New projects director for national property developer Sladen Estates

Carl Ward, projects director, Sladen Estates

Carl Ward has joined Sladen Estates’ senior team as the national developer’s new projects director, bringing with him more than 15 years’ experience in the industry.

Having worked across a variety of sectors – including logistics, education, healthcare, student accommodation and airports – Carl has experience leading large-scale capital construction projects across the UK.

Carl said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Sladen Estates team. Having worked in operational roles on both the contractor and client side, I’m really looking forward to this new position giving me the opportunity to use my expertise to influence projects in the development environment.”

Carl will be responsible for providing a construction viewpoint when assessing development viability for new projects, and for the delivery of all on-site construction projects for Sladen Estates.

Nick Sladen, chief executive of Sladen Estates, said: “Carl’s experience and specialisms mean that he has a well-rounded understanding of how projects progress from all sides and we’re delighted to have him in the team.

“We’re very much looking forward to working with Carl on our existing and future schemes as they start on site covering a range of sectors.”

Sladen Estates is a commercial property development company specialising in industrial and commercial development throughout the UK and has offices in Derbyshire and Manchester. The company has a forward development portfolio of £750m.