Who we are

Stuart Buckley, Partner


07713 508 238

Stuart is a chartered building surveyor who has worked in the building industry for the past 30 years. He uses his experience on large and complex projects to ensure all projects are finished to a high standard, meet the clients’ needs, are within budget and are completed to programme.

Jason Paine, Partner


07818 443 245

As a Partner, Jason specialises in the role of employer’s agent on new build social housing schemes on both infill sites and estate regeneration schemes; and administration of improvement works to existing housing stock.

Charlie Preston, Office Manager

020 3142 6674

Charlie is our office manager, making everything at Podium run smoothly. She works alongside the Partners and team members, organising meetings, maintaining our procedures and managing our systems so other team members don’t have to worry and can spend more time delivering their projects.

Julia Shields, Building Surveyor

BSc (Hons) MSc

07921 295751

Julia is currently involved in projects ranging from local authority estate renovations to private extensions, CAD work and the role as Principal Designer. Julia recently finished her MSc Building Surveying degree and is on the RICS APC Building Surveying pathway.

Samnit Heer, Assistant Building Surveyor

BSc (Hons)

Samnit is a graduate building surveyor with a good understanding of building pathology, inspection, and compliance. He is developing his key building surveying skills and is working towards developing his knowledge and experience to undertake his RICS Assessment of Professional Competence in the future. In addition to building surveying, Samnit has a keen interest in Building Information Modelling and seeing the positive contribution modelling can make to the design, specification and management of buildings.

Mona Arimoku, Assistant Building Surveyor

BSc (Hons)

Mona is an enthusiastic and diligent surveyor who thrives on working to high levels of detail. Mona has extensive experience in the residential sector, working with teams to deliver practical property, building and maintenance solutions. Mona’s experience extends across the building surveying field, including pre-acquisition condition surveys, post-acquisition works, planned maintenance, responsive repairs, and contract administration., Mona brings to Podium Surveying the added skills and knowledge of working internally for a registered housing provider.