Nicolas Maari will lead the firm’s Public Sector team in London
MAC Construction Consultants has strengthened its national Public Sector offering with the appointment of experienced Project Manager, Nicolas Maari.
Joining the firm with immediate effect as a Director of Employers Agent and Design Services, and based out of London, he brings more than 15 years’ experience to the role having worked for several large national and international design and consultancy practices.
A former Director and Board Member at Pellings, he has led teams of Architects, Employers Agents, Town Planners and Interior Designers, overseeing the strategic planning and stakeholder engagement, and completing the framework agreements on a myriad of impressive public sector projects.
Welcoming him to the team Director Matt Roberts said his appointment was indicative of the commitment that MAC has to growing its Public Sector offering nationwide, and particularly in the South of England.
His arrival follows a strong couple of years of growth for the business, which continued to secure major private and public sector contracts despite the difficulties brought about by the pandemic.
Nicolas has previously acted as Framework Manager for residential clients including Brent Housing Partnership, Swan New Homes and Town Country HA.
Now, he will be looking to bolster MAC’s Regeneration and Public Sector Strategy with a focus on Local Authority and RP sectors; public sector refurbishment projects; civic estate projects; Net Zero Carbon Homes; School expansions; Interim Accommodation Strategy; and opportunities with private developers.
He is the latest in a string of senior hires for the business, which also welcomed Richard Bellis to lead its Manchester team last year.
Commenting on his new role Nicolas, who has an advanced Diploma in Architecture and is a Chartered member of RIBA, said: “I’m excited to be joining MAC, which has truly established itself as a market leader in the delivery of major public and private sector developments over the past few years.
“The team’s dedication and commitment to acting in the best interest of their clients is unrivalled, and that is really reflected in how quickly the business is expanding.
“Given the Government’s ‘Build Back Better’ narrative following the pandemic, as well as its ongoing commitment to investing in social housing, schools and hospitals, we expect that growth trajectory will continue, with particular demand for our Public Sector expertise.
“I am delighted to be a part of that journey and to furthering the firm’s reputation nationwide, and particularly across the South of England.”
Matt added: “Nicolas is a brilliant addition to our London-based Public Sector team.
“There is much emphasis now on the role that the building industry will play across public sector projects following the Covid crisis and the recent reveal of the ‘levelling up’ whitepaper.
“His years of experience overseeing the delivery of many major, complex public sector projects, as well as his experience as a Director, and leading a team, will be invaluable. I speak on behalf of the whole MAC team when I say we are delighted to have him onboard.”
MAC is a leading construction consultancy which operates out of a number of strategically placed offices, including Birmingham, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Leeds and London. Its Cost Management, Building Consultancy, and Safety, Health and Environment teams work across a wide range of industries including education, public sector and retail.