Unrivalled personal experience...

Over the years, we have built a team of directors with unrivalled personal experience of the international energy, oil and gas, engineering and construction industries.

Peter Maltby

Peter Maltby
Chairman and Managing Director

Peter founded Contracts Consultancy Limited (CCL) in 1981. He holds BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees in civil engineering from the University of Southampton. Prior to founding CCL, he was a subcontracts manager for MW Kellogg and Bechtel. His previous experience includes working with NADGECO, the Greater London Council and consulting engineers Binnie & Partners. Peter has worked on oil, gas and petrochemical projects in the UK, Europe, Ireland, and Abu Dhabi. He is an arbitrator and conciliator for the International Chamber of Commerce in Paris, and is a director of five other companies.

Chris Maltby

  Chris Maltby
Director & President - North America Operations (Houston)

Chris is an honours graduate in economic and social history from the University of Kent. He is responsible for the overall management of the CCL North American Operation based out of Houston. Before joining CCL, Chris worked as a commercial account manager in the internet sector and as a sales executive for Carlton TV.


Nicholas Heal

Nicholas Heal
Deputy Chairman

An expert in strategic facilities management, Nicholas has more than 30 years experience in guiding companies through periods of rapid change. He trained at West Sussex College of Design and became Chief Designer of Dexion Office Landscaping within two years of graduating. He is a Freeman of the City of London and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Felt Makers, as their Master, from 2008.

Richard Holmes

Richard Holmes
Operations Director
Richard has more than 25 years relevant experience in recruiting contract and permanent professional staff, initially gained with City Centre Staff Bureau (8 years) and then with OIS-Atkins for over 12 years. In the mid-90s, he worked for ABB Lutech Resources as Engineering Recruitment Manager and with Cappo International to recruit a Power Station team in Kent. Richard joined CCL in 2001. His prime responsibility is to ensure that assignees are contracted properly and that their mobilisation and ongoing secondment are as smooth as possible with regards to formalities and compliance. Richard is also responsible for the recruitment of Contracts Managers, Engineers and Consultants.


Richard Patterson

  Richard Patterson
Director, Business Development

Richard has worked in the recruitment industry for more than 20 years, predominately in the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and engineering consultancy sectors. He is responsible for business development activities for CCL, particularly in the Europe, Middle East and Asia. Before joining CCL, Richard was country manager for TRS Staffing in Ireland, and has experience in countries including the UK, UAE, Australia, Ireland and France.


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