"I AM COMMITTED TO CHALLENGING HOW WE DELIVER OUR SERVICES, EMBRACING NEW WAYS OF WORKING AND DEVELOPING OUR TEAMS TO DELIVER FIRST CLASS SERVICE TO OUR CLIENTS."
Allan joined AHR in 1992 following graduation and is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a comprehensive understanding of the profession.
Throughout his career Allan has worked across a wide range of projects for both public and private sector clients, including Education, Health, Civic & Community and Telecommunications, and regularly acts in the role of Framework and Client Manager.
Allan is closely involved in the Education Sector and is a member of the AHR Education Focus Group as well as a member of AHR’s Building Information Model (BIM) Strategy Group, where he has specific input into development of BIM relative to refurbishment projects and the added value this brings to clients.
From working closely with Academies and Academy Trusts, Allan has a clear understanding of the unique challenges they face, and an in-depth knowledge of the CIF application process. Allan leads a team that has helped hundreds of academies to achieve successful CIF bids.
Allan is extensively involved in condition and planned maintenance surveys, repair, refurbishment, alterations and extensions for both traditional and non-traditional buildings. Our work with schools and academies includes evaluating clients’ existing building stock, producing proposals, offering strategic advice for their future usage, maintenance and refurbishment, and advising on the best use of school buildings and available funding.
A longstanding and active member of the AHR Education Focus Group, Allan is involved in helping develop the application of BIM to existing buildings and its use in refurbishment projects. He also leads AHR’s Innovation Group, which includes members across different services within our practice, and meets regularly to share ideas and technology for the benefit of all our clients.
Allan serves as Framework Manager for Building Surveying Services under the YORconsult Framework, which delivers public sector projects in the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Within the Building Consultancy business Allan has responsibility for the Health and Safety company and HR.