Karl Nelson

Founder and Managing Director

Callum Leighton

Operations director

Richard Davison

Associate Director
An integral member of the Acero team for over seven years, Richard currently serves as Associate Director. He is actively involved in all divisions, contributing significantly to Acero’s adaptation, improvement, and innovation within the dynamic construction and piling industry. Richard’s educational background includes a degree and prior on-site experience as a steel fixer. In his leisure time, he enjoys family activities and daily exercise, including marathon running.

Office Managers

Laura Noblett

Accounts Manager

Laura joined the Accounts team at Acero in January 2022, bringing extensive experience from accountancy practice. She sought a new challenge in her career, which she found at Acero. Laura enjoys outdoor activities and spending quality time with her son.

John Humphries

HSQE Manager
An experienced Health & Safety Manager, with a demonstrated history of working in the food manufacturing (FMCG) and construction industries. John completed his education in his hometown of Chorley. Outside of the office, John enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid sports fan!

Will Mather

Division Manager

Will has been with Acero since Spring 2021 and is our Division Manager, with a rich history in construction recruitment, particularly in piling. His career, spanning over six years, is marked by strong relationships with clients and candidates. Will enjoys travel and outdoor activities and recently embraced fatherhood.

Operations Managers

David Hughes

Operations director
David Hughes brings over 19 years of experience in the piling industry to his role as Contract Support Manager at Acero. His background includes military service. Outside of work, David enjoys walking his dog, cycling, and attending football matches.

James Bolton

Works manager

Office Staff

Colette Bird

Training Coordinator
Colette joined Acero in March 2023, focusing on the training and qualifications of onsite workers. With a rich administrative background in construction, she enjoys walks and time with her children outside of work.

Cameron Sullivan

Labour Coordinator

Cameron began his journey at Acero in January 2022, assisting in the Piling Operative Division. He has since established strong relationships with the operatives, ensuring efficient team operations. Cameron’s hobbies include boxing and attending music concerts.


Danielle Hunt


Danielle joined Acero as an Accounts Assistant in June 2023, bringing her payroll expertise and a background in accounting, furthered by her AAT Level 2 certification. She is an active member of the accounts team. Outside of work, Danielle cherishes family time and enjoys long country walks with her dog.

Justine James

Compliance Administrator
With nine years at Acero, Justine has held various roles and is currently the Compliance Administrator. She enjoys walking, travelling, and socialising with family and friends in her free time.

Ciera Lowe

Office Administrator

Since joining Acero nearly three years ago, Ciera has excelled as the Office Administrator, known for her amazing organisational skills and teamwork. She enjoys time with family and friends outside of the office.

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