Gareth Stapleton

CEO, RISE Management Consulting


A trained architect, Gareth has over 18 years’ experience working on large complex construction projects in the UK and overseas. Gareth has overseen the steady growth of RISE since its inception, working across a broad range of sectors.

Prior to founding Rise, Gareth was Managing Director of PDCM. Gareth was responsible for the delivery of the first phase of a new £110 million Biochemistry building at Oxford University.

Following this, Gareth was asked to take the leading role in the £605 million redevelopment of the former Radcliffe Hospital site.

Before developing a career in Project Management, Gareth practised as an Architect with several leading UK firms including Wilkinson Eyre and Hawkins\Brown.

Gareth is a proud father of four and an avid cyclist and runner.