Leadership

Wilford & Dean’s company ethos permeates each team by the words and actions of its directors. Each person within the company’s leadership team started at grass-roots level and worked their way up, earning their place on the board through hard work and proactive self-development.

Nothing has changed, and Wilford & Dean’s future continues to depend on its ability to attract, nurture and develop successive generations of craftsmen and businessmen.

Simon Haddy

Simon Haddy

Managing Director

Simon has an impressive track record in managing multiple complex service streams and ensuring that those around him deliver first-class results. He maintains a close-knit team and works hard to support the company ethos which centres around exceeding customer expectations, in order to encourage customers to refer new business to Wilford & Dean. A qualified quantity surveyor, Simon has worked in a variety of sectors and pays the same attention to detail to all projects, whether they are renovations of a village hall or a stylised new build in a heritage area.

Ian Mason

Ian Mason

Operations Director

Ian’s attention to detail is second to none. He’s responsible for the day-to-day running of the business, and has a particular passion for minimising environmental impact and ensuring the best possible health & safety measures are in place. Starting out as a quantity surveyor in the 1970s, he has plenty of hands-on experience of construction and maintenance projects ranging from specialist buildings through to railways. Throughout his career he has gained numerous professional qualifications and accreditations.

Mark Gregory

Mark Gregory

Commercial Director

Mark started his career as a quantity surveyor in the 1970s, and joined Wilford & Dean in 2001. He is responsible for ensuring everything runs on time and to budget, and over the years he has excelled in keeping the company safe during turbulent economic periods in the construction industry. He has an impressive practical background in project management, backed up by several professional qualifications.

Mike Dean

Mike Dean

Chairman

Mike Dean was the Managing Director of Newport Pagnell Construction for many years, before handing the reins to Simon Haddy in 2015.  When Mike joined the company as a project surveyor in 1972, they were still using a wooden hand cart for minor works in Newport Pagnell. At the same time, the company forged ahead, building some of Milton Keynes’ schools.