Established in 1971 and operating from four offices, we are a Building Top 150 consultancy offering a multidisciplinary, integrated, and fully coordinated professional service.
We work with a wide range of clients across the UK and Europe. Our ethos is based on efficiency, flexibility, accessibility and being passionate about what we do, always striving to build meaningful enduring relationships with our clients and industry partners.
Fundamental to the success of the services we provide and the projects we deliver is our ability to balance cost awareness and professional management with innovative, high quality design. Above all we put our clients at the heart of all we do, ensuring we remain focussed on their requirements, aspirations and commercial targets from the outset.
Our ongoing success is built on our relentless pursuit of excellence. Our experience alongside our highly motivated, well trained and professionally qualified staff ensures the very best service. Through our collaborative, client centred approach we are able to deliver innovative solutions with greater certainty and to a high quality, exceeding client expectations.
The Practice is closely managed by six Partners and a dedicated and highly motivated Senior Management Team.
For current vacancies, please see our Careers page.
BA(Hons) MArch RIBA
Giles is an award winning Chartered Architect with over 18 years experience with a wide range of key skills and knowledge across a broad spectrum of sectors. He joined the practice in 2013 from a major international multi-disciplinary London based company, and was elevated to Partner in 2017. His experience ranges from mixed use commercial and residential regeneration projects, exemplar research facilities, to managing frameworks with multiple estates, projects, tight budgets and timescales. By developing the ethereal, functional and financial briefs he ensures that the best product is delivered for the client and its stakeholders, ensuring places and spaces are designed for the people that intend to use them with great client satisfaction and recognition.
BSc(Hons) DipSurvPract MRICS
Steve joined the practice in 2002 and studied part-time leading to graduation with a 1st class honours degree. He leads our Plymouth and Exeter Building Surveying/Project Management teams along with a number of multi-disciplinary appointments for Local Authorities, Academies, Social Housing providers and Developers. His specialisms include education, social/private housing sector and residential/commercial developments; working on projects which range from small refurbishments to multi-million pound regeneration schemes. In addition to project work Steve also works closely with the Building Surveying team to deliver acquisition/condition surveys, schedules of conditions/dilapidations, fire safety inspections, feasibility studies, Party Wall duties and development consultancy services.
Mike is a highly experienced Chartered Architect who joined the Practice in 2000 and became a Partner in 2013 after successfully growing the architectural teams nationally. Mike has responsibility for the Built Environment departments across the Practice. A broad background initially working for a Design and Build contractor and then a series of architectural practices in the Midlands, London and the South West. Mike manages a broad range of clients across public and private sectors as well as a number of significant Frameworks. With a passion for design, creativity, technology and innovation, Mike places people at the heart of the process.
Philip is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 20 years experience of major projects across a wide range of industry sectors. Philip joined Bailey Partnership in 2007 and became a partner in 2015, becoming the partner responsible for the delivery of Quantity Surveying services. He is equally adept at generating best value for clients on smaller refurbishments as well as multi-million pound new build projects. His early career was spent in private practice in London, undertaking the full range of pre and post contract quantity surveying duties. Overall project experience ranges across commercial offices, retail, leisure, residential, airport schemes and education work. Philip is the partner responsible for the Exeter office, Professional Practice, Finance and QS resource allocation across the practice.
Philip is a Project Manager and Chartered Building Surveyor with over 25 years experience. He has successfully delivered a wide range of capital projects including new-build and refurbishment schemes and overseen programmes of major development, repair and maintenance work. He also provides strategic property advice to a range of commercial and public sector clients on matters including dilapidations, Party Walls and pre-acquisition / due diligence surveys. A Partner since 2006, Philip leads our Bristol office and is responsible for a number of key client frameworks including the Ministry of Justice, a number of Universities and Local Authorities. He is also the Partner responsible for our Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
BSc MRICS Cert Man
Simon is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 20 years experience gained in both the public and commercial sectors. He joined the practice in 2002 from a major international multi-disciplinary company to build on the success and growth of the practice in South East England. His experience ranges from key University and Education clients through to highly specialist Government Agencies such as the Ministry of Defence. He manages a diverse number of portfolio accounts from multi-discipline frameworks to inner London estate regeneration schemes. Simon is the Partner responsible for the Sevenoaks office, development and management of Human Resources, Training, and Health and Safety across the entire practice.
