Meet the AG Surveying team
Bio: Anthony is a qualified Quantity Surveyor with over 12 years' experience in cost managing large and small building and civil engineering projects, ensuring all works are procured and delivered within budget.
Strengths: Procurement and subcontract account management.
Superpower: Patience… especially when suffering through 4 hours of misery on the golf course.
Weaknesses: Seemingly believing that there are more than 24 hours in each day when it comes to workload management.
Super-flaw: The aforementioned lack of golfing ability despite spending an unhealthy amount of time at the driving range.
Bio: Greg is a highly driven Surveyor and Commercial Manager with 14 years’ experience of working on technically challenging projects within the construction industry.
His experience working within Consultancy, Subcontractor and Main Contractor environments has equipped Greg with a multi-faceted view of the opportunities and risks pursued and managed by different stakeholders.
Strengths: Attention to detail and the ability to easily identify risks and opportunities.
Superpower: Ability to eat most things in dangerously large volumes.
Weaknesses: I think everything should be done on Microsoft Excel.
Super-flaw: My wife says I don't listen... apparently.
Senior Quantity Surveyor & Estimator
Bio: Dan has a degree in Civil Engineering and over 7 years’ experience as a Quantity Surveyor, working on everything from small projects for a marble contractor to large projects for London Underground. It's Dan's job to make sure that every project is carried out within budget and that the client is always getting good value for their money.
Strengths: My unbridled enthusiasm to crack on with things (I try really hard with everything I do) and excellent problem solving abilities.
Superpower: I’m pretty good at jumping off buildings - genuinely.
Weaknesses: Underestimating the amount of time some tasks take.
Super-flaw: Being able to say no when people ask me for help.
Project Quantity Surveyor & Estimator
Bio: Gabriel possesses an MSc in Construction Project Management and over 4 years experience of managing residential and commercial developments, including hotels, hospitals and fit-out projects. Results driven and self motivated, he is always looking for a way to improve cost and time frames.
Strengths: Strong work ethic and a proactive person - I'm always looking for opportunities to improve my work.
Superpower: Friends and family consider me to be a great cook.
Weaknesses: My colleagues say I talk too much but when I'm quiet they make me talk. Their weakness or mine? You decide.
Super-flaw: My girlfriend says I make a lot of corny jokes...
Intermediate Quantity Surveyor & Estimator
Biography – Alejandro has a Civil Engineering degree with a MSc in Construction Project Management. With over 7 years' of experience in the construction industry, he has developed a great eye for detail and the ability to solve problems under pressure.
Strengths – I'm a pretty great communicator.
Superpower – Spatial awareness.
Weaknesses – Too optimistic with time management.
Superflaw – Overthinking.
Apprentice Quantity Surveyor & Estimator
Biography – Conor is currently undertaking his BSc Quantity Surveying degree alongside his RICS qualifications. Alongside learning on-the-job and at university, Conor has vast experience working in residential and commercial projects varying from internal fit outs to hotels and office buildings.
Strengths – Strong motivation and ability to be a key team-player.
Superpower – Analytical Monday-morning reports on how the football team performed the day prior.
Weaknesses – The ability to over-explain any simple tasks or answers.
Superflaw – Working the office dishwasher.
Biography – Felicity has over 18 years’ experience working in financial and administrative roles and possesses a MSc Post Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying. Combing these skill sets enables her to have an understanding of the company and to help it run efficiently and smoothly.
Strengths – My organisational skills.
Superpower – The ability to watch a film for a second time and not have a clue what is going to happen in it.
Weaknesses – Chocolate! I cannot say no to one and I cannot start the day without a chocolate milk.
Superflaw – Keyboard shortcuts, I need to put down the mouse and save myself some valuable seconds.
Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Biography – Seb is an Apprentice Quantity Surveyor, learning through the apprenticeship programme provided by AGS. Seb is looking to start working towards his degree at Anglia Ruskin University and achieve his RICS qualification, picking up valuable experience all the way through.
Strengths – My willingness to learn, I'm always looking to pick up anything that expands my skillset and help my career evolve.
Superpower – I know the flag of every country in the world. Every single one.
Weaknesses – Being at the start of my career means I still have a lot to learn.
Superflaw – The fact that I'm made of glass at 19 years of age isn't too great.
Biography – Alessandro possesses a Masters degree in building engineering with more than nine years of experience working as estimator in the UK and building engineer abroad. Areas of expertise include Cad design and preservation and restoration of cultural heritage.
Strengths – Logic and pragmatism; I don’t stop until my job is done.
Superpower – I can turn money into plane tickets.
Weaknesses – I think I’m still young and my body can easily recover after a 3 hour tennis match (so far from the truth).
Superflaw – I see things in black or white, but life is a massive scale of grey.
Trainee Quantity Surveyor
Biography – Liam is a trainee quantity surveyor working towards his BSc Quantity Surveying degree alongside his RICS qualifications.
Strengths – Sending enquiries to subcontractors.
Superpower – My elite score predictions.
Weaknesses – Demonstrating my enthusiasm.
Superflaw – Growing hair under my chin.