11 Gladstone Place, Stirling
Bridge of Allan-born Ian Fergusson is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and managing partner, he travels extensively every week across the UK and regularly visits clients in London and the regions. He is also a member of a number of RICS Boards including the UK World Regional Board UK, the UK Residential Board, he is Chairman of RICS Scotland Board, is a member of the Cross Industry Residential Valuation Forum meeting in London, an industry wide forum that discusses developing market issues and trends. He is also Chief Surveyor of SBVS which acts for lenders paneling valuation work across the UK.
That was then
Having joined the firm in 1992 as an associate in the Stirling office, he became a partner in 1994 and has been extensively involved in the set-up and expansion of Shepherd throughout England and Wales from 2002.
This is now
As managing partner Ian has overall responsibility for the delivery of day to day business via Information Technology and operational systems, lender liaison and risk management, together with a key role as chief surveyor in the Nottingham-based survey and panel management businesses, which provide UK coverage for national lender clients.
Rest and play
Ian sometimes gets a chance to play golf (a handicap of 15), when he can squeeze it into his busy travel schedule, from which he has a burgeoning air mile balance. He enjoys keeping active and seeking a healthy lifestyle; not always successfully!