Meet the Team
We are a skilled team of professionals, bringing together a combination of technical know-how, industry expertise and diverse knowledge, to produce a well-rounded and highly qualified operation.
Chris Potter Bsc(Hons) MRICS MCIOB
Chris is the owner and founder of Chris Potter Associates. He is a highly experienced construction professional with experience as a contractor and consultant quantity surveyor and project manager in the UK and Caribbean construction markets.
Chris has experience as a sub-contractor, main contractor and consultant quantity surveyor and project manager. His experience ranges from airports, offices, historic buildings to residential, including prime London, data centres and schools. Chris has been an expert witness for a number of quantum related matters, advising the Construction Technology Court on a number of occasions.
Chris advises top tier UK and European Insurers in respect of construction related claims for delayed start up, buildings and works damage. Traditionally trained, with 30 years’ experience from the ground up, Chris has a first principles approach and an acute attention to detail, offering a can-do attitude to problems, their solutions, and project goals at every stage of the construction process.
John Doré MRICS MCIOB
John is a highly experienced construction professional, with over 40 years’ experience in contracting and consultancy capacities with experience in the UK and Caribbean markets. John specialises in construction defect diagnosis to new build commercial and residential properties and project management of all associated repair works to same. John is also an experienced expert witness for quantum related matters.
John is pragmatic and goal driven in his approach which is testament to his successful track record of delivering complex projects and the avoidance and resolution of disputes.
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors –
Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Kate Williams BA (Hons)., MA
Kate joined Chris Potter Associates Ltd in 2017 where she manages all of the administrative and business operations aspects of the practice. Kate has an MA in European Business and a background in teaching Business and Economics at GCSE and A Level, so keeping the surveyors in line is a piece of cake!
Patrick Newton MCIOB
Highly experienced construction professional with experience in both contracting and consultancy capacities. With over 20 years’ experience with a Tier 1 contractor, Patrick has extensive experience in major infrastructure projects, healthcare, residential and interior fit out and refurbishment within both the public and commercial sectors.
Patrick is pragmatic, driven and highly focused in his approach which is testament to his successful track record of delivering complex projects and the successful settlement of insurance claims.
Patrick is based in our Devon office but covers a wide range of projects throughout the UK.
Member of the Chartered Institute of Building – Chartered Builder
Ryan HolderBSc (Hons) PDGip
A highly experienced construction professional, with advanced skills in traditional quantity surveying and project management. Ryan started his career with a Tier 1 contractor and progressed to professional consultancy, gaining experience in public and commercial sectors with projects covering healthcare and education, interior fit out and refurbishment, as well as residential, including the refurbishment of prime London properties.
Ryan is proactive, highly organised and able to quickly adapt to circumstances in order to maintain good working relationships with clients and the construction team and maintain project momentum. He has a proven track record of delivering projects successfully, on time and on budget and has a can-do attitude in his approach. Ryan is based in our Devon office but covers a wide range of projects throughout the UK.
Post Graduate Diploma Quantity Surveying.
Chris Potter Associates are always on the look out for talent. If you are smart, hardworking, honest, personable and can demonstrate a high calibre of technical and professional ability then we are interested in hearing from you!
Get in Touch
Get in touch
London (Central) Office
20 - 22 Wenlock Road
London. N1 7GU
020 3934 0000
South West (Head) Office
3 -5 Heanton Street,
Braunton, Devon. EX33 2JS
01271 615 450