Howard A. Jenkins Dip Bldg Cons (RICS) FRICS MAE is the sole principal of The Howard Jenkins Consultancy.
Educated in Hampshire, trained in Winchester and London, Howard was awarded the Robert Henry Mills prize for attaining the highest marks in the RICS Building Surveying Division final examinations in 1979.
Howard has been a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) since 1987. Currently, Howard sits on the RICS Dispute Resolution Working Group and is the Chair of the RICS Expert Witness Registration Scheme Assessment Panel.
Howard's forty five years pre and post-qualification experience as a building surveyor has included working on a wide range of residential and commercial properties, from small cottages and provincial terraced houses to grand London houses and country estates, from lockup shops to supermarkets, from small to large offices, from workshops to international distribution centres and aircraft hangars and from pubs to hotels.
Howard has worked on most aspects of the procurement process, from design and specification to contract administration and project monitoring, as well as defect resolution. Howard has inspected buildings for most purposes, including pre- and post-acquisition, pre-disposal and to advise on quality of work, disrepair and liabilities.
Howard has been a member of the RICS Building Surveying Membership and Education Committee, an RICS spokesman and an External Examiner for Greenwich University. Howard has also been a member of the Governing Council of the Academy of Experts
Over the past twenty years, Howard has been interviewed many times by the press, on local and national radio and television and has filmed across the country, in Russia, USA and Tenerife. Howard speaks regularly at RICS and other CPD (Continuing Professional Development) conferences and other events nationally. Howard is a member of the steering committee of a local charity.
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