We are our people

Stonewest is a family, generations of loyal and dedicated people have contributed to its rich heritage and strong reputation. We have a highly skilled, direct workforce of specialists who are trained to deliver outstanding work with superior technical capabilities.

Across the board, our team delivers the very best, most professional, reliable and collaborative service to our clients. We have a family ethos and our employees are our most valued asset, they embody our values and we respect and encourage their ideas and growth.

Ingrained in our ethos is a culture of care, prioritising the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and those we work with.

The result of our commitment to training and continuous professional development is an employee retention rate of 95%.


Meet the Team

Experience & Expertise

Kevin Reuter

Managing Director

Kevin Reuter first joined Stonewest in 1982 as a mason restorer, later succeeding to the role of Managing Director. He was able to progress as a result of the continuous personal development ethos fostered by the company. Kevin has over 40 years of industry knowledge and experience, helping to develop this specialist-sector business into the success it is today.

Kevin takes particular pride in the strong culture ingrained within the Company. He continuously supports a collaborative business mind-set, to ensure that Stonewest creates a sustainable approach to both preserving our built heritage, as well as creating new buildings for the future.

With a strong team supporting his vision for the business, Kevin has driven growth by developing offices around the world, preserving many buildings of historical importance. Kevin is proud to be leading a strong team, undertaking important historical and innovative work. He takes a proactive role in supporting professional development and is passionate about training for specialist trade skills to futureproof the industry.



Ian Crossley

Construction Director

Ian leads the Construction side of the business and has been responsible for delivering a number of highly demanding and prestigious works. He joined Stonewest in 2018 after 14 years in main contracting where he delivered several large-scale new build, restoration and conservation projects in the UK, Hong Kong, and the Middle East.


Andy Ball

Business Devt. & Technical Director

Andy provides first point of contact for our clients, as the professional interface for our projects and technical aspects of our business. He also presents our CPD lectures, ensuring our support for the wider industry.

Andy first joined Stonewest in 2003 as a Conservation Postgraduate following his Masters. His role evolved to Technical Manager in 2009, heading up our Consultancy services. Since then, Andy has worked as a Chartered Building Surveyor in New Zealand, and most recently Principal Heritage Consultant with a global consultancy firm.

Andy is a member of ICOMOS and the RICS with a wealth of experience in Built Heritage and global Conservation best practice.


Matthew Reuter


Matt leads the International business and managed the company expansion across Asia and the Middle East. Appointed as Director in 2019, Matt works to ensure the company’s reputation for providing well managed, high-quality projects is maintained. Matt has been involved in Stonewest from a young age and over the years has worked on the widest possible range of award-winning projects possible. His experience includes the conservation and repair of many important historic buildings both in the UK and Asia Region, such as Tai Kwun in Hong Kong.


Nick Wilson


As a long-standing pillar of the team, Nick has championed the Stonewest brand since joining in 1981 as the company’s first Management Trainee. He has built a wealth of experience across every discipline of the business, serving on the Stone Federation Great Britain Executive Committee and delivering CPD lectures to the industry over many years. Nick now works on a part-time basis supporting our Business Development and helping our Clients to fully understand their projects and maximising their options.


James Kennett

Pre-construction Director

James is responsible for all tendering activity in the preconstruction phase. He joined Stonewest in 1999 as a trainee stonemason, completed his formal apprentice-ship and was promoted to Contracts Manager after 10 years’ in the field. He was promoted to Associate Director in 2016, with his focus on the commercial aspects of our work.



Amanda Treadwell

Office Manager

Amanda joined Stonewest in 2008 following a 25-year career working for a top law firm on the South Coast.  Having a keen interest in historical architecture and building restoration, and after moving to Croydon, she joined as a Contracts Secretary supporting the team in the administration functions of that discipline.  Following the company’s reorganization, Amanda was appointed as Office Manager and has been supporting the business in that capacity since 2010.  Since that time, she has been heavily involved in two office moves, with the last move during a pandemic and all the trials and tribulations that involved.  Today, you can find Amanda involved in additional functions of the business and a first point of contact for many of the staff.


Alan Burd

Commercial Manager

Alan joined Stonewest in 2023 and oversees all commercial aspects of our business. Supporting the team in both the pre-construction and construction periods, Alan offers a breadth of specialist knowledge from a project delivery and commercial perspective. Alan has over 20 years of client facing experience, with over 15 years in construction and the stone industry. He has a BSc Hons degree in Quantity Surveying as well as an MSc in Project Management.


