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The Team

At Go we attract and retain the very best people in the industry because we are committed to their success and development.

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    Oliver Hookway

    Chief Executive Officer

    Oliver is a passionate entrepreneur and businessman who combines commercial nous and an analytical mind with financial experience and knowledge of the property sector to drive the business forward. His energy is contagious and he is committed to delivering success to Go’s clients and the Go team.

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    Neil Adlington

    Chief Operating Officer

    Neil started his first business at 15 and since then he has been working towards realising his goal of becoming a property developer. He co-founded Go with Oliver and has dealt with everything from managing land acquisitions through to dealing with issues on site.

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    Nigel Tedder

    Chief Design Officer

    Nigel is an architect with over 30 years’ experience leading residential design teams. He has worked in architecture practices and for a national house builder delivering over 1,000 units a year. He is particularly skilled in guiding complex developments through the planning process.

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    Simon Blackburn

    Chief Visionary Officer

    Simon’s passion for design stems from his work in stage construction with the Royal Ballet. Driven by a desire to deliver quality design and housing he began designing and building modernist homes to realise his vision of improving the quality of housing across the UK.

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    Zeana Instance

    Finance Director

    Zeana controls the finances across all of Go’s companies. She is integral to the team and exudes the ‘Go Philosophy’.

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    Steve Wallbank

    Strategic Land Director

    Steve has over 30 years’ experience working for both national and independent agents. For the last 20 years he has specialised in Land and New Homes and his focus is on the expansion of Go’s strategic land holdings.

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    Sarah-Louise Baker

    Land Buyer

    Sarah-Louise sources new land for future development. She uses her considerable expertise to deal with the complexities and regulations which govern potential developments.

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    Stewart Smith

    Land Manager

    Stewart’s keen interest in housing and sustainability led him to join Go where he brings his experience of working in the insurance industry dealing with high-end insurance risks to the land acquisition team.

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    Pat Stroud

    Planning Director

    Pat has worked in the construction industry for 30 years in both private practice and for property developers.

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    Graeme Smith
    BSc (Hons) Architecture

    Design Manager

    Graeme has over 10 years’ experience of working on residential projects from inception to completion, dealing with major and minor applications. Since joining Go Planning he has worked in the technical and planning divisions of the practice and now oversees Go’s design teams, ensuring work is completed efficiently and to the highest quality.

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    Jon Bell
    BSc (Hons) Architecture

    Project Designer

    Jon is experienced in dealing with listed buildings and conservation area planning consents. He has over 10 years’ experience.

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    Kate Palmer
    BA (Hons) Interior Design

    Project Designer

    Kate has a track record of designing and securing difficult planning permissions on residential projects.

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    Clive Hitchcock

    Construction Director

    Clive is passionate about property development and all that it entails. He has restored historic churches and listed buildings, project managed complex development, built timber-framed houses and much more.

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    James Instance
    BA (Hons) Business Studies

    Site Supervisor

    James worked in logistics before joining the team at Go to train as a site supervisor. He is now working towards becoming a site manager.

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    Scott Bruce

    Site Manager

    Scott brings the highest level of qualifications and experience in managing construction sites in a professional manner with a robust health and safety discipline.

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    Chris Mitchell

    Personal Assistant

    Chris has over 40 years’ working as a PA in the recruitment, marketing and construction industries.