Aidan Mortimer

Advisor on construction and architecture

Aidan started his career in the building industry more than four decades ago, initially setting up his own business in Oxfordshire in 1980, specialising in historic building restoration, before joining a large family-owned building company, where he rose to become Chief Executive.

During his career Aidan managed a wide range of contracts including major refurbishment projects for Oxford colleges, large private residential schemes and a series of construction projects for the chef Raymond Blanc at the Michelin-starred restaurant and hotel, Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons.

Aidan now works as an advisor across a range of firms and organisations in the construction sector, including the Chicago-based construction firm Bulley & Andrews, and is a non-executive director on the Group Board of Jarvis in the U.K.

A keen historian with a passion for architecture, Aidan is a Fellow of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Building and The Royal Society of Arts. He sits on the judging panel of the Prince of Wales’, ‘Building Craft Apprenticeship Scheme’ and is a governor of the Building Crafts College in London.