Tim Carpenter
Tim Carpenter
Group Managing Director - Partnerships
Durkan

Tim joined Durkan in January 2021 as Group New Business Director and in April 2022 moved to take up the role of Managing Director of their partnerships division, delivering large residential projects for the public sector. Tim started his career as a trainee site manager with Willmott Dixon and progressed through the business, concluding with 16 years as managing director of the housing division. A scholarship win in 1986 gave him the opportunity to move to Philadelphia, USA for 18 months working as a project manager for a main contractor. Tim’s has an extensive knowledge of ‘modern methods of construction’ and front line practical experience use of offsite manufacture processes. He career has involved the delivery of multiple projects in the residential and non-residential sectors. Prior to joining Durkan, he established and ran the new homes division for Mears Group Plc, delivering contracting and partnerships projects with housing associations and local authorities. Tim has a master’s degree in Construction Economics and Finance from UCL and is a Chartered Construction Manager. He is a member of the Worshipful Company of Carpenters, a 700-year-old City of London livery company.