Chief Executive Officer
A decisive and strategic thinker, Richard Thompson’s role as CEO is centered around leading UBG into the future. Passionate about design and innovation, Richard focuses on identifying design, construction and market trends and working thoughtfully to develop and sustain key industry relationships and partnerships.
Richard grew up around the construction business learning the trade from his father’s structural waterproofing business in the United Kingdom. He began his own construction career with John Mowlem & Company, a global construction firm based in England, where he worked as a Senior Purchasing Manager procuring supplies and negotiating subcontracts for multimillion-dollar construction projects. He later moved to the United States and co-founded Unique Building Group in 1990.
Richard holds a degree in Construction Management from the North East Surrey College of Technology in Epsom, England.