Director of Field Operations
Paul leads the field operations for Unique Building Group, keeping in daily contact with the field superintendents on all of the company’s projects. He serves as the point of contact when projects require high-level attention, and this level of personal involvement by the owners is one of the key differentiators that bring clients back to the Unique Building Group for project after project. Over the past two years Paul has focused extensively on enhancing the company’s safety culture and track record through a program of training and education for field employees at all levels of responsibility. The company maintains this dedication to safety through regular monthly meetings with field personnel. An emphasis on safety has become a requirement for many clients in today’s industry, and more importantly Paul feels a personal responsibility as an owner to look after his employees’ health and safety.
Paul started his construction career in London, where he was responsible for the field management of over 200 employees for his father’s family-owned structural waterproofing company. During his 10 years at the company he helped guide the firm’s growth and development while establishing strong working relationships with John Mowlem & Company, Bovis Home and Balfour Beatty Construction and working on major projects such as Chelsea Harbor and Canary Wharf in London. Paul moved to the United States in 1989 and after getting established in the construction field in his new home of San Diego, he helped found Unique Building Group in 1990 with his brother Richard and his other business partner Bob Ferguson. Paul attended South Thames College in London, where he studied construction management.