PEOPLE

DIRECTOR

BSc FRICS
Building Surveyor

Robin graduated from Greenwich University in 1979 and in 1988 with Michael Brodie and John Plant established Brodie Plant Goddard.

Robin’s experience includes housing projects, both new build and refurbishment with particular knowledge of sheltered housing and disabled adaptations; improvement works to commercial property, Police Authority buildings  and court premises;  works within schools and other educational establishments as well as works to private residential property.

DIRECTOR

MRICS MCIOB NEBOSH
Building Surveyor

Chris’s career started in 1985 at the Department of Environment’s Property Services Agency. Four years later, he joined BPG as a Building Surveyor, became an Associate in 1995 and Director and shareholder in 2002.

Contract Administration for multi-million projects is Chris’s specialty, predominately in the public sector for Local Authorities and Housing Associations, and has particular expertise in implementing Partnering schemes to deliver long-term Decent Homes programmes.
Chris also fulfills the role of quantity surveyor, giving complete responsibility of projects from initial design to final account.

DIRECTOR

RIBA MRICS MCIOB
Architect

Roger trained at the Architectural Association and has 40 years experience in construction. Since joining BPG as a full equity director in 2001 Roger has managed the Architectural Studio within the practice. He has an in-depth experience of the design and delivery of projects from master planning to detailed technical design. Specialist skills include education buildings, community projects, housing of all types and health care buildings.

Roger has a passion for design and technology and has encouraged the practice to develop sustainable design principles at the core of the business. Key strengths include project management and team leading, bidding for new work and excellent delivery of projects with tight budgets and timescales.

ASSOCIATE

BSc | Building Surveyor

Colm is a Building Surveyor and has been working in the construction industry for nearly twenty five years.

Prior to joining BPG in 2007 he worked for ten years within a Local Authority and gained vast experience in providing supervisory, professional and technical services to Education and Housing clients as well as the end users.

Colm is experienced in carrying out works under the Disability Discrimination Act and the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007;   he is also experienced in the preparation of feasibility studies and supervising projects from inception through to completion. Current projects with which Colm is involved include two major commercial refurbishment schemes and a number of new housing developments.

ASSOCIATE

BAssociate(Hons) RIBA PGDip MA
Architect

Samantha joined BPG in 2006 as a Graduate from Brighton University where she gained a BA(Hons) in Architecture. With the support of BPG she went on to complete her Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture with Distinction in 2010 at the University of Portsmouth and completed her final year of studies to become a fully Chartered Architect in January 2012.  She was appointed an Associate at BPG in September 2016.

Samantha’s experience at BPG includes work on a new teaching block for a girl’s school in Fulham, a project that she was involved with since its initial conceptual design stages.

Other works in the educational sector include work on a courtyard infill for a local primary school, Powell Corderoy, Eastbrook Primary School, RGS Guildford, Norbury Primary School and Holy Trinity School.

OFFICE MANAGER

Following two years at Secretarial College Diana started her working career with an estate agency in Dorking as the office junior. Within two years she had been promoted to PA to the proprietor and was also manager of the small portfolio of rental properties. In 1986 she became secretary to the Estates Department of the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals handling repairs and refurbishments to all the veterinary practices and shops across the country.

Following relocation of the PDSA, Diana joined BPG in 1989, just a year after their inception when the practice was rapidly expanding, as a team secretary. Over the years her knowledge of the practice has made her an invaluable part of the team and she is now Office Manager and Senior Secretary.

BIM MANAGER

BA (Hons) | Architectural Assistant

Chris joined BPG in 2014 as a Graduate from Brighton University where he completed a BA (Hons) in Architecture.

Chris has gained experience on a broad spectrum of projects, including substantial works on Crawley Hospital (requiring careful cooperation with the local planning authority), and a number of community projects, both new-build and refurbishment. Chris has also been responsible for considerate improvements to listed buildings and multiple schemes to improve affordable housing for Local Councils in London, Guildford, Brighton and Portsmouth. Chris is highly proficient in REVIT, Autocad, SketchUp and Photoshop.

BUILDING SURVEYOR

BSc (Hons)

Mark has been working in the construction industry as a Building Surveyor for over four years.

