Gautam is Aitchison Raffety’s Head of Property Management based at the London Office, who manages a portfolio of retail, office, light industrial and mixed-use properties for a variety of clients; pension funds, family trusts, investors, occupiers and developers.
He joined the company in 2014 following six years in a client-side asset management role at a corporate landlord (FTSE 250 company), and prior to that as a property manager at a residential management company. Gautam has an MSc in Real Estate and has 14 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial and residential management including estate management, asset management, service charge management and accounting, risk mitigation, maintenance and refurbishment, lease renewals, rent reviews, surrender and re-gears, new lettings and leasing.
As Director and Head of Valuation at Aitchison Raffety, Ian has overall responsibility for the business’ valuation service line, comprising close to 30 individuals, across its’ extensive office network. He is based out of the London office, but oversees and manages the company’s valuation coverage nationally. His role at Aitchison Raffety further encompasses strategic business planning, business development, risk management and quality control.
Ian is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer having in excess of 20 years’ experience in the real estate valuation industry and, for the last 15 years, has developed a specialism in the execution, review and management of valuations in the UK and EMEA region.
Jamie leads the London Building Surveying Team having joined Aitchison Raffety in July 2023. Providing advice across London and the Southeast of England.
With over 15 years’ experience advising clients across residential and commercial sectors including offices, industrial / warehouses, high street retail, schools, private individual homes, mansion blocks, social housing blocks, and development schemes.
Jamie is experienced in a wide range of Building Surveying disciplines covering legal and regulatory compliance, defect diagnosis and remedial works, project management, dilapidations, planned maintenance and neighbourly matters amongst other areas.
As an Associate Director of Aitchison Raffety, Jason prepares surveys and other reports on residential property including party wall awards and carries out appraisal work for solicitors, banks and financial organisations including central London, valuing property up to £40million.
Jason has been in practice since 1988 and originally trained with a West End architectural practice (ATP Group), subsequently continuing his training as a Surveyor with northwest London firm Higgins & Co reaching Director status. He developed skills in organising and overseeing refurbishment and new build schemes for a number of Housing Associations. Jason joined Aitchison Raffety in 1999 based at the company’s Hertfordshire office and primarily worked in the residential sector undertaking valuations, surveys and construction monitoring. His valuation experience extends from Watford and surrounding Home Counties, into north, northwest, west and central London.
Laurence has over 30 years experience in the commercial property sector. He set up his own property consultancy, Barton Rix, which was acquired by Aitchison Raffety in 2007.
As Head of Corporate Real Estate, Laurence advises major national and international companies on property matters ranging from simple lease negotiations to corporate relocations. He also has expert knowledge in Landlord and Tenant dispute resolution matters with experience in arbitration and expert witness procedures.
As Operation Director in Valuation, Martin oversees all operational aspects of the Valuation Division Strategy, ensuring the Division is constantly moving towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines.
Martin oversees the Divisions Operations performance, investments and other business ventures with innovation to support business growth with constant change.
Martin has over 20 years’ experience in Senior leadership roles becoming the youngest Bank Manager at Lloyds where he spent eight years prior to joining Aitchison Raffety as a Director in 2019 as Valuation Business Director.
He has three years property experience including two years within the healthcare sector specialising in reviewing NHS Notional Rent, and involvement in rent reviews and partnership valuations.
Nathan will be working towards completing his APC and MRICS qualification as well as maintaining and developing relationships with existing clients and expanding Aitchison Raffety’s presence within the primary care sector throughout the country.
Philip was appointed the Managing Director of Aitchison Raffety in 2020. He works closely with the Finance Director and the heads of each service division to ensure that the company develops and achieves its strategy for growth, maintains its vision, and promotes its values as a new employee owned business.
He continues to undertake work within the education and healthcare sectors throughout the UK.
Philip joined the company in 1997 and has over 30 years’ experience in property as well as business development, systems and people management. From 2009 he headed up the company’s Western Regional Office in Stokenchurch which undertakes work across the West of England and Wales and more recently he led our Healthcare and Education teams. He became Group Operations Director in 2015.
As a chartered surveyor and RICS registered valuer Philip has specialised in valuations for development and investment within the education and healthcare sectors for some considerable time, specifically medical centres, pharmacies, hospitals, crèches, independent schools, academies, and colleges.