Mike commenced his valuation career in 1973 as a cadet plant and machinery valuer at Henry Butcher and Company London commercial industrial real estate agents, valuers and auctioneers. This experience has given Mike the practical valuation experience of a variety of valuation requirements and for numerous commercial and industrial operations.
In 1983 Mike joined Exeter Machine Tools Ltd as a specialist valuer of machinery and equipment that was outside the usual remit of instructions. During this time Mike was part of several large projects including the sale of equipment associated with watch making and automotive gauges.
Mike worked in New Zealand from 1986 being responsible for the South Island for plant and machinery valuations, those being undertaken for Litigation, Insurance Reinstatement, Financial Reporting, Loan Security, Taxation, Due diligence.
In 1994 Mike went to Australia initially based in Victoria then New South Wales and finally Brisbane While in Australia Mike has undertaken assignments for major companies and Government organizations and major overseas instructions in Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, United States, Thailand and Europe have been carried out.
Mike has been in the United Arab Emirates since 2013 and has carried out many differing types of machinery and fixed assets valuations allows us to undertake many assignments in differing types of industrial and commercial businesses.
Having commenced his career in 1988 with Weatherall, Green & Smith in Leeds Patrick now has nearly 30 years valuation and auctioneering experience in many locations around the world involving all types of plant and machinery, with particular specialism in construction, automotive, aerospace, light & heavy engineering, tank farms, ports, oil & gas production plant, woodworking, plastic injection moulders and food and dairy processing plants.
He has carried out many valuations in the GCC region including a food grade plastics manufacturing plant, 3 major ports, a number of electrical substations and a soap & homeware products plant amongst others.
Patrick has been a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) since November 2000 and from 2005 has sat on the RICS International Professional Group Board for the Machinery and Business Assets Professional Group. He is also a fully qualified RICS APC Chairman and Assessor as well as an RICS Registered Valuer.