It's our people that make the difference. They've made us who we are today.

At Paramount we believe our people are what makes us special. We're a team of talented creatives, financial experts and professional project managers. And this is where you can find out a bit more about our Paramount People

Rhiannon Phillips
Project Designer

Rhiannon is responsible for creative ideas and driving the design aspect of a project from concept to completion.

One or two things you may not know about her: She loves to travel – from visiting family to exploring different cultures, Rhiannon is only happy when there’s a trip in the planning!  She also counts ‘eating good food’ as a hobby!

Tom Wileman
Trainee Surveyor

Tom's role entails quantity take-offs from drawings, preparing sub-contractor enquiries, tender submissions and placing purchase orders as well as spending some time on site monitoring project progress.

One thing you may not know him: He enjoys spending his weekends playing football or mountain biking.

Vida Jones
Office Administrator

Vida carries out various admin tasks and provides support not only to the Finance Team but also assists other departments as and when required.

One thing you may not know about her: She used to be a folk dancer for twelve years in Lithuania before moving to the UK.

 

Sam Davies
Trainee Project Surveyor

Sam is the youngest of the Projects team and thoroughly enjoys the varied work, and being part of a successful company. He finds his role really exciting as no two days are the same, whether in the office or out on site.

One thing you may not know about him: He's a football fanatic!

Richard Jones
Managing Director

Richard is responsible for the overall strategic development of the business, whilst still being involved in estimating, project management & the commercial management of various schemes.

One thing you may not know about him: He recently took part in his first white collar boxing event!

Emma Thomas
Financial Controller

Emma is responsible for internal controls over the company’s financial procedures.

One thing you may not know about her: Emma has participated in a women’s rugby team for charity.

Gordon Jones
Site Manager

Gordon is an experienced Site Manager and therefore responsible for making sure that everything runs like clockwork on site and is carried out in a safe and tidy manner.

One thing you may not know about him: He is fascinated by military history.

Sam Dacey
PA to the Managing Director

Sam assists in administrative support for the Managing Director and Projects team, project costs, health and safety management and is also our CRM and wellbeing in the workplace champion.

One thing you may not know about her: Sam has a beagle, called Ralph, who is her pride and joy!

Paul Doherty
Business Development Manager

Paul is responsible for developing and building a rapport with clients in order to identify the needs for their workplace.

One thing you may not know about him: Paul is a professional golfer and has played all around the world.

John Williams
Commercial Director

John's role encompasses both the management of Paramount’s project risk profile and the hands-on project management of our larger and more complex projects.

One thing you may not know about him: John is a passable tapas chef.

Dean Lewis
Site Manager

Dean co-ordinates work schedules and in turn hopes and prays that everyone and everything turns up on time, as planned! No two days are the same and in his words "he learns something new every day".

One thing you may not know about him: Dean enjoys Greek mythology.

Helen Bartlett
Design Director

Helen is responsible for designing key projects, making strategic business decisions, reviewing processes, and partly responsible for co-ordinating our marketing efforts.

One thing you may not know about her: Helen entered a competition to become a racing car driver and got through to the 2nd stage of the trials!

Amy Hart
Design Undergraduate

Further to completing the second year of her interior design degree at the University of South Wales, Amy has joined us for a year to gain some industry experience before going back to university for her final year.

One thing you may not know about her: Amy loves to travel and cook!

Richard Brown
Site Manager

Richard always tries to forge a strong relationship with the client as he finds it helps to achieve our goal, which is to finish the job on time, to budget and to a high standard.

One thing you may not know about him: Richard collects rare Adidas trainers.

Lynda
Receptionist

Lynda works front of house, the first person everyone sees when they visit our ShowOffice in Cardiff. She always loves the expression on visitor's faces when they see our building for the first time.

One thing you may not know about her: She was once a Lance Corporal in the TA!

Dafydd Meurig
Finance Assistant

Dafydd is responsible for purchase ledger and sub-contractors ledger, weekly wages and payment runs.

