Matt White is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 20 years' experience in the commercial property sector, together with specialist qualifications in the field of sustainability.
Matt was formerly an Associate Director of Building Consultancy within the Glasgow office of CBRE. In 2006 Matt began working on the client side as the property director of niche Scottish hospitality company developing and managing a 30 strong portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants, together with the management of an in-house maintenance team. Matt was joined in 2007 by William Bell to run the ever expanding portfolio. In 2009 Matt and William returned to the commercial property consultancy with the establishment of EPCA.
Matt has been involved in a number of interesting projects during EPCA's first five years, from property acquisition surveys and due diligence, to dilapidations and schedules of condition. Matt has also been involved in project managing a number of sizeable refurbishment projects in both the industrial and office sectors.
Sustainability and energy efficiency have been key issues for Matt for a number of years and he is an experienced energy performance assessor for non-domestic property in Scotland.
William Bell is a Chartered Building Surveyor with a long track record in commercial property, and a series of specialist interests in the fields of statutory compliance and sustainability.
William was formerly an Associate Director of Building Consultancy with the Glasgow office of Savills, having previously worked at CBRE. In 2007 William joined Matt White working client side in the hospitality and leisure industry, managing and developing a 30 strong portfolio of hotels, bars and restaurants. In 2009 William and Matt returned to commercial property consultancy with the establishment of EPCA.
William is an experienced construction health and safety consultant, CDM Principal Designer and Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety. In addition, William advises a range of clients on Fire Safety. William is a qualifed Asbestos Surveyor holding a P402 certificate from the British Occupational Hygiene Society.
Lastly William has a keen interest in the energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings. He is an experienced Energy Performance Assessor and oversees the Energy Performance Certification for non-domestic property in Scotland.
Lee Dempster is our Associate Director of Building Surveying. He joined us in 2017 from a position as Associate Director at Watts Group. Lee is an experienced Chartered Building Surveyor with wide ranging professional and project management experience. He has a particular track record in the field of outsourced public sector work Lee spent ten years with Land Securities Trillium overseeing the delivery of projects for their Department of Work and Pensions and DVLA clients. Other major clients have included Telereal Trillium, Royal Mail Group, Codebase and Codeclan
Katie Dunbar is our Junior Building Surveyor. She has recently completed an Honours Degree in Building Surveying at Caledonian University, Glasgow, graduating with First Class Honours. Katie assists the senior Building Surveying staff in all Building Surveying and CDM 2015 related work.
Katie is a qualified Level 3 Energy Performance Assessor for non-domestic properties in Scotland.
Jonathan Calder is our Senior Health & Safety Adviser, working with William Bell in the delivery of our CDM services. Jonathan is an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety. He has 14 years experience in the construction industry, having previously been a time served joiner and site foreman before taking up a professional career in construction health and safety.
Jonathan has an NEBOSH General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health and CITB Site Manager Safety Training Scheme. In addition, Jonathan is an Associate Member of the Institution of Safety and Health (IOSH).
At EPCA, Jonathan's role is to undertake on-site health & safety auditing of projects where we are appointed CDM Principal Designers. In addition, Jonathan is in training in the field of CDM implementation for a range of projects, and assists EPCA director William Bell in this regard. Jonathan has achieved Associate Membership of the Association for Project Safety, and will be shortly applying for Incorporated membership of the APS.
James Jackson is our senior Energy Performance Assessor and is responsible for delivering our EPC and sustainability services. James is accredited for non-domestic and domestic property in both Scotland and England (Levels 3 and 4 buildings).
In addition, James is an accredited Section 63 Adviser and leads the implementation of the new The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016.
Kirk is an experienced EPC Assessor in our Energy Performance and Sustainability department. Kirk is accredited for non-domestic and domestic property in both Scotland and England & Wales (Levels 3 and 4 buildings). Kirk has also achieved accreditation as a Section 63 Adviser and advises clients on the implementation of The Assessment of Energy Performance of Non-domestic Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2016.