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About us

Meet the Team


Richard Elam


Richard co-founded Evora Construction Ltd in 2009 and continues to lead the commercial function of the business. He has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry working on projects in every sector on projects values up to £25m. Highly motivated, with a passion for ensuring clients expectations are exceeded, Richard is down to earth and has a hands-on style of leadership.

Richard is also passionate about giving back to others with charity fundraising through challenges and sporting feats and enjoys working with York Cares.


Mark Reynolds


Mark co-founded Evora Construction in 2009 and has over 29 years of experience working in the construction industry. He brings a wealth of expertise and construction knowledge to the business. Mark leads the construction division and actively encourages his team to go the extra mile on every project.

In his spare time Mark like to get involved with his local community and is an active committee member on his local Parish Council.


Richard Smith

Contracts and Aftercare Manager

Richard joined Evora Construction in 2013 and has over 47 years of experience working in the construction industry. He has worked in many disciplines of the construction industry covering Site Management, Contracts Management and Aftercare.

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his Children and Grandchildren, BSB Motorbike super sport, motorcar driving and track days.


Matthew Myers

Estimating Manager

Matthew joined Evora Construction in 2010 and has over 16 years of experience within the construction industry. He is proactive, analytical with an eye for detail and thrives on working to deadlines. Matthew is Client focussed and is keen to provide the clients and consultants with a solution that best suits their budget and aspirations.

In his spare time Matthew enjoys playing football and spending time with his son.


Faye Hutchinson

Business Development Manager

Faye joined Evora Construction in 2018 and has over 12 years of experience of working in the pre-tender side of the industry. Faye is client focused and has a passion for exceeding expectations, day to day roles include completion of documentation, researching new projects and meeting client and consultants to discuss future projects.

In her spare time Faye enjoys dog walking, socialising and attending aerobics classes at her local gym.


Matthew Mellor

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Matthew joined Evora Construction in 2016 and has over seven years’ experience in the construction industry. He worked for ten years in management before he joined Evora.

He is a keen cricketer and enjoys helping with training, grounds maintenance and arranging social events for the club. Matthew also enjoys playing pool, socialising and spending time on his family farm.