The East Team

Martin Bennett

Martin Bennett BSc. Bldg. Surv. C Build E FCABE

Team Leader

I started within Stratford Building Control in 1989 as a Trainee Surveyor. During the past 28 years I have progressed through to my current role as Building Control Team Leader, which involves managing a small team of Surveyors in delivering the Building Control function.

I have a degree in Building Surveying and I am also a Fellow Member of the Association of Building Engineers.


Matt Stanley

Matt Stanley BSc (Hons) C. Build E MCABE

Senior Building Control Surveyor

My career in the building industry started in architecture back in 1987 when I worked as an Architectural Technician for a small practice in Warwick. In 1993 I joined Building Control at Stratford DC. Apart from a gap, when I moved to Warwick DC to work in their Housing Department as a Building Surveyor, I have been at Stratford DC ever since. In 2008 I took the position of Senior Building Control Surveyor and this is my current role.

I studied at Mid Warwickshire College and Birmingham City University and in 1998 gained my BSc Honours degree in Building Surveying and achieved my professional qualification and became a Chartered Member of the Association of Building Engineers.


Emma Grey

Emma Grey BSc (Hons) Grad CABE

Building Control Surveyor

I started in Building Control at Stratford DC in 2000 as a trainee, moving from a Property Management position in Bristol where, in 1997 I graduated from The University of the West of England with an honours degree in Building Surveying.

I am now a Building Control Surveyor with Graduate Membership of the Association of Building Engineers. Since having a family I work part time and concentrate mainly on the Plan Checking aspect of the Service.


Martin Mc

Martin McFeely BSc ACABE

Building Control Surveyor

I started my profession in Building Control in 2004 as the Building Control Modern Apprentice at Tewkesbury Borough Council and soon progressed to Building Control Technician. In 2010 I moved to the Cheltenham & Tewkesbury Building Control service as an Assistant Building Control Surveyor and in 2014 became Building Control Surveyor at Oxford City Council. In August 2016 I joined Stratford DC as a Building Control Surveyor.


Chris Allen

Chris Allen

Trainee Building Control Surveyor

My career started in August 2013, in a shared working role for Cherwell DC and South Northamptonshire Council in the Performance and Insight Team; here I acquired skills and experience in Customer Complaints Management. I attained an NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration through an apprenticeship scheme with them at Oxford and Cherwell Valley College. I then started working for Stratford DC in August 2014 in the Customer Support Services team, where I gained a lot of valuable knowledge and experience of Planning and Development Management.

I joined the Building Control Team in July 2017 as a Trainee Building Control Surveyor and will be working towards achieving a Building HNC at Coventry University.


The West Team

Iain Wyatt

Iain Wyatt BSc. Bldg. Surv. C Build E FCABE

Team Leader

I started at Stratford DC in 1989 as a Trainee Building Control Surveyor. During the years I have progressed through to my current role as Building Control Team Leader, which involves managing a small team of Surveyors in delivering the Building Control function.

I have an OND, HNC and degree in Building Surveying and I am a Fellow Member of the Association of Building Engineers.


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Adrian Bethune BSc (Hons) C. Build E MCABE

Senior Building Control Surveyor

My career in Building Control started at Stratford DC in 1992 as a trainee. Apart from a two-and-a-half year gap, where I moved to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council for more commercial experience, I have been at Stratford all of my working career. In 2008 I took the position of Senior Building Control Surveyor and this is my current role.

I studied at Mid Warwickshire College and The University of Wolverhampton and in 1999 gained my first class honours degree in Building Surveying. After a short break I attained my professional qualification and became a Chartered Member of the Association of Building Engineers.


Evan Gibson

Evan Gibson BSc. Bldg. Surv. ACABE

Building Control Surveyor

My career in Building Control started at Stratford DC in 2001 as an Assistant Building Control Surveyor. I worked at Wychavon DC from 2003-2005 as a Building Control Surveyor. Before 2001 I worked in the private sector for an interior design consultancy in Cheltenham, where I worked on mainly commercial projects for the leisure industry.

I studied at Birmingham City University, where in 2005 I obtained a 2:1 Honors Degree in Building Surveying. I am currently an Associate Member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers.


Wendy

Wendy Appleby BSc MRICS

Building Control Surveyor

After a brief spell working in haematology I found my métier in Building Surveying. I joined Bromsgrove Building Control in 1989, rising to Principal BCO, followed by a move to Birmingham City Council, where I was the Project Leader on major commercial projects. Following the birth of my three children, I worked as a freelance Building Control Surveyor for several local authorities. I rejoined the PAYE team in 2011, working for Aylesbury Vale and since 2015 for Stratford DC.

I hold a BSc Building Surveying degree, became a Chartered Building Surveyor with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in 2000, and have been a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers since 1997.

Last updated on 05/11/2018

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