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Rob Evans

Divisional managing director,
Severfield (Commercial & Industrial)

Rob is the divisional managing director for the Group's commercial and industrial division encompassing Severfield (UK), Severfield (Design & Build), Severfield (NI) and Severfield Europe B.V.

Prior to this, Rob became managing director of Severfield (UK) in February 2020, during which he was responsible for all aspects of the contracting business for both Severfield (UK) and Severfield Europe B.V.. Rob joined the Group over 24 years ago and during that time has performed various commercial and quantity surveying roles within the Group, including at Severfield (Design & Build) and Severfield (NI).

Rob has been involved with many iconic projects, including Tottenham Hotspur FC stadium, Liverpool FC stadium, 22 Bishopsgate and several projects at Wimbledon.


Mike Mannion

Group manufacturing director

Mike is now the Group manufacturing director, overseeing operations in Dalton, Lostock, Northern Ireland, Bolton, and Bridlington.

Prior to this, Mike joined Severfield in 2019 as operations director (manufacturing) for Severfield (UK) and was responsible for our manufacturing operations at both our Dalton and Lostock sites.

Previously managing director of Weir Valves & Controls, Mike has over 25 years of business management experience and an extensive knowledge of manufacturing and supply chains, obtained within sector-relevant, international settings.


Jim Martindale

Divisional managing director,
Severfield (Nuclear & Infrastructure) and
Modular Solutions

Jim is the divisional managing director for the Group's nuclear and infrastructure division and of the modular solutions division.

Jim joined Severfield (Design & Build), formerly Atlas Ward Structures, in 1994 as a design engineer, which saw him heavily involved with the commercial department. He became engineering manager in 2002, design director in 2007 and deputy managing director in 2010, a role that he performed until his appointment as managing director in January 2014.

Jim has been involved in the successful delivery of many major projects throughout the UK during his career with Atlas Ward and Severfield. He is also an associate member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.


Mark Sanderson

Group legal director
and Company secretary

Mark joined the Group in September 2013.

His previous role was as group legal director for the utility specialist Enterprise plc until its acquisition by Ferrovial in April 2013. He also worked in private practice as a projects partner, most recently at Walker Morris and prior to that, Pinsent Masons.

Mark has over 20 years of experience in the construction and engineering sector and is also a non-executive director and trustee at Fitzroy Support, a learning disabilities charity.


Phillipa Recchia

Group SHE director

Phillipa joined Severfield in July 2016 from housing and regeneration specialist Keepmoat and she has previously worked as corporate head of health and safety at global industries services company KAEFER Group.

Phillipa has over 20 years' experience within the construction industry and a strong background in behavioural safety.


Samantha Brook

Group HR director

Sam joined Severfield in March 2020, having been group people director at Drax Group and group head of HR at Croda International (both listed companies). She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ('CIPD'), is passionate about helping people realise their full potential and is ideally suited to lead our people strategy, talent development and workforce engagement initiatives.


Richard Davies

Group IT director

Richard joined Severfield (Design & Build), formerly Atlas Ward Structures, in 1997 as an apprentice plater welder, which provided valuable experience and insight into key production activities. He moved into IT support in 1999 and went on to perform various roles within IT, until his appointment as Group IT director in January 2016.

Within this role, Richard is responsible for all aspects of IT across the Severfield group.

With more than 20 years of experience in the construction sector, Richard has been involved in the successful delivery of many innovative IT projects.


Alan Dunsmore

Chief Executive Officer

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Ian Cochrane

Chief Operating Officer

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Derek Randall

Executive director
and managing director
at JSW Severfield Structures

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Adam Semple

Chief Financial Officer

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