Speakers

  • Morag Angus

    Chief Surveyor, Head of SPCD Property Division - The Scottish Government

    Morag Angus is Chief Surveyor at the Scottish Government and heads a team of experienced Chartered  Surveyors advising Ministers, policy-makers across the public sector and public bodies on property matters. Morag joined Scottish Government four years ago and is Head of Profession for Chartered Surveyors in Scottish Government. She has extensive public sector experience and has also worked with a number of third sector bodies. She co-wrote a Guide for Landowners on leasing to community bodies in Scotland, sits on the Scottish Government Place Board and is qualified in writing and reviewing business cases. Morag jointly regulates the SG  Property Controls  and is a Gateway Reviewer. She has been a Chartered Surveyor for over 20 years. Property Division gives high-quality professional property advice on a wide range of issues including acquisitions, asset management, disposals, and property policy  across the public sector and manages the Scottish Government’s own estate.

    Morag Angus

    Sessions with Morag Angus:

    • Asset Management: The Scottish Approach

      Working together to define and deliver value and benefits

  • Angela Harrowing

    Deputy Director, Asset Efficiency and One Public Estate Programme - Government Property Unit, Cabinet Office

    Angela joined the civil service in 2004. She has worked in a number of policy areas at the Department for Communities and Local Government, including housing, local growth, local government, planning and community rights. She has also spent time on secondment to KPMG, one of the ‘big 4’ auditors, as a management consultant. Angela has been working in the Government Property Unit for 3 years where she leads on Asset Efficiency and the One Public Estate programme which supports collaboration across central and local government on asset and property management to improve services, deliver growth and achieve efficiencies.

    Angela Harrowing

    Sessions with Angela Harrowing:

    • Success from the One Public Estate Programme

  • David Bentley

    MSc FRICS | Head of Asset Management CIPFA Property CIPFA

    David is a Chartered Surveyor with over 35 years’ experience in the Public and Private Sectors.  He has been with CIPFA for 19 years and in this time become known as one of the leading UK experts on property and asset management within the public sector.  Prior to joining CIPFA he was heavily involved in the management of corporate procurement functions within two large unitary authorities together with research and policy development for ‘Best Value’ at a strategic level. Previous experience included all aspects of surveying including traditional pre and post contract work, grant assessment, option appraisal and project management.
     
    David is Head of Asset Management within the CIPFA group with an overall responsibility for Construction, Asset Management and Highways related networks.  Back in 2000 David founded CIPFA’s popular ‘Asset Management Network’, which now has approximately 260 member organisations across the UK Public Sector.
     
    David is often involved UK wide in the development of asset management practices, taking part in national working groups, advising central government and authoring asset management guidance for local authorities. He also develops and delivers training and consultancy on construction and property, procurement and wider strategic issues to a range of bodies within the public and private sectors.

    David Bentley

    Sessions with David Bentley:

    • Performance measures used within the public sector for property and property-related services

  • Robert Hine

    Head of Commercial Engagement - BSI Group

    Rob has been with BSI for 25 years. In his varied career he has chaired summit conferences between the European Commission and the Chinese Government, presented globally on product approval processes and represented the UK on technical committees in the development of key European and British Standards. Rob has recently been involved in the development of product approval processes for construction products in the Middle East, and enables construction companies and those who procure their products and services to realise the true value of certification and the BSI Kitemark.

    In his current role he enables organizations to become more resilient, to anticipate, prepare for and respond to sudden and incremental change in order to survive and prosper.  BIM is one example, sitting firmly on this agenda at both a National and International level.
     

    Robert Hine

    Sessions with Robert Hine:

    • Certification of asset management

  • Martin Hensman

    Head of Development Hub South East Scotland

    Martin has worked in Development and Construction for over twenty years and leads the development team at Hub South East. The bulk of his experience is gained from the delivery of large, complex, public private housing led regeneration initiatives, and Health and Education PPP infrastructure projects. A rounded knowledge of the many public-sector constraints surrounding delivery of key Social Infrastructure was the driver to set up a dedicated strategic partnering services business within Hub South East. His focus is working with clients to unlock value that will contribute positively towards their future service delivery.

    Through Hub South East, Martin is assisting clients with masterplanning, detailed option appraisal and the shaping of their future operational estates. This approach allows development of social infrastructure projects at a strategic level, with key elements de-risked substantially ahead of allocating capital and revenue budget. 

    Martin Hensman

    Sessions with Martin Hensman:

    • Hub South East Scotland Showcase

  • Alan Paul

    Senior Manager Property Services Fife Council

    Alan Paul is a senior manager at Fife Council’s and is responsible for the authority’s property activity.   Fife is Scotland’s third largest council and its property activity reflects this – 1m sq. m of facilities spread over 1800 sites, costing £65m pa to run and generating approx. £100m of capital investment annually.

    As part of a broader set of responsibilities, Alan is Chair of East Central Territory Partnering Board (hub programme) and is a member of Scottish Heads of Property Services (SHOPS).

    Alan is a Chartered Surveyor by Profession, and was educated at University of Aberdeen and at Robert Gordon’s. 

