Robert Hughes Operations Director


Role and Responsibilities

As Longworth’s Contracts Director, Robert Hughes role is varied. From meeting clients, main contractors and architects, to internally planning projects with all departments to highlight the most efficient way of working. Robert is responsible for managing a number of Contract Managers who deal with the day-to-day running of projects. He ensures that all projects are built safely, to specification, delivered on time and within budget.

Professional Experience

Robert has over 39 years’ experience in the construction industry, predominantly within the field of traditional roofing and cladding, and joined Longworth in 1994. Having started within the industry as an apprentice plumber, he has progressed from Site Foreman and Site Manager to office based roles such as Contract Supervisor, Contract Manager to his current position of Contract Director.

Education, Qualifications & Professional Development

  • City & Guilds parts I, II, III & IV Advanced Plumbing
  • 5 day SMSTS holder
  • Member of the Institute of Roofing (MIOR)
  • IOSH certified
  • John Smith Copper in Architecture Award Winner
  • 39 years’ experience in the roofing and cladding sector
  • Level 2 in Mental Health Awareness
  • NVQ Level 6 in Construction Contracting Operations Management


  • Season Ticket holder at Everton FC
  • Mountain Climbing and trekking
  • Successfully completed the 24hr 3 Peaks Challenge and helped raise over £8000
  • Keen golfer