Podcast Summary 049: Residential Property Surveyors Association with Alan Milstein 

Phil Parnham, the director of Bluebox Partners, sat down to chat with Alan Milstein, the Chairman of the Residential Property Surveyors Association. RPSA is focused on supporting the interests of independent residential surveyors and making surveys more attractive to homebuyers. Although a practicing surveyor, Alan spends most of his time lobbying with the government and […]

Podcast Summary 047: SME Surveyor Business Stories with Rebecca Wheeler and Sau-Wan Lai

Wheeler & Lai Chartered Surveyors was founded in 2018 by Rebecca Wheeler MRICS and Sau-Wan Lai MRICS, specialising in the commercial property sector. Rebecca Wheeler BSc (Hons) MRICS, qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2003 and has over 18 years experience in the property market, especially in landlord and tenant work, lettings and sales. She […]

Podcast Summary 046: Dr Samantha Organ – Young Building Surveyor of the Year 2020

Dr Samantha Organ is a Chartered Surveyor and experienced Senior Lecturer with a history of working in higher education. She holds a PhD in energy efficiency, with particular research interests in energy efficiency and conservation, and skills in sustainable development and environmental awareness.

 Samantha is a member of the RICS Matrics UK Board, and the […]

Podcast Summary: 045 Professionalism in Surveying with Peter Bolton King

Peter Bolton King (FRICS FNAEA FIRMP) is a freelance trainer and consultant. Until September 2020, he was the Global Director of Professionalism and Ethics at the RICS. Peter started work in 1973 with Locke & England. After qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor, he became the firm’s youngest ever partner. He served as the CEO of […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 042 Surveying, Resilience and Rugby with John Hambly

John Hambly is a Chartered Building Surveyor and former keen rugby player, who retired in 2007 after being diagnosed with MS. Using his surveyor mindset and skillset, he established the Samson Centre for MS in Guildford in 2005 and helped develop the facility through to completion in 2018. In 2020 he published his memoir book […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 041 Surveyor Business Stories with Malcolm Hollis

Malcolm Hollis is Professor of Building Surveying at Reading University and Director at Hollis Consulting Ltd. A leading authority on building surveying, he has worked throughout the UK, Europe and the Far East, and he remains a practising building surveyor specialising in the diagnosis of defects in buildings. Professor Hollis is also a well-known broadcaster […]

The Surveyor Hub Podcast: 040 Risk Management in Surveying with Emma Vigus

Emma Vigus is the Managing Director at Mio, a sales progression platform for estate agents. Emma has over 20 years’ experience in sales, marketing and business development across the residential property sector. Prior to her current role at Mio, she spent 10 years specializing in PII insurance and risk management for surveyors. She is also […]

The Surveyor Hub: 039 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Robert Desbruslais

Robert Desbruslais is a Chartered Building Surveyor and member of the RICS with 30 years post qualification experience. He is the owner of Desbruslais Chartered Surveyors, specialising in pre purchase surveys throughout the UK, with an emphasis on listed and period property. With a deep knowledge of period construction and defects, he gives regular talks […]