    Alan Paul

    Sessions with Alan Paul:

    • Building Value

      Through a smarter approach to asset management

  • Colin Hastie

    Director Bruach Design and Consultancy

    Colin is an Owner and Director at the architecture and BIM consultancy firm Bruach Design and Consultancy Ltd.  He is an experienced architect, contract administrator and lead consultant, with a considerable knowledge of the built environment and delivering construction projects.  Colin also has experience of implementing BIM within organisations, providing guidance on the required standards, and delivering training, support and ongoing consultancy and advice to a range of construction clients, contractors and consultants.  Colin is an member of the RIBA, RIAS, ARB, is a BIM Member of the BRE Academy, and was one of the first people in Scotland to be recognised by the BRE as a “BIM Certified Practitioner”, specifically in Project Information Management.  He also lectures on the Built Environment at City of Glasgow College, and is an examiner for the Scottish Professional Architect Examinations operated by APEAS

    Colin Hastie

    Sessions with Colin Hastie:

    • The Benefit of data

      More informed asset management

  • Katherine Mackintosh

    Managing Director Robertson Rengeneration Ltd

    Katherine is the Managing Director of Robertson Regeneration Ltd the 21st company in the Robertson Group which is one of the UK’s largest independently owned construction, infrastructure development and support service groups. Her business provides a single point of contact for clients to work with Robertson from inception to completion of projects, particularly working with the public sector around regeneration.


    Katherine is a chartered surveyor with over 25 years’ experience working in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining Robertson, she was responsible for Strategic Asset Management of Highland Councils 4,000 assets.

    Katherine Mackintosh

    Sessions with Katherine Mackintosh:

    • Can assets transform people’s lives?

  • Steven Traynor

    Framework Manager Robertson Group

    Steven is our Framework Manager, responsible for delivery of Frameworks in collaboration with Scape Group, the public sector procurement specialist.  He has a pivotal role, liaising with our Group Board and our regional businesses to grow our Framework offer in collaboration with the public sector.  Driving value and continuous improvement through our projects is a key theme for Steven and his team, so much so that our Scape project client satisfaction scores outstrip the industry norm. 

    Steven and his team are currently mobilising to deliver Major Works – Scotland, a part of the £7bn Scape National Construction framework , which will see Robertson deliver projects between £2m and £20m for the public sector until 2021.  Prior to this, our Framework Team helped to deliver £431m of turnover across 56 projects , via the Scape National Major Works framework.

    Steven is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and an Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council.  He is also a Supervising Civil Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers.  Steven is married with 3 children and is a Senior Football Referee for the Scottish Football Association.

    Steven  Traynor

    Sessions with Steven Traynor:

    • Can assets transform people’s lives?

  • Gemma Gourlay

    Director of Social Sustainability Robertson Group

    Gemma leads our dedicated community development team which currently has 12 staff. Gemma is also a member of CITB Scottish Council, CITB National Skills Academy for Construction Group and Advisor to Angus Shared Apprenticeship Programme. Gemma and her team of national and regional community development coordinators support our project teams, working proactively to build legacy and generate social value in the communities in where we live and work.

    We treat community development as core deliverables for our projects, integrating the planning for successful delivery into our overall project planning from the outset. We focus on forging mutually beneficial relationships which are based on understanding the individual needs of communities and supporting activities that have positive effects on them. We also support community empowerment, building the community’s capacity to deliver benefits for themselves.

    Gemma Gourlay

    Sessions with Gemma Gourlay:

    • Can assets transform people’s lives?

  • Kirsty Laing

    Head of Workspace Space Solutions

    Kirsty Laing is Space Solutions’ Head of Workplace and is passionate about helping organisations create the type of working environments that are space efficient, but also focused on people.  She has extensive experience of working on large commercial estates across the UK and Ireland and clients include Serco, PwC, Bank of Ireland and Transport Scotland.

    Kirsty  Laing

    Sessions with Kirsty Laing:

    • Rationalising space without jeopardising the organisation

      Workspace programmes for the public sector

  • Edward Pugh

    Lead Analyst, High Performing Buildings Capita

     Edward  Pugh

    Sessions with Edward Pugh:

    • Buildings and Human Behaviour: Gaining Practical Insights

  • Shaun Vigers

    Director SVA Property Auctions

    Shaun Vigers has been working in various sectors of the Scottish property industry for over 34 years, with the focus for the majority of the period, being the sale of property assets by public auction.
    In 1983, British Rail Property Board had a requirement to hold an auction in Scotland and Shaun was part of the team that, after a gap of over 20 years, re-introduced large scale commercial and residential property auctions to the Scottish property market. Having “re-invented the auction wheel”, in a Scottish context, he graduated to the rostrum in 1992 and went on to form his own company, SVA Property Auctions Ltd, in 1999.
    SVA acts for a broad range of public and private sector clients, all with equally diverse portfolios of surplus property assets. Shaun has worked on numerous projects to actively decrease client’s redundant asset portfolios, successfully finding new owners for sometimes difficult to sell properties and at the same time maximising best possible value.
    In recent years this work has involved providing an increasing amount of pre-auction advice and assisting with preparation work, prior to bringing the property assets to the market. 

    Shaun  Vigers

    Sessions with Shaun Vigers:

    • Dealing with challenging assets

      Effective management of challenging built assets in the public sector

  • Mark Tyson

    Director of Property & Facilities Management Capita

    As a senior leader at Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure, Mark Tyson is experienced in delivering innovative solutions, responding to needs of an ever-changing and challenging UK property market. Being a part of Capita plc puts Mark in an exceptional position to draw on the wider strengths of Capita to enhance, optimise and ensure clients' properties are contributing to the well-being and productivity of their users while maximising value and reducing the cost of ownership.

    Previously Mark was Operations Director of Mitie Energy. In this role, he worked on the development of Mitie's Intelligent Building proposition, launched with Red Bull Racing in June 2016. Mark's project contributed to a major research of the relationship between working environments, occupier satisfaction and productivity - the Standard Review

    Mark Tyson

    Sessions with Mark Tyson:

    • How the digitalisation of Estate Management will challenge traditional operating models

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13 September 2017 Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road Glasgow - G4 0BA

Asset Management

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