Andy Snapes

Senior Partner
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As Senior Partner of WWA, Andy leads the firm’s development and service delivery in the UK and takes a “hands-on” role with project delivery, training and support to our project teams. He has clocked up over 35 years’ experience in the fields of Cost and Project Management and has an extensive list of successful projects, including the Stirling Prize winning Media Centre at Lords Cricket Ground and the multi-award winning Pendennis Shipyard in Falmouth. Andy is one of the original founding Partners of WWA and their ethos of developing a business based upon nurturing long-term relationships with clients, continues to underpin what we do.

When he is not in the sea with his surfboard, Andy is a passionate supporter of grassroots football and can be found most Saturday afternoons running the line for his local club.


David Carkeek

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David is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and manages the London Office. With over 25 years’ experience of the fast pace in the London construction markets he is an expert in the successful delivery of residential and mixed use schemes. David is heavily involved throughout the life of each project and strives for best value on behalf of clients and skillfully challenges design, specification and buildability issues without compromising design or vision. In addition to his outstanding knowledge of the residential sector David has in-depth experience in leisure, retail, industrial and commercial offices.


Nick Andrews

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Nick qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in London in 1986 and joined the WWA team in 2010. Nick leads the cost management service and is responsible for maintaining our high quality of service to Clients and continuously improving our technical expertise. With vast experience across most market sectors his particular strength lies in “looking at the bigger picture” to overcome challenges and obstacles. This has been invaluable when working on large complex projects, the most notable of which being the award winning Eden Project in Cornwall.

As a bit of a thrill seeker, Nick enjoys the beauty of Cornwall from either a Microlight or his Honda Firestorm motorbike!


Martin Ayliffe

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As a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Martin has over 30 years’ experience as a Chartered Building Surveyor and Project Manager. Based predominantly in the Truro office, he leads the Project Management, Building Surveying, BREEAM and Principal Designer services. With a wealth of property, design and construction experience gained in most market sectors across the UK, Martin brings together teams to provide a complete service to our Clients.

As a trusted “building expert” in the community, at weekends Martin often finds himself entrenched in the projects of his friends and family!


Darren Willcocks

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Darren is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and manages the Truro Office, leading on our regional framework contracts. With over 25 years’ experience in the private and public sectors he has successfully delivered many projects across residential, retail, commercial, industrial, civil and healthcare sectors. Darren has also developed expertise in Construction Cost control, procurement, CDM Regulations and Project Management which enables him to take a comprehensive view of projects for his Clients.

Passionate about Cornwall, Darren relentlessly strives to deliver projects that enhance the future success of the county.


Andrew Gilbert

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Andrew is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and manages the WWA Plymouth office, taking an active role in project delivery. With over 20 years’ experience as a Cost Consultant, Project Manager and Employer’s Agent, he provides expert market advice and guidance to some of the company’s most valued clients.  Andrew is passionate about the future social and economic development of the region and has been instrumental in the successful delivery of many transformational schemes across the City.

You may also spot Andrew up at Home Park supporting his beloved Plymouth Argyle!


Dwaine Bushell

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Dwaine is an experienced Quantity Surveyor and manages the Gloucester office. He has over 8 years experience in the construction industry both in the UK and overseas. In addition to his Cost Management expertise, he is a trusted and sought after Project Manager, Employer’s Agent and Monitoring Surveyor for a number of our key Clients. Dwaine has successfully delivered a diverse range of projects including Grade 1, 2 and 2* refurbishment, education, retail, offices, leisure, residential, industrial and infrastructure in both the public and private sectors.


Matt Bromley

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Matt qualified as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in 2004 and is based in our Plymouth Office with a National client remit. For the past 15 years, he has been primarily focused on developments within the retail sector, with particular expertise in the planning and delivery of high street and food store developments, a challenging market.  Matt has also developed a bespoke service for the pre-development phase of hotel and leisure facilities that has been adopted by National providers and reaped huge benefits. With an entrepreneurial spirit he is continuously looking for new markets, opportunities and efficient methods for delivery.

Matt enjoys spending time with the family, interspersed with taking part in regular circuit training, tinkering with DIY car mechanics, following the F1 Grand prix season and being a non-stop service provider to two teenage daughters!


Phil Brown

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Phil is an Incorporated Civil Engineer and Prince2 Practitioner with 30 years experience in all aspects of construction & development. Based in our Gloucester office, he has a national remit specialising in project and programme management where his early experience as a designer and constructor, has shaped his determination to deliver projects to clients meeting their specific success criteria.  A commercially astute and customer focused project manager Phil has worked on a range of challenging and complex multi-disciplinary projects in the retail, education, airport and mining sectors.

Given a spare moment, Phil tries to get to the beach to try and achieve the basics of body boarding, surfing, and paddle boarding.


Kate Mills

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Kate is a qualified Proposal Manager and experienced Business Development professional with over 20 years experience, with 12 years served in the construction industry. She works closely with the team to take care of our existing clients whilst growing the business in new markets. Covering the 5 offices in London, Gloucester, Exeter, Plymouth and Truro Kate provides strategic direction and practical support to identify new opportunities, converting these into exciting projects for the technical teams to deliver. She sits on the committee of South West Women in Construction and is Vice Chair of The Building Forum Devon & Cornwall.

As the mother of 3 sport motivated children, Kate spends much of her spare time as taxi driver and first aider to the teams!


Tom Bates

Managing Associate Partner
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Tom is a trusted Quantity Surveyor and manages the Exeter office. With over 15 years’ experience in the South West he has developed an in-depth understanding of the local and regional construction markets. He has an outstanding track record of delivery with expertise in the education, industrial, commercial and residential sectors. In addition to his Quantity Surveying role Tom often assists our clients as Project Manager or Employers Agent and has established an excellent reputation with our clients on the basis of the high quality service he consistently delivers.


Daryl Hill

Managing Associate Partner
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Daryl is a Chartered Building Surveyor with 20 years’ experience as a consultant working with both international and South West based practices.  With excellent client management skills, he brings expertise across the full spectrum of Building Surveying skills from design and contract management of new build and refurbishment projects to dilapidations, maintenance profiling and building pathology. Daryl is also an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety and regularly undertakes the Principal Designer role and offers advice to both Clients and Contractors.