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Ryden Recruits New Project and Building Consultancy Partner in Manchester

13th February 2019

Ryden has recruited Ian Spencer to lead and build a Project and Building Consultancy team in its Manchester office.

Ian has been Director at Trident Building Consultancy for the last 12 years establishing and growing their North West offices. Previously, he had similar roles at CNP, Chesterton and Richard Eliis, now part of CBRE.   

Ian attended Liverpool John Moores University and is both a Chartered Building Surveyor and Chartered Project Management Surveyor specialising in commercial property related advice.

Andrew Richardson, Head of the Manchester office and Partner – Investment and Finance said:

“Having established Ryden’s Manchester office in 2017, it’s great to be able to expand the service from Investment and Agency into Project and Building Consultancy.

“We have established a very senior, highly experienced team in Manchester and Ian is a fantastic addition to the office here.”

Ian Spencer, newly recruited Partner in Project and Building Consultancy in Manchester said:

“I’m looking forward to developing the Project and Building Consultancy offer with Ryden as one of the UK’s largest independent property firms. Ryden already has a strong client base in the North West which I’m keen to build upon in the coming months and years.”

Andrew Cliff, Partner – Head of Ryden Project and Building Consultancy said:

“Ian’s experience and standing in the market is a great asset and continues our UK wide focus to deliver the next phase of our business plan. Over the last three years Ryden’s Project and Building Consultancy Group fee turnover has more than doubled and our national coverage means we have the ability to advise clients across the UK from our offices in Manchester, Leeds, London, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen.”

Ian Spencer

Ian is both a Chartered Building Surveyor and Chartered Project Management Surveyor with over 30 years of experience in commercial property and construction.

Prior to joining Ryden at the beginning of 2019, Ian established and led the Manchester and Liverpool offices of specialist Project and Building Consultancy, Trident, for twelve years.  Also, taking a national lead on Technical Due Diligence.  Prior to this he had senior roles at CNP and Chesterton in Manchester.

Consequently, Ian has a wide spectrum of experience in commercial building surveying and project management activities, encompassing technical due diligence and acquisition advice, dilapidations, building refurbishment and alterations, new build, and development monitoring.

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