Leading development partner hub South West Scotland has appointed Tom McEwan as Development Manager, growing its experienced inhouse team.
Working with public sector participants to develop and deliver community facilities across Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway, hub South West Scotland leads on the growth of major developments across education, social housing, health, emergency services and community projects.
Bringing over thirteen years of experience to the role, Tom has specialised in the management of large-scale commercial and residential projects and most recently spent three years at Ryden LLP as Senior Project Manager. During this time he was responsible for developing an impressive portfolio of projects, including the delivery of Glasgow’s riverside development, Buchanan Wharf, which comprises 70,000 sq ft Grade A office space and 324 modern Build-to-Rent apartments.
Prior to this, Tom worked for Welsh property consultancy, Expedite, as well as Bron Afon Community Housing and Newport City Homes, where his experience spanned a variety of specialist areas, including surveying, development and asset management.
Welcoming the appointment, Michael Ross, Chief Executive Officer at hub South West Scotland, said: “The extensive knowledge and expertise Tom has of project management and surveying, further enhanced by his strong connections across the local authorities and private sector, makes him a great fit for the growing hub South West Scotland team.
“We are excited to have him on board to further strengthen our development resource. I am confident that he will be a great addition to our team and help us deliver our dynamic programme of projects which will have wide ranging benefits to communities around the territory.”
On his appointment, Tom said: “I’m very much looking forward to working with the team at hub South West Scotland and its partners to deliver an exciting portfolio of developments which will enhance communities around south west Scotland.
“hub South West Scotland has a fantastic reputation for expert knowledge and quality service and I am excited to contribute my experience and skills to the organisation.”