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18 May 2022

Commercial & Consult Project Team

Here to power your project: Whatever project you are planning, Reynaers Commercial and Consult Project Team are here to help make it a reality.

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Advice, Expertise, Collaboration & Design

From the earliest design stages, through crafting tailor-made solutions, to getting your project onsite and completed - our team are here to offer everything from advice about proposals to stability calculations, even down to the choice of handles and finishes.

Whether your project requires specific designs, special measurements or requirements to meet never-before-seen specifications – a dedicated member of our team will be on hand to guide you through the process from start to finish.

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Project advice from industry leading professionals

A dedicated team

Our unique team of consultants bring together years of experience from specialist sales and technical roles to offer advice and assistance to fabricators, architects, project developers and building professionals throughout the UK.

Brought together for their unrivalled knowledge and expertise, the team have worked with some of the world’s leading fabricators, contractors, architects and blue-chip clients. Our team have offered advice and support on some of the most iconic architectural projects of the last 30+ years including Hadrian’s tower, The Lexington, Croydon Towers and Wembley Stadium.

Your projects demand perfect solutions – and our Commercial and Consult Project Team are ready to help with personalised advice and a detailed understanding of your exact requirements.

Dan Gleeson

Dan Gleeson

Head of Sales - Commercial

Industry Experience: 23 years

Expertise: Supply chain and at specialist contractor's level, working in both technical and sales roles.

 

Phone: 0786 916438

Email: dan.gleeson@reynaers.com

"For the past 23 years I have been working in the facade industry. I can carry out thermal, structural, ventilation and day lighting calculations relating to facades. I have detailed knowledge on stick build, unitised, bolted, and rain screen facades. I have extensive experience on interface details and I have studied specialist areas such as bomb blasts and photovoltaics in detail.

I have a wide range of experience both in the supply chain and at specialist contractor’s level, working in both technical and sales roles."

Richard Jekiel

National Consult Manager

Industry Experience: 25+ years

Expertise: Working for numerous blue chip clients such as Tesco, Boots & Curry's, as well as major property developers.

 

Phone: 07818 423098

Email: richard.jekiel@reynaers.com

Richard Jekiel

"I have worked in the façade industry for over 25 years, with experience not just working for system houses but as a window fabricator as well. This has allowed me to have a more balanced approach in supporting in the design of facades.

Over the years I have worked for numerous blue chip clients such as Tesco, Boots & Curry’s, as well as major property developers such as Berkeleys, Telford Homes, Barrett’s.

Currently I have the pleasure of working with Quintain and its partners on the redevelopment of Wembley."

Kylie Aspinall

Kylie Aspinall

Commercial Sales Manager - North East

Industry Experience: 10 years

Expertise: Estimating and Specification sales and always looking for ways to add value to customers.

 

Phone: 07896 721692

Email: kylie.aspinall@reynaers.com

"I have worked in the industry for over 10 years. I have experience in Estimating and Specification sales. I aim to put the customer at the heart and I always look for ways that I can add value to our customers.

I also want to show my Daughter and other young girls that women can be successful in the construction industry. It’s not just a man’s world anymore!"

Darren Peel

Consult Project Manager - North West

Industry Experience: 12 years

Expertise: NBS specifications, technical expertise relating to curtain wall, windows, doors and associated regulations, CWCT and legislation.

 

Phone: 07812 902717

Email: darren.peel@reynaers.com

Darren Peel

"I collaborate predominantly with architects in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Liverpool, but also fabricator/ installers, main contractors, local authorities and consultants. I specialise in a range of fields, namely – NBS specifications, technical expertise relating to curtain wall, windows, doors and associated regulations, such as CWCT and legislation. I have been involved with a large range of schemes from multi-storey residential, offices, hotels and education schemes.

Outside of work, I am a family man with a strong work ethic. I enjoy cycling, architecture, learning new things, meeting new people, anything to do with innovation and science-focused subjects; plus nutrition and fitness."

David Lomax

David Lomax

Commercial Sales Manager - North West

Industry Experience: 7 years

Expertise: A vast knowledge of aluminium systems and the façade industry.

 

Phone: 07964 907298

Email: david.lomax@reynaers.com

"For the past 7 years, I have developed a vast knowledge of aluminium systems and the façade industry. During my time at Reynaers I have covered both Specification and Commercial sales giving me a skill set that allows me to work closely with my customers on a project-specific level and as an overall account manager. My expertise includes value engineering, project-specific solutions, estimating, Passive House, account management and main Contractor frameworks.

