Our people

Senior Management Team

  • Gerry Larkin – Managing Director and Framework Manager

    Gerry started his career at 16 as a Painter & Decorator in Liverpool before moving to London and starting G&L in 1983 with his Wife and business partner Lorraine Larkin. G&L has evolved from a decorating only firm into a multi-disciplined building services company that now has a turnover of more than £2 million p.a. Gerry is also a framework manager and has complete oversight over all of G&L’s activities and operations.  He decides the strategic direction of the business and holds many long lasting relationships with key clients.

  • Jonathan Larkin – Director

    Jonathan oversees the day-to-day running of small and intermediate contracts on our Frameworks and larger individual contracts. Jonathan graduated from Liverpool John Moores University and holds a 1st class honours degree in Real Estate Management. He also has an MSc in Investment Management form Cass Business School. He is SMSTS, UKATA, NAFDI and first-aid trained.

  • Karen Kent – Relationship Manager/CLO

    Karen holds the role of Relationships Director. Karen also acts as the main Customer Liaison Officer for all frameworks, major contracts, and supply partners. In addition to this, Karen oversees our HR function.

  • Brendan Hannon – Finance and Information Manager

    Brendan is head of our finance team and overseas all finance related issues. Brendan has been practicing accountancy for over 20 years. Brendan holds a diploma in electrical engineering

  • David Crick - Business Development Manager  

    David heads up G&L's Business Development and undertakes all marketing activities. David has worked in the industry for over 40+ years and has a plethora of contacts and well-rounded relationships. He actively sources new opportunities for G&L as well as strengthening existing relationships for the company.

  • Paul Babbs – Site Manager

    Paul has been with us for over 20+ years and is our most experienced operative.  Aside from being a skilled carpenter, he holds important relationships with various estate mangers and oversees the implementation of contract tasks involved for various projects on site. He is also SMSTS, UKATA, NAFDI and first-aid trained.

  • Serhiy Sirotin – Site Manager

    Serhiy joined us in 2015 and is popular amongst his peers throughout. He is a skilled carpenter, but also can turn his hand to various tasks when required too on site. He is also SMSTS, UKATA, NAFDI and first-aid trained.

"“I feel proud to be working with such talented people every day. We are all striving to make G&L more successful, and in time we believe we will be looking back on a success story. Having the right people who understand our values and culture makes going to work so much more enjoyable”."

Jonathan Larkin - Director
G&L Property Maintenance Ltd