About Modus

Directors

Toby Benzecry

Toby Benzecry

CEO

Toby is CEO and founder of Workplace Futures Group, the parent company of Modus, Ambit, Two and Platfform. He is a Cambridge graduate and started his professional life in the manufacturing industry as an engineer. After gaining an MBA at Warwick, he moved into management consultancy in 1986 and worked in a wide range of industries, including the construction sector. 


Tim White

Tim White

Managing Director

Tim has worked in the construction industry for nearly twenty years and joined Modus in 1999 to establish a multi-disciplined approach to project management. Tim is a designer by profession and since graduating from Nottingham has been involved in the commercial sector both as a designer and project manager. His background includes working for a leading office furniture manufacturer, an architect’s practice and more recently a full turnkey office interiors company specialising in fast track projects. As Managing Director of Modus Workspace he is responsible for the safe co-ordination and quality of all projects, ensuring they meet both time and financial constraints.

Matthew Short

Matthew Short

Group Director

Matthew trained as an architect and joined epr (a large London based practice of architects and designers) in 1984, becoming a director in 1989. After working successfully as part of a design and build team with Modus in 1992, Matthew joined the two co-founders of Modus as a Group Board director with responsibility for design. He has overseen the development of all in-house design within Modus and established a strong design-led approach to the design and fit-out of corporate offices. Matthew works closely with clients at a strategic level maintaining a client focused overview of principal projects.

David Stewart

David Stewart

Director

David has worked in the design and build construction industry since graduating from University in 1998. For the last 6 years he has specialised in pre-construction project management, working with clients from a diverse range of business sectors ensuring that projects are planned and implemented to the highest standards

LINDSAY DOWDEN

LINDSAY DOWDEN

Sales Director

Lindsay has worked in the industry for over twenty years and has been responsible for undertaking some of the most prestigious projects in the UK over that time. In his early career he spent 7 years working as the Sales Director at a global communications group consulting with institutional clients on large property and interiors projects across the UK and Europe for Black & Decker, Ogilvy One, J Walter Thompson, The British Council, BAe Matra Dynamics and KPMG to name just a few. Lindsay works at a strategic level with clients to ensure the project team fully understand the client’s wider business objectives to make sure these and all future needs are fulfilled.

Tibor Diossi

Tibor Diossi

Finance Director

Tibor is Group Finance Director and is also responsible for Human Resources and strategic IT within the Group. Tibor is a Chartered Accountant and also an Economics graduate, who spent 10 years in various finance positions in Facilities Management, prior to joining Modus in 2008.