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OpenView Security Solutions is expanding its commercial team with the appointment of two highly experienced quantity surveyors. Based at the company’s Romford headquarters, these appointments will enable OpenView to enhance contract management processes and ensure the efficient delivery of all works undertaken on behalf of clients.

Karen Ryding MRICS has been appointed Managing Quantity Surveyor. With a BSC in Quantity Surveying and over 32 years’ commercial experience in the construction industry in different backgrounds including client, main contracting and sub-contracting. She joins direct from DMC Contracts Ltd, a leading UK contractor that specialises in the supply and installation of wall and floor finishes. As Commercial Manager she was responsible for improving the consistency of tender pricing and bid submissions and worked on the delivery of several Crossrail stations. Prior to this Karen worked at MGMC Ltd, a provider of building construction and maintenance Services, and Lakehouse Contracts, a social housing contractor.

David Heath ICOB has been appointed Senior Quantity Surveyor. With a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying, an HND in Building Studies and over 46 years’ construction industry experience, he joins direct from Engie Regeneration Ltd, a leading provider of regeneration services. There, as Senior Quantity Surveyor, he was responsible for all commercial functions within PPC2000 partnering contract. David also worked as Senior Quantity Surveyor for KIER London Ltd and Quantity Solutions Ltd, which included the refurbishment/replacement of CCTV, door entry and associated security systems within HMP prisons.

According to Group Commercial Director Richard Stanley: “We are delighted that Karen and David have joined our expanding commercial team and their combined experience will be invaluable as OpenView continues to expand its client portfolio.  They will enhance the way that every contract is managed and delivered.”