Mark Currie
Mark Currie

New appointments & promotions strengthen GVA in Scotland

GVA has continued its plans for growth in Scotland with the announcement of key appointments and promotions across several of its teams.

Mark Currie has been appointed a Director in the Corporate Solutions team and will provide property portfolio advice to the firm’s corporate clients. Mark has over 20 years’ corporate real estate and fund management experience and previously worked with Cushman & Wakefield, RBS and Aberdeen Asset Management. He previously managed one of the UK’s largest corporate real estate portfolios for RBS.

Meanwhile the Scottish business space team is going from strength to strength with 3 new appointments. Michael Facenna has been appointed as an Associate in Glasgow, joining from Co-Star Group and will specialise on both landlord and tenant work in the office sector.  In Edinburgh, Matthew Moggach will be joining the team as a Senior Surveyor in May from Ryden, where he was based in their Dundee office. Matthew will focus on business space agency advice in the East of Scotland. The team is further boosted by the addition of Georgina Dent as an Assistant Graduate Surveyor in Edinburgh. Georgina studied Urban Planning and Property Development at Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University.

GVA has also promoted Gavin Highgate and Kerry Maguire to Associate in their specialist Telecoms team and Valuation respectively. Gavin joined the firm in July 2014 and has steadily built up the business with key telecoms providers. Kerry has been with GVA since October 2013 and is a leading expert on portfolio valuations for a variety of institutional clients.

Keith Aitken, Regional Senior Director for GVA in Scotland, said: “GVA in Scotland enjoyed an excellent year in 2017 with a significant increase in turnover and profit. We are delighted with these key appointments and promotions which together provide our clients with an excellent breadth of experience. We fully intend to build on our success and will continue to invest in the right people that can add to our business. In Glasgow we will soon showcase our offer from our new office scheduled to open in late May.”