Meet some of our people

Our team of more than 60 staff, based in Oxford and London, will bring ingenuity, elegant design and enthusiasm to your project. We are independent and wholly owned by our directors who all actively take part in our projects. Many of us are chartered engineers and members of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. 

Andrew Payne (Managing Director)


“CBG have led us through the complexities of the relevant sustainability sections of the planning requirements. Led by Andy Payne they have been highly responsive and I have welcomed their positive and helpful dialogue with our contractors. We would recommend Andy and his team”  Igloo Developments Ltd

Nassif Bahou (Director)

“Managing public money to maintain and develop our facilities, we need to be confident that our suppliers are giving value for money and getting results. CBG have a solid reputation and are always focused on the long-term best interests of the force.” Head of Maintenance, Thames Valley Police

Graham Woodroofe

Graham Woodroofe (Director)

“Immaculately detailed throughout and with simplicity in plan, this beautiful “floating” building has a wonderful ephemeral quality rare in architecture.”  RIBA judge on the refurbishment and extension of a Grade II Listed Manor house

Chris Dicks (Associate Director)


“Bristol NHS aspire to be a lead player in combating climate change. Chris and his team are helping us towards this.Their excellent building services knowledge and ability to deliver an Energy Awareness Programme in a clear and approachable way had a positive impact. We hope our scheme will be the template for others to follow.”  NHS Bristol

Julie Naish (Business Support Manager)

“When Julie manages a project it'll be very well executed. She has sound knowledge of both CBG and HR ... she knows what she is talking about. She is friendly and professional; and a pleasure to work with."  HJA Consulting

Anthony McGrath (Associate Director)

"We have worked with Anthony and his team for the past year on various projects. Anthony is a capable and reliable engineer; responsive and creative. His attentive attitude has been of real benefit to our projects. Information from him and his team is consistently produced to high standards and in good time."  ArchitecturePLB

John Roche (Associate Director)

Throughout the framework CBG were very helpful to the Estates and Facilities, we felt CBG’s knowledgeable and friendly approach was a good example of best practice and their desire to deliver helped the University with the execution of its strategic objectives”. FMD University of Reading


Alex Baines (Head of Sustainability)


 "Alex brings a refreshingly accessible approach to sustainability which cuts through the impenetrable jargon which frequently overwhelms this topic. He has proved to be a strong and valuable member of the design team who communicates particularly well with clients." Director, IID Architects 

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