About Us

Senior Team

  • Luke Roche

    Job title: Managing Director

     

    Discipline: The Boss

     

    Luke has worked in the Demolition and Construction Industry for over 18 years and worked for a number of medium and large construction businesses before setting up LOR Contracting in 2017.  He is the founding Director of LOR Contracting and has managed to grow the business to a company with a turnover in excess of £10m in just under 3 years.

    Luke has an infectious energy which combined with a professional approach to his work has helped him to drive the LOR business to its current level in just under 3 years.  Luke has considerable experience originally as an operator and is just as happy operating the machines as he is presenting the business to a board of potential property investors.

     

    Likes: The finer things in life

     

    Dislikes: Not being able to use the Helicopter!

  • Aisha Shakshak

    Job title: Finance Director

     

    Discipline: Accounting

     

    Aisha is an accomplished Finance Director with over 10 years experience in the Construction Industry.  She has worked alongside Luke Roche (the MD) for about 10 years and moved with him to set up LOR Contracting in 2017.  As a founding Director she has been involved in all aspects of the business from the outset and therefore has a broad understanding of all parts of the LOR Contracting business.

     

    Although she now specialises in Finance Aisha has a wide range of experience in the construction industry and prior to finance was a Transport Manager.

     

    Likes: Family, Travelling, Fitness

     

    Dislikes: Cats, Crime Documentaries

  • Daniel Hughes

    Job title: Construction Director

     

    Discipline: Construction

     

    Daniel joined LOR in the first quarter of 2020. With a construction career spanning 20 years he has a wealth of experience and knowledge. Daniel’s background is architecture and project management and he has worked in a variety of sectors including education, health care, commercial and residential.

     

    Daniel continues to successfully deliver a diverse range of quality projects on time, strengthening client relations. With his management ability he has been promoted to the position of construction director and now heads our Construction Division. 

     

    Likes: Family time, Travel

    Dislikes: Maltesers 

  • Frank Dower

    Job title: Demolition Director

     

    Discipline: Demolition

     

    Frank has worked in demolition for over 30 years running his own demolition company for over 10 years.  He joined LOR Contracting at its conception in 2017 as the Demolition Contracts Director and has remained in this role since.

    Frank is one of the most experienced demolition experts in the LOR team.

     

    Likes: Huddersfield Town FC

     

    Dislikes: Disorganisation

  • Charlotte Thompson

    Job title: Commercial Manager

     

    Discipline: Quantity Surveyor / BSc (Hons) in QS

     

    Charlotte joined LOR Contracting in 2019 as the Commercial Manager.  She graduated from the University of Salford in 2010 and has a worked as a Quantity Surveyor for a number of medium sized construction companies since qualifying in 2010.

     

    Charlotte currently runs the commercial aspects of all the LOR Contracting live projects.

     

     

    Likes: Travelling, Horses, Fitness

     

    Dislikes: Being hungry,  Bad Drivers

  • Richard Knocker

    Job title:  Business Development Manager

     

    Discipline: Sales and Marketing

     

    A proven expertise breaking into and entering new markets, operational management, financial management of a business, sales and marketing, project management with an enviable track record in delivery.  

     

    Richard joined LOR in 2019 as an experienced Sales and Marketing Manager and Interim Sales Director.  Richard comes with exceptional communication skills that are coupled with an infectious energy level and a sharp sense of humour.

     

    Richard has considerable experience working with medium to large sized businesses as both an interim sales director and a sales consultant.  He has worked with many blue chip companies including the Volkswagen Group UK, Vauxhall and Towry Law PLC.

     

     

    Likes: Flying, Sailing

     

    Dislikes: Not sailing, Reality TV

  • Rebecca Roscow

    Job title: Office Manager

     

    Discipline: Office/Administration Management

     

    Rebecca has over 7 years office management experience most of which was in Australia.  She has worked in a variety of industries for both small and large companies.  She is extremely organised and as well as managing the busy LOR Contracting Office she also manages the diaries for both the Managing and Financial Directors.

