Meet the Team

Our team is made up of bright, talented and highly experienced people, all of whom are trusted experts in their field.

With skills and knowledge across a variety of disciplines and a firm grounding in engineering, our workforce is the driving force behind City Surveys, delivering quality and value for the client and growth for the company.

A strong and stable but ambitious firm with a keen eye towards innovation, it’s our people that make us who we are. Whilst just a fraction of our total workforce, the following people are responsible for the overall operation, leadership and direction of the company.

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Richard Furlong

Chairman

A professional engineering surveyor for over 20 years, Richard has overseen the organisation's metamorphosis from a humble surveying company to one of the UK's largest survey, monitoring and investigative engineering firms. Responsible for monitoring the performance of the Managing Director and involved in the winning and establishment of major projects, Richard is passionate about City Surveys, its people and its clients, investing significantly in the future success of all three.

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Ian Johnson

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Ian Johnson

Managing Director

One of our longest serving members, Ian has been a major part of the City Surveys team since 2007, playing a significant part in the business' growth and diversification over that time. A time-served construction professional with a focus on client relations, Ian's responsibilities cover a range of other areas from business development and internal project management to systems implementation and marketing.

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Chris Salisbury

Operations Director

A highly experienced engineering professional, Chris has almost 30 years' experience in both infrastructure and construction project management. Combining comprehensive technical knowledge with a solid commercial acumen, Chris is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors and is an accredited CDMC and a Network Rail approved CEM / CRE. Chris delivers cost effective best-in-class solutions for clients while driving revenue and reputation improvements for the company.

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Lewis Johnston

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Lewis Johnston

Survey Director

A survey and railway professional with over 18 years' experience in the sector, Lewis joined City Surveys in 2017 having previously been Regional Director at AECOM. Highly competent, efficient and knowledgeable, Lewis has ultimate responsibility for the pricing, management and delivery of all survey projects, adding real, measurable value to the Company along the way.

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Dan Rodgers

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Dan Rodgers

Chief Operating Officer

Dan joins the team here at City Surveys as an experienced executive and innovative thinker with a strong reputation as a turnaround and growth specialist. He has led change programmes across both UK and Ireland and the wider EMIA geography. With over 17 years’ experience in engineering consultancy he understands how to lever competitive advantage from balancing business process with engaged and motivated people.

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Sevim O'Connor

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Sevim O'Connor

Commercial Manager

Part of the City Surveys team since 2012 and a hardworking, driven professional, Sevim's focus is the commercial well being of the company. Involved in all projects regardless of size and highly regarded by our clients, Sevim's responsibilities include supply chain management, client and subcontractor contracts, invoicing, high level credit control, insurances and more.

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Yvette Lemaire

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Yvette Lemaire

Finance Manager

A long standing and key member of the team here at City Surveys, Yvette's day-to-day focus is upon the financial health of the organisation. Her responsibilities include both internal and external payments, recording project costs, retrospective cost analysis and the management of the company's VAT and CIS submissions.

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