Martin Staehr, Business Unit Leader
Martin is head of Laing O’Rourke’s MEP delivery and manufacturing business Crown House Technologies (CHt). A chartered civil engineer, he has worked on a range of healthcare, high-rise, commercial and residential construction projects, and led the people agenda at Laing O’Rourke for four years prior to his current role. Martin is focused on enhancing CHt’s position in the marketplace, driving it to be the recognised leader for major project MEP delivery for both Laing O’Rourke and external clients. The business is continually being strengthened with technical and operational talent to support this ambition.
Gavin Body, Operations Leader
Gavin is responsible for our UK projects in the South and has been with Crown House technologies since 2009. He currently oversees a number of developments within the residential, commercial, healthcare, education and research sectors, and prior to this role, led some of the most iconic developments in London including the completion of Number One Hyde Park and The Leadenhall Building. With a background in engineering and vast experience of tier one contracting, in recent years Gavin has worked on major projects, having been in the industry since 1999.
Shaun Higgins, Operations Leader
Shaun has operational responsibility for projects in the North of the UK, having been with Crown House technologies since 2008. Prior to this Shaun held a senior role in tier one Mechanical and Electrical contracting for over 15 years. He also has significant experience within the public and private sectors, including healthcare, education, retail, commercial, data centres, semiconductor and defence contracts. Projects include the retail development at Meadowhall Sheffield, Manchester Airport’s Transformation Programme and a number of complex healthcare schemes including St James Hospital in Leeds.