The wider team is proven at all levels of house building with complementary backgrounds from large quoted companies and major contractors to small private developers. This wealth of experience and team approach is critical to delivering exceptional homes.
We are backed by our parent company RO Group, and with access to their systems, research, contact base and ultimately the scale of their balance sheet places us in an advantageous position when competing with businesses of a similar size.
The RO Group is an entrepreneurial family company which has been in business for more than eighty years. Based upon the founding principle that the company is ‘in business to do business’ this simple but direct approach has seen the RO Group thrive over the years through investment in a diverse range of interests, which continues to this day.
Adam co-founded Metis Homes in 2007 with Tony Burton, and has long played a pivotal role in the successful management and growth of the business.
He formerly worked at Linden Homes where, working alongside regional Chairman Tony Burton, he built a strong reputation for his skill in land buying.
Adam was appointed Managing Director of Metis Homes in April 2015 to drive the company forward and develop the Metis Homes brand.
Andrew has overall responsibility for the pre-construction, construction and after-sales activities at Metis Homes. He has extensive experience of property development across the south spanning some 30 years.
He joined Metis Homes in 2012 following a career leading landmark regeneration schemes, in partnership with local authorities, together with challenging new build as well as mixed use and conversion developments.
Rupert focuses on the sales and marketing of new homes and building the Metis Homes brand.
Bringing a wealth of experience, Rupert joined the Metis Homes board in 2013. In a 30-year career across the southern region, he has worked with high profile developers including the Raven Group, Swan Hill Homes, Barratt, Taylor Wimpey and Berkeley Homes.
Alistair Harris joins the business from WYG Consultants, where he held an executive role as Director in Planning for many years. Alistair brings with him over 15 years’ experience as a planning consultant with a diverse background in the industry and ample experience leading teams through the development planning process.
In his new role at Metis, Alistair will work with Managing Director, Adam O’Brien, in driving and overseeing all planning activity and seek to maintain Metis’ unblemished track record in the planning arena, ensuring a long lifespan for the brand as it continues to build high quality homes in key locations in the south of the country.
David works alongside the Sales and Marketing director, Rupert Price, with responsibility for sales and the customer journey.
He joined Metis Homes in 2010 with a wide knowledge of the property industry, from estate agency to land buying. Initially involved in land buying, his role has evolved to manage the process of guiding customers smoothly through the sales process.
Carol’s mission is to ensure that every Metis Homes customer enjoys the best possible service.
She joined the Metis Homes team in 2015, following 14 years in a similar role with Cala Homes. Always on hand to provide prompt, efficient and friendly support, Carol has an unerring eye for detail and is dedicated to making sure that our customers are delighted with their new homes.
Mike Burton uses his vast knowledge and experience to advise the team on identifying, sourcing and acquiring land that is in accordance with the types of locations in which Metis Homes delivers its developments. With extensive experience, latterly with Churchill Retirement, Mike works alongside Alistair Harris and Adam O’Brien.
Jon works alongside Operations Director, Andrew Sinclair, focusing on the delivery of our new schemes. He has over 25 years of experience in construction working for various main contractors and developers and has been involved in the construction of large scale residential and commercial developments as well as luxury retirement villages and care homes.
Rachel has over 10 years’ experience working within the construction industry having previously worked at Balfour Beatty. In her role at Metis Homes, Rachel works closely with both Andrew Sinclair and Stuart Wright to support them in the delivery of new and existing schemes.
A co-founder of Metis Homes with Adam O’Brien, Tony has recently taken on a new significant role in the business as Non-Executive Director, advising the board strategically and remaining a key asset of land sourcing for the expanding Metis business.
Tony has more than 30 years experience in the industry, having previously been on the boards of both Linden and McAlpine Homes.
Richard joined the RO Group as Non-Executive Director in 2012 having just retired from spending over thirty years working for Mansell Construction Services (part of Balfour Beatty plc.). Richard has a wealth of building and construction expertise as well as general commercial experience.