One thing you may not know about him: He can often be seen wading through Cardiff’s rivers whilst volunteering for Keep Wales Tidy.

Kevin Mashford
Sales Director

Kevin is dedicated to ensuring our clients understand every step of the process, getting best value from their investment in a workplace environment.

One thing you may not know about him: He is a black belt in Shotokan Karate and a keen cyclist and does this all with a transplanted heart!

Gary Snowsill
Senior Project Manager

Gary's primary expertise is strategy and planning. He is responsible for the successful delivery of projects from inception to completion, including client aftercare.

One thing you may not know about him: although a proud Englishman, he supports Wales’ women’s rugby.

Brian Darch
Estimating Manager

Brian is a highly experienced senior estimator and buyer with an established background in construction across private and public sectors.

One thing you may not know about him: He is teaching himself to play the guitar.

John Hales
Project Manager

He manages the delivery of fit out projects, concerning programme, health/safety, quality and budget.

One thing you may not know about him: He has been scuba diving for over half his life in cold, dark British waters and can’t seem to give it up!

Mike Mulcahy
Project Manager

He manages projects on site, working with clients and sub contractors to make sure that we deliver a first-class project on time.

One thing you may not know about him: He loves wildlife!

Steve Mullis
Head of Corporate Services

Steve looks after anything that doesn’t fall within the remit of our four teams, from HR and compliance to training, health and safety, accreditations, insurances, and much more.

One thing you may not know about him: Steve used to be a DJ in the early eighties.

Gary Hobbs
Commercial Manager

Gary is responsible for the commercial management of all aspects of projects from inception through to completion and beyond.

One thing you may not know about him: Gary is a seasoned endurance athlete.

Rachel Rees
Senior Designer

Rachel's main responsibility is to design a project through from the client brief to installation.

One thing you may not know about her: Rachel is learning to horse ride and would eventually like to do dressage and maybe compete one day.

Madison Thomas
Workplace Designer

Madison is responsible for producing design concepts, technical layouts, presentations and creating 3D visuals.

One thing you may not know about her: When Madison was 11 years old she featured on an S4C programme where she learnt how to ride and jump on a horse in 10 weeks!

Clive Mitchell
Partitioner / Installer

Clive helps to run jobs and assist the Site Manager, making sure everyone knows what they’re doing on a day to day basis.

One thing you may not know about him: Although he likes rugby, Clive is a season-ticket holder at Cardiff City Football Club.

Wayne Price
General Operative

Wayne likes to keep clients happy by making sure our sites are kept in good order by being clean and tidy.

One thing you may not know about him: Wayne was once a choir boy in the Pentecostal church.

Nigel Barnes
Senior Project Manager

Nigel looks after all aspects of both site and project management.

One thing you may not know about him: Nigel used to read his sister's Bunty comic when he was eighteen!

Craig Blackmore
Finance Director

Details coming soon!

Matt Hounsell
M&E Project Manager

Matt is responsible for delivering the mechanical and electrical installations from tender stage through to practical competition.

One thing you might not know about him: when he’s not at work you can usually find him skateboarding at the local skate park.

Paul Jones
M&E Director

Paul manages the M&E requirements for projects, develops schemes with clients, negates potential issues and ensure installations meet budgets and exceed expectations.

One thing you may not know about him: Paul is a black belt in Shotokan Karate.

Nigel Roberts
Non-Executive Chairman

Having handed over the helm of Paramount to Richard, he is now able to play golf in Majorca whenever he likes.

One thing you may not know about him: He can fly a helicopter!

Tim Sims
Business Development Manager

Having spent 18 years in this industry his main responsibility is to build relationships and determine new business opportunities as a result.

One or two things you may not know about him: He has an identical twin brother and enjoys spending time with his children.

Jon Foster
Design Manager

Jon is responsible for both delivering project solutions and managing the day to day operational functions of the design team.

One thing you may not know about him: He swims in the sea all year around (although in a wetsuit in the winter) – it’s what he calls his ‘me time’.