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Senior Management Team

Rae Borras


Rae initially trained as a surveyor with a national construction company achieving Surveying Director status after 13 years and formed Borras Construction in 1980. Rae has amassed a considerable amount of expertise within the industry and is heavily involved with the promotion of training and health & safety.

Mike Howlett

Managing Director

Mike is a qualified chartered builder who has been in the industry for over 30 years with extensive production and commercial experience on all types of contracts.

He has held senior positions with a number of national contractors and has a proven ability of maintaining high levels of health and safety and completing projects to budget, on time and to a high standard and customer satisfaction.

Paul Pickering

Residential & Special Works Director

Paul joined Borras in 1994 from university and has risen through the ranks. He has worked within Special Works since 1996 and recently also took over management of our Residential Division. Paul has been pivotal in developing the business into its present state and is dedicated to providing a first class service in a transparent and efficient way.

Mark Lennard


Mark joined the group in 1989 and has spent his working career within the construction industry. His in-depth knowledge of the company’s requirements allows him to define the long term; purchasing, IT, administration and accreditation polices needed to achieve our aims and objectives. Mark also oversees our Borras New Homes brand of quality housing developments, for more information on this please click here.


General Contracts on site at West Lea School

Following the recent successful expansion of Brimsdown Primary School Borras are once again working with clients The London…

Borras wins ‘Contractor of the Year’ at annual BSG Safety Awards

Borras are proud to have recently been awarded one of the most prestigious safety awards at a ceremony…

First new build council homes in Brentwood for 25 years completed

Brentwood Mayor Cllr William Russell and Cllr Chris Hossack, Chair of Community, Health & Housing cut a ribbon…

Royal Latin School officially opens revamped Sixth Form centre

Representatives from Borras and the wider project team recently joined students, staff, governors and community guests for the…

London Division complete two University schemes

Borras specialist London Division recently handed over projects to The Queen Mary University of London and The University…

Borras Awarded Place on New NHS Framework Agreement

Borras are delighted to announce we have successfully secured a place on the National Health Service's latest Construction…