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SOBEN NAMED CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR AT PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS

Quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy, Soben, has been named Consultancy of the Year at the National Building and Construction Awards for the second year running. Soben EMEA Managing Director, Andrew Gallacher, picked up the award at a prestigious ceremony in London’s Wembley Stadium attended by professionals from across the

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SOBEN LAUNCHES NEW MEP DIVISION WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENT

Award-winning quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy, Soben, has launched an MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) Division, to be led by newly appointed Operations Director for MEP, Matthew Lopacki. Matthew, who has over 40 years’ experience in the MEP Services bidding and estimating environment, was previously an Estimating Director at

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BDC 317 : Jun 2024

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SOBEN NAMED CONSULTANCY OF THE YEAR AT PRESTIGIOUS INDUSTRY AWARDS

Quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy, Soben, has been named Consultancy of the Year at the National Building and Construction Awards for the second year running. Soben EMEA Managing Director, Andrew Gallacher, picked up the award at a prestigious ceremony in London’s Wembley Stadium attended by professionals from across the construction industry. The National Building Awards comprise 17 categories and provide successful businesses in the world of building the opportunity to highlight their work and achievements and be judged by a panel of national experts. Founded in 2011, Soben is the UK’s leading contractor-centric quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy.  Its clients include blue chip national and international contracting organisations who construct prestigious and complex projects across the construction, civil engineering, rail, utility, and energy sectors. Commenting on the award win, Andrew Gallacher, said; “It is a fantastic endorsement of Soben’s commitment to excellence and our ambitious growth plans that we have been awarded this prestigious award for the second year running. “I am hugely proud of each and every member of our team.  Their hard work and dedication to our culture and values are the reason that we are able to deliver on our ambitious plans year on year.” “It is fantastic to see Soben take home the prestigious Consultancy of the Year Award for the second year in a row” commented NBC Awards Director Damian Cummins. “Once again, Soben demonstrated that it is a true example of a high quality, client focused, and forward-thinking consultancy. To once again be recognised as the best at what they do in the UK is a marker of success for the Soben team.”

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SOBEN LAUNCHES NEW MEP DIVISION WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENT

Award-winning quantity surveying and commercial management consultancy, Soben, has launched an MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) Division, to be led by newly appointed Operations Director for MEP, Matthew Lopacki. Matthew, who has over 40 years’ experience in the MEP Services bidding and estimating environment, was previously an Estimating Director at Skanska Rashleigh Weatherfoil. Prior to that Matthew spent 12 years as Divisional Estimating Manager at NG Bailey, the UK’s largest specialist MEP contractor.  His experience spans numerous market sectors including commercial, residential, healthcare, and pharmaceutical.  Soben has already been providing MEP support to selected clients on major office, technology, and data centre projects across Europe. Formally appointing Matthew and launching the new MEP division will allow these services to be rolled out to both Main Contractors and specialist MEP contractors across all of Soben’s market sectors and geographies. Soben’s services include cost planning, procurement, preparing bills of quantities, tender appraisals, bid levelling, post contract commercial management and change management. Commenting on his new role Matthew Lopacki said; “Joining Soben to head up its MEP division is a great opportunity.  I’m ready to work alongside our key clients to ensure they benefit from our available MEP services.” Andrew Gallacher, Managing Director of Soben UK and Europe, said; “Launching our MEP division is the next step on our journey at Soben.  This new division will allow clients to benefit from a range of services that result in greater cost certainty, reduced costs and reduced risks.” “We’re delighted to have Matthew join us to lead this new and exciting venture for the Soben team.”

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