Our Team

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Creating developments

Above & beyond the ordinary

Since 2004, we have specialised in unique renovation projects; restoring historic buildings to their former glory and transforming them into extraordinary developments. A number of our projects have been featured in magazines such as Homes & Gardens and Bedrooms, Bathrooms & Kitchens.

Our team’s strong background in traditional craftsmanship means they understand the importance of detail and quality, and this shines through in every one of our projects.

James Dickens

Managing Director

A founder member of Wavensmere Homes, James has over 17 years experience in the property industry. He also owns BJD (GB) Ltd, a successful investment and development company. James is the driving force behind many aspects of the business, but in particular design, with his exceptional eye for detail and quality.

Matt Brighton

Commercial Director

Matt has been in the housebuilding industry for 14 years and is specifically involved in the commercial management aspects of the business. He is responsible for project viabilities, as well as the management of budgets and procurement throughout our developments.

Craig Gee

Construction Director

Craig is a highly- experienced construction professional with over 19 years in this field. Starting in the industry as a trainee site manager, he has gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise, resulting in the successful delivery of numerous projects and developments.

Donna Smith

Sales Director

Donna covers all aspects of sales and land acquisition for Wavensmere Homes. Having worked within the industry for over 30 years, and joining us from a corporate agency after 18 years, she brings a wealth of experience to the team.
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Ben Clarke

Technical Director

With 12 years of wide-ranging experience from volume housebuilding, to high-rise apartments and bespoke luxury dwellings, Ben leads the design of our developments from pre-acquisition, through planning and detailed design to on-site delivery.
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Ross Oates

Project Director

Ross brings more than 16 years of experience working on a wide variety of award-winning residential developments from luxury green belt to inner-city brownfield sites and large-scale multistorey projects. Companies include Taylor Wimpey, Crest Nicholson Regeneration and more recently, Project Director at Berkeley Group specialising in major urban regeneration.
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Ben Marsden

Technical Manager

Ben Marsden joins the team with over 16 years experience with roles in consultancy, residential development, national house building and main contracting.

Keith Churcher

Senior Buyer

Keith joined Wavensmere in July 2018 with over 25 years of procurement experience, which included working for Avoncroft Homes, Marcity Homes and Cala Homes. He is responsible for purchasing all necessary plant and materials for current and future projects.

Lisa Lewis

Company Secretary

As company secretary and property manager, Lisa is crucial to the smooth running of Wavensmere Homes. Lisa has been with the company for 18 years, and her attention to detail and overall business acumen is second to none.

James Muckian

Quantity Surveyor

James joined the team in January 2021 having spent three years with Miller Homes. He assists in managing the costs and budgets of our projects from outset to completion as well as analysing and negotiating costs for future projects.

Naina Modhvadia

Administrative Assistant

Naina takes care of our purchasers post-completion and ensures that all aspects of our customer care service are adhered to. Naina has a strong background in this field and enjoys dealing with the public and problem solving.

Laura Cartwright

Marketing Manager

Laura is our in-house marketing manager who is passionate about social media. With over nine years of experience, she has a variety of marketing knowledge from content writing, SEO and paid social campaigns. She enjoys bringing a creative flair to all work.
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