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Meet our people

Be part of something bigger

At VolkerWessels UK we’re powered by dependable, authentic people. They keep our business thriving, with new ideas, fresh perspectives and world-class skills. In return, they enjoy unrivalled opportunities to challenge, innovate, and grow their careers.

But don’t take our word for it – listen to some of the people who are already part of our ‘can-do’ team.

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Katie Webb

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Katie joined the business when she was 16, and worked while she studied. She joined full time as a Commercial Assistant before taking on her current role. Listen to her story here. 

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Ashley Ford

Bid Writer

Ashley has been at VolkerLaser for four years. He works with the bid team and estimators to produce bids, understanding the client’s needs and demonstrating how the business will deliver the works, outlining the benefits that VolkerLaser can provide, whilst providing solutions to any concerns. He says: “What I enjoy most about VolkerLaser is the people and the company culture. Everyone is willing to help and everybody is pulling in the same direction.”

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Shonagh Patterson

Site Manager

Shonagh manages sites for VolkerLaser, ensuring the right people, plant and resources are in place. She has a strong focus on health and safety and quality, to ensure happy employees and clients. She has worked with the business for four years and says the best part of her role is the people. “ I work with a brilliant team of people. I feel that anyone in VolkerLaser with ambition can accomplish what they want, with imporovement and development always encouraged and nurtured.”

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Peter Weaver


Pete has worked at VolkerLaser for nine years. His role involves estimating for bridge projects in the highways sector, and pricing works. He says: “People are one of the best things about working here. Everyone is so supportive and always striving for excellence. Another thing is the forward thinking nature of the business. We always seek to be innovative in our approach and this shows in the projects we undertake.”