Meet Our Senior Team

As the owner and managing director, James started his career in the construction industry in the mid-90’s in residential refurbishment before joining Morgan Sindall PLC in 1999 and establishing Stabb in 2004.

James devotes his time to ensuring each client receives the time and attention they require to lay the foundations for a stress-free office relocation/fit out project while building the best team around the client.

When time allows James loves to travel with his family in Italy and Ireland and bowling a few overs for his local cricket club in Hertfordshire. James is a regular lecturer at the University of Westminster Business School.

James Stabb


Scott has worked in Construction for over 15 years, having worked onsite, then training and qualifying as a Plasterer. His career developed further from the ‘tools’ to his present role of Pre-Contract Manager where he uses his skills in both the Pre-Construction and Delivery.

His hands-on knowledge of construction methods has proved invaluable in delivering projects which meet client business goals, financial requirements, and design aspirations.

Scott Jenkins

Project Director

Lara leads the Operations and Finance team at Stabb. With a 1st Class in Accounting & Business Systems, and an Executive MBA from IE Business School, she is a fellow of ACCA.

She works closely with the heads of departments and manages our internal resources to ensure that Stabb continues to provide our top class service in this ever changing world.

Lara Luwoye, FCCA

Operations & Finance

Heads up a team of talented architectural and commercial interior designers. Alli has encyclopaedic knowledge of Building Regulations and a wealth of practical understanding of building construction and detailing, whilst maintaining design flair and creativity to meet each fit out brief.

Alli is a keen cyclist, venturing all over the UK with her son on lengthy off-rode country tracks.

Being a brilliant cook, family and friends enjoy gathering at the Matthews table to refuel with good food and great company.

Allison Matthews

Head of Interior Design

Jacques has an Engineering Degree and a Project Management Diploma.

He has been in the construction industry for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in office fit out & has spent many years in high-end residential construction. He always ensures a high quality product delivered on time. His hands on approach, problem solving skills, keen eye for detail, commitment and dedication to the client are just some of his trademarks.

When he’s not working, Jacques enjoys playing tennis, golf, cooking great food and enjoying wine with family and friends.

Jacques Krige

Managing Director/Construction Director

Stef has over 15 years of furniture expertise and takes responsibility for working with clients on the selection and specification and all furniture requirements as well as the procurement and project co-ordination of the delivery and installation.

Stef lets off steam on his Motorcross bike and likes to keep fit for numerous charitable challenges.

Stef Brennan

Furniture Manager

Gill has over 20 years experience in both Construction and Engineering. With a background in QHSE Management Systems and Project Administration, Gill’s role is to provide overall administrative project support. Gill works closely with the team to ensure that processes and procedures are maintained and followed, thereby ensuring that standards of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management remain high.

During her downtime, Gill enjoys spending time with her family and friends and indulging in her passion for arts and crafts.

Gill Boyce

Project Administrator

Derek has been in construction for 32 years and started with an apprenticeship in carpentry and joinery gaining an advanced craft City and Guilds. Initially Derek worked in shop fitting at bars, restaurants & hotels. For the past 18 years Derek has solely worked in office refurbishments.

He enjoys mountain biking and running and spending time with friends and family.

Derek Rodger

Lead Site Manager

Marcin has been in construction for 17 years. He started his career in Sweden doing residential fit outs. From there he moved to Spain where he focussed on residential fit out projects. In 2014, Marcin joined Stabb. He is passionate and hard working and enjoys his role as the ''multi skilled man on site''.

For downtime, Marcin enjoys reading, long walks and the love of his life is music.

Marcin Chrobak

Site Manager