Mark joined BPG in 2014; he previously worked for another multi-disciplined practice where he demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering projects to extremely high standards, on time and within budget. Mark has gained his experience in supervising projects from client brief to completion for many commercial and educational clients. Mark also has experience of working on several projects where party walls have been a critical feature and has a keen interest in the workings of the Party Wall etc Act 1996 and associated legislation.

Mark brings a strong work ethic and professional attitude to our surveying team.

SENIOR ARCHITECT

Dip Arch ARB

Maria trained at Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia. She moved to the UK in 2004 and completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture at the University of Westminster.

Prior to joining BPG she worked for 7 years for an architectural practice specialising in education projects from client briefing stage to completion. Her previous project experience includes retail and residential refurbishment projects.

During these years she has proven herself to be an extremely capable architect in management and design terms, taking a particular interest in specification writing and interiors. Furthermore she has gained extensive experience of contract administration, site overseeing and of working in projects within the context of ‘live’ buildings where the continued use of the development is required by the client during construction phases.

SENIOR ARCHITECT

ARB

Jochen is a fully qualified architect who trained at the Fachhochschule Darmstadt in Germany. In 1997, immediately after gaining a first for his architectural diploma, Jochen moved to the UK.

Since then he has worked in senior roles for a number of leading architectural practices, mainly in the UK but also in Germany, on a range of high profile projects including being entrusted with a leading role in the development of Heathrow Terminal 5, a large high specification office building in Moscow and a wide range of residential, educational, retail, work space and hospitality projects and the redevelopment of historical Grade II / II* listed buildings.

An experienced, dynamic and versatile architect, Jochen joined BPG in 2017. He is passionate about all aspects of design from conceptual development and detail planning to building completion and is dedicated to developing and maintaining constructive and successful client relationships.

BUILDING SURVEYOR

BSc(Hons) ICIOB

Miles has worked in the construction industry since 1986, spending his early years with contractors before becoming a Building Surveyor in 1998. He is a member of the RICS and CIOB.

Miles joined BPG in early 2016 having previously spent 8 years at a multi-discipline global design and engineering consultancy where he delivered mainly Education and Met Police projects from client brief to completion to a high standard on programme and on budget. His previous project experience includes rail and residential projects.

Miles strives to maintain high standards, remaining client focussed and brings experience, competence and enthusiasm to the surveying team.

ARCHITECTURAL ASSISTANT

MEng (Hons) Dip Arch (AEES)

Rosemary joined BPG in 2014 as a graduate from the University of Nottingham where she gained her Part 1 degree: MEng (Hons) in Architecture and Environmental Design.

Rosemary’s experience at BPG includes work on a variety of projects including a traffic management project for The National Trust, Brighton Police Station refurbishment, works at Horsham, Crawley and Burgess Hill hospitals and external wall insulation works at three tower blocks in Southampton.

BUILDING SURVEYOR

Peter has over 20 years’ experience as a Project Manager and Building Surveyor specializing in the social housing and building industries. He has successfully managed projects for the Ministry of Defense, Local Authorities, Housing Associations and House builders.

Peter joined the surveying team at BPG in February 2016 primarily to oversee the £7 million Sidney Estate project for Origin Housing as well as other housing projects in the vicinity for Southern Housing Group.

ARCHITECTURAL ASSISTANT

BA (Hons)

Gvidas joined BPG in 2015 after graduating from London South Bank University where he completed his Part 1 studies and obtained BA (Hons) in Architecture.

Whilst working at BPG, Gvidas has gained experience through a variety of projects including works at Great Burgh, Horsham Hospital and Crawley Hospital. Other work includes designing a Lifetime Homes compliant house for Guildford Borough Council and improvements to multiple housing projects.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Catalina studied Industrial Design in Chile for three years before relocating to Australia where she worked in Melbourne as a Visual Merchandiser for two years and in theatre production for five years.

Catalina has always had a love of design and creativity and since 2006 has also worked in freelance graphic design and photography.

In 2016 her love of travel brought her to England where she made Dorking her home and she started work with us in the Spring of 2017.

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