Our People

At Morris & Spottiswood, we know that the expertise and experience of our staff is the thing that sets us apart from our competitors and which allows us to deliver the highest level of service. We are a family firm, and have been led successfully by three generations of the Morris family. Their commitment to supporting and training staff over many years is one of the key factors that has kept us at the forefront of our sector.

Our Trading Board

George Morris

Chairman

Having trained as a corporate lawyer, George Morris took control of the family firm in 1996. He has guided the company through a period of rapid growth, by encouraging innovation and working to establish key client relationships. George’s vision is for M&S to keep its position as an innovative market leader in its field.

Jon Dunwell

Chief Executive Officer

Jon has over 20 years’ experience within the construction industry, entering as an apprentice electrician. He has been in the board room for over 10 years and in that time has been responsible for the delivery of multi-million pound projects across a wide range of industry sectors. As CEO, Jon has been instrumental in developing and driving our 10-year strategy across the business.

David Hendry

Chief Financial Officer

David is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in the construction industry at board level for more than 20 years, with experience in public, private and multi-national businesses. David has core responsibilities for governance and risk management and has been pivotal in developing the controls which underpin the robust financial health of the business.

Jacqui Morris

Director

Having trained as a lawyer specialising in court work, Jacqui has also set up fashion and organic food businesses. She has sat on the board of various charities and sits as a Panel Member for Children’s Hearings Scotland. As a member of the M&S trading board she enjoys the challenge of working to grow the company and plot its future course.

TRAINING AND SUPPORT

We provide regular, on-going training to make sure that all of our staff are up-to-speed with the latest best practice. We invest in people from the earliest stages of their careers and have trained hundreds of apprentices in all key trades, including joiners, plumbers, electricians, engineers and floor layers. We also have a graduate programme and support our staff so that they can undertake further education. Many of our people have completed a BSc in subjects such as Quantity Surveying and Construction Management, while working for us. This extends right though the company with advanced leadership courses, alongside strategic courses for senior management at Salford University Business School.

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