Mark Oliver – Acting Managing Director
Mark joined The Clarison Group as CEO and Acting Managing Director, EAG, in January 2021. A Civil Engineer with an MBA and a management consulting background with McKinsey & Co, he has worked in Europe and the Far East at multiple stages of the construction supply chain, including building product manufacturing (Yale and H+H), distribution (BSS), main contracting (Laing O’Rourke and Kier), specialist contracting and service & maintenance. His most recent role was CEO of the Colt Group, a €200m specialist ventilation contractor and manufacturer, where he led a fifty per cent growth in profitability between 2016 and 2020 and a successful sale to Kingspan Plc.
John Foster – CCO UK
John was appointed Chief Commercial Officer UK of The Clarison Group in July 2021, responsible for all work winning and pre-contract award activities in the Group’s UK businesses, EAG and Alucraft Systems. He previously held the role of Commercial Director in Alucraft Systems since August 2019. John has over 28 years of experience in the construction industry and 22 years in the façade sector. He has a proven track record in business growth and M&A, bringing a great wealth of industry experience to the Group.
Nick Tappin – Finance Director
Nick joined EAG in June 2020 as Finance Director. Having qualified in 1997, Nick has held numerous finance roles within the construction industry over the past 22 years, including Group Finance Director at Avonside Roofing and senior finance and commercial appointments at Kier, May Gurney and R G Carter. Nick is responsible for Finance, IT, HR and Health and Safety.
Edward Whipp – Pre-Construction Director
Edward joined EAG in 1985, giving over 30 years of service. Initially joining as a Sales Executive, Edward was appointed to the board in 1992 and is currently Pre-Construction Director, responsible for pre-contract activities of EAG.
Daren Clifton – Construction Director
Daren has over 30 years of experience in Construction, working within both Specialist Sub Contracting and Main Contracting. Daren re-joined EAG in 2013 and promoted to Construction Director in 2018. He works closely with the Pre-Construction and Production Teams and has overall responsibility for the delivery of projects.
Peter Dalby – Operations Director
With 25 years of aluminium fabrication experience, including 20 years within EAG, Peter is the Operations Director responsible for the product delivery team encompassing the procurement and fabrication departments of the business over two sites.