Who We Are

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Our experienced team of construction professionals offer expertise across a variety of sectors. The management team lead a company committed to exceeding client expectations at every interaction.

Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell MRICS

Partner

Andrew Maxwell

Andrew Maxwell MRICS

Partner

Andrew Maxwell MRICS

  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Accredited NEC4 ECC Project Manager
  • Member of Association of Project Managers

Andrew was appointed Partner in 2017 following his return from London having worked for a prestigious City surveying practice where he gained a wealth of experience in both project management and quantity surveying.

Andrew’s key sector experience includes commercial office, education and residential, providing Project Management and Quantity Surveying services for a diverse range of public and private clients across these sectors.

Andrew is committed to the development and growth of the practice ensuring that we are at the forefront of innovation in our profession. An excellent communicator, Andrew builds enduring relationships with clients and design partners, ensuring projects are delivered to the highest standards.

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  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Accredited NEC4 ECC Project Manager
  • Member of Association of Project Managers

Andrew was appointed Partner in 2017 following his return from London having worked for a prestigious City surveying practice where he gained a wealth of experience in both project management and quantity surveying.

Andrew’s key sector experience includes commercial office, education and residential, providing Project Management and Quantity Surveying services for a diverse range of public and private clients across these sectors.

Andrew is committed to the development and growth of the practice ensuring that we are at the forefront of innovation in our profession. An excellent communicator, Andrew builds enduring relationships with clients and design partners, ensuring projects are delivered to the highest standards.

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Ciara Maitland

Ciara Maitland MCIOB

Partner

Ciara Maitland

Ciara Maitland MCIOB

Partner

Ciara Maitland MCIOB

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Building

Ciara joined HMK in 2008 and was appointed Partner in 2017. Ciara provides a full range of project management services across a variety of sectors and has particular experience within education, including flagship, high value facilities.

Ciara is responsible for business development including procurement and accounts management, and is an advocate for Continuing Professional Development within the company; investing significant time and resources in ensuring the constant advancement of all staff with a view to continually excelling in the service provided to clients.

Ciara’s contribution to practice standards was formally recognised in 2016 with the award of the Investors in People standard.

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  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Building

Ciara joined HMK in 2008 and was appointed Partner in 2017. Ciara provides a full range of project management services across a variety of sectors and has particular experience within education, including flagship, high value facilities.

Ciara is responsible for business development including procurement and accounts management, and is an advocate for Continuing Professional Development within the company; investing significant time and resources in ensuring the constant advancement of all staff with a view to continually excelling in the service provided to clients.

Ciara’s contribution to practice standards was formally recognised in 2016 with the award of the Investors in People standard.

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James Gordon MRICS

Associate

James Gordon Sitting Colour

James Gordon MRICS

Associate

James Gordon MRICS

  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Accredited NEC3 ECC Project Manager

James has over 20 years’ experience in both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP to further strengthen its project management offering. James’ approach to project management is underpinned by a profound understanding of project commercials, and clients benefit from an informed, technically adept approach that bridges strategy, delivery and technical requirements.

James’ experience spans both the public and private sector with a focus on commercial office, education and mixed use. James specialises in delivery of agile, flexible workspace and move management for clients with complex and evolving operational and phasing requirements.


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  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Accredited NEC3 ECC Project Manager

James has over 20 years’ experience in both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP to further strengthen its project management offering. James’ approach to project management is underpinned by a profound understanding of project commercials, and clients benefit from an informed, technically adept approach that bridges strategy, delivery and technical requirements.

James’ experience spans both the public and private sector with a focus on commercial office, education and mixed use. James specialises in delivery of agile, flexible workspace and move management for clients with complex and evolving operational and phasing requirements.


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Stephen Ferguson Sitting Colour

Stephen Ferguson MRICS

Associate

Stephen Ferguson Sitting Colour

Stephen Ferguson MRICS

Associate

Stephen Ferguson MRICS

  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP to further strengthen its combined project management and quantity surveying offering. Stephen excels at first defining the client’s value requirements then steering multi-disciplinary teams toward efficiently achieving them.

Stephen’s experience spans both the public and private sector with a focus on commercial office, education and residential. His uniquely balanced and considered approach is borne out of experience operating at a senior level in both the PM and QS function, and a range of demanding, often repeat clients can aver as to efficacy of his approach to cost control and project management.

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  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors

Stephen has over 20 years’ experience in both Quantity Surveying and Project Management and has recently joined Hood McGowan Kirk LLP to further strengthen its combined project management and quantity surveying offering. Stephen excels at first defining the client’s value requirements then steering multi-disciplinary teams toward efficiently achieving them.

Stephen’s experience spans both the public and private sector with a focus on commercial office, education and residential. His uniquely balanced and considered approach is borne out of experience operating at a senior level in both the PM and QS function, and a range of demanding, often repeat clients can aver as to efficacy of his approach to cost control and project management.

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Gordon Henderson Sitting Colour

Gordon Henderson MRICS

Associate

Gordon Henderson Sitting Colour

Gordon Henderson MRICS

Associate

Gordon Henderson MRICS

  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors

Gordon has over 30 years' experience and has played a central role in Hood McGowan Kirk LLP's growth over the past 15 years. Gordon's technical understanding underpins a measured, informed approach to cost planning, billing and post contract management.

Gordon's experience is particularly focussed on residential, education and healthcare. Schemes typically involve logistical constraints, complex key stakeholder issues or programme requirements and benefit from Gordon's considered and experienced approach.

  • Member of Royal Institutution of Chartered Surveyors

Gordon has over 30 years' experience and has played a central role in Hood McGowan Kirk LLP's growth over the past 15 years. Gordon's technical understanding underpins a measured, informed approach to cost planning, billing and post contract management.

Gordon's experience is particularly focussed on residential, education and healthcare. Schemes typically involve logistical constraints, complex key stakeholder issues or programme requirements and benefit from Gordon's considered and experienced approach.

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Kevin Dougall

Associate

Kevin Dougall Sitting Colour

Kevin Dougall

Associate

Kevin Dougall

Kevin was appointed Associate in November 2019 following his return from England, having founded, significantly expanded then sold a successful quantity surveying, building surveying & project management practice. HMK employees and clients benefit from Kevin’s wealth of experience at both strategic and operational levels.

Experienced in all forms of procurement, Kevin’s key sector experience includes residential, education, healthcare, industrial, retail, and offices with a specialism in cost planning, value management and procurement.

Kevin has a strong track record in successful project delivery across multiple sectors, bringing his considerable experience to bear in negotiating contracts, meeting strict client budgets and resolving technically complex challenges to the satisfaction of owners, end users and funders. Kevin is known for client centred service that adds value to every project, particularly by providing proactive accurate and informative cost advice.

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Kevin was appointed Associate in November 2019 following his return from England, having founded, significantly expanded then sold a successful quantity surveying, building surveying & project management practice. HMK employees and clients benefit from Kevin’s wealth of experience at both strategic and operational levels.

Experienced in all forms of procurement, Kevin’s key sector experience includes residential, education, healthcare, industrial, retail, and offices with a specialism in cost planning, value management and procurement.

Kevin has a strong track record in successful project delivery across multiple sectors, bringing his considerable experience to bear in negotiating contracts, meeting strict client budgets and resolving technically complex challenges to the satisfaction of owners, end users and funders. Kevin is known for client centred service that adds value to every project, particularly by providing proactive accurate and informative cost advice.

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