Brian Gowthorpe

Brian GowthorpeBrian Gowthorpe is a retired Chartered Surveyor, lapsed Yorkshireman and, long ago, a Durham University history graduate. He spent the last 8 years of what he fondly thinks of as a career with international consultancy Ove Arup & Partners and was accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as a Building Conservation Surveyor. As a property development surveyor, he has led the refurbishment of many listed buildings. He believes that heritage assets can have a sustainable economic future and that buildings are essential for our health and happiness.