Joined family owned construction company (established in Coventry in 1936) from school in 1958. Worked on site (a good carpenter’s mate), with the Surveyors Department in the office and then in 1961 acted as Site Manager for a new housing development in Balsall Common.
Peter took over as Chairman of Deeley Group upon the death of his father in 1986.
In 1991 Peter became Chairman of Coventry Technical College (now City College), Chairman of the Construction Section of the Coventry Chamber of Commerce in 1998 and he is past Chairman of the Builder Employers Confederation (Coventry and Warwickshire) and Heart of England Community Foundation.
Peter is married with three daughters and enjoys golf and travelling.
Eleanor Deeley, formerly a partner at Cushman & Wakefield who headed the Midlands residential team, has been appointed as the deputy managing director of the Deeley Group, a firm started by her grandfather in 1936.
Eleanor has 20 years’ experience in the property industry, including a nine-year spell at director level at CBRE, and has expertise in housing, mixed-use schemes and land development and investment across a range of property sectors.
Her role will see her guiding the day-to-day operations of the £50 million turnover firm which includes construction, development and housing, as well as developing a longer-term strategy for the company.
In January 2022 Eleanor became Joint Managing Director with her father, Peter.
Dean joined Deeley Group in January 2020 as Development Manager following 2 years in the Land & Planning Department for a plc Housebuilder.
Following his undergraduate degree in Medicinal Chemistry, Dean had a change in career path and obtained a Masters Degree in Real Estate Management at Birmingham City University and is currently undertaking his APC to become a Professional Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
He will be primarily responsible for the Homes and Affordable Living arms of Deeley Group, but will also be involved with development projects of the other elements of the Group.
Dean is a qualified football referee and a keen traveller – with Borneo and the Caribbean next on the list.
The Deeley Group has become a highly successful construction and property development company working on a wide range of projects across the UK.