Last edited 16 Jan 2021

Who We Are

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Dr Gregor Harvie, Co-founder and Director.

Gregor is an architect and project management consultant who co-founded Designing Buildings Wiki in 2012. He has a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics and has worked for multi-disciplinary practices PSA, WS Atkins and WYG.

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David Trench CBE FCIOB, Co-founder and Chairman.

David is one of the UK's leading project managers. The many projects he has delivered include the Millennium Dome, completion of the British Library and the redevelopment of Ascot Racecourse.

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Richard Winward LLB FCIArb F.Inst CES, Chief Executive.

Richard is a solicitor and a founding partner of Winward Fearon where, until 2002, he was the head of the Construction Law Department and finance partner.

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Martin Cantor, Company Secretary.

Martin Cantor is a chartered banker and finance director. He was a shareholder of Trench Farrow and Partners, one of the first dedicated construction project management consultancies, and now runs financial services business Cantor Atkin.


Heidi Schwartz, Editor.

Heidi has an extensive publishing background, having spent more than 25 years reporting on facilities management, non-residential construction, building operations and commercial real estate and economic development. She has also covered the hospitality sector, financial services and, most recently, social care in the UK.

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Simon Baxter, Business Development Manager.

Simon is a marketer with 27 years experience helping B2B clients build their sales and customer base. He founded the W7 Marketing Communications agency in 2000.

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