Senior promotions bolster GVA's UK offer

Friday, 21 April 2017

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Leading UK real estate adviser GVA has announced eight Senior Director promotions and twelve Director promotions, strengthening many of its teams across the UK.

Gerry Hughes, Chief Executive at GVA, comments: "The strength of our business lies with our people and it is crucial that we continue to support and invest in them in order to meet our growth aspirations. I am delighted to announce these key promotions which include a wide selection of our teams and highlight the range of talent that is developed at GVA.

"We have a fantastic business that is reflected in our market standing, our trading performance and above all, our people. The talent we attract continues to be amongst the very best in the industry and empowering existing talent is a key part of our success."

Senior Director promotions include:

Adrian BrooksAcuityLondon
Alison TaylorOfficesScotland
Andrew DobsonBuildingLondon
Andrew MossLand & DevelopmentBirmingham
Ian AbsolonGVA SBLondon
Richard HowellInvestmentBristol
Richard KiddOfficesBristol
Robert BaldwinValuationLondon

Director promotions include:

Alex SweetmanRestructuring & RecoveryLeeds
Caroline PooleyPMCBirmingham
Chris WalkerRestructuring & RecoveryManchester
Joel Gazeres de BaradieuxHealthLondon
Jonathan BernsteinLand & DevelopmentLondon
Lee HalmshawBusiness RatesBristol
Mike WhearTelecomsLondon
Peter FraserOfficesScotland
Robert GardnerPlanningBirmingham
Warwick SmithAcuityLondon
William BlockleyBusiness RatesLondon
William ClarkAcuityNewcastle

Gerry Hughes adds: "These promotions form part of our strategic growth plans as we continue to invest in our people and teams. Over the past year we have appointed a number of new Directors across the business and this month sees the creation of our new Investment Partnerships team. This team will be the first of its kind in the UK, providing our clients with specialist finance and development advice on delivering major development and infrastructure projects."

For further information on these promotions please contact Chris Kent, Senior Director, HR, on 0121 609 8149 or email