GVA has made 40 promotions across its London and regional offices including appointing seven new senior directors.

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Alastair Carmichael is one of 39 promotions at GVA

Leading the promotions is new senior director for real estate finance Alastair Carmichael, who recently led on GVA’s appointment alongside PRSim by the Scottish government to assess the viability of applications made by build-to-rent developers to the Rental Income Guarantee Scheme. Carmichael joined the then-named Bilfinger GVA in 2015 from RBS.

Fellow senior director appointments include Virginia Blackman in compulsory purchase; Richard Gaunt in hospitality and leisure; Sharon Reilly in property management consultancy in Birmingham; Derick Jackson in property management consultancy in Newcastle, Jonathan Kirby in planning consultancy in Birmingham and Nathan Pask in restructuring solutions.

Gerry Hughes, chief executive at GVA, said: “We are a people-driven business and have built our success on recognising and rewarding talent within our business. It is incredibly important that we invest in our people and maintain an environment that allows people to develop, progress and, ultimately, move up through the business. Congratulations to all who have been promoted this year.”

The remaining promotions are as follows:

Director promotions

  • • Kim Grieveson, Development, London
  • • Ishdeep Bawa, Real Estate Finance, London
  • • Shaun Collins, Acuity, London
  • • Gareth Conroy, Land & Development, Manchester
  • • Mike Cook, Acuity, London
  • • Anne Hargreaves, Planning, Leeds
  • • Alex Eason, Business Rates, London
  • • Mark Ebo, Retail Hotels & Leisure, Cardiff
  • • Robert Erskine, Acuity, London
  • • Jill Goodman, Lease Advisory, Leeds
  • • Jonathan Lowe, Offices, Liverpool

Associate promotions

  • • Mark Beer, Building Advisory, London
  • • Helen Gelsthorpe, Business Rates, Leeds
  • • Linda Doyle, Energy & Natural Resources, Liverpool
  • • Lana Kerr, Acuity, London
  • • Mark Anderson, Acuity, London
  • • Duncan Wooldridge, Acuity, London
  • • Kerry Maguire, Valuation, Glasgow
  • • Luke O’Dowd, Independent Healthcare, London
  • • Charlotte Brierley, Independent Healthcare, London
  • • Kate Deakin, Independent Healthcare, Manchester
  • • Claire Robinson, Land & Development, Liverpool
  • • Joe Wherity, Land & Development, London
  • • Miles Drew, Planning, Birmingham
  • • Brian Maher, Planning, Dublin
  • • Poppy Bell, Retail, Hotels & Leisure, London
  • • Tanek Patel, IT, Birmingham
  • • Sheena Modi, IT, Birmingham
  • • Gavin Highgate, Telecoms, Glasgow
  • • Michael Ihringer, Telecoms, Manchester
  • • Sarah Redley, Valuation , Birmingham
  • • Amit Sharma, Valuation, London
  • • Yaser Din, West End Management, London