Paragon Engineered Timber Ltd

Company Profile

About Paragon Engineered Timber

Who are we and what do we do?

Paragon Engineered Timber Ltd has been trading since July 2018 and is built from a strong foundation of combined timber engineering and construction experience, knowledge and expertise. Paragon was created by three directors with a prevailing passion, ambition and desire to create something truly and completely dedicated to the customer experience.

The Paragon senior team consists of dedicated engineers, designers, estimators, site surveyors and operations/logistics professionals with more than 150 years of combined experience offers a first-class service to its customer base at all times.

Everything we do is absolutely inspired and dedicated to meet and exceed our customers’ requirements and needs.

Paragon offers highly competitive and fast turnaround Engineered Timber products, design solutions and site installation regionally across the whole of South Wales and into the South West of England.

Paragon services all market sectors within the construction industry consisting of national and regional house builders, builders’ merchants, local builders and contract housing/commercial build.

Our business model and ambition is to find the best possible solution for our customers, by way of collaboration. Not only from a material cost point of view but also from a site installation and health and safety perspective. Paragon offers the ‘One-stop shop’ solution to all customers no matter how big or small the project.

Sean Haren
Sean Haren
Director
Sean is highly experienced and very well known within the construction industry in South Wales. Having successfully co-owned R&H Carpentry for many years and currently Castle Carpentry, building up a loyal customer base along the way Sean is Highly influential in the day to day running of the Paragon business.
Ian Ferris
Ian Ferris
Director
Ian has been in in the industry straight from College as an 18 year old. Holding various very successful roles during his career such as Design & Estimating, Technical Sales, National Key Account and Branch Management, Ian's primary role now at Paragon is Commercial/Sales Director.
Kevin Brake
Kevin Brake
Director
Having been in the industry for nearly 35 years Kevin is very well regarded, highly skilled and experienced specialising in Trussed Rafter Design and Operating efficiencies. Kevin's primary role now at Paragon is Operations/Branch Director.
Marcin Bis
Marcin Bis
Design Manager
With a wealth of Design and Engineering experience Marcin is a highly talented designer who excels in providing practical and economical solutions to the most difficult and complicated roofs/timber structures. Marcin is instrumental in our Commercial and Local/Private build business as well as future growth and development here at Paragon.
Robert Davies
Robert Davies
Production Manager
Rob is an integral part of the Paragon Family. With a background in joinery and running a stair manufacturing workshop prior to joining us in 2020, this experience set him up to hit the ground running with us. Rob’s larger than life personality has allowed him to build relationships with all our staff, driving production levels and quality above and beyond our expectations! His proactive and ‘can do’ attitude means he is involved in all operations throughout the business, that includes keeping the chocolate stash full!
Geraint Maddox
Geraint Maddox
Customer Care and Liaison Manager
The man, the myth, the Legend – AKA ‘Maddox’. Maddox was part of our sister company Castle Carpentry for over a decade before joining Paragon in 2022. His vast hands-on experience in this industry makes him the perfect person for his role. Maddox conducts regular site visits allowing us to offer next level, face to face customer service to our customers, all he asks is you make him a cup of tea – strong, no sugar, please!
Mihai Dumitru
Mihai Dumitru
Designer
Mihai moved to the UK from Romania in 2014. Mihai Started out working in a factory environment and made the move to a design office in 2017. Known to many of the existing team, he joined Paragon in 2021 and concentrates mainly on the design and estimating of open web joists and more complex one-off designs.
Julian Andrews
Julian Andrews
Senior Designer/Ass. Operations Manager
Julian is a very important member of the Paragon team, not only a very experienced designer and estimator undertaking senior roles at previous employers within the industry, he is also a very talented Operational/logistical planner and organiser and is currently on a succession plan to become a future Operations manager with us here at Paragon.
Emma Bevan
Emma Bevan
Accounts Manager
With a background in finance, technology and administration Emma is the Queen of Accounts and our very own unofficial technical support guru. Emma joined the team a year into the company’s inception and has become an integral part of our office family. Emma’s primary role here at Paragon is Accounts Manager.
Luc Brake
Luc Brake
Designer
Luc joined Paragon straight from university, where he studied Business in 2018. Luc is currently our second longest serving employee. For 3 years, Luc worked on all aspects of manufacture specialising as a sawyer in his last year or so. He made the planned move in to the design office during 2022 where his knowledge of production process has been invaluable. He works closely with Debbie Yap and is heavily involved in drawing preparation for all customers and also ensures that mass production information is kept at a high level.
Stefano Leli
Stefano Leli
Operations Manager
Stef (The Italian Stallion) typifies everything we believe in here at Paragon in terms of our methodology and ethos. A great leader and man-manager with a hugely successful career in operations and production management throughout various industries. Stef is key in continuing to improve our systems of safe working, operating methods and efficiencies.
Jodie Tristram
Jodie Tristram
Customer Service Manager
With a number of years’ experience in the manufacturing industry and a background in customer service, Jodie’s expertise fit this role perfectly. Jodie’s main role at Paragon is to oversee our client base, ensuring everyone is happy along with managing the day-to-day running’s of our office-based customer service team.
Our Factory Team
Our Factory Team
Factory Operatives

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