Our people

Our management team is supported by a wonderful workforce of skilled tradesmen with the right experience, qualifications and certificates to carry out their work safely and to the highest standard. To join us see our Recruitment page.

Andrew Stowe

Andrew Stowe


Since forming the company in 2010, Andrew has committed himself to building a team of competent and conscientious tradespeople to assist him in delivering the quality for which his company has become known.

Andrew took an interest in carpentry from the age of 5 and showed a technical ability. Following work experience with a local joinery firm he was taken on for Saturday and holiday work. On leaving school Andrew served an apprenticeship with a large local building company winning several awards including “Apprentice of the Year”.

Andrew now oversees all contracts with a hands-on approach to ensure the fine reputation of the business is maintained.

Eve Fellingham

Eve Fellingham

Quantity Surveyor

Eve brings over 10 years of cost management and project administration experience to the table. Eve holds an Honours Degree in Construction Management and in February 2019 was admitted as a full member of the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB).

Eve will ensure that all costs are identified and agreed as the project progresses so that you will have financial certainty throughout the project.

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Mark Leeks

Contracts Manager

Continuing a highly stable career in our industry, with experience of both SME and large regional contractors, Mark joined the business in September 2020.

Mark has vast experience of managing and delivering multiple construction projects and demonstrates a track record of working on new-build and refurbishments, in both the residential and commercial sectors.

In his role as Contracts Manager, Mark works closely with clients, designers and consultants throughout the build process. Commercially aware with effective communication skills, Mark is focused on quality of service and attention to detail throughout the construction phase on each project.


David Hay

Quantity Surveyor

David joined the company in September 2022 and brings a wealth of experience having been in the construction industry for 25 years, working for both large regional contractors and SME’s over a range of sectors including commercial, education and residential.

As Quantity Surveyor, David deals with all aspects of cost management and works closely with clients, designers, quantity surveyors and our supply chain to achieve the successful completion of each project.

Working with the Contract Manager and site team for each project, David helps to ensure that the costs for every project are kept up to date.


Rachel Stowe

Accounts Manager

Rachel has assisted and supported Andrew behind the scenes since the start of Stowe Building Contractors Ltd in 2010. She became an official member of the Stowe Building Contractor team in 2014 dealing with all aspects of the company’s accounts and general office administration.


John Ault

Contracts Manager

John has vast experience managing construction companies, having run his own business for over 20 years and holding senior management positions with other local SME and regional contractors within Suffolk.

An ability to communicate with clients, professionals and all members of the construction team has enabled John to complete numerous projects ensuring quality, budget and client’s expectations are met often leading to repeat business and recommendations to others.

A vast knowledge of bespoke private client, heritage, health, education, framework, public sector housing and commercial projects demonstrates the extensive experience gained in over 30 years in the industry.

John fully embraces the construction management role and takes an active role in developing construction skills and raising Health & Safety and Environmental standards.

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Nick Ryan


Nick has worked in the building industry for 35 years. Working first with a traditional local builder, he moved on to gain experience working for companies across the region, the last 15 years with a large regional contractor whose projects ranged from major commercial, industrial and education sector developments to small social and domestic extensions.

In joining Stowe, Nick has come full-circle, with his focus being to forge a strong connection between the estimator and client. This direct link ensures the tender process is as smooth as possible. Where necessary, this includes talking through the design with the client and their consultants to make sure all elements are fully considered and competitively costed so the final price fully reflects the client’s scheme.


Mike Nunn


Mike has worked in the building industry since leaving school. He served his apprenticeship as a stonemason and worked on monumental and architectural works at the start of his career. In the late 90s he went to university where he gained an Honours degree in Engineering Geology keeping an interest in stone but leading him onto an Estimating career at the start of the new millennium.

Mike has worked in various positions over the last 25 years covering a wide aspect of contract works in restoration, developments and civil and marine Engineering. His real love is for the historic, listed and more bespoke projects which he is now delighted to be involved with at Stowe Building Contractors.

Outside work Mike is a keen photographer and can often be found on a reserve snapping shots of the local wildlife or old buildings.

Stowe Building Contractors Ltd strongly believes in supporting the local building industry and provides training opportunities for people wanting to learn a trade. We have links with CITB, Suffolk New College and Otley College. In 2015, one of our apprentices followed in Andrew’s footsteps and was awarded “Apprentice of the Year”.