     

    Likes: Fitness, Travelling

     

    Dislikes: Being disorganised, Surprises

  • Harry Wotherspoon

    Job title:  Rail and Infrastructure Director

     

    Discipline: Project Management & Vegetation Management

     

    Harry has worked on Rail and Infrastructure Projects for the past few years and joined LOR Contracting in 2019.  Prior to this he ran his own successful tree services contract business working mainly on rail contracts as a sub contractor.  He holds an NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Arboriculture, is IRATA trained holding all the relevant NPTC qualification and has now achieved RISQS.

     

    Harry is now heading up the Rail and Infrastructure Contracts for LOR.

     

    Likes: Walking, Running, Boxing, Travel

    Dislikes: Crowds

  • George Broome

    Job title: Quantity Surveyor

     

    Discipline: Surveying  / BSc (Hons) in QS

    George joined LOR in July 2019 as a Quantity Surveyor. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2019 with a 2:1 in Quantity Surveying and hasworked previously for one construction company for 3 years. He is the Quantity Surveyor for approximately 5 live projects at one time.

     

    Likes: Football, Eating out at Restaurants, Pubs

    Dislikes: Cooking, Shopping 

  • Richard Lohan

    Job title: Senior Project Manager

     

    Discipline: Project Management

     

    Richard has worked with the MD Luke Roche for over 5 years and came with Luke from a previous construction company to set up LOR Contracting in 2017.  He is an experienced Project and Site Manager who has worked in the Demolition and Construction business his entire working life.

     

    Richard currently Project Manages a number of site contracts for LOR Contracting.

      

    Likes: Carling

     

    Dislikes: Finishing late

  • Jonathon Hall

    Job title: Operations manager

     

    Discipline: Finance

    Jonathon has previously worked with both Luke & Aisha and joined the LOR team in 2020 in a buying/sales role. He has worked in the construction industry since 2012 for various medium sized companies in a variety of roles and has a AAT level 3.

    Likes: Man United, training/fitness, holidays and the pub

    Dislikes: Rain and Covid 19

  • John O'Rourke

    Job title: Senior Project Manager/Site Manager

     

    Discipline: Construction/Demolition

     

    John has worked in construction for almost 40 years and joined Luke Roche in 2015 working with him in a construction business prior to joining Luke as a founding employee of LOR Contracting in 2017.

     

     

    Likes: Cup of Tea

    Dislikes: Vehicle Trackers

  • Dean Malton

    Job title: Site Manager

     

    Discipline:Project Management

     

    Dean worked for many years in South Africa and the UK as a Contracts and Project Manager before joining LOR Contracting as a Site Manager in early 2019. He has over 25 years experience in the construction industry working as a Project Manager for over 14 years in a number of large PLC Construction companies.

     

    Likes: Rugby

     

    Dislikes: Football

  • Lee Donaghey

    Job title: Site Manager

     

    Discipline: Construction 

     

    Lee has over 25 years experience in a management role in both new build and refurbishment. 

    His strength is in man management.
     

    Likes:  Family and holidays abroad

     

    Dislikes: Having my photo taken.

  • Paul Withers

    Job title: Site Manager

     

    Discipline:Joiner

    Time served joiner for 20 years after my apprenticeship I moved into heavy civil engineering as a shuttering joiner

    And worked my way up from supervisor / foreman to assistant site manager in a space of 10 years

    Now a site manager for the past 4 years working on and overseeing new house builds to flat and office refurbishment

    Likes: Weekends with the family & good organisation

     

    Dislikes: Poor timekeeping and disorganisation

  • Matthew Mcgarry

    Job title: Project Manager    

     

    Discipline: Construction 

    Matt Joined LOR in 2020 as a Project Manager to work on our HMO Projects, he has worked in the construction and fit out sector for the majority of his working life on a range of large projects throughout the UK, Europe and Iceland, specialising in the warehousing, retail and hospitality sectors.

    Likes: Football, Travel and the pub    

     

    Dislikes: Stupidity, bad manners.       

  • Lewis Malone

    Job title: Site Manager

     

    Discipline: Construction 

     

    Lewis joined lor in 2020 with his 18 years experience in the construction industry as a joiner and subsequently as a site manager.

    He is an experienced site manager.
    Who has run numerous projects in the industrial, commercial, residential and retail sectors.

    Likes: Motocross

     

    Dislikes:  N/A

CONTACT

Unit 2,

The Quad,

Gibfield Park Ave,

Atherton,

M46 0SY

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