Teams focused on Quality, Compliance and Sustainability in Construction

Our forward-thinking teams deliver our service with enthusiasm and passion to provide exceptional customer service and technical excellence for our clients. To find out more about our teams who contribute to our success, please follow the links below:

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Cook Brown Building Control

Executive Team

Dave Allen
Director of Specialist Projects and Consultancy Services

I work with a team providing Building Control and Compliance Consultancy Services to complex and specialised projects including Mixed-Use, Towers, Public Buildings and Governmental Buildings.  My colleagues and I are highly experienced and qualified to provide the best possible service.

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Andy Clark
Operations Director

My key areas of responsibilities are the strategic direction of the company, its performance and operational effectiveness. I am responsible for the ISO9001 Quality Management System and the integral role that plays in delivering a customer focussed and collaborative approach across all office locations.

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Andy Kidd
Regional Surveying Manager

I have worked within Building Control for over thirty-five years and have been involved in a wide variety of developments ranging from small domestic work to new Hospitals, Colleges and Schools, predominantly in the West Midlands region. As Regional Surveying Manager, I am responsible for managing the team at the Birmingham office. My role is to identify new business opportunities for commercial growth and to also mentor individuals within the team.

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David Hartill
Regional Surveying Manager
BSc (Hons) C.Build E MCABE AIFire E

I am the Regional Surveying Manager for the South Wales region of Cook Brown Building Control. This region spans from throughout the M4 corridor and also Mid and West Wales.
My current role is to continually develop and grow the region in line with our continued expansion of the business. I also have responsibility for managing a diverse Domestic and Commercial portfolio including very large-scale complex projects throughout the UK. Our team is highly experienced, we work with design teams and clients to deliver projects, ensuring we provide a first-class service.

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John Lynch
Regional Surveying Manager

I am the Regional Surveying Manager for the Bristol region of Cook Brown Building Control. This region spans from the far West of the country through to the South Coast and to Reading in the East.

My role is to continually develop and review the services that we provide in accordance with the company’s vision and values, quality policy, standard operating procedures and CICAIR codes of practice. I also have responsibility for managing a diverse Domestic and Commercial portfolio including very large-scale complex projects. This includes review of design stage proposals as well as carrying out inspections of highly technical items of construction on site and providing detailed and diligent site records.

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Sam Davies
Senior Building Control Surveyor

My day-to-day role primarily consists of undertaking fee quotations, plan checks, site inspections and general liaison with clients. My focus is on building relationships with clients to achieve mutual understanding and add value to projects through sharing my knowledge and experience, with the aim of achieving compliance through collaboration.

I work with the team in Tewkesbury but will predominantly be providing Building Control services in Herefordshire, with some work in Powys and Shropshire.

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Steve Lucking
Regional Director
BSc (Hons) C.Build E, MCABE

I am part of the Directing team which is responsible for the strategic growth of the business both regionally and nationally. My main role is to co-ordinate the Approved Inspector service in the South West and Midland regions, supporting Operational Delivery, Client Management and the Building Control Surveyors. I am also responsible for collaborating with the marketing team overseeing the marketing activity undertaken for Cook Brown Building Control at Group level, and having a strategic input on successful delivery.

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Theresa Elesmore-Everiss
Principal Building Control Surveyor
BA (Hons) HNC C.Build E MCABE

Initially I joined Cook Brown Building Control in August 2018 as a Senior Building Control Surveyor to allow a little more flexibility rather than my previous daily commute in and out of central London. This has benefited me personally as the role has given me a valuable work-life balance – being able to do the school runs in the morning and being closer to home rather than being in the city daily, is something which my children have benefitted from too.

I was promoted in January 2020 as a Principal Building Control Surveyor which has enabled me to develop my career as well as continuing with my daily duties as a surveyor. I am assisting the Technical Director to manage a team and to be more active in the day to day management of the London office.

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