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Property Services
Estates and Facilities
Building W050
Whiteknights
PO Box 235
Reading
RG6 6BW

Chris Reeve BSc (Hons) MRICS, Director and Head of Department

Email: c.h.reeve@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 8333 (Internal: 8333)

Chris previously worked as a Head of Commercial, Partner and Director at leading UK national property consultancies before joining the University to better represent its real estate interests in-house. A Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years of experience in property, Chris expertise lies in complex negotiations to and driving best financial performance from property.


Edmund Smith BSc (Hons) MRICS, Corporate Property & Asset Management Surveyor

Email: e.j.smith@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 8276 (Internal: 8276)

A qualified Chartered Surveyor, Edmund previously worked for the District Valuer Office providing strategic property and valuation advice to key clients including the NHS and local government, asset managing key property investments and development sites. Edmund provides valuation and financial appraisal advice to the University on a wide range of matters while also managing its Business Rates, negotiating leases and managing a significant tenant base.


Stephen Jenkins BSc MRICS, Building & Investment Projects Surveyor

Email: stephen.jenkins@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 7385 (Internal: 7385)

A qualified Chartered Surveyor, Stephen leads on refurbishment, new build and larger repair projects. He has a strong track record in the education sector dealing with a wide range of property from specialist laboratories to Listed Building restoration projects, as well as having a wealth of expertise on tenant safeguarding, compliance and landscaping issues.


Tim Cole, MCIAT, Building Surveyor

Email: t.r.cole@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 6615 (Internal: 6615)

Tim delivers the residential and commercial property portfolios ongoing maintenance and repair programme, managing contractors and tenant relationships to ensure high quality building works are completed to a timetable and at best value. Tim is a qualified Architectural Technologist and proficient in AutoCAD, CDM regulations, building condition surveys, contractor management and project delivery.


Feray Smyth BSc (Hons), MSc, Property Finance Coordinator

Email: f.a.guvencsmyth@reading.ac.uk

Telephone: 0118 378 7353 (Internal: 7353)

Feray delivers a professional rent collection service as well as managing service charges and utility payments for University property let to non-University organisations and external companies. Feray sets and monitors budgets to ensure on target performance, and performs an accounting function for all aspects of property related income and outgoings, helping safeguard against late payments. Feray is experienced with managing external consultants and driving financial performance from property.

 

 

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Nigel Frankland BSc (Hons) MRICS, Strategic Estates Manager

Email: n.d.frankland@reading.ac.uk

Tel: 0118 378 8310 (Internal: 8310)

Working for the University for over 20 years concerning all aspects of its estate, from building pathology to managing high profile planning applications and major development site sale strategies, Nigel is a qualified Chartered Surveyor with a wealth of knowledge on the University's diverse estate.


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