Management Consultant (Strategic Asset Management and Procurement).
Graham is qualified in property / construction, business management and law. He is also a Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Project Management Surveyor and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Graham has substantial experience of working within the social housing sector as a consultant, advising on strategic asset management issues. He has gained considerable experience and particular expertise in the development and implementation of procurement, strategic policy development, dispute resolution (Adjudication support & Expert Witness) and DSO business planning / ‘health checks' / VFM assessments.
Graham has personally led some of the housing sector's biggest procurement projects and has procured in excess of £4 billion of such projects in the last 13 years. He is a regular speaker at national conferences and has been awarded a Doctorate, which related to research on procurement within the social housing sector.
Recent projects that Graham has been involved in include:
- Has undertaken in excess of 150 DSO / trading activity due diligence ‘Health Check’ audits
- Has undertaken a number of forensic audits including dealing with contentious issues
- Development and implementation of service improvement plans, with ‘SMART’ objectives
- Business process re-engineering of Property/Technical Services Departments in order to re-align the structure and processes to achieve a more effective and efficient service
- Development of technical standards, contractual procedures, partnering frameworks and the process of contractor control
- Senior Property / Technical staff recruitment, selection and mentoring
- Staff structure re-design taking account of efficiency drivers and modern procurement methods
- Value for money reviews of property / asset management functions
- Training and mentoring on a wide range of issues including strategic procurement, property law, contract administration, open book accounting, fire safety
- Undertaking soft market testing for a number of organisations in order to test out the proposed strategy and to gauge the market appetite
Housing Asset Management Consultancy - Managing Director
Midland Heart - Consultant
London Borough of Southwark - Consultant
Helena Housing Partnership - Consultant
London Borough of Camden - Consultant
A regular speaker at national conferences