Meet the team

Our history

Greyfriars Project Management is one of the few companies in the UK with expertise delivering major projects as the client.

We are a dynamic consultancy with vast experience delivering public and private sector projects spanning major infrastructure, planning and civil engineering.

Collaboration is at our core and we understand the priorities for all parties. Our mission is to help our clients thrive by providing the most effective and efficient project management services.

Jon Barnard

Director

Jon has 20 years’ experience delivering major projects for local authorities, design consultancies and civils contractors. Jon is an industry leader in project management, delivery and planning strategy and regularly speaks at national conferences about best practice approaches. Jon’s specialisms include delivering major infrastructure through the Planning Act 2008 Development Consent Order process as well as traditional planning routes.

Matt Harrison

Project Manager

Matt is a multi-discipline engineer with 20+ years’ of design, project management and construction experience in civil, mechanical and electrical engineering. Matt works closely with clients and design teams to build in constructability and innovation to project delivery. Matt is an Incorporated Engineer and a member of the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation.

Steve Logan

Project Manager, Masterplanner and Urban Designer

Steve has over 30 years in architecture, masterplanning and project management, 20 years at partner/director level in large practices, and ran his own small practice successfully for 9 years. Steve has delivered significant large scale projects of regional and national importance, including new settlements, major urban regeneration, and award winning individual buildings.

Tom Warnes

Project Manager

Tom has over two decades experience on construction sites, including fifteen years site managing and nine as site engineer. He brings to Greyfriars a highly technical understanding of construction and its details, as well as excellent recent knowledge of framework contracts across Norfolk and Suffolk, from new builds and extensions to refurbishments of live schools and local government industrial units.

Stephen Day

Project Manager

Stephen is a chartered engineer with extensive experience of taking projects from inception to completion within both the public and private sectors. He has over 30 years’ experience dealing with clients, consultants and contractors, spanning multi-million pound programs in clean & waste water, rivers & coastal, oil, and power industries, as well as health services, estates and local government. He has delivered project values from £1m to £500m; with durations ranging from a few months up to 5 years.

Steff Jones

Business Development Manager

Steff has a decade of experience managing successful environmental and sustainability projects for public and private sector clients, including a multi award-winning sustainable transport and behaviour change project. Steff’s professional qualifications include project management, PR, leadership and management. Steff brings business management skills from her experience as trustee of a large wildlife charity.

Emily Harvey

Project Coordinator

Emily’s experience spans a variety of analysis, supplier management and transformation project-based finance roles. Emily has used this knowledge to support on Local Authority and construction projects, developing control tools to assist in project delivery. Emily’s key skills include data analysis, programme support, development of KPI tracking tools, cost management and supplier performance management.

Tom Cosans

Senior Business Administrator

After graduating with his bachelors, Tom spent seven years as the sales co-ordinator of a leading London logistics provider, a staple of the team over a period of growth that saw the company more than double in scope. He joined Greyfriars in 2022, where he acts as PA to the director and, among other duties, is responsible for the development and maintenance of appropriate policies and procedures and ensuring the team’s compliance.

Tess Cole

Project Officer

Tess brings knowledge and experience from her background in property and renovation project management. Tess has a wide of range of project coordination and administrative skills and provides support across all Greyfriars projects. Tess’ key skills include communications, programme and contract management and reporting. Tess is currently working towards an MSc in Quantity Surveying.

Mike Nobbs

Project Officer

Mike has developed fantastic a range of transferrable organisational, financial and operational skills from a veritable range of international sectors. Mike’s skills in systems management and development, reporting and communication will jettison Greyfriars towards its goals. Mike is supporting Greyfriars across project management and business management functions.

Carola Wayne

Project Officer

Carola is a masters graduate with a strong background in campaign management and customer service. Carola is providing high quality support across Greyfriars’ project portfolio drawing on her proven track record running multiple simultaneous projects and significant experience in relationship and stakeholder management. Carola’s specialisms include heritage and historic environments, research, geographic information systems and reporting.

Simon Coombes

Project Officer

Simon has a breadth of experience across varied industries that have allowed him to build exceptional organisational, administration and time management skills, whether coordinating a surge team on a critical care ward during the pandemic or managing a multi-award-winning pub. He brings to Greyfriars a problem solving and resourceful manner that is second to none.

Our vision is to establish Greyfriars Project Management as the top independent consultancy for construction projects and cost management in the eastern region, built on a commitment to our core values.