The Team

MEET THE ARC MAJOR PROJECTS TEAM

IanPalin

Ian Palin
Managing Director

Ian has a solid background working for main contractors since starting out as a Surveyor in 1987. His experience includes challenging retail schemes, listed buildings, leisure and theatre, private and public residential, Blue Light, education and fit-outs. He has extensive construction knowledge and is an excellent manager.  Ian can see the big picture without missing the finer details.

PeterWinder

Peter Winder
Construction Director

Peter started his career as a design draughtsman before moving onto building surveying and eventually moving over to contracting. This career path has enabled him to gain an appreciation of working on both sides of the industry; consequently, he understands all the processes involved in any construction project. Peter has extensive technical knowledge and wide-ranging experience taking in the commercial, residential, education, local authority non-housing, healthcare and Blue Light sectors.

GuyWant

Guy Want
Contracts Manager

Guy has a wealth of construction experience, ranging from his days as a carpenter to his current position as Contracts Manager. He has a keen understanding of the importance of safety on site, having spent some time as a SHEQ Manager, and his knowledge of Arc’s operations and procedures is faultless.  He commands the respect of his colleagues and is able to bring his experience to bear across all our projects.

PaulaGardsen

Paula Garsden
Head of Marketing and Bids

Paula has worked in the construction sector for twenty years, five of which were spent at UCATT where she was involved in site safety-related issues.  Since 2002, Paula has worked for main contractors on bids and marketing and is Arc’s Considerate Constructors Scheme champion, ensuring the CCS code is fully implemented and working well.