Acivico Group announces new senior appointments for growth


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In Summary

General | 7th June 2022
Acivico has announced a series of senior appointments to drive growth against a backdrop of changing legislation and increased demand for its services.

In Detail

The Building Safety Act 2022 introduces the biggest changes in the industry for almost half a century, and Acivico is planning for success. The appointments add to the already impressive pedigree of experience within the group and remains a preeminent authority in the industry. Ensuring it is best placed to deliver building compliance, safety, and quality, that transforms the communities in which we live and work.

Mark Evans has been appointed a Non-Executive Director for the group. Mark is currently a senior leader within British Land a FTSE 100 organisation and brings a wide breadth of experience from across commercial, retail, residential and mixed-use properties, with a particular focus on customer experience, digital place making and sustainable operations. He also has proven skills in business sales, restructure and integration. As his first non-Exec role, Mark demonstrates the passion, desire, and experience of the whole group for its future strategy and growth.

Kevin Blunden is a Chartered Engineer, a Chartered Environmentalist, a Fellow Chartered Building Engineer, and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. He joins Acivico as Director of Building Consultancy, bringing to Acivico his substantial experience of almost 40 years. During which he has worked in both public and private sectors as well as providing a technical lead for a major professional body. He has a passion to raise levels of competence and professionalism across the sector, while maintaining high standards of service and improving performance. Having worked with government departments, the future Safety Regulator, key industry groups, and those developing competency frameworks, he has a unique insight into the profession and its future. Insight that will ensure Acivico remains a centre of knowledge and excellence in the industry.

Darren Quincey joins Acivico as Director of Design, Construction, and Facilities Management. Darren has over 35 years of experience in the industry, 20 of which at Director level and has delivered projects nationwide for well-known and Blue-Chip companies. He is both a Chartered Surveyor/Chartered Project Management Surveyor (MRICS) and Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB). A highly motivated and enthusiastic business leader, Darren will utilise his excellent experience to achieve growth whilst ensuring the highest professional and technical standards.

Formed in 2012 Acivico is a unique and experienced multi discipline practice which offers clients a comprehensive range of services across the built environment including; Design, Consultancy, Asset & Facilities Management and Building Control.