Prior to joining Abacus in 2013, David gained 8 years' experience at the same national practice as Ellis & Mike as a Quantity Surveyor.
David is a dedicated and diligent Chartered Quantity Surveyor with excellent experience within the construction industry, leading and managing cost, risk and programme from concept right through to completion.
David has been successful in delivering projects as both a Professional Quantity Surveyor (PQS) and as a Contractor's Quantity Surveyor and is trained and experienced in a variety of procurement routes with extensive knowledge of the JCT contract suite.
David has effectively delivered a variety of projects including New build, Refurbishment and Regeneration. Since joining Abacus, David has mostly been acting in the capacity as Employer's Agent on volume handover projects for private student accommodation providers, providing a Cost Management function pre-contract and an Employer's Agent role post contract. David has been involved in the delivery of in excess of 5,000 study bedrooms.
As Employer's Agent, David is a good communicator and has built strong Client relationships together with working closely with other construction disciplines.