Acumen Portfolio Solutions


David Badger


Director Acumen

David Badger - Director

During his fifteen-year term as Chief Surveyor and subsequently Group Construction Director at Ballymore, David was responsible for the delivery of an extensive number of high quality mixed-use projects throughout the UK, Republic of Ireland and Central Europe. Prior to those positions, David was Regional Director of Michael F. Edwards Chartered Quantity Surveyors.

Paul Hegarty


Project Manager

Paul Hegarty - Project Manager

Paul has worked in the Construction Industry since 1992 having graduated from Sligo Institute of Technology, Ireland. He is a qualified MRICS and MCIOB Construction Manager. In his career Paul has worked both as a project surveyor and also as a commercial manager, managing a team of surveyors. Paul has owned his own development company in Ireland and has carried out numerous site appraisals pre-construction in the UK but primarily he has a proven track record of delivering high density complex construction projects mostly on brown field sites in East London delivered under a set budget and to programme. During his career he have completed up to 5000 residential units plus associated hotels and refurbishment and infrastructure projects.

Finbar Caulfield


Project Manager

Finbar Caulfield - Project Manager

Finbar Joined Acumen in 2013 and has over 16 years of experience in quantity surveying and project management. Finbar has a proven track record of delivery and has worked on a diverse range of large high-quality residential and mixed-use projects in London for Ballymore Properties and Barratt Homes. He holds a degree in Quantity Surveying from the University of Ulster and is a Associate of the RICS.

David Shakeshaft


Director Acumen

David Shakeshaft - Director

With a track record that includes Commercial Sector Director of Laing Limited and Business Development Director of Laing OʼRourke Midlands Limited, Davidʼs extensive experience includes estimating, cost planning and contract commercial terms. He also has experience in Private Finance Initiative, having managed SPVʼs, and the technical components of commercial property letting.

Alastair Keith


Project Manager

Alastair Keith - Project Manager

Alastair holds a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, is a Chartered Engineer and is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Building. He is a highly experienced Project manager and Civil Engineer who has been in the construction industry for over 25 years. He began his career with John Laing Construction where he honed his Engineering and Project Management skills with hands-on experience on many technically demanding projects. He has the experience and technical competencies to deal with the most exacting construction requirements including Project Management. He has experience of many different types of procurement strategies and appointments including traditional D&B and PFI projects using various forms of contracts and the administration of these from concept to completion.