Our People


Our dedicated and experienced team of Commercial Building Surveyors in Manchester provide a full range of specialist services, tailored to meet our clients' requirements.

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The Team comprises:

Neil O’Brien BSc (Hons) MRICS IMAPS
Director | Head of Building Consultancy

Neil heads up the Building Consultancy team and promotes a ‘can do’ attitude within his team delivering a wide range of Building Surveying services throughout the UK. Neil has managed numerous inter disciplinary nationwide roll-out schemes for blue chip companies and technical due diligence surveys for National and International clients; an example being a portfolio of Greek Government buildings which included surveys of the Athens Police Headquarters, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Defence buildings, amongst others.

Steven Whittle BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS
Associate Director

Steven has over 13 years’ experience as a Building Surveyor delivering a full range of Building Surveying services, for both internal and external clients, including Dilapidations, Commercial Building Surveys, Contract Administration and related Design and Specification work.

Steve Capstick BSc (Hons) MRICS MCIOB
Building Surveyor

Steve has over 15 years Building Surveying experience whilst working in the UK and Australia.  He has gained a broad range of skills whilst working in the Commercial, Industrial and Residential sectors. His various roles include, Contract Administrator, Employer’s Agent, Party Wall, Dilapidations and Building Surveys.

Matthew Godwin BSc (Hons) MSc
Building Surveyor

Matt has over 6 years’ experience as a Building Surveyor following over 4 years’ experience working in Facilities Management within the Public Sector.

He started his Consultancy career at Faithful+Gould in Newcastle and has experience delivering projects in both the Public & Private Sectors as Contract Administrator/Employer’s Agent. Survey experience covers Access Audits, Fire Risk Assessments, Pre-acquisition Surveys & Condition Surveys. Matt’s education includes BSc (Hons) Building Surveying and MSc Construction Project Management.