About us

Smith Shipway was established by Ian Smith in 2006.
Ian is a Fellow of the Royal Institution on Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building, a Fellow of the Association for Project Management.

Ian has 40 years experience in the construction industry, 25 years on the professional side and 15 years on the contracting side.

Prior to establishing Smith Shipway, Ian was a Partner of Edmond Shipway and opened their Cardiff office in 2002, on returning from Jersey where he was Managing Director of Charles Le Quesne (1956) Ltd, Tower Shopfitting Ltd and Building Renovations Ltd for four years.

Previously to that Ian was South Wales Director of Bovis Construction Ltd from 1989 to 1998.

In recognition of Ian's significant contribution to the economic, educational, cultural and social development of South East Wales and also to the operation and development of the University of Wales, Newport, Ian was awarded an Honorary Fellowship, which was presented on 8 September 2011.