Steve Highwood

Steve Highwood

Group Business Development Director - HCD Group

Steve is a Group Board Director and Co-Owner at HCD and has lead the business development and marketing for the company for the past 14 years.

The HCD Group offers integrated, multi disciplined consultancy (Building Control, CDM services, Fire Engineering and Structural Engineering) to clients across the construction industry, advising on an impressive range of high profile projects for leading developers, designers and contractors. HCD provides services on over 2,000 projects per annum with a total construction value in excess of £4bn.

Steve has over 20 years experience in the construction industry and has been involved with the delivery, promotion and management of consultancy services. Combining his technical skills as a Chartered Building Engineer with his management, business development and communication skills to work closely with clients.

Steve has been behind the development of HCD Group's major project teams working with clients such as Manhattan Loft Corporation, Candy & Candy, European Land and Property, British Land, The BBC, Berkeley Homes and Development Securities plc, to name a few. Steve works closely alongside all areas of the business and in particular with the technical teams involved in the delivery of projects, challenging and communicating with the delivery team to ensure the service is delivered to the expected high standards.

Outside of HCD, Steve is a keen and competitive yachtsman and has raised thousands of pounds for charity through his life-long love of sailing. He is also an enthusiastic long-distance and marathon open water swimmer and cyclist.

During Steve’s earlier career he worked at Tarmac/Carillion PLC, several Local Authorities and served in the Parachute Regiment.

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