The Team

David Jones

David Jones

Managing Director, MRTPI, MRICS

David leads our Planning Team and brings more than 30 years experience, allied to an enviable reputation for getting results. David now spends most of his time dealing with larger or more contentious projects, as well as managing the Planning Team and has particular strength in the residential, education and leisure sectors.

When not locking horns with Planning authorities, David can be found on the piste or clad in Lycra on a mountain or road bike, somewhere in the Cotswolds. Known as ‘Dangerous Dave’ to his friends, David goes downhill at a phenomenal rate on bike or skis, but would probably admit he is not the quickest in the other direction. David is also a keen sailor holding a Yachtmaster qualification and often disappears to the Med or Caribbean for a week to hone his skills (at least he says he is sailing).

  • Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Building
  • Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness
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Ian Eggleton

Ian Eggleton

Director of Building & Access Consultancy Dip Surv., MRICS, NRAC Consultant


Ian joined Evans Jones as an apprentice in 1993 and has never escaped! Ian now leads the Building Surveying and Disabled Access Consultancy teams and spreads his time between larger refurbishment projects and surveys, expert witness work and larger Disabled Access projects in London and across the UK. Reflecting our client base, Ian spends the bulk of his time working in the Education, Hotel and Leisure sectors, but has a wealth of experience across all sectors.

Outside of work, Ian is a retired DIY enthusiast with a vast collection of power tools now gathering dust. Ian is keen on all sports. Formerly a reasonable cricketer, but now middle-aged, Ian now spends much of his free time clad head-to-toe in Lycra cycling up mountains or playing golf and is a founding member of the Business in Gloucestershire Golf Society. Ian is reminded (often) that he also has a family!

  • Diploma in Surveying
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Consultant Member of the National Register of Access Consultants
  • Access Advisor for Civic Trust Awards Scheme
  • Cardiff University Bond Solon Expert Witness
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Peter Belton

Peter Belton

Head of Project Consultancy MRICS, AACostE, FFB

Peter brings more than 30 years experience of delivering projects across the UK up to £150 million in value and across all sectors for both public and private bodies. As a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Peter brings particular rigour to cost management of larger projects and always aims to drive value for our clients. As well as managing the Project Consultancy team, Peter focuses on the delivery of larger projects and the provision of strategic cost advice to our key clients across all aspects of their business.

A retired open side flanker feared by fly halves across the South West, Peter is now a long-suffering Gloucester Rugby fan. Other than rugby fandom, Peter is a casual golfer who gets his monies worth (typical QS) by visiting every aspect of the course,  and keen walker off the beaten track, he has to be as a result.

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Associate Member of the Association of Cost Engineers
  • Fellow of the Faculty of Building
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Mark Campbell

Mark Campbell

Head of Planning, MA MRTPI

Mark is a Chartered Town Planner, with 15 years experience providing Planning Consultancy services in both the public and private sector. Mark has worked extensively across the Thames Valley region, having previously worked in Swindon and West Berkshire. Throughout his career he has developed a wide knowledge base and skill set with work on residential, commercial and rural schemes, as well as having specialist knowledge or minerals and waste developments.

In his spare time Mark is a self-confessed geek! He has a burgeoning comic collection, much to his wife’s displeasure, and enjoys watching films, often superhero or sci-fi related.  When not admiring his comic collection, Mark can be found supporting Swindon Town FC, having been a season ticket holder for what now feels like an eternity. He also enjoys playing golf but doesn’t get out as much as he would like.

  • Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • MA Town & Country Planning
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Adam White

Adam White

Principal Planner , MA MRTPI

Adam is a Chartered Town Planner with over 16 years' experience working in both the private and public sector. Throughout his career he has developed a wide knowledge base and skill set dealing with complex and often contentious applications. With a focus on providing sound advice to clients and delivering real results, Adam has lead on a variety of development projects including large-scale housing schemes, retail development and major infrastructure projects.

Equally at home on the beach, the slopes or the Gloucestershire countryside, Adam is a fan of the great outdoors and enjoys snowboarding, mountain biking, as well as walking his dog, Leo! Aside from outdoor pursuits, Adam enjoys spending his time with family and friends and can often be found partaking in a pint of craft beer (or two!). 

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James Wilkins

James Wilkins

Chartered Building Surveyor/Project Manager BSc (Hons), MRICS

James is a Chartered Building Surveyor and Project Manager, with wide-ranging experience working across a wide variety of disciplines, including Project Management, Contract Administration, Disabled Access Consultancy, Party Wall Consultancy, Residential and Commercial Surveys.  James spends the majority of his time on new build and refurbishment projects working across the UK, predominantly in the Hotel, Industrial and Education sectors.

Away from work, James enjoys spending time with his family and friends, keeping his young son entertained takes up most of his time. James enjoys travel and the outdoors, holidays often combining the two trekking up and down mountains and camping to the annoyance of his wife. A former keen footballer and Liverpool supporter, James now keeps in shape road/trail running and mountain biking over the Cotswold Hills and further afield.

