Meet the Team.

NU Construction have a team of experienced and dedicated professionals with expertise in all aspects of construction. 

Simon Smith.

Managing Director

Simon, a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, set up NU jointly with Tony Rogan in 2003, initially overseeing the Estimating, Purchasing and Marketing Departments as well as carrying out day to day estimating duties himself. A role he has enjoyed now for over 35 years within the construction industry.

Simon now Managing Director, works closely with clients and consultants and believes building these strong relationships has been instrumental to the company's success and the continued repeat business that NU has benefited from.

Mick McAuliffe.

Construction Director

Mick joined NU Construction in 2007 as Contracts Manager. Mick has had direct responsibility for a wide range of projects across all sectors of the market, including schools, hotels, prisons, retail, commercial and industrial schemes.

He has worked in the industry over 30 years and is well versed in traditional and design and build forms of contract. Mick's duties involve the co-ordination and development of the construction department, having now recently been appointed Associate Director to support the growth of the business.

Mark Elsom.

Pre-Construction Manager

Mark joined the management team to reinforce the Pre-Construction process. He brings 32 years experience from major players in the construction industry and now works as a key senior member of the team driving the business forward and into the future.

Mark is also responsible for leading the design and build sector of the business, building lasting partnerships with consultants and architects. This element of the business is thriving through Mark's dedication and commitment to the role.

Matthew Crowther.

Commercial Manager

Matthew joined the NU team in 2018. Having been in the industry for 20 years, Matthew brings with him a wealth of commercial knowledge. Matthew's expertise and responsibilities within the business include cash flow forecasting, procurement, supply chain management and producing and reviewing contract documentation.

Tony Pollard.

Contracts Manager

Working within the construction industry for over 35 years, Tony brings to NU Construction a wealth of experience with a proven track record in delivering a wide variety of both large and small construction projects involving all aspects of health & safety, commercial, technical and production elements. A skilled leader with high level of planning and a keen understanding of customer and client requirements.

Gary Mallon.

Contracts Manager

Joining the NU team in April 2019, Gary brings with him over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. Starting as a tradesman and moving into management Gary has worked on a large variety of projects both traditional and design and build, using a proactive approach to work. A people person, Gary also spent several years lecturing at Sheffield City College. 

Working with NU Construction has been seamless. From the inception through to completion the team has been proactive, agile and understanding of our needs as a client. NU Construction continuously worked with us in a collaborative manner and we are thrilled with the quality of workmanship provided. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend NU Construction to any clients.

  • Shaun Kiernan
  • Wellspring Academy Trust

Working with NU Construction has been seamless. From the inception through to completion the team has been proactive, agile and understanding of our needs as a client. NU Construction continuously worked with us in a collaborative manner and we are thrilled with the quality of workmanship provided. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend NU Construction to any clients.

  • Shaun Kiernan
  • Wellspring Academy Trust