Our Senior Team

Scott Smyth

Scott Smyth

Founder and CEO – Soben Group

Scott is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with more than 25 years’ experience and is the founder of Soben.

He spent the first 10 years of his career in private practice and with a local authority before taking up various commercial management roles with main contractors.

Scott experienced first-hand the lack of specific contractor-focused expertise available and founded Soben to fill this void.

He devised the approach, values and service standards upon which Soben was founded and which continue to this day.

Paul Moultrie

Paul Moultrie

Non-Executive Chairman – Soben Group

Paul has more than 30 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with a Master’s Degree in Construction Law and a Master’s Degree in Construction Management.

Paul actively promotes the construction industry, having held a senior advisory position with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is an honorary senior fellow of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Additionally, Paul is the past Chairman of Glasgow Caledonian University’s Industry Advisory Group, having held that position for seven years.

Andrew Gallacher

Andrew Gallacher

Managing Director – Soben UK and Europe

Andrew is Quantity Surveyor with more than 17 years’ experience in the construction industry.

He has worked across a range of main contractors and sectors, ensuring a broad experience.

He has an excellent working knowledge of various forms of construction contracts, including bespoke terms and conditions.

Prior to joining Soben, Andrew spent seven years as general manager for a leading construction business dedicated to the delivery of a world-class service to its clients.

Andrew Murie

Andrew Murie

Managing Director – Soben Australasia

With over 30 years’s experience, Andrew has operated at senior leadership level within several international contracting organisations for the last 20 years. Andrew’s operational management experience coupled with his quantity surveying background bring the perfect mix of skills to Soben.

Mick Elliot

Mick Elliot

Vice President – Soben North America

Mick has 40 years’ experience as a quantity surveyor and cost consultant. For the last 20 years’ he has been based in the US and understands the unique challenges in the market.