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Our Team

Paul Wood
Director and Founder

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A Chartered Building Surveyor with a passion for good quality advice that makes a difference for clients and a penchant for dilapidations.

Where based
Manchester / London

Specialisms
Lease consultancy and dilapidations, plus associated professional services including due diligence, party wall and measured surveys.

Something you wouldn't know about him
His proudest accomplishment, after founding Vantage was serving as an army reserve for a number of years as part of 144 Parachute Medical Squadron.

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Daniel Mole
Director

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A Chartered Building Surveyor with nearly 20 years experience in the commercial and residential sectors. 

Where based
Newcastle / London

Specialisms
Project management of construction projects including large refurbishments and complex new builds. An extensive track record in building acquisition surveys, in both residential and commercial sectors.

Something you wouldn't know about him
He's a qualified RFU junior rugby coach at his local club and has recently taken up paddle boarding!

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David Allen
Director

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With a specialism in the professional and regulatory side of Building Surveying, mainly practicing in major due diligence, dilapidations, refurbishment projects and party wall matters.

Where based
Bristol / London

Specialisms
Major investment surveys ranging from standard industrial "sheds" to entire town centres in the UK, Europe and Scandinavia.

Something you wouldn't know about him
He's a Blood Biker - part of a voluntary team who provide an out-of-hours transport service to hospitals.

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Jake Brown
Building Surveyor

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A young bright surveyor starting out on his journey with an eagerness to learn and develop within the profession.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
Helping clients achieve their goals whilst offering a full range of building surveying services, with an emphasis on dilapidations and due diligence.

Something you wouldn't know about him
He's the Freddie Flintoff of the Manchester office, Jake is a semi-professional cricket player and plays for Orrell Red Triangle Cricket Club.

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Daniel Thomas
Litigation Expert

Partner and Head of Litigations at Primas Law, Daniel is a specialist who Vantage work with regularly.

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An expert in commercial litigation with a proven track record of providing no-nonsense advice with great commercial awareness and tactical expertise. Daniel recently joined Primas Law as Partner and Head of Litigation.

Where based
Primas Law, Warrington

Specialisms
Daniel has a wealth of knowledge in commercial and personal litigation, having been involved in numerous heavyweight cases, including freezing injunctions and Court of Appeal matters.

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Anthony Rawson
Associate Accounts & Operations

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With a passion for statistics and reports, as well as over 10 years hands on experience in operations he brings a vast amount of knowledge to the team.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
Primarily accounts management with financial reporting and first-hand experience of how to add value by employing efficient and realistic strategies.

Something you wouldn't know about him
He does a mean "Delilah" by Tom Jones on karaoke and is an avid Man City Seasoncard holder who hasn't missed a home game in over 20 years!

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Measured Survey Team
Specialist Geomatic Surveyors

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Our vastly experienced measured survey team of directors Duncan and Will have over 22 years experience between them.

Where based
London but covering all the UK

Specialisms
Their constant study and drive ensure the most modern technologies and methods in geomatic surveys are used with concise results produced. The team survey and measure utilising a variety of methods including Total Stations, Laser scanners and Leica equipment.

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Laura Vernon
PA to Senior Director

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A dedicated organiser and team administrator with a passion for spreadsheets!

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
Diary management, organising, events, processes and all-round communicator.

Something you wouldn't know about her
She can pedicate your star sign within 30 seconds of talking to you.

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Elaine Wood
Marketing & Communications Manager

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A passionate marketer with over 10 years experience both on agency and client side.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
CRM, email, social media and getting things done with an eye for detail.

Something you wouldn't know about her
She loves to paddleboard especially in the South West with a favourite beach in Hayle, Cornwall.

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Bella
Office Dog

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A beautiful rescued cocker spaniel with a love for tennis balls and walks.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
Catching balls and bringing them back.

Something you wouldn't know about her
She can take bread off the kitchen worktop without anyone seeing her.

Lizzy
Land Rover Defender

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A lovingly restored defender with a lot of hard and dedication gone into her.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
She allows the team to literally take on any role, anywhere! She welcomes a challenge in town or up a mountain.

Something you wouldn't know about her
"Lizzy" was previously owned by Paul many years ago and was part of a memorable journey to Monaco and back!

New Team Member
Building Surveyor

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We're looking for a bright, passionate surveyor in the Manchester office with good all round experience of advising and helping clients.

Where based
Manchester

Specialisms
Experience in some core services like dilapidations, technical due diligence, reinstatement cost assessments, contract administration, party wall, project management and expert witness. 
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