Sam Thompson

photo of Sam ThompsonSam Thompson is a Quantity Surveyor for Lovell. She studied a BA(Hons) in Business Studies at the University of Derby before being drawn to the glamorous world of construction. She is currently studying a BA(Hons) in Quantity Surveying & Construction Commercial Management at Nottingham Trent University. Sam joined Lovell in March 2004 as a Trainee QS.






What is your main role in the project?
Undertaking day to day financial and cost control through all stages of project, ensuring the procurement of sub-contractors and suppliers is undertaken in a timely and cost effective manner.

Why do you think this project is valuable?
With an increasing emphasis on sustainability it is important to develop a cost effective ‘green’ product that can be reproduced on a mass scale.

What do you think you’ll learn by being involved?
The entire project will be a learning experience………

Personal Info


Town where you live?
Derby though originally from Dudley (lost the accent over the years!!).

Hobbies/interests
Recently started to dabble in the world of theatre both on stage and behind the scenes. I like to take in the sights of the surrounding countryside but must admit that I’m a fair weather walker!! 

What you like to do at the weekend?
I’m a girl of simple tastes….. I enjoy films and basically spending time with friends. I'm not a natural born shopper but I've been known to dent the wage packet in town on the odd weekend!

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Fact 29

By 2050, 56% of people want cars to be very low carbon and powered by fuel cells or electricity.
Source: Energy Saving Trust 2008