The Group grew significantly after Gavin joined in 2001, with turnover having grown from £8m to £33m per annum in 2008, at industry leading profit levels. Since then, the Group has continued to out outperform the industry norm, with its focus on cash generation, cost control and profitability.
Gavin purchased 19% of the Group in 2002 and completed the management buyout in 2006.
Gavin is responsible for:
Gavin maintains an active participation in the Land and Property division
Simon joined Hellens in June 2002, having over 15 years experience in the field of estimating/surveying. In 2007 he was promoted to Commercial Director. In May 2018 Simon was promoted to Managing Director of John Hellens (Contracts) Ltd. He plays an important role building and maintaining close customer and supply chain relations from initial procurement stages, through the construction and on-going maintenance phases to final contract review.
In particular his responsibilities include: –
Kate joined Hellens Group in 2001 and was part of the management buyout in 2006. She has a diverse role within the Hellens Group, overseeing training and human resources as well as developing links with the community through Hellens Corporate Responsibility Plan.
In particular Kate is responsible for the management of operations of Hellens Residential Limited. This is a registered private provider of social housing. Her role includes: –