Our People

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Steve Darsey

Group Chairman

Steve has been employed at Erith for over 40 years and has seen the Company grow from a local haulage company to the Enabling Specialist that it is now.

Having been employed at all levels and divisions in the Company Steve’s primary role is ensuring that the company continues to provide clients with the highest level of service from all its parts.

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Tony Darsey MIDE

Managing Director (Asbestos)

Tony has been employed at Erith for over 25 years in a variety of disciplines, including his current role as Managing Director of the Group’s asbestos removal division.

Tony’s responsibility within this role includes personnel management, Quality and financial performance.

Tony has twice been Chairman of ARCA and currently serves on their Training committee; enabling Erith to stay at the forefront of the industry.

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David Darsey FIDE FRSA

Managing Director (Demolition)

David has been employed at Erith for over 30 years in a variety of roles including Contracts/Project Manager. As Managing Director of the Demolition Division, David has been instrumental in growing the division into one of the UK’s largest demolition contractors.

David is widely respected across the demolition and construction industries and is an Honorary Life Vice President of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) and has recently been appointed the President of the Institute of Demolition Engineers and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

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Barry Menzies MRICS

Technical Director

Barry has been the Technical Director at Erith for over 2 decades. His role within the group has centred around commercial and contractual management of major projects. He is also the director responsible for Erith’s Earthworks, Remediation and Infrastructure division and spearheads the company’s Business Development Department.

Barry is part of the Civil Engineering Contractors’ Association’s (CECA) regional management committee and is also a Chartered Surveyor.

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Steve Head

Plant Director

Steve has been employed within the haulage division for over 35 years joining when a teenager as a “Saturday job.”

Steve’s job is to ensure that our extensive fleet of vehicles remains constantly operational and performing at the highest possible level. By maintaining a flexible approach Steve has been able to support clients’ varying needs across a Nationwide scale.

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Steve Martin

Managing Director

Steve has been employed by the Erith Group for over 15 years. During this period Steve has had considerable experience within all of the Group’s divisions whilst being responsible for the delivery of numerous high profile projects.

Steve has recently been appointed Managing Director of Erith Haulage responsible for operational delivery, quality and financial performance.

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Steven May

Commercial and Operations Director

Steven joined Erith in 2008 as a Commercial Manager based in Central London, during which time he has gained wide ranging experience in a number of differing sectors including both consultancy and contracting. He has been involved in recent high profile schemes at Regent Street and Blackfriars Station.

With a degree in Construction Business Management, Steven also has considerable experience built up over 6 years in a number of differing companies.

Steven has recently been promoted within the Group to Commercial and Operations Director with the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of commercial and operational delivery within Central London.

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Victoria Stokes

Finance Director

Victoria has been employed at Erith since 1997 having joined as an Accounts Assistant. In 2000 she was promoted to Office Manager and in 2002, after successfully completing ACCA training, became the Group’s Financial Controller.

Currently the Finance Director, Victoria has overall responsibility for the finance team and for the Group’s financial obligations including auditing and HMRC.

Victoria is a fellow Chartered and Certified Accountant.