Judge Profile

John Diviney MCIOB MA
Deputy Managing Director
Ground Construction Ltd

With over 30 years’ experience in the Construction Industry, in both Main and Sub-contracting, John is the Deputy Managing Director of Ground Construction Limited, employing over 1,000 members of staff here in the UK.

With a commercial background John qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Building, collecting Silver and two Bronze Awards in the process, and also obtaining a Masters Degree in Construction Management.

Progressing through the ranks at Ground Construction from Quantity Surveyor through to Commercial Director and now Deputy Managing Director, John has helped Ground Construction grow to become a top ten Concrete Frame Contractor within the UK. Projects cover various sectors including Education, Commercial, Residential, Hotel and leisure to values of £30m.

John is a consultant to Tower Cranes UK, part of the Ground Construction Group.   John was instrumental in setting up Tower Cranes UK that now boasts a fleet in excess of forty Tower and Mobile Cranes.  John has a passion in the development of commercial minds and is strategic and forward thinking in the industry, whilst challenging current practices.   To get away from it all John loves Rugby and went on his first Lions Tour last year.