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Leadership team

Our thriving business is led by a group of dedicated industry professionals who bring together a wide range of skills and experience that provide clients with the peace of mind that their projects are in safe hands.


Richard Offord

VolkerFitzpatrick Managing Director and Interim Managing Director Infrastructure

Richard joined VolkerFitzpatrick in March 1990, progressing steadily through the ranks from an engineer to his current position as managing director. Richard is a chartered engineer with over 25 years of experience in the civil engineering industry.

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David Griffin

Commercial Director 

After joining the business back in July 2004 as a senior surveyor, David has steadily progressed through the ranks, working across all three of VolkerFitzpatrick's divisions. This extensive experience has given him an in-depth understanding of how the business operates.

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Anita Harris

Finance Director

Anita joined VolkerFitzpatrick in 2022 as finance director following 20 years of industry experience. Anita has experience in various finance director roles in construction, infrastructure, procurement and IT, including overseas. A Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Anita has been involved in Crossrail, HS2 as well as international projects.


Chris Evans

Managing Director - Strategic Projects

Chris joined VolkerFitzpatrick in 2013 as managing director for our rail division and moved to become managing director for the civil engineering division in May 2014. A chartered civil engineer with a diploma in business management, Chris has 30 years' experience working on design and construction projects including HS2's C1 section and Luton DART project.


Stuart Deverill

Managing Director - Building

Stuart joined VolkerFitzpatrick as managing director of our building division in early 2017, bringing with him 30 years of experience within the construction industry. His experience is varied including the refurbishment of listed buildings, high profile office schemes, new build education and technical space.