Stephen Pickersgill, Partner



Stephen has over 26 years of project experience, leading and managing teams on a broad range of challenging and complex projects in both the public and private sector. Stephen has extensive experience, working on projects in the UK, Nordics, Middle East and Far East, ranging from commercial offices, arenas, residential and health care, to bridges and monuments. Stephen has experience in value and risk management, and provided the Employer’s Agent role on a number of projects.

Whilst at Davis Langdon, Stephen was the Partner responsible for the work undertaken in Denmark and the Nordics over the last 10 years and was head of their professional development for the Central London Offices Specialist Sector Group.

Stephen’s principal Client’s have included Helical Bar, Pace Investments, City of London, Hines, Folkestone Estates, Land Securities, St George, Fidelity Investments, MEPC, Realdania Byg, City of Copenhagen, Aarhus Municipality, By & Havn, Tivoli A/S, ATP Ejendomme, Copenhagen Zoo, Herlev Hospital, Ayala Land and Hong Kong Land.

  • Tremendous experience in successfully delivering complex and major projects
  • Working on projects in Denmark over the last 10 years
  • Undertaken Employer’s Agent role on major projects
  • Empathetic, working with Clients and teams of different cultures and nationalities
  • 100% commitment to deliver on projects


Elephant House

Client: Copenhagen Zoo
Architect: Foster + Partners
Description: A unique new home for the resident elephants at Copenhagen Zoo
Role: Leading the cost management team providing a cost, risk and value management role


Riverbank House

Client: Pace Investments / City of London
Architect: David Walker Architects
Description: A striking new high quality glass and steel office building of 450,000 sqft
Role: Cost management and employer’s agent


Bryghusprojektet, Copenhagen

Client: Realdania Byg
Architect: OMA
Description: New 300,000sqft mixed-use development of offices, residential, exhibition space and retail
Role: Leading the cost management team with a disciplined approach to cost, value and risk management


Mediaspace, Aarhus

Client: Aarhus Municipality
Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen
Description: Regeneration of existing harbour area including construction of new 500,000 sqft mediaspace complex with library, civic facilities, offices and exhibition areas, and 1,000 space car park
Role: Leading the commercial team in the review of the E.U. design competition submissions through to cost, risk and value engineering workshops


Woolgate Exchange

Client: MEPC
Architect: Sidell Gibson
Description: Stunning new traditional stone clad 500,000 sqft office development
Role: Stephen was the Employer’s Agent and led the Cost Management team during the post contract stages