National Director - Strategic Development
Pick Everard Ltd
Mike Reader is National Director for Strategic Development at Pick Everard, responsible for business development and account management at the multi-discipline firm. Mike is an advocate for and thought-leader in emerging technology in the construction and property sector, contributing to industry discussion on the impact it will have on skills, construction techniques and ultimately the buildings we deliver in the 21st Century.
Over the past 10 years in the industry, Mike Reader has progressed from Graduate Civil Engineer to being the youngest National Director which Pick Everard has appointed. During this time, he has helped to propel the business forward by taking the business into new sectors and areas of work, consistently challenging traditional ways of working and offering more effective solutions. His positive outlook on the Built Environment has seen him be named Constructing Excellence Young Achiever of the Year 2016, with judges stating he has become “a true leader to his colleagues and peers which has made him an invaluable asset to the organisation”.
Mike is also a Director at SPACES, the Society for Public Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Surveying, and a Collaborative Working Champion at Constructing Excellence.