GARY S. CHEW

MANAGING DIRECTOR FOUNDED GARIFF: 1986

Gary is the founder of Gariff, but still loves nothing more than helping the lads on site (particularly when timescales are tight!). He is a Master Yachtsman and crazy jet skier who loves to party in Ibiza!

DAVID LANGSHAW

COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR JOINED GARIFF: 1994

Dave is an avid Liverpool FC Supporter, even though he gets “forced” to go to Manchester United games with Gariff.  He likes to cycle in his spare time and enjoys a few pints (not at the same time!).

DAVE HAWORTH

CONTRACTS DIRECTOR JOINED GARIFF: 1989

Dave began his Gariff career on Salford Quays as a Roofing Joiner, earning lots of money (as he puts it). His favourite football team is Preston North End and he would love to be able to drink more gin!

ANTHONY CULLEN

WORKSHOP DIRECTOR JOINED GARIFF: 1994

Tony began his Gariff career as Joiner working on his favourite job at Salford Quays. People call him the “Bull”. He likes to practice the saxophone in the workshop after hours.

NEIL HAMPSON

SURVEYING AND H&S DIRECTOR JOINED GARIFF: 2004

Neil’s favourite Gariff projects include the many Manchester Airport Lounges he has worked on. He enjoys a pint of bitter whilst watching Manchester City play.

STEVE DORAN

CONTRACTS DIRECTORJOINED GARIFF: 2004

Steve came to Gariff over 13 years ago as a Joiner for only 2 weeks and has never left. Known as “Chunky”, he enjoys socialising and walking his beloved dog.

OUR MANAGERS

JOHN KNIGHT

WORKSHOP MANAGER JOINED GARIFF: 1989

John “Knightclub” came to Gariff as an apprentice in the late 80s and worked his way up through the ranks. He loves riding his motorbike and watching Moto GP with a nice glass of Bordeaux.

SHANI-MARIE ADAMS

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER JOINED GARIFF: 2016

Shani has a super-human thirst for knowledge and is currently training to be a counsellor (greatly needed at Gariff!). With a ridiculous 5:30 am start she can often be seen in the gym in preparation for the Gin & Slim weekends.

COLIN STOTT

AIRPORT CONTRACTS MANAGER JOINED GARIFF: 1995 

Colin started out as a Gariff apprentice and climbed the ladder to run our airport operations. He loves to travel, mostly to countries that make good Rum! and would like to be telepathic.

TIM HILL

CONTRACTS MANAGER JOINED GARIFF: 2005

Tim is our ABIID qualified Contracts Manager and CAD designer who enjoys DIY, cycling and watching his favourite team (Spurs) play football.  If Tim were to have a super power he would like the ability to read people’s minds.

OUR ACCOUNTS TEAM

MARTIN MURRAY

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER JOINED GARIFF: 2002

Being of Irish descent, Martin has a thirst for Guinness (also his favourite past-time). if he could have a superpower it would be the ability to keep the Directors awake at accounts meetings.

DIANE WALKER

PAYROLL MANAGER JOINED GARIFF: 1995

“Delectable Di” was once our receptionist but now makes sure we all get paid! She is a keen fell walker and is interestingly related to “Sporty” from the girl band Spice Girls.

RACHAEL LANGSHAW

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT JOINED GARIFF: 2014

Rachael is our resident make-up artist who is also good with numbers. If not horse riding at the weekend, you may find her out on the town with friends.

OUR BUSY BEES

PHIL HALL

QUANTITY SURVEYOR JOINED GARIFF: 2016

Phil is a big Manchester City supporter, hence thoroughly enjoyed working on their new Colin Bell Stand. He is also a Qualified Joiner and would enjoy the super power of invisibility?!

STEVEN POLLITT

CAD DESIGN TECHNICIAN JOINED GARIFF: 2011

Steve qualified with a City & Guilds in Shopfitting & Advanced Craft. He likes to undertake DIY projects in his spare time and would relish the opportunity of time travel.

BEN FINE

JUNIOR CAD TECHNICIANJOINED GARIFF: 2014

Ben used to be our Sanitation Consultant – but eventually picked up some CAD Skills. His favourite past-times include fishing and going to the gym with his mates in the hope of becoming a “Tank”.