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The Surveyor Hub: 036 Sustainability, Wellbeing and Interior Design with Elina Grigoriou

Elina Grigoriou is a London-based Interior Designer, Sustainability and Wellbeing Expert, as well as the Co-Founder of Grigoriou Interiors. With 20 years’ experience in the global commercial interior design sector, Elina’s extensive knowledge of human-centric design is complemented by an eye for aesthetics and in-depth sustainability know-how. She works at the heart of the latest […]

The Surveyor Hub: Mentoring Case Study

As part of our Mentorber awareness month to share top tips and experience of mentoring in the surveying industry Phil Parnham, Director at BlueBox Partners and Christopher Moran a trainee surveyor share their experiences.   Phil Parnham Chris approached me a few weeks ago and asked whether I would be able to support his learning […]

The Surveyor Hub: 035 SME Business Stories with Philip Santo

Philip Santo is a chartered surveyor with over 35 years experience as a residential surveyor and valuer who has acted as a consultant for RICS. He contributed to the major reviews of the Red Book Mortgage Valuation Practice Standard in 2011 and the Guidance Note on the Valuation of New-build Residential Homes published in 2012. […]

The Surveyor Hub: 034 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Natasha Collins

Natasha Collins is a Chartered Surveyor, Property Investor, Lecturer and CEO of NC Real Estate, a 100% online surveyors firm, which specialises in Asset Management and Property Investment Strategy for commercial and residential property in the UK.  Over the last 2 years, Natasha has become completely location independent and runs her firm of surveyors, property […]

Mentorber – Verbal Reporting with John Wheatley

  As part of our Mentorber Series to support students and mentees experienced Chartered Building Surveyor and technical trainer, John Wheatley, explains why verbal reporting is so important for clients and our reputation as surveyors. Discussions between surveyors and their clients are invaluable. It’s an opportunity to demonstrate how seriously you take the client’s interests, and […]

The Surveyor Hub: 033 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Nick Hanson

Nick Hanson is the Founder & CEO at VOSPERS Chartered Surveyors & Valuers, with offices in Farnham (HQ), Reading, Horsham and Twickenham. He has over 30 years of dedicated experience in the property industry, providing advice on a wide range of commercial and residential valuation and surveying matters. Nick is a Goldman Sachs #10ksb alumni […]

The Surveyor Hub: 032 Property, Finance and Real Estate with Maria Wiedner

Maria Wiedner is the CEO of Cambridge Finance a specialist real estate training and consulting company, which she founded in 2016 with the aim to teach property professionals more about finance. Maria’s passion for property finance and particularly financial modelling is built on her highly quantitative career history, having been an index and financial analyst in […]

The Surveyor Hub: 031 Claims and Compliance with Alexandra Anderson

Alexandra Anderson is an insurance lawyer and partner at City law firm RPC, who specialises in defending claims against surveyors and valuers.   Either via their insurers and upon direct instructions, Alexandra regularly gets drafted in to act for surveyors on the defence of a wide variety of claims, arising from all aspects of the typical […]

The Surveyor Hub: 030 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Michael Holden

Michael Holden FRICS (MBA, FCABE, FNAEA, FARLA) is the Managing Director of an independent family based chartered surveying practice, with offices in Lancashire, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. Michael was elected to the RICS Governing Council to serve between 2017-2019 on the mandate to promote the independent practitioner. He was the technical author […]

The Surveyor Hub: 029 Raising the Standards of Built Environment with Gillian Charlesworth

As the CEO of BRE Group, Gillian Charlesworth is responsible for the organisation’s strategy and performance. She works closely with BRE Trustees and the Group Board to define its purpose, vision and long-term goals. Before joining BRE Group, Gillian was an Executive Director at RICS, where she held a number of roles covering assurance and […]