The Clerkenwell Team


Our small but strong team consists of two Project Specification Managers, Stuart and Sammy, who are here to help you with all of your architectural and design projects and Grace, who manages all showroom events and collaborations. If there is someone you would like to speak to in particular, drop us a note through the contact page and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

Jimmy Collins
Jimmy Collins

Showroom Manager

Jimmy Collins

Jimmy joined Knauf in November 2015 following the completion of a degree in Psychology at Loughborough University. Since then he has worked for Knauf as a Business Development Manager, Project Specification Manager and is now the Showroom Manager at Clerkenwell. The range of roles Jimmy has done means he has knowledge of acoustics, reverberation and technical specification design having worked on a variety of projects across London and the South East.

Stuart McNeill
Stuart McNeill

Project Specification Manager

Stuart McNeill

Stuart has had four and half years’ experience working in the dry lining specification industry. Since 2019, he has worked for Knauf as a Project Specification Manager in the Knauf Clerkenwell showroom. In his time In the dry lining industry, he has assisted architects and contractors on some of London’s most prestigious projects. In his spare time, Stuart enjoys watching Live lower league football, keeping fit by running and going to the gym. Most of all, he enjoys travelling the world.

Sammy Neal
Sammy Neal

Project Specification Manager

Sammy Neal

Having joined in November 2019, Sammy has previous experience in project management and specification in the commercial sector focusing on sustainability, lighting and well-being. He holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Kingston University. Sammy is enjoying his transition into dry lining specification with Knauf, and has already been involved in a number of key projects since arriving. His passions include future technology, sports, astronomy and music.

Grace Ritchie
Grace Ritchie

Marketing Executive

Grace Ritchie

Grace has worked as the Marketing function for the Knauf Clerkenwell Showroom since it opened it's doors in May 2018. Since graduating from university, Grace has gained 7 years of marketing experience throughout the property, architecture and construction industries. Prior to Knauf, she was a Marketing Manager for an architect practice in North London. In her spare time she enjoys keeping fit, travelling with friends and spending lots of time with her family and dogs.