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The Sharkey Story

The joinery business founded by George Sharkey has grown and developed over almost five decades into its current form as a national construction services provider, with particular expertise in interior fit-out and refurbishment.

1969

Company founded by George Sharkey as a sole trader

1980’s

George’s sons, Stephen and Scott, join the family business

1996

Stephen and Scott Sharkey assume ownership

2008

Billy Harrison appointed MD, supported by an experienced leadership team

2013

Sharkey extend its UK offering with the opening of a London office

2017

Opening of a Manchester office to better serve a growing list of clients in the region

2019

Sharkey celebrates its 50th anniversary

George started as a sole trader in 1969 and quickly built a successful business based on quality, service and integrity, with the customer at the centre of everything he did, establishing core business principles that endure to this day.

George’s decision to introduce his sons into the business in the early 1980s marked a significant milestone in the company’s development, paving the way for George to step back in 1996 to allow Stephen and Scott to assume ownership of Sharkey.

This next chapter saw Stephen and Scott deliver their vision of expansion and development, carefully constructed on the core values that served George so well in his creation of a confident, trusted, sustainable business.

The brothers presided over a transformation in the scale, reach and capability of the business over the next decade during which turnover experienced exceptional growth, the client base continued to expand, and the company’s reputation for service quality and value was enhanced.

2008 saw the appointment of Billy Harrison as Managing Director who, supported by an experienced leadership team, has encouraged a culture that links a systematic approach to process with a drive to fully understand and fulfil the needs of the client. This approach helped sustain outstanding business performance during a challenging economic period and built stronger foundations for the latest phase of growth at Sharkey.

The current phase of development has seen Sharkey extend its UK offering with the opening of a London office (Sharkey SE) in June 2013.  Our organic growth has continued with the opening of a Manchester office (Sharkey NW) in June 2017 to better serve a growing list of clients in the region and with a particular focus on the commercial office sector.

Now approaching its 50th anniversary, Sharkey is constantly looking to the future but in setting visions for the years to come will never lose sight of its history and the major part it has played in making the company what it is today.

OUR PEOPLE

Alex Keighren

Alex Keighren

Technical Director

Amy Robertson

Amy Robertson

Estimating Administrator

John Balcomb

John Balcomb

Project Manager

Scott Hagart

Scott Hagart

Contracts Director

Phil Sellek

Phil Sellek

Senior Estimator

Scott McCroskery

Scott McCroskery

Contracts Manager

Craig Stewart

Danny Gifford

Danny Gifford

Account Lead Estimator

Bob Short

Bob Short

Contracts Manager

Rossi Higgins

Rossi Higgins

Account Manager

Douglas Thomson

Douglas Thomson

Contracts Director

Nathan Walker

Nathan Walker

Business Development

Mark Blair

Contracts Manager

Alan Gardiner

Construction Manager

Ashley Spratt

Surveyor

Dan Ives

Senior Commercial Manager

Jana Vasilikova

Document Controller

Brett Goddard

Construction Manager

David Blair

Accountant

Robin Rulser

Logistics Manager

Gregg Smith

Project Manager

Jacqui Cunningham

Account Lead Estimator

Scott Gardner

Commercial Manager

Craig Moodie

Assistant Design Manager

Paul Lyons

Pre-Construction Director

Tom Parsons

Commercial Finance Manager

Danny Boyle

Contracts Manager

Tam Chappell

Buying Manager

John Jackson

Contracts Manager

Rob Dunne

Quality Assurance Manager

Sean Venables

IT Apprentice

Colin Buckley

Design Manager

William Ratcliffe

Contracts Manager

Tami Yalamanchili

IT Administrator

Zaynab Johaar

Commercial Manager

Cassie Armstrong

Estimator

Campbell Morrison

Commercial Compliance Consultant

Stewart Campbell

Business Systems and Compliance Manager

Neil Fordyce

Brand Manager

William Macmillan

Estimating Director

Jackie Tomlins

Business Director

Bryan Mckenzie

Contracts Manager

Tom Falco

Assistant Commercial Manager

Murray Martin

Contracts Manager

Ross Sharkey

Account Estimator

Chris Mcmanus

Account Lead Surveyor

Sarah Ward

Administration Manager

Sean Webber

Business Finance Director

Helen Yates

Finance Assistant

Scott Aiken

Construction Manager

Dan Herron

Commercial Managing Director (SE)

Andy O'Donohoe

Deputy Managing Director

Stephen Young

Contracts Manager

Greg Halliday

Assistant Surveyor

Esther Silva

Administrator

Kevin Cook

Surveyor

Grant McQuarrie

IT Manager

Scott Henry

Contracts Manager

Dominic Maher

Managing Director of Operations (SE)

Viktorija Jevic

Accountant

Graeme Bisset

Senior Surveyor

Ronnie Parks

Contracts Manager

Peter Watson

Resource and Planning Manager

Nico Sharkey

IT Apprentice

David Lindsay

Account Manager

Mark Halliday

Contracts Director

Graeme Maclean

Finance Director

Angus MacLennan

Group Finance Director

Steve Le Boutillier

Managing Director (SE)

Billy Harrison

Managing Director

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WAYS TO CONTACT US

Edinburgh office

+44 (0)131 653 2888

Newhailes Road
Edinburgh
EH21 6SY

London office

+44 (0)20 7600 5334

15 Basinghall Street
London
EC2V 5BR

Manchester office

+44 (0)161 706 0523

1 St Peter's Square
Manchester
M2 3DE

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