Podcast Summary: 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 […]

Podcast Summary: 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 […]

Podcast Summary: 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 […]

Podcast Summary 23: Women in Surveying with Mandy Spencely

Mandy Spencely

Mandy Spencely BSc FRICS is the Area Operations Manager at e.surv Chartered Surveyors, responsible for a team of residential surveyors in Nottingham and Lincoln. e.surv are the UK’s largest provider of property risk expertise and residential surveying services, employing over 600 surveyors across the UK. Mandy is also very passionate about training and counselling surveyors […]

Podcast Summary: 016 Business Stories with Dan Knowles

Dan Knowles MRICS is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer. He founded Sawyer Fielding in 2013, a company that represents homeowners affected by the threat of compulsory purchase. Last year he also set up a new brand called Websters Surveyors, which offers a range of valuation and survey services. Understanding the importance of having […]

Podcast Summary: 007 Careers and APC with Kate Taylor

Marion Ellis spoke to Kate Taylor, an experienced RICS APC Assessor, APC auditor, and RICS UK APC Appeal Panel and Chairperson. Kate is also lead Tutor for the RICS APC Faculty. She is the author of the Commercial and Residential Property Quick Start Revision Guides and the Estates Gazette ‘Pathway to Success’ APC series. Another […]

Podcast Summary: 004 Juliet Smithson of Lionheart: Support for Surveyors

Juliet Smithson is Head of Operations at Lionheart, the RICS benevolent fund which supports RICS surveyors and their families. Juliet introduces us to what Lionheart does, and how they can help and support surveyors in the time of crisis. What Is Lionheart And What They Do Juliet gives an overview of when and why Lionheart […]

Podcast Summary: 003 Impact of Coronavirus on the Surveying Community

Just before the beginning of the lockdown, Marion Ellis and Phil Parnham discussed the possible impact of the coronavirus on the surveying community as individuals and businesses. They shared their thoughts on what you can do to engage customers, the dangers of virtual surveys and the technology you can use. The Benefits of Engaging With […]