AG announces latest appointments

Preston-based AG Project and Building Consultancy has announced new appointments and promotions as it continues to expand its reach.

Dan Ashurst has been appointed as associate director, Richard Chandler has been appointed senior chartered building surveyor, and Tom Rigby, Michael Mirdad and James Cowan have joined as assistant building surveyors.

Dan will be based at AG’s Preston headquarters but will work across the North. He brings over ten years of experience and expertise in building surveying and was previously with CBRE’s Consultancy Team for Asia and Pacific based in Auckland.

Richard Chandler has been appointed as senior chartered building surveyor and will also be based at AG’s Preston headquarters. He joins the commercial building surveying team following four years at Colliers in Leeds working across a range of commercial building surveying instructions.

Tom, Michael and James all join the firm’s growing building surveying team in Manchester and will be working towards their APCs, which will see them secure accreditation as chartered building surveyors.

Sarah Walker, who works at the firm’s Preston headquarters, joined in February 2021 as BD and marketing manager has also been promoted and is now BD and marketing director.

Daniel Metcalf, who joined in March 2020 as a senior chartered building surveyor, has been promoted to director and will lead the commercial building surveying team from the Manchester office at Canada House. Dan Whelan and Guy Crouch, also based in AG’s Manchester office, have been promoted to senior chartered building surveyor.

Jonathan Shaw, managing director of AG Project + Building Consultancy, said: “As we continue to expand our services across the North, we need talented individuals that share our values and objectives in enabling clients to make the most of their property assets."

Photo: Back row L to R: Guy Crouch, Daniel Metcalf, Sarah Walker, Richard Chandler. Front row: Michael Mirdad, Daniel Whelan, Jonathan Shaw, James Cowan

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