The Team

John Self

Matt Blackwell

Commercial Director

Bob Hayes

Senior Estimator & Surveyor

Bob joined Rainsford as a Surveyor in 2003, bringing with him a wealth of experience after starting work in the construction industry in 1972. Bob has progressed through the company and is now our Senior Estimator & Surveyor.

He has worked extensively on both residential and commercial contracts, not only in carpentry, but all aspects of construction in previous roles.

Bob Hayes

John Cox

Quantity Surveyor/Estimator

Barry Gilbert


Barry joined us in February 2007, bringing with him past experience with other trade contractors, main contractors, quantity surveying practices and developers. Barry is a member of both the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Chartered Institute of Building.

Barry's role includes estimating, surveying and buying.

Barry Gilbert

Benn Wilson

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Benn started his career in 2002 at Swift Southern and then worked for Stott Carpentry, before joining Rainsford in April 2011. Benn achieved his BSC (Hons) Degree as a Quantity Surveyor in 2007 and is able to carry out all aspects of estimating, surveying and buying.

Ben Wilson

Michael Evangeli

Contracts Manager

Chas Bray

SHEQ Director
Chas Bray