Meet the team


Ken Sunter

Ken Sunter has over 25 years experience in the Investment and Private Trading Business, as well as establishing, along with Paul Traynor, the award winning PANACEA Home Builder and Property Development brand.

Ken’s background was in the Financial Sector for over 15 years, working with both UK and US institutes. As well as Banking and Investment experience he was also involved in the design and roll out of Finance structures within Multi National Companies, as well as a trouble shooting role within a UK branch network.
Ken first got involved in property over 25 years ago, building a large UK and overseas portfolio, as well as an established renovation and development track record. He also successfully invested and assisted, in a “Dragons Den” format, in many new start and under achieving companies within the UK. With an established network of Finance Industry contacts, Ken is always looking to develop innovative and commercially viable funding facilities for PANACEA, to ensure the continued success and profitability of each new development.

Paul Traynor


With a background in brand building, Paul was involved in design and development since his early days of creating bars and restaurants.

Having built up his own property portfolio and with many refurbishment projects under his belt, full time property development was always the ultimate goal.

Having bought and sold hundreds of properties and successfully developed many multi site projects, Paul focuses on driving the projects to completion and onto the market. With a keen eye for good investments and strong contacts within the professional sectors Paul has a hands on approach that ensures a smooth process.

Ken Godfrey

Principal Contracts Manager

Ken has accumulated a wealth of knowledge having operated within the construction industry for over 35 years latterly as a Partner within Arcadis, Christal Developments & Christal Management. His core skills include Construction/Project Management, Design Management & Construction Health & Safety Management.

He is experienced across all sectors having worked for numerous clients on varied and diverse projects throughout the UK.
Utilising a pro-active approach his objective is to manage and mitigate project risks both in design and construction to ensure all obligations are achieved in a strategic manner fulfilling the Company’s statutory obligations achieving a compliant and successful project delivery.

In his leisure time Ken continues in his ongoing quest for a lower golf handicap.

Paul McIvor

Cost and Project Management

Paul has over 15 years experience in the construction industry across both specialised sub-contract and main contract organisations, beginning as a trainee/assistant QS, progressing to project QS, Senior QS and then to Group Commercial manager, undertaking projects varying in size and complexity from small civils/groundworks packages to large scale design and build projects within sectors such as petrochemical, distilleries and warehousing, renewable energy plants and domestic residential housing projects.

Joining Panacea in 2019, he brings with him extensive experience in commercial management and an in-depth knowledge of a contracting quantity surveyor who can provide strong advice and assistance in regards to estimating, cost reporting and contract conditions. 

He combines a strong balance of cost and commercial management experience aligned with a high level of technical knowledge of design and construction buildability.

In his leisure time Paul enjoys a game of golf whether of a social or a competitive nature, although with a young daughter on the scene he finds his weekend games being replaced by trips to safari parks or sea life centres!!

Bruce Lindsay

Development Manager

Bruce’s background is in delivery of development in the private and affordable residential, retail and commercial sectors across Scotland with a variety of clients and end users.  Bruce is a Chartered Development Surveyor and has completed spells over the last 25 years with Shoprite, Safeway, Miller Group, Muse and CCG.

Bruce has been closely involved in a wide range of projects which have included mixed-use regeneration schemes in Craigmillar, Edinburgh; Constitution Street, Aberdeen; Cherryhill, Larkhall; Bearsden and Bishopbriggs, Glasgow; and the saving of Anchor Mill, Paisley – a Grade A listed property – in partnership with a variety of agencies including the Prince of Wales Regeneration Trust.

When not doing ‘the day job’, Bruce enjoys family time and being the drummer for some real musicians.

Ross McMillan

Operations Manager

Ross has an extensive background in property and with over a decade’s experience in property investing is ideally placed to co-ordinate with designers, contractors and suppliers to help projects run as smoothly as possible. Looking for the next project is also a firm focus of Ross’s attention and keeping a keen eye on the market helps PANACEA property move forwards with further developments.

Overseeing PANACEA’s digital marketing & media communications as well as integrating the holiday let properties & retail operations ensure that no 2 days are the same at PANACEA.

Outside of property Ross enjoys time with his canine companion, sports and is also a massive music lover.

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