Kieron Shepherd - Managing Director

With over 20 years in the construction industry Kieron started his career as a mason, Kieron worked his way up the construction industry ladder to Construction manager before deciding to start his own construction company.

In 2012 Kieron started Shepherd Construction. The Shepherd team soon built a portfolio of residential extensions, renovations and bespoke new builds. Kieron and his team have earned a good reputation for the management and quality of their projects. Shepherd have expanded their operations towards larger residential developments and luxury one off architecturally designed homes. 

Kieron continues to lead and grow Shepherd as managing director and likes to be involved in all design work for each project.

Kieron is a family man and enjoys shooting and golf in his spare time. 

Matt Jones - Construction manager

Matt joined SHEPHERD to take on the role as Construction Manager for all Cornwall projects. Matt has over 30 yrs experience within the Construction industry starting his working life has a Carpenter & Joiner.

In 2003 he started his management career in the retail sector, working on fast paced projects for clients such as Tesco, Morrisons, Asda to name but a few.
Moving into Commercial building management along the way building some complex projects for Western Power Distribution, Penwith College and a new Waitrose Supermarket in Truro.

After 20 years he tried his hand at High end residential projects where he was fortunate enough to win several NHBC Awards including the Seal of Excellence Site manager of the Year in the Small builder Category in the Southwest and went on to win The Regional Award.
With this in mind his eye for detail and pride in building to the highest standard and finish will achieve many more awards for Matt and SHEPHERD in the fututre

In his spare time he can be found on the golf course or socialising with friends and family.


Dan Gilbert - Quantity Surveyor

Dan recently joined Shepherd Contracting to take on the role as Quantity Surveyor for our Cornwall projects. Dan has over 12 yrs experience within the Construction industry starting
his working life as a groundworker for his family’s business.


In 2016 he started his surveying career in the groundworks trade, working on many projects as an assistant quantity surveyor. In 2017 Dan decided to move away from the family business to further his career with a main contractor and gain a broader knowledge of the
construction sector and use his groundworks knowledge to help others.

He has worked on many schemes from building hotels and retail units to building houses for local contractors. His skills are also evident by reviewing design elements of the build within a team to ensure a project is constructed to a high quality, on time and within budget.

In his spare time, he can be found playing football, on the golf course or socialising with friends and family.