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Building pathology

February 9, 2022, 17:00 - 18:00


Building pathology

Speaker – Brian Robinson

Brian Robinson is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 47 years’ experience in the construction industry.

He started his career at the age of 17 with as a draughtsman with a practice of structural engineers based in Edgbaston Birmingham before joining the Property Services Agency in 1975 as a Professional and Technical Officer and became a Charted Building Surveyor in 1990.

He joined WS Atkins in 1992, where he was the lead designer on several major refurbishment projects and Project Manager on multi-million-pound projects. He undertook a wide variety of professional work including dilapidation, pre-purchase surveys, building surveys, defect and condition surveys. He was also a Contract Manager for the delivery of Establish Works Consultant services at 3 MOD sites in Warwickshire and Worcester.

In 1996 he joined Serco Ltd as a Works Service Manager responsible for the setting up and managing of a team of 26 staff to deliver a day-to-day maintenance service and execution of major works for an MOD client.

In 1998 he joined Pennycuick Collins initially as their “In House” Building Surveyor supporting their residential and property management teams. He was then asked to set up a Building Surveying Team becoming an Associate Partner. A part of his role was the professional training of the trainee building surveyors to achieve Charted Status. He was also involved in advising on the training of surveyors from other teams.

He still undertook a wide range of professional work including dilapidation surveys, building surveys, boundary disputes, design and specification of refurbishment and building projects, contract administration, building pathology and defects resolution, project management and acting as an expert witness on several occasions.

He was also responsible for the Health and Safety Management of the practise and for carrying out Fire Risk assessments and Health and Safety inspections of residential property and small retail/commercial units.

He is a qualified Auditor, Chair and Assessor on RICS APC and on Appeal Panels.

He has been a Sessional Lecturer at Nottingham University, Aston University and Coventry University as well as external examiner at Coventry and Salford Universities.

Date: Wednesday 9 February

Time: 1700 – 1800

Price: £12 plus VAT (£14.40) or £130 plus VAT (£156) for the webicard which entitles you to attend the entire programme  from September to June at no additional cost (the webinars from September will be provided as recordings.

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