Head of Procurement (BU)
Details about Matt Paget
Matt has over 25 years mixed construction and infrastructure experience, gained within the commercial, transportation and defence sectors.
He has worked at J. Murphy & Sons for over 5 years and is our Head of Procurement for Transportation.
Having commenced his career as a QS, transitioning to procurement in 2009, Matt understands the importance of a successful pre construction phase, the relationships that we form with our supply chain, also our early and clear engagement will dictate whether our schemes will be deemed a success or failure.
Details about James Walker
James has over 10 years’ experience in procurement, working in Infrastructure, Water and Transportation.
Having joined Murphy as an Assistant Buyer, James has been at Murphy’s for 10 years, and is currently leading the CP6 Anglia Framework.
James has a keen interest in supply chain relationships, whilst harnessing them for win-win outcomes to help drive improvement and value within the supply chain.
Details about Ben Houghton
Ben joined J. Murphy & Sons as a Senior Buyer in 2019 and leads the CP6 North West & Central Framework within the M2 Transportation sector. Ben has a Bachelor's Degree in Quantity Surveying and over 15 years' industry experience having worked on numerous construction projects in Aviation, Infrastructure, Higher Education and Retail for both public and private sector clients. During Ben’s two years at Murphy he has worked across several exciting infrastructure projects delivering the subcontract procurement.
Details about Reece Golliker
Reece joined Murphy in July 2018 having previously worked in the Engineering sector for JLR and British Steel. Currently Reece leads the material procurement for the rail sector - a rapidly growing area that offers exciting opportunities to develop and refine procurement processes. Reece has recently completed his Advanced Diploma in Procurement and Supply.
Senior Buyer - Transportation
Details about Louise Day
Louise has over 16 years’ mixed experience in construction and infrastructure. Prior to working at Murphy, Louise supported the UK’s infrastructure, moving into Civil Engineering, Groundworks, and the Nuclear/Energy sector.
Louise has been working with Murphy for over 4 years, and her role sits in the Transportation Business Unit, focusing on the CP6 Framework, working on the rail industries’ Structures, Earthworks & Drainages, AFA, Canopy and Platform Refurbishments projects.
Details about Patrick Campbell
Patrick joined Murphy in 2018 as part of the graduate programme, predominantly working in M5 Construction & Property, and more recently in the M2 Transportation sector. Over the past two years he has been delivering subcontract procurement on the CP6 Anglia Framework, for a range of schemes across the Structures, Earthworks, Buildings and E&P disciplines. Patrick has also recently achieved MCIPS accreditation.
The Graduate programme has allowed Patrick to experience procurement activities across a diverse range of projects, and the opportunity to complete MCIPS qualifications has proved to be hugely beneficial in his current role.
Details about Amy Slater
Amy has worked at Murphy for just over two years as a subcontract Buyer in the transport sector. Amy previously worked in the North West and Central team focusing on the Earthworks portfolio until recently when she joined the CP6 Anglia Framework.
Details about Jack Martin
Jack has 8 years mixed construction experience. He joined J Murphy & Sons in 2019, starting out in the M4 business unit material buying and also helping out with the subcontract side when required. In December 2020 he moved across to M2 LME material buying for HS2 and most recently has been tasked with the material buying for the East West Rail project.
Jack started his career within the hire industry before moving across to procurement. He is currently a member of the PDG.
Details about Sue Gardner
Sue joined Murphy over five years ago starting in a commercial finance role within the utilities department in Cannock. Sue has been working as an Assistant Buyer for over two years on the materials and subcontract side of procurement working on various projects within M2 Transportation. For the last 12 months Sue has focused predominantly on leading the Civil Asset Management Rail Reactive Emergency Work Frameworks for North, South, Anglia and Kent.
Details about Luke Pendlington
After graduating in 2019 Luke Spent a year in the Whisky industry before joining Murphy’s as part of the graduate Cohort in 2020. For the past year he has been working as a project buyer on the Transpennine Route upgrade based out of York. The Project has allowed Luke to develop professionally within procurement though the many exciting opportunities that the job offers.
The Graduate program has allowed Luke to rotate around different parts of Murphy’s overall procurement function and has given him the platform to develop by being part of several teams, which has involved material buying for the M1 transportation team, focusing mainly on earthworks and being entrusted with Murphy Utilities and also gaining an in-depth knowledge of the strategic side of the business in the Central Procurement Team.
Nicknames: Goose, Ned Flanders, Magnum PI