Rajbir Singh Manak, our esteemed Managing Director since 2000, has steered Stanmore through remarkable transformations and achievements. Taking the reins from Chris Bown and acquiring sole ownership in 2007, Raj's journey is a testament to his unwavering commitment to excellence.
Raj's construction odyssey commenced in 1991, when he joined Stanmore as a trainee plasterer. His dedication saw him swiftly rise to the position of supervisor in just two years. Grounded in a family steeped in construction, Raj, with an engineering mindset, aspired to become an engineer. His pursuit led him to college in 1991, where he embarked on a Civil Engineering program, culminating in 1993. Subsequently, he pursued a part-time degree in Quantity Surveying at the University of Greenwich, dovetailing seamlessly with his burgeoning role as Construction Director. Raj also pursued a personal interest in Comparative Religions, earning a part-time master's degree over two years.
Raj's leadership philosophy is grounded in a desire for continuous improvement and a genuine enjoyment of working with people. As the Managing Director, he believes in fostering a harmonious working environment, ensuring job satisfaction, and providing excellent remuneration for all staff and supply chain partners. Driven by an unrelenting passion for success and a penchant for problem-solving, Raj thrives on nurturing a close-knit Stanmore team. He believes that the key to triumph lies in surrounding oneself with the right people who share the same sense of purpose and achievement. Raj's approach to challenges is transformative - he views them as opportunities for solutions, underpinned by strong structures, people, and processes.
For Raj, faith and morality play a pivotal role in his life, providing unwavering support as he strives to assemble a highly trained, respected team that offers an exceptional service to the construction industry. With a mission to overcome challenges by viewing them as opportunities for solution-solving, Raj's vision for Stanmore is rooted in the values of equality, harmony, and security.
In essence, Rajbir Singh Manak is not just a Managing Director; he's a leader who has dedicated his life to building a construction company that embodies excellence, integrity, and a deep sense of purpose. Under his stewardship, Stanmore continues to thrive, bringing his vision of a progressive and dedicated working environment to life.