Meet The Team
Passionate about our business performance and the success of our people
Passionate about our business performance and the success of our people
Our passion for success is derived from our people and our culture. In order to achieve our business objectives, we place great emphasis on the creation, experience and knowledge of our teams.
We believe the key to our success is attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the industry, within a culture that promotes employee engagement and empowerment.
We have outlined key members of our team below;
Commercial DirectorChris provides strategic direction and leadership to our commercial team, benefitting from 15 years in the public and private sector. His experience in the commercial management and bid management has ensured sustainable growth and helped to further our ethos of a local, directly employed workforce.
Managing DirectorSimon joined Connolly as operations manager in 2013 to oversee the development of the business into an award-winning contractor making a difference to the communities around us. Starting his career as a bench hand joiner, Simon has developed over 20 years’ experience in the industry.
DirectorLiam is responsible for commercial innovation and improvement, including the development and strategic procurement of key local suppliers. A key focus of Liam’s role is to collaborate with partners to improve the quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of our projects.
Commercial ManagerJohn has over 20 years experience in the building industry and during this time has gained deservedly a reputation for successfully leading commercial teams on projects in various sectors which have been procured through a variety of routes. Johns role is to manage day to day framework and commercial activities, budgets & cost management and is a highly regarded member of the team.
Business Development & Bid ManagerAndrea is part of our Pre-Construction team, managing our BD, bid, marketing & communications activities. Day-to-day responsibility for delivering our core work-winning activities ensuring they are aligned with our overall strategy, ensuring we identify, track, and bid for new work.
Office ManagerJulie has been part of the business for over 20 years, managing the day-to-day operations within the business. Overseeing HR, payroll, and supply chain payment, Julie is integral to the smooth running of Connolly and is a great example of our commitment to career progression and personal development.
Head of OperationsMike leads by example with in-depth knowledge of over 40 years in the construction industry, he provides a wealth of experience in planned refurbishment in the housing sector. His knowledge and expertise have helped our business to achieve exemplar levels of client satisfaction.
Operations ManagerAndrew joined Connolly in 2015 and ensures certainty of delivery by overseeing projects, measuring team performance and actively promoting success against key benchmarks. Having worked his way up from starting out as a bricklayer, Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry.
Safety Health Environment & Quality ManagerBrian oversees the development of all Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental aspects of the business. He is an experienced HSEQ professional with a demonstrated history of management and leadership experience.
Connolly’s are currently our go to contractor for all our FRA work, planned investment and cyclical works. They have proven to be an absolute asset to us by keeping our properties safe and in excellent condition. The team at Connolly’s are professionals in every sense with a can do attitude. It’s a real pleasure to work with Connolly’s and hopefully for a long time to come.Dennis Gilbert – Arcon Major Works
We have developed an excellent relationship with the team at Connolly over several years. Their retrofit team have performed consistently and our residents are delighted with the solar panel work that has been delivered.Flintshire Council, Sean O’Donnell
The Connolly team were excellent throughout the project and our tenants are delighted with the changes that have been made to their properties to increase energy efficiency. We were always kept informed of progress & we are delighted with the results.Team Leader, Asset Manager Wigan Council
The team’s proactive approach, expertise, focus on delivering exceptional services to our customers & commitment to making a positive difference in our communities stands out in all their work and we are pleased to partner with a contractor that shares our values.First Choice Homes
When Connolly’s won the Tender to Fit Out my Design for Warrington Housing Association’s Head Office, I had not previously worked with them. They quickly proved that they were an asset to the Project and an ally to me, working with me to make sure my Design was realised. Their professionalism and experience were much valued, and the end result is of the highest quality.Ingo Interiors Ltd
Marks out of a 100, I would have to give 110 for the set-ups Alex Carter (Site Manager) has pulled together. The standard of Welfare, Compliance documentation, First Aid, etc is first class. I cannot find any faults! The attention to detail is quite impressive.
Keelagher Okey Klein – John Davies, Project Manager
Their commitment to customer service is a major factor in their re-appointment to the next 5-year Framework for Onward Homes. Their overall performance is testament to the hard work and effort of the onsite teams.Onward Homes
I was nervous on my first day in the business, but the team were so welcoming and made me feel at ease, nothing is too much trouble. I love my role with Connolly Ltd, It’s a brilliant place to work, a true family.Customer Manager Connolly Ltd – Andrea Ratcliffe
The people within Connolly Ltd are always very friendly, approachable and willing to help. The culture within the business is really unique and compliments their approach to working in partnership with their clients.Redsky Training
Connolly Ltd have worked in partnership with Wigan Council for over 30 years. They are committed to the development of communities within the Wigan Borough and are actively involved in key social value initiatives within Wigan.Wigan Council
Their approach to Health & Safety is really refreshing. Always willing to go the extra mile whilst ensuring they maintain the high standards from inception through to completion of any project.Stephen Walker – Walker Design
Connolly Ltd were amazing from start to finish when installing my new kitchen and bathroom. I was kept update on a daily basis and the site team were always on hand to explain what would happen next. It looks fantasticResident at Great Places Housing
It has been a pleasure to work with Connolly Ltd on our head office fit out / refurbishment. They fully understood our brief and worked with our teams to ensure delivery on time and within budget, whilst overachieving on our aspirations for quality. They provided a great service for us.Warrington Housing Association
A very professional service with people who are committed to achieving success through the delivery of a great customer experience.National Care Group
Connolly Ltd have performed consistently on the delivery of wholehouse refurbishments for Flintshire CC for over 5 years. During this time we have developed a strong partnership and fostered great relationships with the Connolly Ltd teams.Flintshire CC
Connolly Ltd is a really good place to work. It’s a place where they want people to thrive and grow, to become part of something special and show their true potential.Contracts Manager Connolly Ltd – Neil Gibson