About Us       Our Team

Meet the ION team

A collective knowledge and experience with the capacity to deliver large development schemes and sustain lasting successful partnerships.

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Steve Parry – Managing Director

Previous to joining Ion, Stephen trained to be a surveyor and headed the office agency department of Sykes Waterhouse. In 1990 Stephen joined as the Development Director and became Managing Director in March 2004.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
steveparry@iondevelopments.co.uk

Rob Mason – Development Director

Rob was firstly employed as a Civil Engineer by an Engineering Consultancy but returned to university to study a Masters Degree in Civic Design. Rob had significant experience working on regeneration projects before joining the team in 2004.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
robmason@iondevelopments.co.uk

Andrew Lovelady – Chief Financial Officer

Andrew is a Chartered Accountant who has been involved in Liverpool business for over 40 years. He joined Ion in August 2015 having spent the previous 15 years as Group FD for a large Property Investment Company, and before that working in the Insurance Industry and as a partner in a Chartered Accountancy practice.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
andrewlovelady@iondevelopments.co.uk

Jason Cain – Senior Development Manager

Jason graduated from the Built Environment Faculty of the Liverpool John Moores University in 2012 obtaining a BSc Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying. From there he completed two years post graduate work experience with a residential UK developer before joining the team in April 2014.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
jasoncain@iondevelopments.co.uk

Chris Jones – Associate Development Director

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor who has worked in the construction industry since 2007.  He previously worked for AECOM (formerly Davis Langdon) as an Employer’s Agent and Quantity Surveyor.  Chris has worked on a wide range of projects but mainly in the commercial and industrial sectors. He joined the ION team as an Associate Director – Projects in July 2017.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
chrisjones@iondevelopments.co.uk

Amanda McGovern – Office Manager

Amanda has worked in a multitude of different office environments, from private to corporate and gained a wealth of knowledge along the way. Amanda joined the team in September 2016 as the Office Manager.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
amandamcgovern@iondevelopments.co.uk

Katie Bentley – PR Manager

Katie is a PR professional who has spent time as a journalist with Trinity Mirror. She managed the launch of Hope Street Hotel in Liverpool and more recently has worked with other hotel clients, tourist boards and property groups.

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
katiebentley@ionpr.co.uk

Halle Kinnear – Administrative Assistant

Halle is our Administrative assistant and has joined Ion on a Business Apprenticeship programme to achieve a Level 3 NVQ Business Administration

Tel: +44 (0)151 293 1010
Fax: +44 (0)151 709 8995
hallekinnear@iondevelopments.co.uk

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Our expertise.

We are an urban regeneration specialists who develop cityscapes cleverly and sympathetically. As successful with heritage and listed buildings restorations as with new builds, we have the experience, knowledge and capacity to deliver large development schemes and sustain lasting successful partnerships.