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!
Job title: Finance Director
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
Job title: Construction Director
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
Job title: Demolition Director
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Dislikes: Finishing late
Job title: Operations manager
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
Job title: Kevin Thompson
I have been involved with the electrical contracting industry for 42 years, carrying out electrical installation work in schools, supermarkets & factories for 30 years, I then became a contracts manager on the installation side then moved in to managing & deploying operatives for reactive & planned maintenance for the likes of The Co-Operative Group, JD Sports, JD Williams, Well Pharmacy, The Diocese of Salford, various Educational Establishments & more. I also carried out estimating/pricing installation & remedial works, issuing Risk Assessments & Method Statements & carrying out the overseeing of various works/contracts through to invoicing.
Likes: Playing golf, Motorcycling, Eating Out, Holidaying at home & abroad (especially Italy) & most importantly spending quality time & having meals/drinks with my family.
Dislikes: Bad timekeeping, incompetence.
Job title: Senior Project Manager/Site Manager
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
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.
Job title: Contracts Manager
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.
Job title: Site Manager
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
Job title: Site Manager
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.