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Chris Brain

Forename: Chris

Surname: Brain

Job title: RICS Qualified Surveyor, CIPFA



Chris Brian is an RICS qualified surveyor within the CIPFA group. For 17 years Chris has delivered the CIPFA’s Asset Management Network and Property Training Network as well as advising on asset management issues throughout the UK and undertaking a range of related consultancy.


Chris applies his practical asset management skills and experience in supporting public sector organisations to develop their strategic asset management approaches and deliver efficiencies.

Chris was previously the lead for asset management at Bristol City Council, ensuring links with capital strategies and medium term financial plans, developing capital programme methodologies and service asset management planning.