McDevitt & Co
About Us

Unparalleled Experience

Experience You Can
Depend On

Paul McDevitt, Managing Director has operated in the construction industry since 1995, and has been involved in it in some capacity ever since. In 2003, he set up Business Fix Limited, a specialist construction consultancy, which worked with over 300 SME’s and large corporates from across all sections of the UK construction industry, including contractors, architects, engineers, surveyors, specialist suppliers, professional bodies, trade associations and even Government.

In February 2017 he left Business Fix to take up a director position with the MEP division of a Global Technical Services business, which was a long term client of Business Fix.

Following 5 successful years with this technical services business, where he was promoted to the UK board, Paul left to set up McDevitt & Co.

Paul McDevitt – BA, Dip M, MBA, MCIM

Career highlights:

  • Developed the strategy that turned an ailing regional contractor into a high performing and profitable business
  • Turned around 2 underperforming divisions of an Construction Consultancy
  • Helped over 20 businesses across the sector achieve significant growth
  • Helped Clients secure over £2bn worth of construction work through effective bid management
  • Trained over 4000 delegates in our unique Bid Management process
  • Developed an innovative and highly commended Action Learning Programme, that transformed over 50 businesses
  • Created and Delivered a number of bespoke leadership academies for various contractors and construction consultants
  • Mentored over 30 business leaders from across the construction sector
  • Cofounder of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Construction Industry Group Scotland
  • Developed The Scottish Construction Convention, 3 innovative events for business leaders across the industry
  • Highly experienced Non Executive Director

Over the last 20 plus years Paul has developed an extensive network of trusted Associates, who are all experts in their respective fields and cover all the key functions that businesses need to prosper. So no matter what business issue you face we can help to find the right solution.

Why Choose

We really understand the construction and property industry and we know what it takes to be successful.

We help our clients overcome their business challenges by helping them diagnose the root causes and supporting them to develop the strategies they need to realise their ambitions.

Our track record in supporting business leaders and delivering business improvement is second to none.


We will always operate with the highest standards of integrity. Our reputation is everything.


We will provide clients with relevant and practical solutions which are based on sound empirical evidence.


All our activities will be conducted in a professional, open, and straightforward manner.


We are passionate about this industry and will do all in our power to actively promote the positives of the construction industry to the wider community.

Our Goals

McDevitt & Co aims to be the business consultancy of choice for progressive organisations operating across the construction and property sectors. Our reputation is built on our passion for the industry and for providing objective, relevant and practical solutions which add value, create opportunity and deliver tangible and sustainable improvements in business performance.

What Our Clients Say

We know we know our stuff, but don’t just take our word for it, below is a small selection of our client testimonials.

I have known Paul for many years as a trusted business contact and he is a clear thinker and straight talker. He is someone I would absolutely recommend to any business owner, especially in the construction sector, to help support and guide them and their business.

Paul is vastly experienced and well qualified to help formulate and implement a proper strategy to help a business stabilise and/or grow.

Stuart Dougal Onside Advisory Ltd
Stuart Dougal

I have had the pleasure in working with Paul for over good number of years. He has successfully supported a diverse range of business , from start-ups, SMES and Corporates. His wealth of knowledge, both at national and international levels, in business growth, commerce and marketing is second to none, as well as his professional mentoring skills in supporting individuals to attain their business goals. I wish him every success in his new venture.

Janette Young Managing Director HR Routes
Janette Young

I have known Paul for a good many years and I have witnessed first-hand the positive impact he can have on a business and its leadership team. He understands the construction industry. He is a strategic thinker and knows what it takes to make businesses successful in the sector. He works closely with business leaders, helping them diagnose the issues, and helping them to find practical solutions, which lead to significant and tangible business improvements. If you want to improve and grow your business, you definitely need to speak to Paul.

Graham Kelly Thomas Johnstone Limited
Graham Kelly

We have worked with Paul on a number of occasions now. We have always found him to be very knowledgeable and professional. He understands our business and our markets. He provides sound practical advice, which adds value.

Martin McHugh Martec Engineering
Martin McHugh

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