Meet The Team

Keith Miller

Managing Director

Joined the company in October 2017.

To maintain the growth of the company, whilst providing a safe and enjoyable working environment for all our direct and indirectly employed team and to provide well thought out quality homes for our customers whilst supporting the wider community.

Martin Cavanna

Group Director and Head of Customer Services

Joined the company in November 1985.

As a Group Director I am involved in all areas of corporate governance, as well as, strategic direction of the company. With regard to Customer Services we endeavour to provide outstanding quality homes for our customers together with support services after completion.
I also take an active part in the communities in which we operate with a particular focus on children and education.

Brian Bargent

Finance Director and Company Secretary

Joined the company in August 2010.

In my role as Finance Director and Company Secretary for the Group, I have overall responsibility for the financial management, monitoring, and control of the business.  In addition, the IT and Plant and Facilities teams fall within my domain.

Andy Addison

Operations Director

Joined the company December 2018.

Responsible for the safe, effective and profitable delivery of all projects for the company.
Specific focus on Design, Technical and Commercial Departments whilst taking an active role in the wider Management Team.

Siân Longthorpe

Head of Strategic Land

Joined the company January 2004.

My role as Head of Strategic Land is to bring forward strategic land opportunities, being sites with the potential to deliver in 5+ years’ time, but which may take 15 to 20 years to materialise. Having initially identified suitable opportunities, I will oversee the legal process and liaise with my Design colleagues to promote the site through the often lengthy planning processes to enable us to purchase the land with the benefit of planning permission.

Alan Hindley

Head of Current Land

Joined the company in November 2014.

The focus of the department is the identification and acquisition of land to meet the company’s short term land requirements. The emphasis is on land that has planning permission or is allocated for development in a Council’s local plan to deliver house sales within a period of less than 2 years from acquisition. I am responsible for identifying and setting the land buying strategy for the company as well as overall responsibility for ensuring departmental land buying targets are met. As a member of the Senior Management Team, I contribute towards the formulation of strategic direction for the company, as well as the day to day running to ensure companywide targets are achieved.

Michael Newman

Head of Design

Joined the company in May 2010.

Responsible for obtaining planning permissions for our schemes and generating value. Also responsible for the Portfolio and specification update.

David Green

Head of Technical

Joined the company in July 2001.

I head up the Technical Team who are responsible for overseeing the detailed design phase of our homes and infrastructure. The team remain involved in the project through the construction phase to the completion of the project to provide technical support. As a member of the Senior Management Team, I contribute towards the formulation of strategic direction for the company, as well as the day to day running to ensure companywide targets are achieved.

Richard Williams

Head of Commercial

Joined the company in January 2018.

Managing the Commercial Team in the procurement of the services of our sub-contractor and supplier base and taking an active role in the Management team for the day to day running of the business.

Fred Sureshkumar

Head of Construction

Joined the company in November 2001.

I head the Construction Team, who are responsible for building our new homes from initial groundworks until completion of the project. My Key focus is to ensure our homes are built to the highest quality and defect free for our customers. As a member of the Senior Management Team I’m involved in the strategy and growth of the company.

Paul Furner

Head of Sales & Marketing

Joined the company in July 2019.

My main responsibility is to support the Sales & Marketing teams to ensure our customers receive an exceptional service from their very first point of contact with Cavanna Homes and throughout their buying journey. I am also responsible for ensuring that all of our Sales & Marketing activity align with our Customer Charter and making sure we are providing correct information to our customers to help them make an informed decision. I want our customers journey with Cavanna Homes to be enjoyable, exciting and straightforward and myself and the Sales team are here to make this happen.