John joined Downing as Construction Director in August 2016, having been retained as a consultant since 2014. He is a chartered surveyor with particular skills in development project management. John has 30 years’ wide-ranging experience gained at partner level with two national surveying practices and in in-house roles including VP & Head of Construction (Europe) with AIG Global Real Estate Investments, Projects Director with Pyramid Hotel Group (Ireland) and Projects Director with Shore Energy (Scotland). John works across our asset-backed and renewables investment teams to manage construction risk. He has a first class honours degree in building surveying from Reading university.