Our People

Chris McNeill

Managing Director

Role and Responsibilities

Chris is Managing Director and one of the founding Directors of Cosmos Projects. He has gained significant leadership and commercial experience from a professional career of 26 years spent largely in high quality retail, commercial office, industrial, educational and healthcare Construction and Fit Out. Chris is in charge of the overall management and approach of the company. He is passionate about developing and improving our people, our profile, and our service delivery.

Background

During a four-year spell with a top ten UK specialist shopfitting business, Chris played a key role in account management with national clients such as RBS, Asda, and Safeway. He had a leading role in the migration of the RBS/NatWest contractual relationship from traditional procurement to a Design and Construct single point of contact framework.

More recently, he led a local contractor through a period of significant and successful change and growth enabling their emergence as a listed regional service provider. Chris assumed responsibility for business planning, business processes and key staff selection and recruitment, culminating in peak sales of £24m.

Experience and Qualifications

Chris has a proven experience of complex bidding processes, large scale negotiation, framework and partnering arrangements, and contributes his diverse contractual knowledge in business decisions. He spent five years as an undergraduate trainee with one of the largest plc contracting organisations in the UK, during which time he qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying.