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Ian Tucker

5th July 2017

Ian Tucker, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Soben Contract & Commercial

What is your role?

Senior Quantity Surveyor

What is it like working for Soben?

Working for Soben provides the opportunity to work on high-profile, unique and challenging projects. We have a team of dedicated professionals who work hard to provide the best service we can and it is a pleasure to come to work each day.

What projects have you worked on for the company?

Trump Turnberry Hotel Refurbishment

New ASN School, Linwood

University of Glasgow Research Facility

What is your favourite project and why?

Turnberry Hotel refurbishment – it was a privilege to work on this high-profile and demanding project. The timescales we had to complete the refurbishment and the ever-changing scope of works made it a real challenge. I have recently visited the hotel with a sense of pride, having played a part in the significant upgrade of the building.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

In a commercial management role at Soben.

What keeps you sane at work?

Methodical working practices help as well as being able to train and pass on my knowledge to the younger members of our team in helping to develop their careers.

What are your hobbies?

Football, golf, caravanning and more recently drone flying.

Favourite Colour?


Favourite holiday destination?

Luss. I have spent many summers on the banks of Loch Lomond and have lots of fond memories. The sunsets over the loch are breathtaking and when the weather is good the scenery is spectacular.

Favourite film?

Shawshank Redemption. It is one of the few films that I can watch time and again.