Ken Adams | ACIOB | Managing Director

Ken is a founding director of LIFE Build with responsibility for its management, commercial functionality and strategic direction. He was appointed Managing Director in 2008.

Ken passionately believes in the culture and values of the Company and most importantly the people who work within the LIFE Build organization. Our staff are its most valuable asset and our Directors are responsible for ensuring that they create an environment in which people can succeed, enjoy coming to work and look forward to lifes challenges.

Ken trained as a Quantity Surveyor and has gained over 30 years experience working for both public and private sector clients. Ken is currently a member of the Constructing Excellence Club for Herts and Bucks and a Director of Hertfordshire Housing Conference.

Mike Wilde | BSc. (Hons), FCIOB | Operations Director

Mike is a founding director of LIFE Build. He has responsibility for strategic direction and for all aspects of project delivery.

Mike believes that the key to success lies in careful planning and preparation to ensure resources are available and decisions are made in good time.

This means site activities can be undertaken in an efficient and productive way and projects are safely delivered to a high standard, at the right time and the right cost.

Mike achieves performance excellence by employing the highest calibre people and giving them a supportive environment where they can enjoy working and use their strengths to achieve success for themselves, LIFE Build and its clients. This approach has been fundamental to the development and growth of the business and the high number of returning clients.

Paul Wright | DipSurv, MCIOB | Preconstruction Director

Paul joined LIFE Build in 2006 as estimating manager. In 2010, after successfully steering the estimating function through the early years and helping to set the strong foundations of LIFE Builds success Paul became preconstruction director. He is now responsible for all of the front end, work-winning elements of the business which include sales & marketing and tender procurement.

Paul has a strong ideal that for too long the sales and marketing area of the industry is seen to be too remote from the day to day operations and that by bringing the processes of estimating and sales closer together, clients and professionals will receive a one stop shop when it comes to advising them on any type of project.

Paul’s team have many years of experience in all sectors of the industry and can react swiftly and accurately to the changing nature of construction, helping to provide LIFE Build with the can do attitude it prides itself on.

Ken Wilkins | FCIOB | Non Executive Director

Ken is Chairman of Bayard Estates Ltd.

He was the founder and Managing Director of Hatfield Estates plc, and the Chairman of Bickerton Group plc.


Bob Morton | FCA | Non Executive Director

Bob is currently Chairman of four quoted companies: Servoca plc, WFCA plc, Armour Group plc and St. Peter Port Capital plc.

He also holds directorships in a wide range of private companies and has substantial public company experience.