People & Culture

Our People

The quality of our people sets us apart.

Our people are the driving force of our business. 

We deliver outstanding projects. But it's our people who make them happen.

Their technical expertise, pride in their work and commitment to excellence makes us the company we are.

Our people are passionate about what they do, delivering the exceptional time and again.

Consistently achieving excellence doesn’t happen by chance. Which is why we are committed to investing in and supporting our people throughout their careers to reach their full potential.

We take the time to listen to our people and understand their hopes and aspirations, working with them to chart the career path that’s right for them.

That means providing training in the latest technologies and techniques and supporting them to develop the skills they need to thrive.

Developing their expertise in this way improves the services we offer, creating more value for our clients and helping us build for a successful future.

It also makes for an incredibly rewarding career working with a company which is proudly building Britain’s future heritage.

  1. James Roy

    James Roy

    James Roy is finding our open and supportive learning culture invaluable as he settles into his new role as Sustainability Manager.

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  2. Sammy Brady

    'My role is mostly about ensuring we manage our risk and deliver a project on time, with zero defects and most importantly meet all of the client specification and legislative requirements.'

    Read more about Sammy Brady
  3. Tyler Penwill

    Tyler Penwill worked with us at the new US embassy in London during his degree and he’s now part of our team at Battersea Phase 3.

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Meet the team

  1. Ella Mills

    Ella Mills

    Ella is undertaking a Planning Apprenticeship, whilst studying Construction Management at London Southbank Uni. We caught up with Ella to learn about her experiences so far.

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  2. Luigi Pettinato

    Luigi Pettinato

    Luigi completed his studies and started out on his engineering career in his home country of Italy. We were pleased to welcome him to our team in May 2018, after he had relocated to the UK. We spoke to him about the move and his experiences with us.

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  3. Charmaine Myers

    Karla Jiggins

    Karla is one of many members of our team who’ve achieved over ten years’ service at Sir Robert McAlpine. Unusually for a Quantity Surveyor, she initially graduated and worked in Human Resources. We spoke to her about her switch and her career here.

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  4. Stuart Pendleton

    Stuart Pendleton

    Stuart had worked in construction management on both the client-side and contractor-side before he joined us in summer 2018 as a Bid Manager. We spoke to him about his move and his first impressions of the company.

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  5. Jack Arnold

    Jack Arnold

    Jack joined the business in 2014 after two placements with us during his degree in Construction Engineering Management at Loughborough University. We caught up with him to get his take on working at Sir Robert McAlpine.

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  1. People & Culture Inclusion


    'We treat each other like family'. It's the ethos that we live by and that underpins our culture.

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