Julian is our founder and owner. His philosophy is that this is a people business. It requires technical knowledge, but ultimately is about relationships. That philosophy has guided the way he has shaped the business and hand-picked his colleagues to form a cohesive team that puts clients first and takes pleasure in meeting each one's particular needs.
From maintenance reviews to internal and external refurbishments, to drafting guidance rules and even acting as an expert witness, Julian's own experience underpins his leadership of the EKA team, while his passion for excellence and professionalism drives the business forward.
Julian has long been active in RICS, the world's leading professional body for qualifications and standards in land, property, infrastructure and construction, from being the chair of the RICS London Matrics to, more recently, sitting on the property management working group of the Residential Property Professional Group. Julian is also a member of the RICS editorial advisory group.
As someone with a peerless overview of the surveying profession, Julian regularly contributes to journals, provides training and is invited to speak at conferences in the residential property management sector.
Qualifications: Julian started working as a Trainee Building Surveyor in 1996 and qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 2004.
Julian is a Registered Member of the Association of Project Safety (RMaPS), a Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors (MFPWS), a Member of the Pyramus and Thisbee Club and is trained in acting as Expert Witness.
Career History: His vast professional experience includes major projects on private properties, commercial premises and specialist surveying services for residential blocks of flats. His previous firms include Bailey Garner, Capita Property Consultancy and Drivers Jonas (Deloitte).
Specialist Skills: He has extensive experience in Contract Administration, Building Defects, Reinstatement Cost Assessments, Planned Maintenance Planning and Licences to Alter. Julian also acts as Expert Witness.
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