Management Team

Ricky D’Orazio

Ricky D’Orazio BSc (Hons)

Owner / Founder

Ricky established Vesta  with 10 years experience working as a Commercial Manager for a Main Contractor in London. Now, he oversees the senior management team ensuring he is fully appraised of each project as it progresses.

Outside of work Ricky enjoys sports and particularly watching Spurs with his season tickets.

Matthew Kirby

Matthew Kirby

Managing Director – Head of Surveying

Having joined the company as a Graduate in 2013, Matthew’s tireless effort and loyalty has excelled his career to Director position and he now heads up the Surveying Department, overseeing all contract finances and executing our major contracts.

Matt is a keen golfer and regularly plays competitively at his local golf club.

John Gallagher

John Gallagher

Director- Head of Operations

With over 30 years under his belt, John’s experience speaks for itself. He is head of all site management and operatives. John’s technical knowledge and organisational skills are the reason why completion dates and budgets are met.

John will give anyone a good game of table tennis and regularly plays at his local club.

Clare James

Clare James

Company Secretary

Clare is in charge of the administration team at Vesta. She joined us in 2014 having worked for over 30 years in Director and Management roles at other companies. Clare’s team is the reason for the smooth internal operations of the company.

Claudine Sessions

HR and Administration 

Claudine joined Vesta in 2019 as a part time Administrator. She soon became a vital part of the team acquiring a full time role in 2020 as Vesta’s HR Administrator.

Claudine is a huge football fan and supports QPR.

Ross Bennett BSc (Hons)


Ross accrued 4 years experience working as a Surveyor for an M&E Contractor before his Estimating career started in 2014 for a well established London-based Main Contractor. Ross joined Vesta in 2020 to assist with the preparation and submission of our tenders. Outside of work Ross enjoys sports and is a keen footballer.

Andrew Davies BSc (Hons)


Having gained a keen interest in the building industry working on site for nearly 10 years , Andy joined Vesta in capacity of Assistant Surveyor in 2019. He gained a promotion to Surveyor in 2021 and his goal is to qualify for membership with the CIOB.

Outside of work, Andy enjoys travelling, sports and music.

Jay Patel Bsc (Hons)

Assistant Surveyor

Jay has been working in the industry as a QS since 2018 after acquiring his degree in Commercial Management. He joined our team in 2020 to assist the surveying team

Jay is a huge foodie, particularly anything spicy! He enjoys sports and plays a lot of cricket.

Eamon Gallagher

Contract Manager

Eamon started as an apprentice carpenter in 2005 working his way into Site Management. He joined Vesta as a Contract Manager in 2018.

Eamon bought his first Harley Davidson when he was 23, he enjoys sports and supports Liverpool.

Kevin Holme

Contract Manager 

Kevin has worked in the industry for over 20 years working on prestigious buildings throughout London before joining Vesta as a Contract Manager in 2021.

Kevin enjoys keeping fit and watching most forms of sport, particularly rugby.

Fausto Angelucci

Fausto Angelucci

 RIBA Architect

Fausto is an Architect qualified by the RIBA. He has been working in the masonry restoration industry since qualifying in 2012. Fausto is a member of The SPAB, and his passion for the conservation of heritage buildings ensures that each project is specified and restored  sympathetically to the building’s materials and relevant legislation.

Martin Madden

Senior Estimator 

After gaining industry experience as a carpenter for nearly 20 years, Martin started a career in Management in 1998 and has accrued expert knowledge in managing construction and people over an enviable career. Today, Martin oversees all of Vesta’s tender submissions to ensure our clients achieve best value for money.

In his spare time, Martin generally enjoys sports and is the Vice president of his local rugby club.