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

  • 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

  • Shaun Vigers

    Director SVA Property Auctions

    Shaun  Vigers

    Sessions with Shaun Vigers:

    • Dealing with challenging assets

      Effective management of challenging built assets in the public sector

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13 September 2017 Glasgow Caledonian University

Asset Management

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