James BrydenManaging and Commercial Director
BEng (Hons), ICIOB
James is a construction project cost expert and has over 25 years’ experience in the construction, within the commercial and private sector. He has worked on luxury residential developments, Listed Buildings, conservation areas and has a keen interest in sustainable building and micro-generation technologies and products. James’ career has spanned work in both the UK and international construction projects. He has managed builds valued between £5k and £12m in a variety of different roles. James, together with Charlie and Alistair is a resident ‘expert’ in the Grand Design Live Show Ask an Expert Arena at their twice yearly events. In his spare time, James is a keen hockey player and coaches a junior squad. He plays squash competitively and when not working, he enjoys a game of golf, endeavoring to bring his handicap into single figures.