"The new Life Sciences building enhances our Highfield campus and makes a clear statement about how we are delivering 21st century science in a sustainable and inspiring physical environment. The project, developed on a severely constrained site, was delivered on time and within budget. Recognition by RIBA demonstrates that great design can be affordable and extends the University’s success in achieving recognition for its commitment to high quality in its built environment. Our thanks are extended to all participants in the project."
University of Southampton - Director of Estates and Facilities
"Rob Burborough who has continually demonstrated wide ranging commitment to a variety of complex construction projects for the Wellcome Trust. He is an excellent team player well respected by his peers and client representatives. Rob is prepared to go the extra mile where he sees further client support is required, he demonstrates enthusiasm, professionalism and his opinion is well respected… would be sure to appoint him in the future"
Wellcome Trust - Projects Director
"Rob is a world class project manager with incredible drive and energy. He genuinely tries to focus on his clients needs. Use with confidence"
Pfizer Inc. - Global Lead for workplace strategy
"During the Terminal Transfer Programme at London Luton Airport, Symonds provided the driving force behind the relocation process. Patrick and his team became a central focus, facilitating the communication between all parties and enabling key events, activities and risks to be identified to allow subsequent resolution and mitigation.
Patrick’s calm and unflappable approach assisted greatly when dealing with our Business Partners, the based Airlines and Handling Agents. His strength lies in his ability to motivate and influence large numbers of people, all who have different needs and business objectives."
London Luton Airport - Senior Airport Duty Manager
"I wish to express my appreciation of the work you put into the various building projects at the Wellcome Trust. You have shown a keen awareness of the client’s requirements and priorities. It is clear that you command the respect of your fellow board members. You have been willing to respond to issues whether strictly within your remit or otherwise, demonstrated yourself to be a good team player with good inter personal skills and are well respected by the professional team members"
Wellcome Trust - Genome Campus Director
"His depth of experience in construction, process and contract management has enabled the Senior Management team to deliver a strategically realigned service delivery model."
Project Director - West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
"Suzannah is a critical member of the team. She impressed with her depth of knowledge and enthusiasm for the project"
- Freshwater Group of Companies -
"We have worked closely with Patrick Watson [of 3PM] in developing a new discrete higher education development and operating vehicle. Through his clear understanding of the drivers and challenges facing Higher Education he has led the development of ideas which create value through efficiency whilst mitigating risk. He makes careful consideration for all of the parties involved with an ultimate focus on the end users of a development; notably students and University staff."
Barclays Corporate - Relationship Director, Public Sector
"It has been a pleasure to work with Richard over the past 18 months. Initially I had some reservations in using an external consultant in an operational management role, however Richard exceeded expectations, due to his natural ability and honest nature he became an invaluable asset in helping to stabilise and improve the performance of the team."
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust - Head of Capital Development, Essential Asset Management
"His input has always been professional, focussed and totally reliable… his willingness to engage with projects and to go the extra mile to ensure that they are successful.. I would be very happy to work with Rob again and would actively seek his participation."
EMBL-EBI - Head of Administration
"Patrick is a true expert in the field of Project Management, and uses his considerable experience, flair and imagination to develop solutions to complex problems. He is tenacious and energetic, and a very safe pair of hands for any project. Highly recommended."
London School of Economics and Political Science - Assistant Director of Capital Development