DipSurv MRICS - Director, Project Management and Building Surveying
Stuart is a Chartered Building Surveyor and Project Manager with extensive experience in the public, commercial and private sectors. He joined the practice in 2006 and has experience with key Universities and Education clients through to highly specialist Government Agencies such as the Ministry of Justice. He manages a diverse number of portfolio accounts from multi-discipline frameworks within Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London. Stuart is a Director based at the Sevenoaks Office and manages a team of Building Surveyors and Project Managers.
BEng(Hons) CEng MCIBSE - Director, Building Services Engineering
Ben is an experienced Chartered Building Services Engineer with a background rooted in a wide range of sectors including nuclear and defense, education, healthcare, industrial and commercial. Ben joined Bailey Partnership in 2017 as Director of the Building Services Engineering team having successfully establishing and running a Building Services Consultancy for the previous 4 years. Ben works across all four offices, supporting the Partners in business growth and development.
MIET - Director, Electrical Engineer
Russ is a Building Services Engineer with expertise in design, management, consultancy and project supervision. He leads our London based Building Services team with work for government bodies, local authorities, Universities and private sector clients.
MEng CEng MICE MIStructE - Director
Bernie Bonfiglio joined the Bailey Partnership in November 2019. Bernie brings with him a wealth of experience in structural and civil engineering projects. Bernie’s skills and experience areas have been built upon through a range of employment settings in the UK and overseas which include; structural inspections and assessments, structural and civil engineering design, project management, contract administration and site supervision.
Eng Tech MICE TIStructE CMaPS - Director
Mike's experience in project management and design and detailing of building and civil engineering projects is well renowned. He is an experienced Principal Designer and is a Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety sitting on the Regional Committee. He is responsible for the sucessful delivery of civil engineering projects, contract administration and management of the reconstruction of fire-damaged listed buildings and designs. He leads our Civil Engineering and Renewables team working on highway and drainage infrastructure, marine, wind farm and STOR projects.
BSc(Hons) MRICS CMaPS - Director
Tim originally joined the Practice in 2001, and after a short period away, he rejoined in 2018 to lead the Building Surveying Team in Plymouth. He has worked across a diverse section of the industry including commercial, healthcare and defence in addition to carrying out various professional services, forging many lasting relationships along the way. Tim is particularly passionate about Construction Health & Safety, along with mentoring and supporting staff through the APC process. Tim has been actively involved with Plymouth University, encouraging the development of emerging talent for a number of years.
BSc(Hons) MRICS - Director, Project Manager
An MRICS professional since 2009, Lee is experienced in undertaking many Building Surveying roles including Project Manager, Contract Administrator, Employers Agent and Party Wall Surveyor. Before joining Bailey Partnership, Lee gained extensive experience of the industrial and office sector, undertaking surveys, dilapidations, defect diagnosis and rectification, feasibilities and implementing planned maintenance schedules and wide-ranging projects.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA - Senior Associate, Architect & Practice BIM Manager
Joining Bailey Partnership in 2018, Mike has a strong technical background and a wealth of knowledge in Building Information Modelling. Mike is driving forward BIM within the Partnership, helping to deliver coordinated projects and looking at ways to utilise new technology to enhance delivery and efficiency. Alongside researching innovative technologies, Mike also undertakes regular lectures at Universities and Colleges to promote the benefits of 3D modelling and BIM.
MCIAT C.Build E MCABE IMaPS - Senior Associate, Chartered Architectural Technologist
A Chartered Architectural Technologist, Paul leads the technical team with his broad project experience and knowledge. As an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety Paul is responsible for communicating legislation and coordinating with all our CDM professionals. Paul is also the Regional Councillor and a Registered Supervisor with CIAT.
BSc(Hons) CEnv CBuildE FCABE MRICS MInstRE CMaPS - Senior Associate Building Surveyor
Stephen is a multi-skilled Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Environmentalist and Certified professional with the Association for Project Safety. Stephen's specialism is commercial Building Surveying, Project and Property management. He spent over 20 years in the defense construction sector working across Europe and the Americas followed by 3 years in local government. Stephen is also a Certified Member of the Association for Project Safety.
