• Our team

  • 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.

  • Nathan Dartmouth BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Nathan Dartmouth BSc (Hons) MRICS

    Chartered Building Surveyor

    Nathan is an experienced building surveyor and registered valuer. He has a wide knowledge base built up over 25 years covering all aspects of commercial and residential surveying including regulation and planning, party wall matters, expert witness through to dilapidations and dispute resolutions.

    Professional memberships

    • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, MRICS
  • Rachael McCabe AssocRICS DipSurvPract

    Rachael McCabe AssocRICS DipSurvPract

    Rachael qualified as an Associate of RICS in November 2014 whilst employed in a property management role and has over 19 years’ experience in the property industry.

    Prior to joining Chandler Hawkins, Rachael was a building surveyor in the commercial field, with another firm in the Portsmouth area. She has experience in dilapidations matters, schedules of condition, managing works, reinstatement cost assessments and pre-acquisition surveys.

  • Stephen J Johnson

    Stephen J Johnson

    Head of Business Development

    Stephen joins us from a different profession with over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He was a fixed income trader and broker covering US, European and UK government bond markets in London and Frankfurt for most of his career preceded by a spell in the short-term money markets. Though not from a surveying background he brings a drive to build business relationships and calm determination to get things done.

  • Sarah Jones

    Sarah Jones

    Secretary / Bookkeeper

    Sarah Jones has worked for Neil and Peter at Chandler Hawkins for over 16 years as a part-time secretary and bookkeeper.

    Her working life has been spent in administration at various companies from local accountants to international insurance companies to food manufacturers.

  • June Williams

    June Williams

    Secretary

    June Williams joined Chandler Hawkins in 2009 and works as a part-time secretary providing administrative support both Neil and Peter.

  • Paula Grogan

    Paula Grogan

    Secretary

    Paula joined Chandler Hawkins in 2018 and works as a part-time secretary to provide administrative support to both Neil and Peter.

  • Edward Prentice FRICS

    Edward Prentice FRICS

    Senior Consultant

    Edward has over 50 years’ experience as a Chartered Surveyor and is one of our Consultants. He originally worked in Kent before qualifying in London and then spent 12 years overseas in Amsterdam, Hong Kong and Singapore, during which time he worked throughout Asia on a wide variety of agribusiness, commercial and industrial engagements.

    On returning to England he was a Commercial Manager for the London Docklands Development Corporation, before becoming a Partner with an international surveying practice in London’s West End. He was responsible for promoting and undertaking the firm’s extensive international real estate engagements and has worked in nearly 40 countries around the world.

    He established his own Practice based in Kent 25 years ago, handling many types of agribusiness, commercial, industrial and leisure real estate agency, consultancy, valuation and expert witness work throughout Britain. He advises a wide variety of clients on standard, historical and unusual property situations, acquisitions and disposals nationwide. The Practice’s clients include SME’s and major public commercial and industrial groups in both the public and private sectors and their professional advisers. He assists many property owners with resolving their boundary issues.

    He has always been an active member of business and social organisations wherever he was working. He is married with two adult daughters.

    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 the principal and founder of AU CONSULTANCY providing consultancy, management and transactional services to owners and occupiers of commercial properties.

    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.

    Amal is a specialist management surveyor capable of mobilising and leading teams to undertake reviews and re-structuring of property/asset portfolios, streamlining management processes and re-structuring organisational policies.

    In 2010 Amal established AU CONSULTANCY Chartered Surveyors in the City of London, focused on providing specialist property and asset management services to corporate and institutional clients, in both the private and public sectors.

    Between 2015 and 2016, Amal relocated AU CONSULTANCY to Tunbridge Wells, to offer the corporate standard consultancy, management and transactional services to a wider client base in the Kent and Sussex regions.

    Amal is an experienced Chartered Surveyor, a complete property service provider with an extensive network and exhaustive knowledge of the commercial property sector.

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