Board of Directors
Clive Sayer Chief Executive Officer
BSc(Hons), MSc(Arch), CEnv, FRICS, MCIOB, MAPM, RMaPS
Clive completed his Quantity Surveying training in the family firm of Alex Sayer and Partners in the 1970s following completion of a Surveying BSc(Hons) at University of Reading and a Masters Degree at Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. He managed that firm's expansion, including its move into related services of project management and building surveying. In 2000 he was instrumental in the merger of Alex Sayer with Boxall Davenport to create Boxall Sayer. In 2005 he instigated and negotiated the acquisition of Ash Preston, a central London based Quantity Surveying practice, to strengthen the firm’s London presence. He played a key role in the creation of Baqus and, of course, Boxall Sayer was one of the initial constituent firms.
Patrick Lineen Finance Director - Non-Executive
Patrick qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1982 before joining Short Brothers in Belfast as financial controller. In 1986 Patrick joined James R Knowles Limited where he was responsible for group-wide financial control functions and the wider day-to-day management of that group. Patrick resigned from James R Knowles (Holdings) plc in December 2002 and has since set up his own accountancy practice and advises a small portfolio of private clients.
Graham Williams Executive Director
Graham trained as a Quantity Surveyor with Denley King and John Laing Construction in the 1970s. He became a director of Denley King in 1995. Graham has particular experience in the Affordable Housing sector and advised on partnering and Government supported demonstration projects. Graham played a crucial role in Denley King's expansion into London, the South East and abroad as well as widening the range of services offered by Denley King to include BRE Eco Assessments and Expert Advisory Services. Within Baqus, Graham's main role is to focus on new business and opportunities.
Robert McNeill Executive Director
FRICS, MCIArb, MaPS
Rob qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1978 before establishing Fletcher McNeill in 1979. He was instrumental in developing Fletcher McNeill into a sustainable and profitable firm focused on the leisure sector and oversaw the opening of regional offices and supervised the implementation of the diverse range of services that Fletcher McNeill provided. Within BAQUS, Rob is particularly responsible for work within the hospitality sectors, for the Liverpool, Manchester and Birmingham offices and for business efficiency improvement.