News: Chartered status for Rob Carrotte, Powell Williams surveyor
The practice is delighted that the 31-year-old is now
fully qualified and will begin to take on more extensive
instructions, working directly with the firm's investor, landlord
and occupier clients.
Having joined Powell Williams as a graduate, following two
years of travelling, Rob has been supported through his training by
the firm's senior staff and partners, particularly Martin Hunt,
Andy Williams and David Hollingsworth.
Rob said: "I am extremely pleased to have secured
my MRICS qualification and become a fully qualified chartered
building surveyor. The support I have received from the partners
has been fantastic and I have learned so much from them and my
colleagues over the last few years."
"There is so much variety in this job and I've been lucky to
work on some interesting, large and complex projects, and gain
experience of a vast range of building surveying activities. But
there are areas in which I have a particular interest and I am
hoping to specialise in dilapidations and exit strategies, helping
our clients to save money, reduce their liabilities and resolve
Focus on the future
Investment in the mentoring and training is central to the
ethos of Powell Williams, a business which was established in 1990
and takes great pride in the development of its own team.
Partner Martin Hunt, who himself joined the business as an
intern in 1996 before becoming an equity partner in 2010, said: "It
has never been more important to invest in the development of the
next generation of building surveyors. As the market picks up, the
skills shortage caused by the recession becomes more clear. Our
strategy has long been to train our own in-house, to help them
achieve RICS chartered status and, crucially, to meet the senior
team's exacting standards."
"We are proud to have an excellent team of trainee and
junior surveyors across our four offices, working alongside their
more senior colleagues. Rob's achievement is well deserved and has
been celebrated by all within the business. He will now be working
more closely with clients and will start to develop his expertise
in dilapidations, with the full support of the