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 broad experience across office, residential, retail, leisure, culture, healthcare, education and infrastructure sectors.

Helping you to meet your challenges with accuracy and certainty.

exigere partners

Niall Aitken
Niall AitkenPartner
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.

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Direct: 0207 920 3415

Andrew Bennett
Andrew BennettPartner
Andrew works openly and collaboratively with clients and design teams, he understands the dynamics of the design process and setting projects up for success through sound advice at the early stages.

His technical knowledge allows him to challenge design economies, offering comprehensive advice and adding value for his clients.

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Direct: 0207 920 3404

Martin Broughton
Martin BroughtonMEP Partner
Martin specialises in building services, using 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 most relevant services design for each project.

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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 considers impact on programme and phasing, risk management and wider issues such as capital allowance benefits and life-cycle costs.

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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 design, efficiencies and value whilst minimising risk.

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Direct: 0207 920 3405

Dan Fryer
Dan FryerPartner
Dan challenges the accepted norms with an intuitive “what could be done better”.

Skilled at interpreting designers’ ideas at an early stage, Dan understands the issues that can arise during construction that can impact both the budget and risk profile.

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Direct: 0207 920 3401

David Happell
David HappellPartner
With a hands on approach to projects, David actively engages with clients and design teams to seek the best possible outcome for every project.

He is renowned for his client service, work ethic, passion and enthusiasm for his work.

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Direct: 0207 920 3406

Nigel Hawes
Nigel HawesPartner
Nigel provides clarity around cost management and understands the key drivers of success.

He works collaboratively with clients & project teams to fully understand each project. His diverse experience across multiple sectors and countries provides a unique perspective.

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Direct: 0207 920 3425

Peter Medland
Peter MedlandPartner
With in-depth construction and market knowledge Peter helps clients with their decision making and ensures they realise the full potential of their assets.

His experience and approach helps drive design, increase efficiency and value.

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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.

A dedicated and conscientious surveyor, Russell is very sociable and approachable.

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Direct: 0207 920 3427

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“Exigere have been an integral part of the project team and throughout every stage of its development cycle.
The way exigere outlined the project risks and its commercial landscape translated into a meaningful value adding element contributing extensively to our strategy.
They have a consistent team player mind-set, an enthusiastic embrace of change and unwavering commitment to exceeding customer expectations.”
Diego Henriques, General Manager, Anglo American De Beers
“The culture at exigere seems to be very different to most cost consultants.
They have a highly cooperative attitude and a proactive way of working that focuses on how to deliver quality and value.
Exigere tackled challenging issues with a creative approach based on first principles enabling the team to pursue innovative design solutions and achieve very high quality finishes.
We have regularly recommended exigere for new projects.”
Harry Bucknall, Piercy & Co
“Exigere have supported us with very difficult decisions as we have varied the brief to keep pace with City office market trends.
They have provided good quality advice throughout and have been a proactive member of the team helping to solve problems and value engineer.
We have found them to be an excellent cost consultant with a proactive approach providing advice that gives us confidence in our decision making.”
Andrew Derry, Development Director , LaSalle Investment Management
“Exigere are skilled in cost control and management when overseeing complex construction works.
They understand value management, are forensic at understanding commercial constraints and adopt a flexible and friendly approach to changing demands.
Exigere have given a very personal and professional service. They have become the default choice for us.”
Ben Robinson, Construction Director, Citygrove Securities Plc

exigere team

Chris Andrew
Chris AndrewGraduate Surveyor
George Brown
George BrownAssociate
Philippa Brown
Philippa BrownSenior Project Surveyor
Tom Brunt
Tom BruntSenior Project Surveyor
Sian Bruty
Sian BrutyGraduate Surveyor
Dan Chapman
Dan ChapmanTrainee Surveyor
Steve Charles
Steve CharlesProject Surveyor
Hayley Cope
Hayley CopeSenior Project Surveyor
Simon Davis
Simon DavisAssociate
John Paul Donnelly
John Paul DonnellyAssociate
Michaela Hamilton
Michaela HamiltonOffice Manager
Mitchell Crane
Mitchell CraneTrainee Surveyor
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“I would recommend exigere due to their high performance. Their entire team show exceptional technical skills and tacit knowledge.”

Diego Henriques, General Manager, Anglo American De Beers

“Exigere are trusted by everyone involved, nice people to do business with and have the agility to respond to project events. They are extremely good.”

Neil Paterson, Head of Project Management London, Land Securities plc

“Exigere have worked with us on a number of projects and we have always been delighted with the results.”

James Pellatt, Head of Projects, , Great Portland Estates

“Exigere added value by giving us confidence in the cost information. We have looked to use them on another project which is testament to our faith in them.”

Andrew Derry, Development Director, LaSalle Investment Management
Alex Grocott
Alex GrocottMEP Associate
Danielle Harvey
Danielle HarveySenior Project Surveyor
Hannah Jackson
Hannah JacksonMarketing and Communications Manager
Sakib Khan
Sakib KhanGraduate Surveyor
Ellie Layton
Ellie LaytonAssociate
Jack Lewis
Jack LewisAssociate
Chris Matthews
Chris MatthewsAssociate
Hannah McIntosh
Hannah McIntoshSenior Project Surveyor
George Monk
George MonkTrainee Surveyor
Maryam Munir
Maryam MunirData Analyst
Wade Pasfield
Wade PasfieldMEP Associate
Mohammed Rfidah
Mohammed RfidahProject Surveyor
Grant Robertson
Grant Robertson Project Surveyor
Marco Solaro
Marco SolaroSenior Project Surveyor
Irtazah Shah
Irtazah ShahTrainee Surveyor
Tommy Sharman
Tommy SharmanAssociate
Agnieszka Supiya
Agnieszka SupiyaSenior Project Surveyor
Yohana Tekle
Yohana TekleGraduate Surveyor
Matthew Warwick
Matthew WarwickBIM and CAD Technician
Adam Williams
Adam WilliamsAssociate
Ben Worley
Ben WorleySenior Project Surveyor

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.