example of the calibre of staff we can offer our clients – as an experienced, trustworthy and flexible member of our staff, he is repeatedly asked for by name.