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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 Manging 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.


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 Blackfriars Station and bridge project as well as Crossrail's Liverpool Street and Whitechapel Station tunnelling 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. Stuart started out as an indentured quantity surveying trainee and has worked his way up through two major contracting organisations to hold a number of senior leadership roles. Stuart has a proven track record in delivering customer satisfaction across the key industry sectors working to provide procurement and delivery solutions to fit with customer needs. His experience is varied including the refurbishment of listed buildings, high profile office schemes, new build education and technical space and the London 2012 Overlay programme.