The Surveyor Hub: 037 with Steve Hodgson and Phil Parnham

Marion Ellis and Phil Parnham met up with Steve Hodgson, the Chief Executive Officer at the Property Care Association (PCA) since 2012. Steve is passionate about the industry which he is proud to serve, and he is committed to creating and promoting best practice, scientific research and a better technical understanding of moisture related issues.  […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Surveyor Hub: 28 Surveyor Business Stories with Kevin Keane

Kevin Keane

Marion Ellis sat down to chat with Kevin Keane MRICS, who has been working at Walker Fraser Steele Chartered Surveyors since 2013. He carries out all aspects of Residential Valuations, Home Reports and Energy Inspections mainly within Stirling and the surrounding areas in Scotland, and has an interest in Historic Building Conservation and rural properties. […]

The Surveyor Hub: 027 Valuation and Diversity with Roy Albert

Roy Albert is a Chartered Valuation Surveyor at the Valuation Office Agency, where he has been working for the past 16 years in different roles. He is also an APC Ambassador at LionHeart, as well as The Surveyor Hub admin. He shares with us his journey from a small village in Dominica to building a […]

The Surveyor Hub: 025 Dyslexia and Neurodiversity with Garret Kellet and Chloe Gillie

In our conversations so far, at least five surveyors mentioned that they had dyslexia. The more we tuned in to this topic, we started to hear that more and more surveyors would declare themselves as neurodiverse, having different conditions. This is why Marion invited chartered surveyor Garret Kellett and Chloe Gillie who is the founder […]

The Surveyor Hub: 024 Conveyancing with Sarah Dwight

This week Marion Ellis is speaking with Sarah Dwight who is a conveyancer, with the goal that surveyors learn more about the other aspects of the business that we are in, which is to help people with their hom Qualified as a solicitor in 1990, Sarah Dwight has always focussed on trying to make the […]