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Mace appoints first Chief Technical Officer

Mace has announced the appointment of its first ever Chief Technical Officer, Stephen Jeffery. 

This new role will report directly to Mace’s Chief Executive Mark Reynolds, and will oversee a single technical team that will work across Mace’s development, consultancy, construction and operations divisions. 

Stephen’s team will bring together a wide range of technical expertise from across Mace, including specialists in engineering, design, BIM, digital and a number of other disciplines. The team will have responsibility for: 

  • BIM and digital
  • Managing the design process
  • Modern methods of construction
  • Productivity measurement and improvement
  • Improving Mace’s supply chain
  • Quality and service excellence

Stephen has worked at Mace for nearly 22 years, helping to deliver some of its most iconic projects including The Shard and More London. Starting as an M&E project manager he has steadily risen through the ranks, being appointed as a director in 2005.

Stephen now leads Mace’s MEP division and serves as the Group’s Technical Services Director. He will continue to hold these roles alongside his new responsibilities as CTO. 

Stephen Jeffery, Mace’s Chief Technical Officer, said: 

“I am delighted to take up the challenge of this new role. With construction changing rapidly and new technology and processes being created so quickly, driving and improving technical solutions will continue to be a vital part of Mace’s pursuit of a better way. 

Mark Reynolds, Mace's Chief Executive said:

“I have known Stephen from the very start of his career with Mace in 1996. Over that time we have worked closely together to deliver some fantastic outcomes for our clients and continually pursued a better way of doing things. 

“The fact we have chosen Stephen is an indication of the absolute trust and belief that the Mace Group Board and I have in his knowledge, expertise and commitment to the company and doing things differently. I congratulate him on his new role and look forward to working with him.”

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