Meet the team

Rob Cole BSc (Hons), MRICS, MIOD, Managing Director

Rob ColeCole Management was born out of Rob’s vision to create a cost management “practice of choice” for clients that require proactive, client-focused and knowledge-driven services to support their developments.

Rob’s 30 year career in cost and project management in both private practice and contracting organisations, has given him vast experience across all aspects of the construction industry.

Our clients benefit directly from this breadth of knowledge and holistic approach at every stage of their project.

Should you wish to contact Rob directly, please do so at

Dean Berry, Associate Director

Currently studying for his Masters (MSc) in Quantity Surveying, Dean offers our clients both quantity surveying and project management expertise.

His experience has involved cost management, contract administration and project management for multi-million pound refurbishment projects, including basement excavations. He has also worked on a number of complex projects involving conversions of commercial space into high-end residential properties.

Contact Dean on 07854 689 718 or email

David Johnson, Senior Cost Manager

David is an experienced quantity surveyor who has worked in the construction industry for over 19 years.

His career has seen him work on high-end residential properties as well as commercial developments ranging from £1m refurbishments through to £10m retail and residential mixed-use schemes.

David works with our clients to deliver the full range of quantity surveying services from the feasibility stages through to project completions.

Contact Dave on 07812 105 983 or email

Stephen Murray, Graduate Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Stephen has recently graduated from Northumbria University with a (2:1) degree in Quantity Surveying and also gained practical work experience while studying, having worked on a new shopping centre extension and a multi-million pound HQ for a mass spectrometry company in Cheshire.

He provides vital support to all members of our growing team and is receiving hands-on experience, training and mentoring to help further his career as a surveyor.

Contact Stephen on 07469 236 504 or email