wates interiors

Steven Smith Operations Director

Steve Smith joins Wates from ISIS Projects and brings with him more than 30 years' experience in the construction and fit out industry. He has worked for market leaders such as NICO and StructureTone, a company which he helped set up and grow into a £240m business.


Doug Wotherspoon Director

Doug’s construction career began at Kier as a graduate, before joining Wates in 1996 as a project surveyor. He was then promoted to Commercial Manager in 2000 before his post as National Operations Manager, where he was responsible for setting up and delivering a nationwide delivery platform.

Working with his fellow directors, Doug supports each project 100%, ensuring its smooth delivery to quality, on time and on budget, safely.


Steve Spilsbury Business Director

Graduating from Nottingham University, Steve started his career with Budge Civil Engineering, moving to Boots The Chemist where he achieved Chartered Civil Engineering status. Steve then moved to Styles &Wood where he developed the Store Planning and Store Data businesses focussed on the retail sector, becoming a Board Director in 2000. Steve joined Wates Retail Board in 2007 to develop Wates Design, providing an integrated design service to complement the contracting offer. Mid 2011, Steve became responsible for the management and development of the banking sector business whilst retaining board responsibility for design production and innovative new service offers