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: 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 […]

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: 022 Business Stories With Emma and Aaron McCluskey

Emma and Aaron McCluskey

Emma and Aaron McCluskey are a husband and wife team of surveyors who have their own practice in South Hams, Devon, called McCluskey Chartered Surveyors. They offer a range of services, from building surveys and inspections, to architectural services and project management. Marion talked to them about their different backgrounds, and their journey to becoming […]

Podcast Summary: 021 Business Stories with Rebecca Janman

Rebecca Janman

Rebecca Janman is a construction consultant, building surveyor and Director at Iceni Surveyors LTD, a company based in Suffolk. With 16 years of experience in building regulations, Rebecca has recently started her own business, after being furloughed due to the pandemic lockdown. Marion sat down to chat with her about launching a business, her building […]

Podcast Summary: 020 Business Stories with Juliet Weston

Juliet Weston

Juliet Weston is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years experience in the residential sector covering private practice, local government and charity. She carries out all the RICS pre-purchase surveys and has a passion for period vernacular property, having completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Building Conservation at Cardiff University. Juliet is a mom […]

Podcast Summary: 015 Business Stories with Vanessa Hardwick

Vanessa Hardwick is a Chartered Building Surveyor, she runs her own practice near Cardiff, South Wales and focuses on building surveys, project management, party wall surveys and defect analysis mainly in the residential sectors. A mum of three, her career started in local authority specialising in fire safety and project management before moving into residential […]

Podcast Summary: 014 Returning to work after lockdown

In June 2020 Marion gathered a panel to discuss experiences of being away from work, and the challenges of returning to surveying and valuation post lockdown. We invited mindfulness and meditation expert Laura Coleman, who is running webinars a lot of surveyors have been participating in as a way to find support with their anxieties about […]

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 […]