Our Team

Meet the STP Construction Team

  • Ian Cowling

    Construction Director

    Ian commenced his career as a trainee site engineer with Balfour Beatty in 1979. He worked on heavy civil engineering projects such as Tyne and Wear Metro, A7 Cannobie Bypass and Thorpe Project at Sellafield.

    In 2003 Ian co-founded STP Construction Ltd where he holds the post of Construction Director.


  • John Smailes

    Financial/Commercial Director

    John is a Chartered Surveyor and has extensive experience in both professional practice and contracting backgrounds. He is one of the founding partners of STP Construction Ltd and operates as the Financial Director for the Company, overseeing all tendering processes and company finances.


  • Tony Day

    Contracts Manager

    Tony has 28 years experience within the construction industry, rising through the ranks from site based joiner to Contracts Manager.

    He has worked for several National and Multinational organisations and has gained a number of industry recognised qualifications. Tony joined STP construction in 2015 as Contracts Manager, reporting directly to the Directors.


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