Meet the team

Ryan joined Goddards in 2007 as a trainee quantity surveyor having come from a practical background mainly comprising groundwork’s. Ryan has been involved in the construction industry from leaving school and has completed both the national certificate course and the higher national certificate course in construction at the Bournemouth and Poole college, from there Ryan has gone on to complete a BSc (Hons) degree in Construction Management graduating from Southampton Solent University in 2011.

Ryan is a member of the CIOB and is currently accredited as MCIOB. Ryan is also a member of the RICS and is accredited as AssocRICS  whilst working hard towards achieving the distinguishing MRICS.

Ryan Claves

Partner MCIOB AssocRICS BSc Hons










Wayne started as a trainee surveyor after a background in Architecture where he achieved a BA Hons. Wayne has risen through the ranks during the last two and a half decades, achieving a BSc Hons in Construction Management along the way, eventually realising his goal as a senior partner. Wayne has also completed the Institute of Directors, Chartered Director certificate and Diploma courses. Wayne is currently accredited as MCIOB grade with the CIOB.

Wayne Nennstiel

Senior Partner BA Hons BSc Hons MCIOB Dip IoD










Daniel joined Goddards in August 2005 as a trainee quantity surveyor after successfully completing a National Diploma in Construction at Bournemouth & Poole College. Daniel has been studying construction since leaving secondary school and once completing the National Diploma he has gone on to complete a 5 year part time BSc (Hons) degree in Construction Management graduating from Southampton Solent University 2010.

Daniel Lewis

Partner BSc Hons ICIOB


Adam joined the team in April 2015 as a trainee quantity surveyor after successfully completing his Higher National Certificate in Quantity Surveying at Southampton Solent University. Adam has also qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Construction Management from Solent University. Adam aims to become a senior BQ surveyor. 
Neil began his working experience as a materials scheduler for a building company specializing in pre-fabricated ‘turn-key’ construction solutions, before transferring to a traditional main contractor and taking up the role of quantity surveyor. Neil joins us with 12 years working experience as a main contractor’s Qs, having worked on a variety construction projects. Industry qualifications include RICS accredited honours degree in building surveying from Coventry University and construction diplomas from Poole College. Outdoor pursuits include cycling and kayaking and occasionally chasing an inflated pigs bladder round a 6-a-side football pitch.

Neil Palmore

Quantity Surveyor

Gemma joined the team in April 2017 as our Finance Administrator with a background in Finance and Administration and an AAT Level 3 qualification.

Gemma Lewis

Finance Administrator

Adam Bennett

Quantity Surveyor BSc Hons