Director Project & Building Consultancy
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Simon is Managing Director at Cyril Leonard and a substantial shareholder. Simon also heads up the Project & Building Consultancy Team and joined the firm in 1983 having worked for Chartered Surveying Firms in the City.
Education / Professional Accreditation
Simon is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Chartered Building Surveyor. He has a BSc in Building & Construction Technology from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, is a Director of a number of Private Property Companies and has been a Committee Member for a number of Professional Organisations.
In addition to heading up the Project & Building Consultancy Team, Simon has developed a specialist interest in technical due diligence and acquisition surveys and development monitoring/management and project management. Typically, the Project & Building Consultancy Team have processed acquisition surveys on over £650 million of investment property by value in the last 18 months and have project managed and monitored construction work with a construction value in excess of £60 million. This is in addition to the undertaking of more traditional building consultancy work including the processing of dilapidation, party wall and defect analysis instructions.
Simon acts for a variety of different Clients including Banks, Pension Funds, Institutions, Property Companies, SMEs and High Net Worth Individuals. Property Fund Clients include Hermes Real Estate Investment Management, Royal London Asset Management, Threadneedle Property Investments, LaSalle Investment Management and Aberdeen Asset Managers.
Simon is married with 2 grown up children and lives in North London. Having spent 20 years as a Commissioned Officer in the Territorial Army he now looks forward to enjoying home comforts at weekends whilst enjoying outdoor pursuits in comfort! Simon is a keen Arsenal supporter.