Toby Moore

Associate Director Special Works

Toby is responsible for the Special Works division which runs planned maintenance projects and wins significant repeat business due to his diligence and reputation, becoming the ‘go to’ team for several local authorities for Heritage work. Toby joined Stonewest in 1987 and completed a formal apprenticeship in stone masonry, working his way via foreman to site manager. His hands on approach helping clients deliver projects in highly sensitive locations led to his promotion to associate director in 2016.


Brian West

Associate Director Contracts

As a long-standing member of the team, Brian joined Stonewest over 40 years ago. He began his career working as a gifted restorer. The experience he gained on a wide variety of projects, and his enthusiasm for the trade, saw him motivate our craft teams. He brought many new faces to the industry and encouraged them to learn his own trade both formally and informally. He soon fulfilled the roles of foreman and site manager, and was later appointed Associate Director.


Bernard Hunt

Operations Director (Middle East)

Bernard oversees all operations for Stonewest in the Middle East. His career spans over 30 years with an extensive design and build background. His expertise includes New Build, Refurbishment, Conservation and Heritage, and he excels in delivering bespoke, challenging projects with innovative designs. Bernard takes a ‘Right First Time’ approach to safety, programme, quality and finishes, ensuring we deliver projects safely, within budget and to deadline. He motivates and inspires his project teams to deliver the very best work and results for our Clients.


Steve Yazdabadi

Commercial Director (Middle East)

Steve leads all commercial aspects of the Stonewest business in the Middle East, including procurement, contracts and financial planning. His broad experience in construction and commercial project management, comes with significant international expertise, having worked across the globe in the UK, Australia and India. He has extensive experience in the heritage sector, having worked in restoration and special works projects for many years. Steve has a master’s degree from the Bartlett in Construction Refurbishment Management and Heritage Restoration, he is a member of the RICS and the IoB and in the UAE is a member of the Building Knowledge Forum.


Chris Cheung

Commercial Manager (HK)

Chris has meticulously overseen the commercial team for Stone Facades and later Stonewest (HK) since 2009. With over 20 years’ experience of quantity surveying, tendering, budgeting, estimating, contract administration, final account settlement and management experience in commercial, residential and public projects, Chris brings a wealth of experience to the wider Stonewest team.


Thomas Holt

Building Surveyor

Thomas leads and delivers our Consultancy projects, including client and site visits, providing offers of service, detailed surveys, defects analysis, planned maintenance, schedules of work, annotated drawings, and specialist ancillary services such as drone surveys, laser scanning, investigations, and materials analysis. His previous experience includes commercial building surveying, historic buildings surveying, investigative consultancy work and building pathology reporting. Thomas holds professional membership with the (CIOB) Chartered Institute of Building.


Jamie McCarthy

Technical Manager

Another long-standing colleague, Jamie has worked for Stonewest for 20 years, bringing a wealth of knowledge to key projects as well as supporting colleagues and clients alike. Jamie commenced his career in Conservation as a guilder and is highly knowledgeable on the technical aspects of the traditional materials and techniques. He soon broadened his hands-on knowledge to complimentary skills. Having worked for conservation contractors he went ‘client-side’ with Historic Royal Palaces at the Tower of London where he was responsible for maintenance and highly sensitive project work guarding the historic fabric whilst facilitating progress and wider use of the Tower.


Steven Harris

Financial Controller

Steven joined Stonewest in November 2023 and oversees all our financial systems and accounting operations. Steven has over six years of experience in management roles, with strong commercial understanding and excellent knowledge of finance procedures. He continuously ensures accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with regulations and standards. He is highly qualified with credentials from the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) and CIMA (The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).


Virginia Chiu

Office Manager (HK)

Virginia has been a mainstay of the Hong Kong office since joining Stone Facades (HK) in 2007. Not only responsible for the day to day running of office operations in Hong Kong, she also supports the teams in other regions such as Myanmar, Vietnam and the U.A.E


Tun Papa Aung

Office Manager (MYM)

Since joining in 2019, Papa has managed all administrative and operational aspects of the Stonewest (MYM) office and is the first point of contact for all Myanmar enquiries.