History

Throughout the decades Pacy and Wheatley have enjoyed sustainable growth primarily through repeat business through their clients. David Wheatley, Chairman continues to have an active steering role in the business whilst Anthony Wheatley, Group Managing Director, and Craig Wheatley, Board and Acoustic Division Director, coupled Non Executive Directors Mike Rix and Geoff Dixon make up the remainder of the Board.

Meet the Directors

David Wheatley, Chairman

David Wheatley

David was a founding member of the business in the late 1960's and was Managing Director for some forty years. Over this period he has seen and managed many changes within the construction industry. With his active interest in people development, Pacy and Wheatley were o­ne of the first construction companies in the UK to be accredited with the Investors in People standard. David's hobbies include sailing, cycling, skiing and more recently golf and gardening, but he still has time to be actively involved in the business.

Anthony Wheatley, Managing Director

Anthony Wheatley

Anthony started his career with Pacy and Wheatley at an early age, during the school summer holidays. Working predominantly within the company's own joinery workshop, machining and assembling doors and windows together with labouring duties on site. During this time he obtained a good grounding in aspects of the industry and ultimately decided o­n his career path. After studying at Trent Polytechnic for three years, successfully gaining an HND in Building Studies, he continued his industry placement with Norwest Holst as a Site Engineer. In 1993 Anthony then made the move to Pacy and Wheatley as a Contract Coordinator and progressed to Estimator, with other responsibilities in company accounts, planning and estimating functions. He gained his Directorship in 1996 and promoted to Managing Director in 2006. Anthony is a keen sailor, keeps fit at the local gym, plays tennis and is married with two children.

Craig Wheatley, Director

Craig Wheatley

Craig came to the company at the age of 18, following earlier years as an apprentice carpenter where he received a City and Guilds Accreditation. He worked o­nsite as a joiner and very quickly became interested in all aspects of construction. He later became a site manager, supervising substantial projects. He moved to head office in 2004 as a project manager with a number of large schemes being completed successfully. He now heads up the Acoustic Division. Craig received his Directorship in 2005 and is highly respected among all employees, being a problem solver and 'hands o­n' type of person. Personal interests include sailing with the Enterprise Class Association, where he won Junior National Sailing Championship. He continues to do exceptionally well in National and Worldwide Enterprise class Championships. Craig is also a keen golfer.

Geoff Dixon, Board Adviser

Geoff Dixon

Geoff is an experienced logistician and professional board adviser, with a strong background in general management, distribution and finance. With specific skills in problem solving, cost reduction and company reorganisation, Geoff worked for the Bridon Group for over 40 years in financial, distribution and logistics roles at their head office and other locations in Europe. He left the Bridon Group in 1998 to set up his own company, Business Analytical Services Limited.

Mike Rix, Board Adviser

Mike Rix

Mike consults in demanding organisations large and small. He has worked extensively in all sectors, public, private and voluntary. He has also worked with many global as well as UK businesses. His particular interests are in helping people and organisations deliver results that they might not otherwise achieve. He works mainly with Boards, senior management teams and individual executives as both consultant and coach. He currently holds three non executive director positions with organisations from completely different sectors. He brings these different views, perspectives and complete objectivity to the creation and implementation of the company's strategies and plans.