We are delighted to have appointed three new starters across the country to various locations. All named Ian – we know, just what are the chances of that! They start in our offices in Cambridge, Dursley and Catterick and allow us to provide an even better service to our growing list of nationwide clients.
Ian Boulton will be based in our Cambridge office.
He brings a wealth of experience with him, having held the position of Building Control Manager of Cambridge City Council, one of the country’s finest capitals of learning. His extensive experience covers all sectors of construction including major residential, mixed use development, education, office and commercial, research and development and healthcare. He also and has served on many committees at different levels all with aim of improving the built environment.
Andrew Wignall, Managing Associate of our Cambridge office commented “Ian’s proactive and collaborative approach is well known by clients, architects and contractors alike, and is a perfect fit with the Salus approach.”
Ian is pleased to have joined the Salus Cambridge office and is looking forward to delivering a proactive and customer focused service.
Ian Childs formerly part of the South Team of Carillion Specialist Services Ltd will be based at our Dursley office.
Ian will be working in a region he knows and is well known in, serving South Wales and neighbouring areas such as Gloucestershire and Herefordshire. Managing Associate, Alan Chambers explained, “I am sure his clients will be pleased that he is still in the industry to tap into his vast experience in the construction industry having spent over ten years as a building control manager in both the private and public sectors.
Ian provides professional advice in the consultancy areas of Approved Inspector, Building Control Consultancy, Fire Risk Assessment, DDA Access Audits on projects. Ian is a real multi-skilled asset to Salus, whose experience covers a very broad spectrum of property and market sectors such as commercial, defence, financial, health, distribution, retail, data centres, education, custodial, emergency services, public sector, PPP projects and housing.
In addition, Ian has written the building regulation section of a set of interactive CD’s for the University of the West of England, which is used by both students and professionals. He was singled out and mentioned in the foreword to the book “Building Your Own Home” for his knowledge of the Building Regulations and the assistance that he gave to the author.
Ian Wood is a true building control professional, spending his working life in the building industry before moving over to the regulatory side of the business.
Ian has a broad knowledge and experience and has a pragmatic approach to the application of the regulations whilst understanding the legislative objectives. He has specialist knowledge in the field of Access and the Disability Aspects of the Equality Act, having been employed for three years as an Access Consultant. In this role, consultancy services were provided to a range of organisations including major fast food retailers, universities, hospitals, schools, supermarket retailers and other establishments.
Ian’s fire safety knowledge and experience has also been employed extensively in carrying out Fire Risk Assessments on various office, educational and commercial buildings.