MEET THE TEAM

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JOHN GRAY

Chairman

Diamond Fire Safety’s Chairman, John Gray, has also successfully steered Diamond Build PLC throughout its successful forty-year history. 

During this time, John has been the Chair of the Haringey Education Business Partnership, and has consistently offered work experience to local schools, supported enterprise days and engaged in careers talks and visits for young people.

 

He was a Board Member of a local training company and sat on the Prospects Board for Careers at regional and local level, eventually becoming Chair of the North London Advisory Panel.

 

John has also sat on a west London Record of Achievement Board, was on the London North Business into Education Board, has been part of the Employer’s Consultative Group (for the Department for Education) on vocational education and for modern apprenticeships and has given evidence to the Cross Party Select Inquiry into Construction and Apprenticeships.

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PAUL BROOKS

Director

As Director for Diamond Fire Safety, and Support Services Director for our sister company, Diamond Build PLC, Paul Brooks brings extensive fire safety and construction industry experience to the team.

 

Working alongside John Gray, Paul was instrumental in the formation of Diamond Fire Safety, in addition to Diamond Facilities Support and Diamond Leasing.

 

He sits on the board of all the companies within the Diamond Build Group and has led on numerous group-wide initiatives.

 

He actively oversees Diamond Fire Safety's approved procurement supply chain, nurturing professional relationships, and securing terms and deliveries, to become a trusted, preferred contractor.

Lenny Feliha

LENNY FELIHA

Operations Manager

With over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, Lenny provides overall management for each client site, working with the contracts team to ensure that each project is completed on time, within budget and to the required standard.

 

Lenny has also successfully overseen numerous fire upgrade projects and is FIRAS accredited.

 

He consistently receives extremely high marks from resident feedback questionnaires.

He also has an HNC building qualification.

Tim Sawka

TIM SAWKA

General Manager

Tim is responsible for the planning, procurement, execution and completion of contracts, including setting up each project team, client liaison, quality standards and health and safety.

 

With a background of key organisational roles in this sector, including working directly for a major London Council and implementing fire safety works, Tim provides a wealth of expertise, insight and inspiration to his team. 

 

His previous projects have included the mobilisation of diverse upgrades within educational premises, which has become both a specialism and a personal vocation.

Zeqir Qamali

ZEQIR QAMALI

Site Supervisor

Zeqir oversees our direct labour and specialist sub-contractors throughout the installation of new fire doors, fire stopping, signage and all aspects of our installations.

 

He has provided 15 years of loyal service to the Diamond Build Group.

 

Since joining Diamond Fire Safety, Zeqir has supervised site works, in addition to being a multi-skilled tradesman.

 

He also liaises with residents in partnership with our Resident Liaison team, solving any issues that may arise.

Zeqir is FIRAS accredited.

Simon Childs

SIMON CHILDS

Senior Surveyor

Simon monitors, progresses, and controls costs to budget and agrees contract accounts. He delivers interim and final valuations to meet each contract’s timescales.

 

This also includes projections of client spend, which often allows additional works to be brought forward for the benefit of residents.

 

Simon’s duties also include the selection and appointment of any sub-contractors from within our accredited supply chain, ensuring best value and quality.

 

Simon is FIRAS accredited.

Jeremiah Agbonifoh

JEREMIAH AGBONIFOH

Contract Planner and Co-ordinator

Jay leads Diamond Fire Safety’s dedicated team of Resident Liaison Officers who are fully experienced in providing all the information and considerations required by our clients' residents and occupants.

He is responsible for the planning, scheduling and consumer support of our contract delivery.

 

This includes supporting the operations manager with contract programs.

Jay designs, produces and distributes all required documentation and literature to the residents of our contracts.

Diamond Build Group
52-68 Stamford Road
London
N15 4PZ

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