Armsons Barlow Strengthens Its Team with New Senior Quantity Surveyor

Leading Derby-based project managers, construction cost consultants and building surveyors Armsons Barlow have boosted their team with the appointment of Kelly Ridgard as senior quantity surveyor.

Kelly brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously spent 20 years at main contractor B & K Building Services.

During her two decades there, she successfully delivered a range of schemes including commercial, industrial, and retail projects ranging from £300,000 to £10.5m. Projects included new builds and refurbishments for clients such as Ecclesbourne School and Twycross Zoo.

Kelly’s background in contracting has given her a strong skillset in the areas of design and build and traditional contracts. This, coupled with her expertise in measuring and managing costs and value engineering, makes her a valuable addition to the team at Armsons Barlow.

In her new role, Kelly will deliver a variety of cost management, employer’s agent and project management services to both private and public sector clients.

Commenting on her appointment, Kelly said:

“I am delighted to have joined Armsons Barlow and look forward to contributing the skills I have gained in the last 20 years of main contracting to provide our clients with the confidence they are receiving a first-class service and achieving their project aims in terms of value and quality.

“I am excited about the opportunities ahead and I am confident my skills and years of experience at a main contractor will enable me to make a significant contribution to the continued success of the company.”  

“I look forward to working on a diverse range of projects across a variety of sectors, both pre and post contract and working alongside such a highly respected team.”

Sally Walters, director of Armsons Barlow, added:

“We are thrilled to welcome Kelly to the team. Her extensive expertise in her previous role at a main contractor and her experience in delivering projects across a range of different sectors will be invaluable to us as we continue to expand our offer across the UK.”

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