About Essential Project Solutions

About Essential Project Solutions

Essential Project Solutions (EPS) was founded by Richard Reeves in 2013, after a 35-year career in construction, to continue to offer his proven project management skills and experience to enhance the performance and delivery of capital projects. EPS continues to successfully deliver complex infrastructure and engineering projects across a wide range of highly regulated industries.

Trusted by customers including the MoD, Costain, Amey and London Underground, EPS enhances the performance of programmes, projects and contracts through the provision of innovative solutions and confidence-inspiring risk and issue management skills.

About Richard Reeves

Graduating with a degree in Civil Engineering from the former Portsmouth Polytechnic, Richard was admitted to The Institution of Civil Engineers as a Member and Chartered Engineer in 1979. His early career was established with leading international contractors gaining experience on UK motorways and in Africa – Nigeria, Tanzania and Ghana – on major infrastructure water supply schemes, road and irrigation projects.

Upon returning to the UK in 1987, Richard was invited into project management. A member of the Association for Project Management (APM) since 1999, Richard has enjoyed wide ranging success with principal Client Organisations and Consultants in commercial property and public buildings, defence, high speed rail, London Underground and nuclear (defence & energy).

Richard lives on the Hampshire / Berkshire border, has 3 grown up children and enjoys the arts, keeping fit, volunteering for Crisis homeless charity and sailing – setting up Essential Sailing to provide access to luxury yachting without the responsibility of ownership.

“Richard has the rare ability to successfully combine attention to detail in contract planning and administration with the energy and drive necessary to progress construction works to be a versatile and highly competent construction professional.”

Graeme Barwell

Construction Director, Costain (West Africa)

“Richard has been one of the most successful project managers I have dealt with when it comes to problem solving or getting jobs done to programme.” `

Tony Harden

Bid Director, Carillion




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