Chief Operating Officer
Derek Shewan is the Chief Operating Officer of Robertson; one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, Robertson operates throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.
The Group comprises 21 businesses, directly employing over 2000 people. These include regionally based construction companies, timber engineering, facilities management, a capital projects business dedicated to public sector partnerships, property development, regeneration, civil engineering, building services, and housebuilding for the private and affordable markets.
Derek started his career as a Trainee Estimator with an Aberdeen construction company, prior to joining Robertson in 1980 as an Assistant Estimator. In his 36 years with Robertson, Derek has progressed through the business holding various posts from Senior Estimator, Estimating Director, Commercial Director, Procurement Director, and Managing Director of Robertson Construction Group, to his current post of Chief Operating Officer.