By: 27 October 2023
Brawdia announces two new UK offices

Brawdia is an insurance-focused building and project consultancy, they have continued their regional growth with the opening of two new UK offices. The opening of their Edinburgh office marks their first office in Scotland. Birmingham is their second new addition. Brawdia now has five locations across the UK. 

The office openings follow the appointment of four senior team members: 

Iain Pepler has joined as a director to head up Brawdia’s new Edinburgh office. He will take the lead on building its Scottish operation. Iain is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience.  

Leanne Field has joined as an associate in Brawdia’s new Birmingham office. She is a chartered building surveyor with over six years’ experience. Leanne provides a range of professional building surveying services and consultancy advice in the commercial, retail and industrial sectors.  

Martin McGowan and Richard Busby have both joined Brawdia’s north of England team.  

Martin has joined the Manchester office as an associate director. He has 13 years’ experience across a range of project and professional building surveying instructions. He is a chartered building surveyor with expertise across dilapidations, project monitoring, contract administration, defect analysis and reinstatement cost assessments. 

Richard, based in the Northeast, is a chartered building engineer with a varied career comprising 10 years practical experience as a bricklayer/stonemason, and 25 years professional experience in the industry working for Cunningham Lindsey (now Sedgwick) and Balfour Beatty Management. Richard specialises in insurance related subsidence claims, fire/flood reinstatement works, and defects diagnosis assessments. 

Since its launch in 2021, Brawdia has built a 17-strong team of specialist surveyors working across insurance, commercial and local authority clients. The consultancy has developed specialist services across building surveying and project management, with growth areas including resilience and sustainability, and reinstatement cost assessments..     

Philip Barmby, Managing Director, Brawdia: “This is an exciting time for Brawdia as we continue to expand our regional network and I’m delighted that we can now offer our clients full coverage across the British Isles.” 


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Emma Cockings
Emma is a content editor for Claims Media.