akp Scotland appoints Martin McColl as operations director

Martin McColl has been appointed as operations director at principal contractor akp Scotland.

akp Scotland appoints Martin McColl as operations director

(from left) Martin McColl, Ian McEwan and Martin Rowley

A qualified construction professional who took up his new post in August, Mr McColl has joined akp from Ceramic Group Holdings where he was director of its shopfitting business.  He is no stranger to akp having previously represented the business throughout 2007-2012 when he was responsible for construction and specialist support functions.

Martin’s new role at akp will see him assume overall responsibility for the operational activities of the business, the site teams currently in place as well as overseeing the company’s wider strategic subcontract and supply chain partners.

With nearly 30 years’ experience within the industry, Martin holds Construction Management, Health & Safety and Building Services Engineering qualifications giving him a well-rounded offering as operations director to an already proficient team at akp.

Martin will join akp managing director Ian McEwan and director Martin Rowley at an exciting time, with the business due to commence celebrating its 30th year trading in 2020.

Ian McEwan said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin back to akp. His experience and qualifications place him in the perfect position to offer strong operational direction to the already highly capable team we have in place.

“We look forward to him helping us take our operational activities to new levels, whilst bringing a valuable fresh perspective to our business improvement agenda.”

Martin McColl added: “I’m delighted to be welcomed back so warmly by the team at akp.  Representing a company with a strong ethos surrounding; project delivery, quality, health & safety and communication is important to me and akp’s Building Pride mentality, which focuses on these topics, means that many more new opportunities are emerging in the marketplace with those clients who share our ethos.

“akp has a good reputation in Scotland and the chance to be part of an award-winning fit out contractor was extremely attractive.”

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