  • BSc (Hons) Degree in Building Surveying
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • Member of the Faculty of Party Wall Surveyors
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Alec Turner

Alec Turner

Chartered Building Surveyor BSc (Hons) Surveying, MRICS

Alec's experience predominantly lies in acting on Contract Administration for refurbishment schemes and in the field of dilapidations.  Alec has a wealth of experience in the preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and the negotiation of financial settlements.  Alec acts for both landlords in the preparation of claims and also for tenants seeking to defend claims.  He acts for large corporations through to private individuals across the UK, providing advice in respect of lease obligations and using his skills to achieve settlement agreements, to avoid the costs associated with legal action. 

Other skills include providing practical commercial advice in respect of acquisition surveys, planned maintenance regimes, condition surveys and the preparation of Reinstatement Cost Valuations.

When not in the office, Alec can be found in Monmouthshire or on the beach in Dorset, trying to tire out young children.  Whilst an Englishman, living across the border in Wales Alec often takes the opportunity to visit the Millennium Stadium to watch international rugby.  Alec is a keen golfer when he has the time and also enjoys skiing.

  • BSc (Hons) Surveying
  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
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Mike Dodge

Mike Dodge

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Mike is a Senior Quantity Surveyor with extensive experience working on large construction projects across a variety of sectors including the Telecommunications and Education industry. Mike joins Evans Jones and brings his experience and expertise to further strengthen our offering within our Project Consultancy team.

Away from work, you are most likely to find Mike either watching or playing rugby. He currently plays for Cheltenham RFC and in his younger days had a stint in France. He has played for 24 years, although this season will be his last - or so he tells his wife! Rugby aside, Mike is a self-confessed lover of coffee and craft beer and enjoys a round of golf, as well as a spot of wakeboarding and surfing in the sunnier months!

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Emily Pugh

Emily Pugh

Town Planner, BSC (Hons)

Emily joined Evans Jones following work as a Planning Assistant at Tewkesbury Borough Council. She brings considerable experience from her career in local government where she began as a Planning Enforcement Officer, before being promoted. Emily supports the Planning team in all aspects of their work, including planning applications, planning appeals and other planning services.

When not dealing with a planning application, you're most likely to find Emily enjoying the countryside with her dog and perhaps a pub garden or two! She is a self-confessed foodie and enjoys spending time in the kitchen, trying out new recipes - and she can mix up a mean cocktail!

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Anthony Cogan

Anthony Cogan

Graduate Planner BSc (Hons), MSc

Anthony joined our Planning team, after completing a masters in Urban & Regional Planning at the University of Birmingham. Anthony supports the Planning team in all aspects of their work, including planning applications, planning appeals and other planning services.

A walking-talking encyclopedia of film, Anthony is our very own in-house film buff! With a role as Secretary of the University of Birmingham Film Society under his belt and a regular film reviewer/blogger, there's not much he doesn't know about the silver screen. He also has a keen interest in travel, recently attending the Toronto International Film Festival. 

  • BA (Hons) Geography
  • MSc Urban & Regional Planning
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Frank Atkins

Frank Atkins

Graduate Building Surveyor

Frank joins Evans Jones as a Graduate Building Surveyor after a number of years working in the construction industry. With a varied portfolio of projects, Frank has gained experience in a wide range of sectors including health care, education, councils, residential and infrastructure buildings. Frank’s role is to support the Building Surveying team in all areas of their work.

In his spare time, whilst not keeping his kids occupied, Frank enjoys relaxing to music and when the (very rare!) chance arises, going to gigs and festivals. He also enjoys a good film and will find any excuse to go to the cinema.  In the last few years he has taken an interest in woodwork which has been a fun, new challenge and another string to add to his bow.

  • BA(Hons) PG.Dip (Surv)
  • Working towards MRICS via the Professional Experience Route (PER)
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Jo Bruce

Jo Bruce

Marketing Manager

Jo is Marketing Manager at Evans Jones and looks after the company's website and social media presence, as well as managing marketing campaigns and events to support the ongoing growth of the business. Jo has over 15 years experience in marketing, across a range of industry sectors.

When not at work, Jo can be found either dealing with a small child or enjoying her favourite tipple of gin and tonic. These two things don't (usually) occur at the same time, but are most definitely related! Failing that you'll find her indulging in retail therapy and adding yet another handbag, coat or pair of boots to her burgeoning collection!

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Wendy Ryder

Wendy Ryder

Office Manager

Wendy joined Evans Jones back in 1982 as an Office Junior and is still here!  Wendy covers reception and deals with all the day to day clerical issues within the office including typing up most of our Surveys, Reports and Audits and issuing invoices.

When not at work, Wendy can be found out and about on the weekend at various local ‘Northern Soul’ music gigs or curled up with a good book - whichever seems the most appealing at the time!  Despite being married to a lycra-clad cycling nut, Wendy has no interest whatsoever in cycling (as she never learnt to ride a bike), preferring to drive to the various lovely coffee and cake stops that mad cyclists seem to frequent - purely for quality control purposes of course!

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Tony Stephens

Tony Stephens

Accountant

Tony is the Accountant at Evans Jones and looks after the company's accounts, from sales ledger and  purchase ledger, through to profit and loss and balance sheets. Tony has worked in Accounts since he started work as a payroll clerk in 1963!

Back in the day, Tony was a successful rally driver and could be found flinging his Mini Cooper around a muddy course in the Forest of Dean, as well as all-night events in Wales, the Cotswolds and Berkshire, with five career wins to his name. These days Tony settles for a slower pace of life and enjoys go-karting with his granddaughter - he still likes to win though!

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