CIPFA Property is the leading authority on public sector asset management within the UK. We can help public bodies manage and leverage the value of their estate. We track legislation and provide guidance, and as a wholly owned company of CIPFA we are in a unique position of utilising our parent company's research and guidance. CIPFA Property supports the public sector through guiding them through changes within asset management via our many professional networks, as well as influencing legislation and guidance. Download the latest version of our CIPFA Property brochure.
Director CIPFA Property
David is a chartered building surveyor, chartered building engineer, registered access auditor and a fire risk assessor. David joined CIPFA is 1999 and has been responsible for the property division since 2003.
RICS Qualified Surveyor, CIPFA
Chris Brain is an FRICS qualified surveyor and Senior Property Advisor within the CIPFA group. Chris delivers the CIPFA’s Strategic Assets Network, Property Training Network and Highway Asset Management Network, as well as advising on asset management and asset valuation issues throughout the UK and undertaking a range of related consultancy.
Since joining CIPFA, Chris has applied his practical local government asset management and asset valuation skills and experience to supporting local authorities across the UK.
Chris is a long standing member of the RICS Public Sector Valuation Group and has contributed actively to revisions to and development of RICS Professional Standards (the ‘Red Book’). He is recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts on local authority asset valuation, having acted as joint author on relevant CIPFA publications and also jointly devised and delivered the CIPFA Certificate in Local Authority Asset Valuation.
Between 2012 and 2015 Chris served on the RICS UK and Ireland World Region Board.
Head of Asset Management
David is a professionally qualified quantity surveyor with over 35 years’ experience in the public and private sectors. He has been with CIPFA since 1998 and in this time has become known as one of the leading UK experts on property and asset management within the public sector.