Meet the team behind Derwent fm
Our Senior Leadership team are driven by delivering customer excellence across all parts of the business, always putting People First.
The team has a vast wealth of experience across all aspects of the facilities management industry so you know you are in safe hands when you work with us.
Janice has an extensive career in finance predominantly within the service sector and is passionate about using her commercial skills to make a difference. She has a track record directing strategies at board level to deliver transformation, underpinned by sustainable business growth and profitability whilst securing high levels of service delivery.
Key Values: Innovation, Together, Integrity
Director of Operations
David has over 20 years’ experience in the FM industry, maintaining an excellent operational track record in managing various private and public sector high value and complex contracts. David has demonstrable experience of delivering operational excellence with a strong focus on the customer experience.
Key Values: Integrity, Innovation
Head of SHEQ
Anthony has over 15 years’ experience in Health and Safety management spanning an array of industries. Joining Derwent fm in January 2018, Anthony has raised the bar in Health, Safety, Environment and Quality performance and prides himself on continuous improvement ensuring the safety and health of all is maintained to the highest standard.
Key Values: Support, Together
Head of Business Development
Neal joined Derwent fm in 2014 following 8 years at Engie, where he managed numerous contracts in the private and public sectors. As Head of Business Development Neal has delivered new contracts from a variety of sectors including student accommodation, corporate and social housing sectors in both the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Key values: Innovative, Together
Head of People and Culture
Alex leads the people culture in Derwent fm and is an advocate for developing positive cultures within the workplace. Alex is responsible for the strategic direction putting people first. Alex’s passion is to drive diversity, engagement and promote our SPIRIT values.
Key values: Support, Respect
Head of Finance
Eleanora joined the team as Head of Finance in May 2019. Eleanora’s focus on delivering sustainable and strong financial performance is underpinned by her efforts to enhance our accounting systems, foster productive relationships with stakeholders, reassert commercial considerations in the core of day-to-day finance operations, and support colleagues’ professional development.
Key Values: Support, Positive
“Derwent Facilities Management were initially appointed by Evans Property Group on behalf Student Accommodation Provision LLP in 2012 as Hard & Soft FM Service Provider to Goodricke College which comprised 588 at The University of York, East Heslington campus. This was further endorsed following a tender process where Derwent FM increased their presence on Campus as Hard FM Service provider to Langwith College (651 beds) and Constantine College (622 beds). The Derwent FM Team deliver a high quality professional service which we would wholly recommend to other Student Accommodation providers.