Iconic projects I’ve worked on include - Hoxton Hotel, Eagle Wharf and Blake’s hotel."

Nigel Gilbert

Commercial Sales Manager - East/South London

Industry Experience: 30+ years

Expertise: Extensive survey experience, comfortable on all types of refurbishment schemes in addition to high rise new builds and especially enjoy curtain walling projects.

 

Phone: 07860 484821

Email: nigel.gilbert@reynaers.com

Nigel Gilbert

"I have been in the glazing industry for 30+years, starting as a contract design draughtsman for Crittall Windows. Further design roles for specialist contractors included challenging projects like the 100m dome to Center Parcs, Longleat.

I spent my early years working with bringing composite windows to the UK, which included project managing the glazing design to relocated Wimbledon No.1 Court, before moving to technical sales, and in recent years I’ve worked for Aluminium System Houses in architectural project manager roles.

My expertise includes, extensive survey experience, being comfortable on all types of refurbishment schemes, in addition to high rise new builds and especially enjoy curtain walling projects."

Dee Benning

Dee Benning

National Account Manager

Industry Expertise: 28 years

Expertise: All aspects of glazing from the specification and installation of curtain walling through to the management of manufacturing plants for aluminium windows & doors.

 

Phone: 07796 172868

Email: dee.benning@reynaers.com

"I have worked within the glazing industry at various levels for the last 28 years, working with Architects, Main contractors and Local Authorities. I have worked at Director level for most of my career and also set up and managed my own curtain walling manufacturing company for 8 years.

My fenestration knowledge covers all aspects of glazing from the specification and installation of curtain walling, aluminium windows through to the management of manufacturing plants for aluminium windows, doors.

Strong communication skills have allowed me to develop numerous opportunities within the commercial sector over the years securing partnering arrangements and sales to housing associations, local authority clients and major contractors whilst working with architects to develop L10 and H11 specifications."

Enda Mcgrath

Consult Project Manager - North/S.West London

Industry Experience: 17 years

Expertise: Providing advice on the technical aspects of the façade product range, and supporting the design team.

 

Phone: 07855 463926

Email: enda.mcgrath@reynaers.com

Enda Mcgrath

"I have 17 years in the industry - 7 in Dublin, 2 in Melbourne and 8 years in London working on iconic projects such as Watkin Road, Wembley, Ebury Bridge Chelsea, Kelaty House Wembley and Torridon House Refurb Maida Vale.

My areas of expertise include new and refurbished Schools, Student Accommodation, HIGH SPEC residential builds and Office Refurbs.

I have collaborated for the last 8 years with London Based Architects, providing advice on the Technical aspects of the façade product range, and ultimately supporting the design team with the necessary Project packs to assist in formulating a preferred design of a façade. Also supporting the Main Contractors and Glazing Façade Contractors."

Tom Cahill

Tom Cahill

Commercial Sales Manager - South East

Industry Experience: 35 years

Expertise: I have worked as a buyer, a project/area sales manager and a commercial manager for 2 system suppliers.

 

Phone: 07775 813829

Email: tom.cahill@reynaers.com

"I started in the Aluminium Industry in 1986 working as a buyer for a large Aluminium Fabricator based in South East London. I then worked as a Project/Area Sales Manager for a leading Automatic Door supplier dealing with Sliding, Swing & Revolving door entrances.

For the last 6 years I have been working as a Commercial Manager for major System Suppliers.

Some of the major Projects that I have worked on range from, Canary Wharf Tower, National History Museum, Houses of Parliament, HSBC Tower, City Group, Oxford University, Co-op (Nationwide) and Lloyds Bank."

Shaun Young

Consult Project Manager - North East

Industry Experience: 7 years

Expertise: Involved in the construction industry since 1999 initially starting on site as an installer then worked through to the specification side of the industry.

 

Phone: 07973 936750

Email: shaun.young@reynaers.com

Shaun Young

"I've been involved in the construction industry since 1999 initially starting on site as an installer then worked my way through to the specification side of things in 2005/2006. More recently I have worked for the likes of Assa Abloy on a number of projects both in the UK and abroad.

Iconic projects I’ve been involved in include - Trump Turnberry, Gleneagles and numerous NHS and education schemes."

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