Russell Colbran ACIOB – Commercial & Domestic Building & Construction Services
Managing Director – Colbran & Wingrove Ltd
Russell has worked in the building and construction industry since the late eighties, initially joining Walter Llewellyn & Sons as a management trainee where he completed a 4-year training scheme and achieved an ONC and HNC in building studies. Appointed Contract Surveyor and Manager for the firm, he gained experience working across a wide range of commercial and residential projects valued up to £1.5million. He joined his father’s business, Colbran & Wingrove, in 1996 as contract surveyor and manager and subsequently took over the firm as managing director in 2003. Russell is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Building, holds the CITB construction site safety manager’s qualification and is a qualified first aider.
Russell was born in Eastbourne and feels very passionate about the town and local area. Russell has been a member of the Eastbourne Round Table for over 11 years, and has held posts of Chairman and Secretary in that time which has also seen his involvement in and organisation of numerous charity events. Russell has recently been appointed a Director for the Eastbourne Chamber of Commerce. A family man, he has two sons and enjoys walking on the South Downs with his wife Judy and ‘Obi’ his labradoodle. Along with an enduring love of golf he was a keen cyclist for a time and cycled the South Downs Way in 2014 for charity, but says ‘never again’!
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