Our Management Team

Our work force consists of a large variety of trade skills. Some of which include specialist rolses such as damp proofing, bespoke joinery and project managers. while based in Middlesbrough we also operate across the teesside area. Many of our projects have even taken us as far as the Midlands erecting new build houses in the Coventry area.

The strength of the team is each individual member.
The Strength of each member is the team.

Phil Jackson

Arif Mushtaq
Managing Director

"If I have seen further, it is by standing
on the shoulder of giants."

2020 Group UK was started in 2002 by Arif Mushtaq whilst he was in a leadership role at GE capital. The property world was of interest due to the rapid rise in property prices. 2020 property developments was then formed and then up to 2009 the business engaged in largely residential refurbishments and new builds. Arif spends his time with the running of the business and dealing with new clientele.

What is the best part of what you do?

Liaising with customers and having fantastic rapport with
the team. Business is about building relationships too.

John Hartnett
Operations Officer

"From inception
to completion."

John began his career from a young age as a City and Guilds qualified carpenter and joiner. John has gained 40 years experience in the building and development sector during which time John had his own business for which he was self-employed for 25 years. John moved from his home in Coventry to middlesbrough where he and Arif Mushtaq created 2020 Group construction.

What is the best part of what you do?

Being able to build something from start to finish
with full control of direction is a great feeling.

Cathryn Carr
Head Of New Business & Quantity Surveyor

"If everyone is moving forward together
then success takes care of itself."

Cathryn joined 2020 in 2018, her responsibilities include quantity surveying, tender bidding, Health and Safety certification and the relationships between ourselves and our customers. She has a high level overview of all of the live projects both commercially and from a project co-ordination perspective.

What is the best part of what you do?

I’m going to say it! I love our team. We’re a big family, successfully growing and expanding further than before. I’m proud to show that we’re diverse and demonstrate equal opportunity, even in a construction environment.

Deepak Kale
Strategical Business Consultant

"Relationships can be the most important
aspect of building business."

Over 20 years experience in property investment and development and Director of several property companies. Advising 2020 Group UK on the acquisition of student accommodation sites and helping build a network of UK and Overseas investors for their property developments. Deepak looks over the overall business giving advice, feedback and structure in all areas of the business.

What is the best part of what you do?

What is the best part of what you do? Creating room for improvement,
taking on a project and making it better. There is nothing better than efficiency.

Mark Morley
Chief Architect

"Architecture is not about space
but about time."

Having 25+ years experience in the architecture industry this has gave Mark the confidence to work traditionally creating models and digitally creating floor plans, elevation drawings and rendered CGI images with the latest software and applications to create stunning commercial and residential builds. Mark is a RIBA charted member who follows the correct policies and practices in architecture.

What is the best part of what you do?

Continuing Professional development is key, learning new
software and techniques to be In front of the competition.

Rebecca Vaughan
Specialist Housing Manager

"We help people in hardship
get back on their feet."

Rebecca is our department manager at 2020 Homes, she first started with us as an apprentice, has worked her way up and now spends her time liaising with various councils, making sure our tenants are happy and the office runs smoothly, Rebecca's uses most of her time helping the hardship with forms associated with the job centre, housing benefit and universal tax credits.

What is the best part of what you do?

Helping those in need is an amazing feeling, knowing someone
is depending on our team to give them a warm bed.

Adam Tovey
Maintenance Manager

"Teamwork divides the tasks
and multiplies the success."

Adam was given the opportunity to lead 2020 Maintenance from his drive and passion in the industry. Some duties include creating job sheets ensuring the maintenance operatives know where they are heading and what type of job is required, managing day to day tasks including safety of the team, generating new clientele and keeping strong relationships with the customers.

What is the best part of what you do?

Learning on the job, I've learnt so many new things and
techniques when working with different operatives.

Lee Stow
Site Manager

"It takes hands to build a house, but
only hearts can build a home."

Lee has had over 25 years experience in the construction sector. From managing contracts to managing his own company, Lee has been responsible for the erection of hundreds of houses across many large scale development projects and is now a vital asset for 2020 ensuring our large scale projects run smoothly and obstacles are overcome efficiently and effectively.

What is the best part of what you do?

I enjoy a real sense of achievement in overcoming hurdles, and seeing a development through to completion, seeing the completed development site as a living, breathing part of the community, even years later, it is great to drive past these new communities, and be proud to say “I built that”.

Dez Keegan
Investment Manager

"Pleasure in the job puts
perfection in the work."

We build bespoke Homes for families, commercial housing for students and retail buildings for business. With our very own in-house architecture team and 40 + strong fully certified construction team we are sure to bring your dream into a reality. We build bespoke Homes for families, commercial housing for students and retail buildings for business.

What is the best part of what you do?

We build bespoke homes for families, commercial housing
for students and retail buildings for business.

Alone we can do so little,
Together we can do so much

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