GF Tomlinson trio decamp to rival Miller Knight

Aaron Morby 1 week ago

Three long-serving senior directors at Derbyshire-headquartered G F Tomlinson have taken senior roles at rival East Midlands building contractor Miller Knight as it gears up for expansion.

(L-r) Andrew Foster (commercial director), Chris Flint (regeneration director), Jamie Braybrook (chief estimator)
(L-r) Andrew Foster (commercial director), Chris Flint (regeneration director), Jamie Braybrook (chief estimator)

Chris Flint, Andrew Foster and Jamie Braybrook aim to expand £24m turnover Miller Knight’s service offerings within the regional construction market.

Flint, former managing director at GFT, is Miller Knight’s new regeneration director. Andrew Foster has been made commercial director and Jamie Braybrook takes on the role of chief estimator.

Flint said: “The rise and rise of Miller Knight is something that excited me – and I wanted to be part of the company’s growth, helping to further support its expansion and capability.

“After meeting Miller Knight chief executive David Dickson, and the other directors and visiting many of their current construction sites, I was not only impressed by how the business was set up – but also by the commitment of the staff and the company’s collaborative working approach.”

Mansfield-based Miller Knight is primarily known for its specialist divisions dedicated to remedial fire protection.

The company has built its reputation, carrying out complex and sensitive regeneration and refurbishment projects for the public and private sectors, delivering substantial schemes across education, health, blue light and residential.

Miller Knight has delivered year on year growth for the past seven years.

David Dickson, chief executive, said that revenues at Miller Knight were set to double again for this upcoming financial year, with an order book reaching close to £50m in turnover.

He said: “Adding Chris, Andy and Jamie to our team was an exciting opportunity for us.

“To date, the company’s growth has been nothing short of extraordinary. We are taking our rightful place among some of the region’s biggest name firms and will no doubt become one of the fastest growing construction companies of 2024.”

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