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Director

Nick Bond

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Director

Jon Cornwell

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Contracts Manager

Ian Birnie

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Senior Project Manager (London)

Spencer Hammond

Nick Bond

Director

Nick has over 30 years experience in the interiors sector. A Quantity Surveyor by profession, he adds the commercial flare to the business. With a sharp eye for quality and commitment to customer service, he is always looking at ways to improve the Space experience. He enjoys getting out of the office and on to the sites working closely with the project teams and pushing projects forward to meet the client's needs.

Nick is a family man, Vice President of the Berkshire Schools Football Association and tries to get to the gym for a work out in his spare time. He surprisingly holds two world records!

nbond@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Jon Cornwell

Director

Jon is one of the early Space team members, joining the fun back in 2005.

With a degree in Engineering his early career was in the high-tech construction instrument industry that gave him an eye for details and problem solving. He enjoys developing solutions to customers' ever-changing needs and finding new opportunities to pursue.

Jon's world revolves around his family. He is interested in a variety of sports, home development projects and always "up for a challenge", including completing the 3 peaks challenge in 2018.

jcornwell@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Ian Birnie

Contracts Manager

Ian has worked in the building industry for over 40 years and has been with Space since the beginning. He has completed a variety of projects throughout the UK and into Europe, Edinburgh one day, Torquay the next.
His dedication and drive have been essential to the success of the business, in handing over a wide variety of high quality projects to our clients.

A motorcycle enthusiast, Ian has become part of the Leicester and Rutland Blood Bike team. When not on the bike Ian can be found taking part in park runs.

ibirnie@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Spencer Hammond

Senior Project Manager (London)

Spencer leads our London division on site. With almost 20 years in the industry, he gained valuable experience as a fixer progressing through the ranks. Thriving on the challenge, Spencer has a passion to get all projects completed defect free and on time with great attention to the finer details.

With a sporting background, Spencer holds international honours, using these skills to create positive team relationships.

Surrounded by women at home, his wife & two daughters keep him grounded and appreciative of the smaller things, time often being the most important of all.

shammond@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

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Project Manager (London)

Dave Petersen

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Operations Manager

Chris Russell

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Quantity Surveyor

Gary Wake

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Amya

Dave Petersen

Project Manager (London)

Dave ran his own dry-lining company back home in Australia. Moving to the UK in 2008, he started to work for Space soon after. Realising Dave’s commitment and reliability he was promoted to Project Manager.

Dave has a keen eye for the perfect finish and has been involved in developing the spray plaster finish widely used by Space Interiors.
 
A keen surfer, Dave dons his wetsuit 12 months of the year and heads to the beach whenever he can.

dpetersen@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Chris Russell

Operations Manager

One of the newest members of the team bringing with him over 10 years in Project and Operation Management from construction but predominantly a military environment as a former Royal Marine.

He enjoys high tempo and dynamic works and strives to be a step ahead whenever possible. Always wanting to improve himself, and bring up the people around him and develop the way the business operates.

When not working he enjoys doing varied outdoor activities, functional fitness training and being a father.

crussell@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Gary Wake

Quantity Surveyor

Gary has over 15 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor, working on high end projects within the interior fit out, construction & residential development sectors.

He enjoys building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, contractors and the supply chain to help ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to a high standard leaving a lasting impression.

Outside of work, Gary enjoys travelling around the world & getting on his mountain bike in the summer months.

gwake@spaceinteriorsystems.co.uk

Amya

Nick's young Labrador that brings a degree of peace and calmness to a vibrant office.

We are also supported by a great back office team of Sheila Tompkins, Kelly Woodford, Myles Morrisen and June Isherwood. They have been with the business for many years and take care of the operations in the background to keep the business and the team functional.