James is a construction project cost expert and has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, within both the commercial and private sectors. He has worked on luxury residential developments, Listed Buildings, conservation areas and has a keen interest in sustainable building and micro-generation technologies and products. James’ career has spanned work in both the UK and international construction projects, where he has managed building schemes valued between £5K and £12 million, in a variety of different roles. James founded ClearPlan Project Management Ltd with his wife Nicky back in 2009, which merged with Charlie Laing Ltd to form CLPM Ltd in 2014. Together with the rest of the team, James appears at Grand Design Live Shows twice a year within the Ask an Expert Arena.
CLPM is a leading construction consultancy, We’re a dynamic construction project management company, and over the last 7 years we have grown in size and geographical reach. CLPM help clients with a huge variety of residential and commercial construction projects – from single storey extensions to multi-million pound new builds. We also work with clients to help them understand how best to make improvements to their properties energy efficiency and heating arrangements.