Who Are We?
B&L Group brings together highly trained and qualified professionals with diverse backgrounds in project management, planning, procurement, design and implementation of transport infrastructures including major highways, rails and airports, as well as structural design of buildings and other load bearing structures.
B&L Group brings together two consultancy entities:
- B&L Management Limited offering Project Management and Quantity Surveying Services with permanent ofﬁces in Kenya and Uganda.
- B&L Engineering Services Limited offering Engineering Consultancy Services with permanent ofﬁces in Kenya and Uganda.
Our Core Values
We remain true to our founding values of quality, honesty and hard work. All our staff hold the highest and recognized ethical standards in the regions we operate. We practice ZERO TOLERANCE FOR CORRUPTION. We “do the right thing.” B&L is a business based on trust. B&L is consistently associated with the high standards of service, quality, personal attention with clients, and integrity. Because of this reputation the Company has the privilege of leading some of the highest profile, often one-of-a-kind, projects.
We are proactive in finding the optimum solutions for our clients that best achieve their objectives. We understand that lasting relationships are the lifeblood of our business so we pay personal attention to our clients by focusing on them as individuals. While we encourage formal relationships, we place higher value on ‘Trust’ than ‘Written Agreements’ which has earned us the tag, “Trusted Partners” with our clients.
We recognize our primary asset is people. To be successful, B&L must be a rewarding place to work. We provide opportunity and encouragement to help our people reach their potential. We work with our clients as a team. Mutual respect provides the foundation for our success.
PEOPLE AND PROCESSES
B&L has invested in highly experienced and skilled staff and partnerships and robust and rigorous delivery processes. These have positioned us well to deliver the right solutions the first time and within the shortest time practicable. The process have also enabled us to influence the quality of deliverables from third parties working for our clients and foster enduring relationships characterized by trust and cooperation.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Bernard has successfully provided Project Management services for numerous projects. The most recent ones include Kigeri Utalii City Mixed use development on 202 acres, Wrigley Gum Factory in Mavoko, LSG Sky Chefs Inﬂight catering facility at JKIA Nairobi, at least 10 capex projects for East African Breweries Limited, Brookside Dairy Factory expansion in Ruiru, Simulator Facility for Kenya Airways Embakasi, Southern Shield Headquarters Building for Fidelity Insurance Company Limited and Equatorial Commercial Bank, several housing projects, bank and retail centres amongst others. He has also carried out Feasibility Studies, Development Appraisals, Cost Engineering, Cost Planning and Control, Claims Management and Disputes Resolution. These attributes equip him to handle large multi-disciplinary projects of any nature.
Bernard has extensive experience in Contracts Administration and Disputes resolution which has been effectively used on projects such as Olkaria 2 Geothermal Power Project for the Client, Olkaria 3 Geothermal Power Project for Orpower 4 Inc., Jumbo Brewery for South African Brewery at Thika and Clinker Grinding Plant for Bamburi Cement at Athi River for Bamburi Cement Limited.
Formerly a Senior Project Manager with MML Turner & Townsend, a Civil/Structural Engineer & Project Manager with ATKINS and a Graduate Roads Engineer with the Ministry of Roads.
He has been a Key Accounts Manager for some key clients particularly in the real estate sector and these clients have beneﬁted from his dedicated, loyal intellectual and innovative approach for a number of years. Lawrence’s core strength is in improving project outcomes for clients through insightful team leadership, risk mitigation and unique value addition. Not only does Lawrence save clients’ money, but helps them . achieve a performance step-change that they can own and sustain over the long-term.
Lawrence is a highly motivated individual, with speciﬁc skills in leadership, contract and stakeholder management, quality assurance and conﬂict resolution. He is also well versed in the proactive management and successful delivery of mixed use and multiple overlapping construction contracts.