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Lindner Prater is a people organisation.

Our continuing success depends on our ability to develop and listen to our people. We undertake comprehensive reviews of staff requirements on a regular basis, and continually assess and update to align with our strategies targets and commitments.

Gavin Hamblett Managing Director

Gavin joined Prater Ltd in 2006 as Client Relationship Director.

In 2009 Gavin became Pre-Construction Director, responsible for both sales and management of the design team of 60 employees.

Gavin was appointed as Managing Director for Prater Ltd in January 2015 and Lindner Facades Ltd in 2020, now heading the Lindner UK envelope provider, Lindner Prater Ltd.

Chris Roberts Commercial Director

Chris was appointed as Commercial Director in November 2017 and is responsible for all surveying, contracting and procurement within the business.

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry which includes 10 years as Commercial Director on the board of a diverse specialist sub-contractor. He has overseen the successful commercial implementation of major projects and has a broad range of leadership experience from project commercial and procurement accountability to managing business transformation and change through acquisitions and business growth.

Kevin Smith Sales Director

Kevin began his career at Prater Ltd as an Estimator in 2006 having gained specialist experience in façade construction.

He progressed through the department and was appointed as Sales Director in 2016.

Kevin oversees business development across all market disciplines and in 2020 was also appointed to the board of Lindner Facades Ltd; he now leads the sales teams of Lindner Prater Ltd.

Martin Schmidhuber Lindner Group Board Representative

Martin started his Lindner Group career in 1988 within the R&D department at the head office in Arnstorf.

He made the move into the international supply only business and successfully grew the market for Lindner products in Switzerland.

In 2012, he relocated to China to take the position of Regional Director for China & South East Asia and was responsible for the production plant at Taicang/Suzhou as well as for the trading company in Shanghai.

Martin now spends much of his time in the UK and brings his wealth of experience to the Boards of both Lindner Prater Limited and Lindner Interiors Ltd.

Featured Projects:

Wimbledon No.1 Court

All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) 2016 – final phase delivered in 2019

London Bridge Redevelopment

Network Rail 2018

Alliance Manchester Business School

University of Manchester 2018

Moxy Hotel, Stratford

Marriott Hotels 2017