Monika Slowikowska was born in Poland where she started at the age of 18 her career in advertising and enrolled to Thames Valley University, where she studied Marketing. Following 7 successful year in Advertising, mostly spent in McCann Erickson, where she was the youngest ever Account Manager Worldwide and run the 5th and 7th biggest advertising budgets in the country, she moved to London. Starting from scratch with poor English she changed the life from high-fly advertising executive to administrative role in Structural Engineering firm. This was followed by roles with small and large Contractors, where she had an opportunity to work on large project like Victoria Park Plaza Hotel and Riverbank Hotel as a Procurement Manager and over the years leant how to be Assistant of Project Manager. The next position taking 3 years was with large property developers where in addition to the previously mentioned tasks she assisted with the legal side of property purchase and planning permission obtaining on large building. However, the main activity was to Assistant Project Manager various construction jobs from 9 flats to 186 flats projects.
8 years of working in the Construction Industry in London coincided with the relocation to London of her brother, who sold his business in Poland. Being prompted by him, she started working for him in the Construction Company. What meant to be a small activity soon turned to quite a large operation with millions turnover and almost 50 people working for the company in various roles.
5 years of being a Managing Director in her brother’s company has proven to be the most challenging and rewarding activity in her life. Unfortunately the relationship with the brother wasn’t great and the need to leave the company in order to maintain the high standard she wanted to keep became apparent. In May 2012 she started her own company Noble Houses Developments Ltd later renamed to Golden Houses Developments Ltd where the quality and standard were kept.
Since the commencement of the works the company have completed over 40 projects and have over 180 staff. The clients reach Golden Houses Developments Ltd only from recommendation and such is due to the professionalism and quality delivered. The company negotiate its projects working for the regular clientele.
Monika has built as well 30,000sq ft Joinery Factory, which serves Company’s projects and external joinery packages.
The firm was as well invited to construct one of the projects for George Clarke’s programme Ugly House, which was featured in Channel 4 in March 2016.
- Finalists in the Best Contractor in European Women in Construction Awards 2015.
- Finalist in Inspiration Person in NFB 2016
- Winner in Women in Construction in London Construction Awards 2017
- Finalist Construction New Awards 2016- House Builder of the Year
- Finalist NFB 2016 – Contractor of the Year
- Winner in Build Excellence in London Construction Awards 2017
Undetermined Awards (decision due date 27th March 2018):
- Finalist in NFB 2018 – Contractor of the Year
- Finalist in NFB 2018 – Contractor – the Employer to work for
- Finalist in NFB 2018 – Training Programme
- Finalist in NFB 2018 – Inspirational Person
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