BSc(Hons) MRICS IMaPS - Senior Associate Building Surveyor
Joe is a Chartered Building Surveyor and leads our Building Surveying team in the Bristol office. Joe has a wealth of experience working for public sector, higher education and government clients as lead consultant on project works of up to £5 million. In addition, Joe is also an Incorporated Member of the Association for Project Safety (APS) and has developed good experience acting as Principal Designer as a stand alone role as well as part of the lead consultant role.
BA(Hons) MCIAT - Associate, Chartered Architectural Technologist
Stephen has worked on a variety of projects with Bailey Partnership since joining in 2001. His particular experience is in the detailed design of schools, residential, leisure, social and commercial housing, and student accommodation.
BSc B.Eng MCIOB MAPM - Associate, Project Manager
Khalid is a Chartered Project Manager drawing on his varied experience in the industry, and has demonstrated the ability to deliver high value portfolios working effectively with clients, consultants and contractors in the Higher Education and Public Sectors. Khalid has implemented the latest best practice project management techniques, including those promoted by the Government Construction Strategy.
BA(Hons) MCSD - Associate Interior Designer
Helen is a key member of our design team, acting as lead interior designer in most projects and is ultimately responsible for co-ordination of the design. Her creative eye starts from initial concept stage through to the fit out- using her talented approach to create functional and eye-catching spaces in all sectors.
MSc Planning MRTPI - Associate
Louis is a Chartered Town Planner with a variety of experience in rural and urban planning both in the UK and Auckland, New Zealand, where Louis delivered high rise residential and commercial schemes. He joined Bailey Partnership in 2017 to expand Town Planning as a key discipline within the practice and has successfully grown the Planning Team and their influence across the UK in all sectors. Working on behalf of public and private clients, Louis builds and maintains positive client relationships.
BSc(Hons) MRICS - Associate, Building Surveyor
Matthew joined the practice in 2006 and has experience across a range of sectors including education, leisure, civic buildings, housing and historic building conservation. As a Chartered Building Surveyor he has delivered numerous projects to refurbish and remodel existing buildings, alongside professional work such as condition surveys and party wall matters. In recent years Matthew has project managed a series of school expansion schemes, engaging with clients and working with multi-disciplinary teams to guide these projects from feasibility stage right through to completion on site.
BSc(Hons) MRICS - Associate, Building Surveyor
Rory manages the Building Surveying team in Exeter and following joining us in early 2016, has continued to build upon his wide ranging experience. Rory has a strong background in both traditional building surveying and project management and his experience includes anything from traditional defect diagnosis through to the project management of large commercial new developments.
MCIAT - Associate, Chartered Architectural Technologist
With experience both in the UK and overseas, Ian joined the Partnership in 1999 and leads teams producing work from feasibility to construction. Ian is capable and versatile individual with a broad skill-set and wealth of experience across multiple sectors.
BSc(Hons) MCIAT - Associate, Chartered Architectural Technologist
A Chartered Architectural Technologist, Ryan heads up the architectural team in Bristol and acts as Lead Designer, Architectural Technologist, Contract Administrator and Project Manager for a number of partnering and Framework commissions. Ryan regularly works alongside our other disciplines including Building Surveyors and Project Managers providing added value to the design process for a variety of projects.
BSc(Hons) DipSurvPract MRICS - Associate Quantity Surveyor
Guy has a proven track record of delivering best value on projects across a variety of sectors ranging in a values from £50k to £80M. His early career was spent in private practice undertaking a full range of Quantity Surveying, Contract Administration, Employers Agent, Project Management and Technical Advisor duties. Joining the Partnership in 2005, Guy's recent project experience includes large scale education Frameworks, commercial/industrial, retail, leisure, rail, residential and healthcare works.
BA(Hons) DipArch RIBA - Associate Architect
An experienced Architect, having completed award winning projects within education, healthcare and housing who utilises his vast experience and abilities to engage with his clients and stakeholders to establish and identify design solutions. This includes leading large teams and multi project frameworks through to delivering individual bespoke developments, all with a strong client focussed approach. Dave is also a member of the South West Design Review Panel where he draws on his experience to provide impartial, expert design reviews for major planning applications of significance to local authorities.