Ian Fergusson BSc FRICS
Chief Surveyor SBVS, immediate Past RICS Chairman, and current RICS UK & Ireland World Region Board member
Ian Fergusson is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the managing partner of his business, he travels extensively every week across the UK and regularly visits clients in London and the regions. He is also a member of a number of RICS Boards including the World Regional Board UK, the Residential Board, Scotland Board where he is past chairman for session 2018/19 and is a member of the Cross Industry Residential Valuation Forum meeting in London, an industry wide forum that discusses developing market issues and trends. He is a member of the Right to Build Policy Commission. Ian has an interest in modern methods of construction and in particular how this can be applied to the sustainability of the planet and reducing carbon emissions during the construction process and crucially during the lifecycle of a home.
Having joined the firm of J&E Shepherd in 1992 as an associate in the Stirling office, he became a partner in 1994 and has been extensively involved in the set-up and expansion of Shepherd throughout England and Wales from 2002 and took on the role as Chief Surveyor at SBVS in 2015.
As managing partner Ian has overall responsibility for the delivery of day to day business, risk and quality management, together with a key role as chief surveyor at SBVS which provides UK survey & valuation coverage for its major & national lender clients.