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Ian Savage - Managing Director and Shareholder


Ian has over 30 year’s experience in the construction industry starting his management apprenticeship with Mowlem Building working on major construction projects in London and the South East. He has spent the last 20 years in senior positions with both Fairclough Homes and Countryside Properties and, along with Philip Cunningham, provided the investment to set up Chartway Group in 2009.

As Group Managing Director at Chartway, Ian is responsible for the Group’s performance, overseeing strong year on-year growth, as well as the integration of BBS Construction and the launch of CGL Drylining. Ian’s particular specialism lies within the construction arm where on-the spot focus on the highest standards combine with ensuring production and budgetary targets are met while clients’ expectations are exceeded. He has led the company to several awards including Sunday Times Fast Track 100 for 2013 and 2014, Kent Megagrowth winner in 2014 and runner up in 2015 and finalist in the Kent Excellence in Business awards in 2013 and 2015.