Who we are

Stuart Buckley, Partner

BSc (Hons) MRICS MIFSM

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

BSc (Hons) MRICS

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.

Alicia Coote, Office Manager

020 3142 6674


Alicia is the office manager and PA at Podium. She forever has a notebook and pen in hand, poised and ready to add anything to her to-do list. Having worked as a receptionist for over seven years, working in a retail head office, in advertising and at a World famous ice rink, she has taken the leap and joined Podium and is ready for all the admin challenges ahead.

Zena Turay, Building Surveyor

MSc

07753 496220


Zena is an experienced Building Surveyor who has over 10 years’ experience working in the property maintenance sector. Having previously worked in the public housing sector, Zena has gained extensive experience working on housing refurbishment schemes of varied sizes as well as becoming an effective communicator with various stakeholders

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.

Gurpreet Kaur, Assistant Building Surveyor

BSc (Hons)

07519 108 800


Gurpreet is an Assistant Building Surveyor who recently completed her BSc in Building Surveying at Kingston University. She joined Podium in April 2018 and is working towards her RICS APC on the Building Surveying pathway. Though she’s only been with Podium for a short time, Gurpreet is already becoming very familiar with CAD drawings and planning applications.

Kousar Abedini, CAD Technician

020 3142 6674


Kousar is a recent graduate in Architectural Design and Technology and brings to Podium technical skills in Revit Architecture, 3D modelling, Autodesk AutoCAD, space planning, drafting, technical drawing and details and rendering.