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Meet The Team

Angus Macdonald

Founder

Angus heads up the whole team at Galion and brings over 30 years’ experience of property development in the Southwest. He's a keen advocate of renewable energy and has trailblazed through various sectors within the industry.

Tim Barnes

Managing Director

Tim brings 37 years of industry experience with him to the Galion team, coming from a previous role within Galion as Construction Manager and as Contracts Manager for a regional house builder delivering up to 120 units per year.

Jon Ward

Commercial Director

Jon is an experienced, multi-skilled Commercial Manager and Quantity Surveyor with a passion for delivering maximum team potential. He has a proven record of completing demanding projects on time and within budget whilst meeting and exceeding the expectations of stakeholders and clients.

Kevin Penny

Quantity Surveyor

With over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, mostly in housebuilding, Kevin joined Galion in March 2020 excited to be involved with a quality product and developing the Galion brand. As part of the commercial team, Kevin is responsible for the financial controls across Galion’s schemes. Kevin lives in historic Glastonbury with his wife, son and boomerang daughter (she’s usually away studying for her Masters), along with a cat and five chickens.

Barry Sherriff

Technical Manager

Barry has over 20 years’ professional experience within the construction industry, of which 10 years has been spent working in residential Technical Project Management. He has worked on projects ranging from one-off bespoke dwellings to sites encompassing over 400, with particular focus on quality, sustainability, and customer satisfaction.

Carmen Ward

Project Coordinator

Carmen joined the team late in 2019 having had a very diverse career path from Veterinary Nurse to Purchasing Manager of submarine parts! Carmen is passionate about the world of customer service and so her role heading up Aftercare Services at Galion is, in her own words, “my dream job”. Carmen also has a passion for design and often works with the team on matters around interior design and customer choices. Married with two children and 4 chickens, the family love being outdoors and are always on the hunt for an adventure!

Fiona Dobson

Purchasing Manager

Working in the Construction/ Housebuilding industry since leaving college, Fiona has over 33 years of purchasing experience, having worked for various major and regional housebuilders throughout the South West. Outside of work, Fiona is a keen golfer, likes to read a good book and enjoys long walks with her husband and their Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

Lee Swanwick

Senior Site Manager

Lee has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry – starting as a bricklayer before progressing to site management. Lee has worked across a variety of SMEs to larger PLCs and has experience with a range of building techniques including timber frame, traditional build and sustainable homes. Prior to working in construction Lee spent six years in the Army. When not overseeing our projects Lee spends his spare time playing pool and crafting handmade pool and snooker cues.

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