Meet the Leadership Team


Con Dower: Chairman

Con Dower is Conamar’s founder and chairman. It’s his entrepreneurial vision and emphasis on delivering quality for clients every time that has made us so successful for more than 40 years.

Con plays a largely strategic role in our company’s operations, but conducts regular meetings and project reviews with all members of the management team to ensure that the company continues to deliver on its promises. His overriding philosophy is to create an ethos of mutual trust and partnership.

Neil Dower: Managing Director

As Managing Director, Neil is responsible for business planning and strategy implementation. He’s also responsible for winning new work, maintaining client relationships and leading the business and its staff.

His blend of construction expertise, hands-on management and open and approachable manner has helped the business grow in a controlled and sustainable way. He has a strong leadership style, a strategic outlook, and the proven ability to deliver multimillion pound contracts within tight deadlines and budgets.



Paul Dower: Financial Director

As Finance Director, Paul is in charge of all the business’s finance and accounts, including ensuring that financial strategies support the broader corporate aims of the business, managing the company’s accounting function, and implementing processes, controls, procedures and systems.

Tom Wonnacott: Contracts Director

With over 20 years’ experience, Tom leads our projects and clients through a ‘hands on’ delivery approach. Tom monitors resources across all projects, and ensures a quality delivery is achieved within the agreed programme, maintaining positive relationships with project stakeholders.

A surveyor by trade, Tom is an astute manager. He has experience in almost all sectors, including in highly sensitive environments. Having led our frameworks delivery teams for the past 5 years, he is also well adept at managing multiple concurrent schemes to success.



Nathanial Crichton: Pre-construction Director

Nat oversees pre-construction services, from initial enquiry through tendering and design development. This includes design team selection, supply chain management and tendering. He ensures our bids are competitively priced, well planned, and risk assessed for compliance to specification and legislation.

Post tender, Nat manages technical discussions and contract negotiations, and works closely with our contracts directors to ensure a seamless handover to the dedicated delivery team.

Andrew Rushmere, Commercial Manager

Andrew is a conscientious Quantity Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience. A Chartered Builder with a wide knowledge and proven track record in his profession, Andrew oversees the commercial and risk management for the business with his team of surveyors.

He ensures we work with our client teams in a collaborative manner to monitor out-turn costs and provide best value, overseeing best practice performance in our surveying and commercial activities.

Andrew Rushmere

Chris Davies

Chris Davies: Business Development Manager

Chris has over 30 years of experience, advising property owners and investors on construction and technical aspects of redevelopment across a range of sectors. His experience includes complex and unusual projects from hands on experience through to surveying, design and estimating.

Chris’ role is to identify new clients and build relationships, advising them on their best routes to contractor procurement including selection of our framework agreements. He then acts as a client account manager, ensuring their needs are met and working with them to develop their future pipeline of works.If you have a project you would like to discuss with Conamar, please give Chris a call on 07977 738275 or email and he will be happy to discuss the scheme and how Conamar can assist.
Delivery Management

At Conamar, we understand that the success of a project hinges not only on the quality of construction but also on the team behind it. For each project, we provide a dedicated team comprising a Contracts Manager, a Quantity Surveyor, and a Site Manager. These professionals are selected based on the specific needs of the project, their relevant experience, and their qualifications.

Each member of our team is committed to delivering excellence and ensuring the success of every project. Conamar’s extensive resource pool guarantees that we have the right people and the right skills for any challenge that may arise, ensuring superior results and client satisfaction.

Why choose us?

At Conamar, we pride ourselves on being client-focused, bringing together a wealth of combined experience to ensure your project’s success. Our dedicated team collaborates closely with your team throughout every phase of the project, fostering a seamless partnership from start to finish. We believe in the power of “our team working with your team,” and we are committed to guiding you through each step of the process. With our expertise and collaborative approach, we help you achieve your goals, ensuring your project’s success is our top priority.

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