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The Team

Based at our modern offices in Daneshill the Champion Build team is made up of experienced, passionate and dynamic manages who all contribute to the successful running of the on-site operatives.

BARRY CHAMPION – MANAGING DIRECTOR

Barry founded the Champion Group in 1981. With over 30 years experience in the construction industry, Barry is responsible for all aspects of the Champion Group.

Barry is still actively involved in Champion Build and ensures that standards and quality are at the forefront of everything we do.

ANDY JACKSON – COMMERCIAL MANAGER

Andy has been with The Champion Group for over 10 years having started in a managerial position within the Tool Hire division. Now based at our head office; Andy is responsible for the commercial management of Champion Build and its development work for Champion Homes. Andy’s role involves the appraisal and procurement of land, management of the design and planning process and the completion of the full development cycle through construction and culminating in sales and marketing. Andy recently completed the SMSTS site safety management training course.

PAUL KENT – SENIOR CONTRACTS MANAGER

Paul is a Carpenter by trade and has over 30 years experience in the Building industry working on a variety of new and listed buildings.

He joined the Group in 2004 as a Site Manager and has worked as a Senior Contracts Manager within Champion Build since 2010. Paul is responsible for the management of our Champion Homes development sites and continues to assist in the management of small works and refurbishments as required.

Paul holds the industry recognised SMSTS certificate. He is also a qualified Face Fit tester and a first aider. In 2014 Paul completed the SEATS environmental course.

TONY SMITH – CONTRACTS MANAGER

Tony joined Champion Build in April 2015 and has added a wealth of knowledge and experience to our production management team.  A carpenter by trade, Tony ran a successful local building company for numerous years before taking a managerial position within Build.

Tony is responsible for the safe and smooth management of our major new office project at Wella Road, Basingstoke. Tony holds the industry acclaimed 5 day SMSTS certificate and is a trained first aider.

KEVIN CROOMBS – GROUP ACCOUNTANT

With over 10 years experience in the accounting profession, Kevin qualified as a member of CIMA in 2010. Previous experience includes private practice and manufacturing organsiations. Since 2007 he has been working with the Champion Group to provide a stable business model to ensure consistent growth and financial stability. Kevin and his accounts team are responsible for all financial matters including purchase ledger, sales ledger, treasury functions and all operational matters.

KIRSTY NORTHCOTE – OPERATIONS MANAGER

Kirsty joined the Champion Group from college as a Trainee Surveyor and holds a BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying. She has over 10 years experience in the construction industry with The Champion Group. Kirsty is responsible for the management of all operational functions within the Group including Health & Safety, HR, Training, Fleet Management and Procurement (amongst other things)

"I would also like to extend a thank you to you and the team who have done the work, which has been done professionally and diligently and I would happily recommend you to other people. "

− Mr A Barron

"We would and will certainly recommend your services to anyone seeking expert, conscientious, friendly and hard working builders. Nothing was ever too much trouble and the team do you credit."

− Mr & Mrs Whitby

"Having worked with Champion Build for the past few years I can safely say that there is no project too big or small for them and that they really do give every project the same professional level of management."

− Facilities Manager, FM Global
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