Project Management and Quantity Surveying expertise

About

Keytask was founded by Ian Oram (Managing Director) in 2002.

Ian was a senior Director of a multi-disciplinary consultancy in South Africa and moved to the UK in 1990. He was a Director of Malmaison and MyHotels and a Vice-President at Rezidor Hotels, before setting up Keytask.

Over the years, Keytask has managed projects for clients in the UK and internationally. Repeat clients have included Bespoke Hotels, MyHotels, Virgin Limited Edition and many independent hotel, restaurant and resort owners.

Services

We advise a range of leading branded and independent hotel and restaurant operators, and developers and investors. Our services include:

  • Cost planning and cost management
  • Project management of new build, expansion and refurbishment works
  • Employer’s agent and owner’s representative
  • Procurement management including FF&E
  • Monitoring of projects for investors and lenders
One Aldwych

Team

Ian Oram, FRICS – Managing Director

Ian has degrees in Quantity Surveying and Project Management. He was a senior Director of a multi-disciplinary consultancy in South Africa and moved to the UK in 1990. He was a Director of Malmaison and MyHotels and a Vice-President at Rezidor Hotels, before setting up Keytask in 2002.

As well as completing many UK hotel projects, Ian is highly respected for the development of top-level restaurants in London. He also has extensive international experience. He managed resort developments in Morocco, South Africa, Kenya, Switzerland and the Caribbean, and golf course development in Turkey, Belgium and Spain.

Ian Oram - Managing Director Keytask Management

At Keytask, Ian has built an impressive client list. He is expert at building the professional teams to complete complex projects, and managing design, pre-construction, tendering, and construction supervision.

Chad Murrin – Director

Chad graduated in law at Cambridge University and then qualified as a barrister. He worked for the private equity and venture capital group 3i from 1986-2004. Since then he has worked as a Non-executive Director and consultant. He is a Non-executive Director of E.W. Beard Holdings Limited (£140 million turnover building contractor) and Procom (a construction consultant and quantity surveyor). He has also overseen six hotel development projects in the UK on behalf of investors.

Chad Murrin KeyTask

Colin Bromham – Associate Director

Colin graduated with a BSc in Land Management from the University of Portsmouth. He initially joined Keytask in 2003 and worked his way up to a senior level on a wide variety of projects, including Kasbah Tamadot in Morocco, The Roof Gardens, Bermondsey Square Hotel, One Canada Square, Bob Bob Ricard, Travelodge Finsbury Park and Andaz Liverpool Street.

Colin rejoined Keytask in February 2018 after working for another practice on high-end hotel projects for a year.

Colin Bromham, Senior Project Manger at Keytask

Matthew Glitz – Senior Project Manager

Matt graduated with a BSc in Property Studies at the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. He worked on projects in Johannesburg, converting and refurbishing derelict industrial buildings into residential, office and retail spaces. He joined Keytask in 2015, since when he has gained experience of high end restaurant and hotel refurbishments in London, including the One Aldwych and Bermondsey Square hotels and the Jamavar, Bombay Bustle and Eneko restaurants.

Matt Glitz, Senior Project Manger at Keytask

Helena Jansson – Senior Project Manager

Helena graduated with a MSc in International Housing at The London School of Economics and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Building Studies. She has 15 years’ experience in the delivery of commercial, retail, leisure, residential and mixed-use developments across the UK and Ireland. Helena joined Keytask at the beginning of 2017 and has worked on the refurbishment of the Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel (including the new Catch Bar and Lounge) and the fit-out of the new VIVI restaurant at Centre Point in London for Rhubarb Group.

Helena Jansson – Senior Project Manager

Harry Welton – Assistant Project Manager

Harry graduated with a MSc in Project Management from the University of Portsmouth, having obtained a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science.  He joined Keytask in 2017 and is currently working on the refurbishment of the One Aldwych Hotel.

Harry Welton, , Assistant Project Manger at Keytask