Office fit-out and refurbishment specialist Overbury has announced the appointment of a new Operations Director.
Tasked with overseeing the delivery of the firm’s projects across the North of England and Scotland, new director Peter Allan brings 24 years of experience in construction, fit-out and contracting to the role.
Born and raised in East Lothian, Mr Allan began his career in Scotland working for some of the country’s largest firms including Royal Bank fo Scotland.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Allan said: “Overbury is synonymous with quality and the opportunity to join such an organisation at a time when the Northern market is strong made the decision an easy one,
“Having known and admired the business for many years, since they were a key delivery partner during my time at RBS, it’s an organisation I always thought I would end up working for.”
In addition to his diverse experience in contracting, Mr Allan also spent two years as a full-time Professional Rugby Referee with Scottish Rugby, taking part in the Heineken Cup and RBS 6 Nations.
Highlighting the value of Mr Allan’s appointment, Peter Knight, Managing Director of Overbury’s Scotland and North of England business, said: “Peter Allan has a wealth of experience in construction from a client’s perspective which will help ensure our focus is always on our clients and their objectives. He is joining us to further strengthen our project delivery. We pride ourselves on ensuring our delivery and approach on site is second to none and Peter will help us to strengthen it.”