Meet the Team
BuilderStorm was founded by David Lawrence and James Sandwick who have brought together their distinct but complementary skills to create a unique and invaluable product for the construction industry. They are the dynamic force that drives BuilderStorm.
David LawrenceCo-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
David’s background as a civil engineer within construction has been the solid foundation BuilderStorm needed to get off the ground. David remains close to various construction firms which ensures that BuilderStorm is responsive to the changes affecting such a diverse industry.
James SandwickCo-Founder & Chief Technical Officer
James has many years experience as a Senior Programmer and leads the team on all technical aspects. James is one who figures out how to transform the concepts and makes it a reality, in the most user-friendly and ergonomic way possible.
Joanna WestOperations Director
Joanna has 10 years of experience managing people for a large UK organisation. She is capable of leading a team through change and complete tasks to tight deadlines to the highest standards.
Adam WilkinsonDevelopment Director
Adam manages the day to day planning, testing and delivery of new features on the BuilderStorm platform. Taking the initial concept from wire frames to client feedback and beta testing the new software before we launch new features.
Adrian HedgesBusiness Development
Adrian has over 25 years professional IT sales experience providing leading-edge technology from CAD to Cloud-based management platforms to all sizes of companies. Adrian’s passion is in his commitment to service and supporting customers through change making sure that his clients see real business benefits from the technology they adopt.
Paul GrundyBusiness Development
Paul has sold into the construction industry and has knowledge of Cad systems and Civil Engineering software. In his free time, he’s also completed several property renovations and is planning on his first self-build with the use of BuilderStorm to manage the process of course.
Sarah UttleyImplementation Manager
Sarah thoroughly enjoys meeting with all our clients. As our Implementation Manager, she will visit wherever necessary to ensure that everyone is set up and ready to go, happily demonstrating how user-friendly BuilderStorm is.
Megan DawsonJunior Development Manager
Megan supports the development team in continuing to help refine BuilderStorm with a keen eye for detail and a solid work ethic. She works very closely with the developers putting the product through its paces before going live.
Martina GlassCustomer Support Representative
Martina supports our customers from their initial sign-up with online demos and then through the life of their BuilderStorm journey. Providing email and phone support to all of our users as standard.
Noel CelestinoResearch Manager
Noel has a solid background in Technical Research, making full use of this at BuilderStorm. Noel handles many of our ongoing research projects and supporting the rest of the team with his kind-hearted nature and relentless work ethic. Noel looks to continue to add skills to his repertoire and add further value to the team.
Norman CelestinoQuality Assurance Technician
Norman has a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering and is keen to explore new things when it comes to Software Development. Norman manages BuilderStorm’s Quality Assurance, ensuring everything runs smoothly for BuilderStorm’s clients.
We have an extremely hard-working and experienced development team that has enabled us to create the product we have today. BuilderStorm draws on the knowledge of experts to solve our clients’ challenges in the most effective and user-friendly manner possible. We will continue to expand our development team, and further develop the product, in order to ensure everyone receives the highest level of service.
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