New Gateley Smithers Purslow appointment to head up East Anglia region
Gateley Smithers Purslow (GSP), the multi-disciplinary surveying, engineering and architecture practice arm of professional services group, Gateley, has appointed Tim Neaves as regional manager to head up its East Anglia operation.
Tim, a chartered building surveyor, joins the practice with more than 25 years of experience in the built environment.
He has spent the last 17 years at Bidwells managing a wide range of building surveying instructions including dilapidations, refurbishment and fit out work predominantly in the industrial and office sector, along with pre-acquisition surveys for listed properties. Tim also specialises in building pathology and advising clients on building defect solutions.
In his new role at GSP, Tim will lead on property insurance projects and work closely alongside technical director, Alex Wright, to bolster the consultancy’s non-insurance offering across East Anglia.
On his appointment, Tim commented: “I am pleased to be joining Gateley Smithers Purslow to head up its East Anglia region. I have worked within the area throughout my career and wanted to continue this focus, so this opportunity was a perfect fit. In line with the consultancy’s strategic growth plans, I am looking forward to building a team and supporting the development of junior talent within the region with graduate appointments.”
Mike Boast, Midlands director, said: “Tim has a wealth of building surveying experience which will play a vital role in expanding our offering within East Anglia and enhancing our reputation further. Having a new regional manager to head up this area is an exciting move for Gateley Smithers Purslow and we’re looking forward to him leading a team to deliver expert consultancy services to our growing client base.”