People

Our people

We are a dedicated team with passion, drive and a focus to be the best that we can be in our industry. We work collaboratively and share new ideas with a view to continuously improve our service offer to you so that you can be sure it is the very best it can be.

Our Head Office personnel who make this happen:

Tony Mobbs

Tony Mobbs

Managing Director

My work background:
I qualified as a Chartered Architect in 1981 and practiced at various companies in the Lake District, Manchester, Huddersfield, Leeds and Bradford. I gained a lot of experience in schools, housing, hospitals, offices, apartments and blacksmith conversions, had various directorships, design and management roles.

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Becci Clayton

Becci Hanson

Office Manager and PA to Tony Mobbs

My work background:
I started as a Sales Assistant and Customer Service Assistant at 16. I then undertook administration and secretarial roles and worked my way to my role now as PA and Office Manager.

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Jonathan King

Jon King

Resource Manager

My work background:
I have over 20 years’ site and office-based experience in the construction industry, a bricklayer by trade with time spent in senior level construction recruitment and a separate challenge of rehabilitating ex-offenders back into work.

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Rawaz Khan

Rawaz Khan

Project Manager

My work background:
Postgraduate with education in project management and construction disciplines. I have over 15 years’ experience within a Civils’ environment covering infrastructure projects. I have worked both nationally and internationally during this time.

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James Duerden

James Duerden

Resource and Marketing Assistant

My work background:
Starting with a retail background during the early part of my life, I dived into a fast-paced and busy working environment within a large store with many responsibilities and goals. I strived towards effective customer loyalty and satisfaction which I’ve now adapted in my new role here.

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Laura Mitchell

Laura Bradshaw

Bid Manager

My work background:
I studied part-time at Sheffield Hallam University whilst working in an architects practice for five years to gain my BSc Hons in Architectural Technology. Just over four years ago I made the switch into Bid Management for the company and haven’t looked back.

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Kelly Rice

Kelly Chapman

Secretary

My work background:
I have worked here since 2011 starting my career as a Level 2 and then Level 3 Apprentice in Business Administration. I was offered a permanent job in 2013 after completing my apprenticeship.

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David Jones

David Jones

Business Development Consultant

My work background:
Over 50 years spent in the construction industry during which time I have met many interesting people and built up an extensive contact base whilst working for major national and local construction organisations.

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Kathy Clarke

Kathy Clarke

Marketing and Business Development Manager

My work background:
I’m a member of the CIM with 20 years’ sales, marketing and business development experience gained from working for various marketing and design agencies. Before joining our team, I was a Company Director at a graphic design company for five years and owner of Mobius Marketing for nine years.

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Peter Dracup

Peter Dracup

Business Consultant

My work background:
I’m a member of the CIOB with over 40 years’ experience in the industry. I graduated from Salford University with a Building degree and worked on site for 20 years for Taylor Woodrow progressing from Site Engineer to Contracts Manager. I was Regional Director for Birse in the NE & Yorkshire in the early 90’s and then re-joined Taylor Woodrow as Operations Director responsible for the NE and Food Retail UK wide. In 2014 I started my new career as a freelance Business Consultant.

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Dawn Moore

Dawn Moore

Account Manager

My work background:
I spent the first 20 years of my working life in the financial sector, 11 years working for the Halifax – a great experience which allowed me to travel around the country living at various locations including London where I worked in the ‘Square Mile’. Another nine years working for a mortgage broker based in South Yorkshire and then a short stint in education. My next move was into construction.

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Karen Sanders

Karen Sanders

Bid Support Executive

My work background:
I started with Hickton in 2013 and completed my apprenticeship in business administration. Since completing it I have worked in various departments within the business including marketing, business development and tendering.

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Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Customer Services Administrator

My work background:
I started as an apprentice in business and administration at a work programme provider and then moved onto completing an NVQ in customer service within the same company. By gaining these qualifications it has made me more confident and will support me in my new job role within the company.

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Site staff

Our site staff are experienced Quality Site Inspectors, Clerks of Works and NEC Supervisors with a range of specialisms in Building, Civil and Structural Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Landscaping and Lifts.

Most began their careers in apprenticeships and have worked their way via traditional industry routes to become experienced and highly-qualified professionals. As national operators, our site personnel are available to attend any location in the UK.

Hickton (Head Office)
Amber Court
51 Church Street
Elsecar
Barnsley
South Yorkshire
S74 8HT

01226 743959

info@hickton.co.uk

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