Ex-Arcadis Senior Director joins CPC
CPC has appointed Tom Barnes as Partner and Head of Residential Cost Management to lead its Cost Consultancy service for property and construction projects in London and the South East.
Tom joins CPC from Arcadis where he was a Senior Director in the Commercial Developers and Residential team for eight years, responsible for the successful delivery of over c£1.5bn of CAPEX construction costs for several blue chip Clients.
Over a period of 15 years, Tom has delivered some of London’s most notable and high profile residential and mixed use projects including Northacre’s super prime No. 1 Palace Street development, a series of 72 luxury apartments overlooking Buckingham Palace; Capco’s prestigious Lillie Square, the gateway scheme to the Earls Court masterplan; Knight Dragon’s £600m over station and mixed use development at Peninsula Place and Finchatton’s Queensway masterplan adjacent the listed Whiteleys shopping centre.
In addition to his prime and super prime experience, Tom has worked on many mid-market for sale and affordable schemes, supporting housing associations such as Guinness Partnership at Imperial Wharf, Bromley by Bow and leading Country Garden’s first UK venture at Ailsa Wharf.
Originating from a contracting background with Skanska, Tom spent five years as a QS with Turner & Townsend and eight years working as a Senior Director at EC Harris and Arcadis.
Tim Barber, CPC Partner said “Tom brings a wealth of experience with investors, developers and housing providers at all levels and will support our drive for collaboration between our housing teams across the UK to share best practice and to ensure service consistency excellence for our present and future clients within this sector”
Tom Barnes said “I am delighted to join CPC at a really exciting time of growth in the Property and Construction market, across both Project and Cost management. I will be building a team to further develop the existing cost management offering into a best in class service for our Clients”