Ray Wells

Ray Wells

CEO

With 25 years’ experience in managing property development businesses, Ray leads Amherst Homes from the front as Chief Executive Officer, giving direction on all elements of the business.

Keri Wells

Keri Wells

Sales Director

As Sales Director, Keri ensures that each development is thoughtfully designed. She has a hands on role in the sales and marketing of all our properties.

Scott McArthur

Scott McArthur

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Scott oversees all business operations within the company. He has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, specialising in planning and land acquisition.

Tony Wood

Tony Wood

Non-Executive Director

As Non-Executive Director of the Board at Amherst Homes since 2016, Tony oversees of all of our developments and activities with interest. Prior to this, he has held a number of senior management positions within the IT and Financial sectors.

Steve Reid

Steve Reid

Finance Director

As Finance Director Steve uses his extensive experience in both corporate and retail banking to ensure that Amherst Homes’ finances are well and truly in order.

Tony Birchall

Tony Birchall

Build Director

Tony has been working in a variety of roles in construction for over 30 years. His experience and understanding ensure that our high standards are maintained.

Chris Thomas

Chris Thomas

Commercial Director

As Commercial Director, Chris controls the financial aspects of project delivery from site appraisal estimates to settling final accounts with contractors. His management of the various aspects of developments ensure that everything is completed on time and on budget.

William Mallett

William Mallett

Operations Manager

Will is one of our longer serving members of the team. His previous experience on site allows him to co-ordinate the various design consultants and certification agencies we work with efficiently. His keen eye for details helps him to snag finished plots to ensure that our high standards are adhered to.

Joe Murphy

Joe Murphy

Commercial Buyer

Joe has been working in the construction industry for over 13 years. He has experience in civil engineering, dry lining and high end refurbishments for both the private and public sectors. In his current role, he is a Commercial Buyer for Amherst Homes.

Alex Steel

Alex Steel

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

As an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Alex works alongside both the commercial and site teams to ensure that developments proceed according to budget. He has experience as an Estimator and Subcontractor, working in London, South East Asia and Australia.

Olivia Konyn

Olivia Konyn

Sales Manager

Olivia has worked in sales for over 14 years, with the last 6 being dedicated towards the intricacies of the property industry. Her experience and knowledge help to ensure that the buying process is a smooth as possible for our customers.

Chantelle McArthur

Chantelle McArthur

HR Generalist & Health and Safety Co-Ordinator

Prior to her current role at Amherst Homes, Chantelle was a Talent Acquisition Partner for a FTSE 250 Commercial Recruiter. Nearing 4 years with us she manages our HR and recruitment function as well as coordinating our site H&S policies and procedures.

Tara Ellis

Tara Ellis

Customer Care Co-Ordinator

Tara co-ordinates all incoming queries from our clients after purchase, liaising with customers and sub-contractors for our post-sales Customer Care.  She has been with us for 4 years, having started with the business as our Receptionist.

Tara Westwood

Tara Westwood

Front of House/Sales & Marketing Support

Tara developed a passion for the property industry in her time as an Estate Agent. As our Front of House her eye for detail and tonal awareness have made her the ideal individual to manage the company’s PR, social media and website.

Oliver Nathan

Oliver Nathan

Site Manager

Oliver is a carpenter by trade and is now one of our longest serving Site Managers.  He takes responsibility on the ground for the delivery of the developments he is assigned to, from when foundations are dug to completion of each property.

Patrick French

Patrick French

Site Manager

Patrick has worked in the construction industry for over 15 years. As one of the company’s Site Managers, he has responsibility on the ground for the delivery of the developments he is assigned to, from the initial digging of foundations through to completion of the properties.

Gary Rumble

Gary Rumble

Site Manager

Gary has worked in the construction industry for over 30 years. As one of the company’s Site Managers, he has responsibility for the delivery of the developments to which he is assigned. He manages his projects in a hands on manner, frequently found on the ground at sites.

Nick Sims

Nick Sims

Assistant Site Manager

Nick is currently an Assistant Site Manager, having started working for us back in 2012.  He supports the on-site Manager to ensure that developments proceed according to plan.

Careers at Amherst Homes

Here at Amherst Homes we believe that the people we employ are our greatest asset.

We are always pleased to hear from prospective applicants who share our passion for quality and best practice and individuals who believe they have the skills to help us achieve our aims.

If you feel that you have the expertise, ambition, and enthusiasm to be part our award winning team please send your CV to chantelle@amhersthomes.co.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Our Developments

Our developments are in Essex, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire and are designed and built by local people, for local people, using locally sourced materials.

Customer Care

The satisfaction of homeowners is at the heart of everything we work towards, and we pride ourselves on delivering a high standard home to our local community.