Matthews & Goodman has recruited John Owen to head up the firm’s national Building Consultancy team. He has also been invited to join the proprietary partnership as a Member of the LLP.

Formerly of GL Hearn/Capita Real Estate Advisory, John has over 15 years’ experience in senior building surveying roles and has earned a reputation for building successful and highly profitable teams. His track record, which includes both public and private sector clients, in the UK and abroad, features significant high-profile achievements such as:

  • Advising High Net Worth Individuals on their property investments – ranging from £5m to £65m
  • Conducting strategic maintenance and compliance reviews for a number of different clients including First Great Western and Nationwide Building Society
  • Leading the Dearle & Henderson team in a JV partnership with one of Indonesia’s leading property consultancies Satyatama Graha Tara
  • Managing a broad cross-section of Project Management and Contract Administration contracts, which ranged from £50,000 to over £3m.

“John’s extensive multi-sector experience, proven business winning culture and highly personable management style is exactly what we need - to head up our Building Consultancy capability and further strengthen our LLP team” commented James Routledge, Member and Head of the Investment Team.

“John knows what it takes to build strong and successful multi-disciplinary teams, win new clients and grow/retain existing ones therefore his appointment is a significant milestone in the plan for the future of our firm.”

Prior to GL Hearn, John worked at Eddison’s Commercial, CNP, Dearle & Henderson, Walker Packman/ISG Occupancy and Cluttons.