We are an independent firm of Construction Cost Advisors serving London and the South East.

We manage financial and commercial risk through effective cost planning, procurement and budget control, delivering value for money and limiting risk.

We assist in delivering success through the provision of an independent and professional service.

We plan, lead, organise and control the financial management and procurement of projects from inception to reality.

We have a broad range of experience, working across office, residential, retail, leisure, culture, healthcare, education and infrastructure sectors.

Helping you to meet your challenges with accuracy and certainty.

exigere – pronunciation – ek‑si‑jur

The name means to determine, to ascertain, to examine, to complete within a precise and exact framework.

Our location

We work for and alongside some great names in development, design and construction, delivering projects across London.

Our new offices are centrally based in Clerkenwell, the heart of London’s creative hub, and within easy reach of any London development.

Our social responsibility

One of the foundations of exigere is that we are genuinely committed to giving something back to society and our industry.

We are a member of the Architecture Foundation a registered charity who bring together of architects, clients, professionals and public campaigning for a better built environment.

Supporting great causes

We regularly take part in fund raising activities and make contributions to charity.

We are delighted to have recently supported the Teenage Cancer Trust and Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Our insights highlight some of our fundraising activities throughout the year.

exigere partners

Niall Aitken
Niall Aitken Partner
Niall adds real value at the early stages of projects where his relationship based approach will help set up the project for success. He provides strong leadership and constantly challenges project teams to deliver against the aims and objectives of projects.

Direct 0207 920 3415

Martin Broughton
Martin BroughtonMEP Partner
Martin specialises in building services and uses his depth of cost and design knowledge to ensure the correct approach is taken at an early stage. Working alongside, and challenging, design engineers at each project stage he ensures the services design is the most relevant for each project.

Direct 0207 920 3422

Tony Catchpole
Tony CatchpolePartner
Tony likes to get involved from project inception, adding value from day one. Not only focusing on cost management, he also considers impact of proposals on programme and phasing, risk management and wider issues such as capital allowance benefits and life cycle costs.

Direct 0207 920 3429

Fiona Corcoran
Fiona CorcoranPartner
Fiona leads our cost research, formulating and interpreting benchmarking information and understanding the key cost drivers on projects. This informs clients and design teams early on at a strategic level – driving the design, increasing efficiency, minimising risk and increasing value.

Direct 0207 920 3405

Dan Fryer
Dan FryerPartner
Dan challenges the accepted norms with an intuitive “what could be done better”. Dan’s skills are in how to interpret designers’ ideas at an early stage and understand the issues that can arise during construction that would impact not just budget but the risk profile.

Direct 0207 920 3401

David Happell
David HappellPartner
David adopts very much a hands on approach to projects, actively engaging with Clients and Design teams alike to seek the best possible outcome for every project. He is renowned for his level of Client service, work ethic, passion and enthusiasm for the work he does.

Direct 0207 920 3406

Nigel Hawes
Nigel HawesPartner
Nigel works collaboratively with clients & project teams to fully understand each project. He provides clarity around cost management and understands the key drivers of success. His diverse experience across multiple sectors and countries provides a unique perspective and approach.

Direct 02070 920 3425

Richard Hopper
Richard HopperPartner
At the very root of any successful project is a strong relationship between the consultant team, which is developed through understanding and a willingness to work together. Richard firmly believes in the team ethos and working with Designers to deliver the best possible Client service.

Direct 0207 920 3402

Peter Medland
Peter MedlandPartner
Peter ensures his in depth construction and market knowledge are fully utilised, helping clients with their decision making and making sure they realise the full potential of their assets. His experience and approach helps drive design, increase efficiency and value.

Direct 0207 920 3407

Russell Weir
Russell WeirPartner
Russell provides professional cost management advice to clients. He works collaboratively and challenges all aspects of the design in order to achieve the best value for the client. Russell is a dedicated and conscientious surveyor but also very sociable and approachable.

Direct 0207 920 3427

exigere team

Chris Andrew
Chris AndrewGraduate Surveyor
Eva Balabanska
Eva BalabanskaExecutive Assistant
Andrew Bennett
Andrew BennettAssociate
George Brown
George BrownAssociate
Tom Brunt
Tom BruntTrainee Surveyor
Steve Charles
Steve CharlesProject Surveyor
Hayley Cope
Hayley CopeProject Surveyor
Mitchell Crane
Mitchell CraneTrainee Surveyor
John Paul Donnelly
John Paul DonnellyAssociate
Michaela Hamilton
Michaela HamiltonOffice Assistant
Danielle Harvey
Danielle HarveySenior Project Surveyor
Sakib Khan
Sakib KhanGraduate Surveyor
Ellie Layton
Ellie LaytonSenior Project Surveyor
Joel Marshall
Joel MarshallGraduate Surveyor
Wade Pasfield
Wade PasfieldMEP Associate
Simon Pinder
Simon PinderTrainee Surveyor
Mike Roberts
Mike RobertsMEP Project Surveyor
Grant Robertson
Grant Robertson Project Surveyor
Tommy Sharman
Tommy SharmanAssociate
Agnieszka Supiya
Agnieszka SupiyaSenior Project Surveyor
Yohana Tekle
Yohana TekleTrainee Surveyor
Matthew Warwick
Matthew WarwickBIM and CAD Technician

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