Directors Statement

We, the directors of Build Recruitment, aim to provide a cost-effective, simple at point-of-use and risk-averse recruitment solution for the Built Environment sector. Doing business with Build Recruitment should be an easy and enjoyable experience. We consider our people to be our most vital asset and we value these relationships.

As directors of the business we remain both client- and candidate-facing and available for you. If you wish to contact any of us directly our contact details are below:

Danny Ewart - Director & Head of Surveying Division

Career to Date:

Danny's professional experience in recruitment spans over 20 years. Starting out in industrial recruitment, he moved into specialist recruitment in 1998 with Social Housing Group, subsequently acquired by Capita in 2000. Danny spent a total of 12 years with Capita Group PLC attaining Senior Management status. He also had a successful spell with the Resourcing Group in London as an equity Director before making the decision to establish Build Recruitment in 2010. As a Director, Danny is involved in all aspects of the running of the business and specialises in Property and Surveying.

Danny is a keen sportsman and plays football regularly as well as visits to the gym to focus on cardio. An avid skier and has barely missed a ski break since working a ski season in France for 28 years ago. Still mastering the backflip! Enjoys good food, cooking, fine wine and travelling.


Recruitment within RICS Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, Project Management and other RICS Disciplines.

Contact 07756 401156


Coleen Cloherty - Director

After graduating with a BA Honours degree in Economics in 1999, Coleen joined Hays Construction and Property as a trainee recruitment consultant. Coleen enjoyed a very successful career with Hays, building up and running a Facilities Management and Health and Safety Business. He was promoted to the position of Regional Director in 2010. Coleen left Hays in August 2011 to pursue other opportunities. He invested in Build Recruitment in September 2011 and helped launch the London business. Coleen focuses on the Facilities Management, Maintenance, Health and Safety, Support Services Divisions. Build Recruitment now operates across all Built Environment disciplines and has offices in London, South-West and Manchester.

As a father or three Boys 5 and under, Coleen enjoys spending time with his family and friends. Hobbies include tennis, football and most racket sports. Coleen is interested in all things property and takes a keen interest in current affairs and politics.


Recruitment within FM, Maintenance, Estates, Building Services, Support Services, Construction Labour Hire and Health and Safety.

Contact 07791 889915


Chris Ewart - Director

Chris has over 13 years' experience within recruitment working with previous companies including Capita, Blue Group International, Resourcing Group and Hamilton Bradshaw Human Capital (now HCIG). In 2003, at the age of 25, Chris was one of the founding Directors of the Resourcing Group. After successfully building the business and subsequently selling in 2008, Chris left RG at the end of 2010 after completing an earn-out period.

After spending some time travelling with his young family, Chris invested in Build Recruitment with the vision to help create a leading independent recruitment company operating within the Built Environment.

In his personal life, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and friends, travelling, good food and fine wine, golf, squash, football and sport in general. He is also a long-suffering Pompey supporter!


Chris aims to develop and grow the Construction, Maintenance, Energy and Social Housing divisions. Alongside this, he is responsible for the strategic growth of the business, identifying and creating new and joint venture opportunities that can benefit from the management expertise, financial support and infrastructure offered by Build Recruitment.

Contact 07771 883 607

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