• Our team

  • Peter Chandler, BSc FRICS

    Peter Chandler, BSc FRICS

    Chartered Surveyor

    Peter Chandler qualified in 1979 and has been working in the area since 1977. As well as a wealth of experience in survey and valuation work, he is a leading expert in social housing valuations. Peter is a keen runner, hill walker and former President of the Southsea Castle Rotary Club.

  • Neil Hawkins, FRICS

    Neil Hawkins, FRICS

    Chartered Surveyor

    Neil Hawkins qualified in 1985 and has been working in the Portsmouth area since 1980. In addition to survey and valuation work, he specialises in lease extension/enfranchisement work and party wall appointments. Neil is a long suffering Pompey season ticket holder and Honorary Secretary (and Golf Secretary) of the Portsmouth Property Association, an organisation that promotes good practice in the industry.

    Neil and Peter are both RICS Registered Valuers and are able to draw on a wealth of local knowledge and expertise. They are supported by an experienced team of secretaries who are always happy to help with enquiries.

  • Stephen Hinson FRICS

    Stephen Hinson FRICS


    Stephen is a Chartered Surveyor with extensive Commercial and Senior Board, Chairman, Director and General Management Experience having worked for the Wimpey Group for over 30 years. In addition to operational responsibility across several business units, Stephen played a key role in the restructuring of the Wimpey UK Business, the merging of McLean Homes and the strategic acquisition of Laing and McAlpine Homes.

    Whilst at Wimpey Stephen also acted on behalf of the company as a Trustee of the Pension Fund. He has also worked as a Director of a Development Funding Company and is experienced in structuring project funding and distressed debt recovery. As Chairman of the AU GROUP of Companies, Stephen works closely with Amal on all aspects of strategic business development bringing a wide range of knowledge and skills to the Practice.

    Professional memberships

    Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, FRICS

  • Amal Uddin LLB (Hons), LLM, PGDip, MCMI, ACIArb, FRICS

    Amal Uddin LLB (Hons), LLM, PGDip, MCMI, ACIArb, FRICS

    Managing Director

    Amal Uddin is a Chartered Surveyor, with an exhaustive nationwide knowledge of the commercial property sector, and a highly experienced corporate property professional.

    Amal has been in the property management sector for over 19 years working as a Corporate Management Surveyor in the City of London for a variety of leading corporate property companies, including CB Richard Ellis, Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) and the City Surveyors (for the City Corporation of London) as well as being called as a barrister by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn.

    Amal has extensive knowledge and expertise in property portfolio/asset management – including negotiation of leases, undertaking rent reviews, commercial property valuations, down-sizing of surplus property portfolios as well as managing diverse property portfolios including shopping centres, retail, institutional, industrial, High Street and office/mix use properties nationwide.

    In 2010 Amal established AU CONSULTANCY Chartered Surveyors, and as Managing Director heads up the AU GROUP of Companies.

    Professional memberships
    Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, FRICS
    Member of the Chartered Management Institute, MCMI
    Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration, ACIArb,
    The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn