Our team bring a varied and comprehensive range of skills and experience across a broad spectrum of major construction projects.
With over 26 years’ practical construction management experience, Ryan has acquired far reaching skills and expertise in driving client and contractor success through working for large contractors across a range of sectors and major projects.
Over the past five years, Ryan worked with Kier Scotland, driving a number of its key Frameworks including South West Hub and North Hub. He led the development and delivery of Kier Scotland’s largest projects, assisting Kier’s turnover to double during his time there, whilst improving both Safety and Quality standards.
In 2018, Ryan joined Linear to head up the newly formed Linear Design & Construct, in this role he is responsible for establishing and developing this new offer of intelligent design and construction solutions through collaboration from project inception to aftercare.
Beginning his career in construction within his family’s business, Stephen has remained at the heart of this business and now operates as CEO. His commitment to an honest and thoughtful approach is reflected in all aspects of the business today
With over 30 years’ experience, Stephen was appointed Managing Director of Linear Projects with a clear vision to develop the business into a full supply and fit out company working directly with leading main contractors across the UK.
Appointed CEO of Linear UK Group in 2018, Stephen oversees both Linear Projects and Linear Design & Construct with a clear focus on both short and long-term planning and decision making. Working with the senior management team, Stephen helps drive the evolution of the business, its people and its projects to the very highest standards he sets for the Group.
Throughout his career, Gareth has played a very hands-on role in the delivery of projects and contracts. Working from the Glasgow office, on a day to day basis he oversees all aspects of live contracts, liaising with staff and clients at each and every stage of the construction, from tender to completion.
His unwavering commitment to the people and the best outcomes demonstrates his highly considerate and collaborative style. This is regularly seen in his drive for the optimum approach to HSE matters and also the wellbeing of the team.
Having worked at Linear Group for 25 years, Gareth has played an integral part in the growth and development of the business and he prides himself on the strength of his commitment and a consistently honest approach.
Scott worked for some of the UK’s leading principal contractors, focusing very much on the commercial aspects of project development and delivery.
In 2017, Scott was appointed Commercial Director of Linear Group to oversee the commercial strategy for the group. In this role, his focus is varied and touches on all aspects of the operation. From managing risk, compliance and budgeting, to optimising bid offers and leading negotiations, Scott calls on his commitment to collaboration and honesty to ensure the right values and behaviours are embedded into the organisation.
Scott works closely with all the Project Managers to ensure he has visibility and insight into the numerous projects ongoing at any one time. This enables him to adopt a value adding and diligent perspective, focused on quality and efficient client delivery.
With over 20 years’ experience of health and safety, Garry Willis brings exceptional expertise and hands-on knowledge to Linear Group.
Working previously for Stewart Milne Group and Balfour Beatty Utility Solutions. Garry’s extensive understanding of construction management; its needs, challenges and diversity, ensures the highest standards of health and safety capability for the Group. He displays an unwavering approach to any challenge, taking on the toughest tasks to drive for the optimal outcome.
At Linear Group, his role is to nurture, develop and promote compliance, achieve excellence through a strong health and safety culture and coach colleagues to ensure the right solution every time. As part of this, Garry will oversee the development and implementation of the full safety management systems to ISO 450001:2018, as well as utilise his main contracting experience and insight to assist the ongoing development of Linear Design & Construct.
With 13 years’ experience in the construction industry, John has been involved in the successful delivery of a key projects to the highest standards of quality and safety.
During his career, John has worked on diverse range of projects including education, hotel and office developments and has managed both site delivery and design teams.
Following 9 years working for principal contractors Kier, John joined Linear Design & Construct (LDC) in January 2019. As Contracts Manager, John is responsible for the delivery of projects, ensuring excellent programme execution. He oversees all LDC delivery teams and manages client relationships through effective and ongoing communication.
Following the successful completion of a BSc in Quantity Surveying, Andrew went on to become a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. This was followed by his fulfilment of the CE ECC Accredited Project Management qualification.
Working previously for both Laing O’Rourke and Morgan Sindall, Andrew has a strong depth of understanding and experience of the principal contracting landscape and large scale, often complex, projects.
Andrew joined Linear Design & Construct (LDC) in December 2018 as one of its founding employees. In his role, Andrew is principally responsible for front end cost planning, market testing and procurement. He also oversees projects commercial and contractual control as well as supporting and developing the team.