Aitchison Raffety, a leading practice of chartered surveyors and town planners, has appointed David Mathieson as a Director to lead its Education team. 

David will be responsible for developing Aitchison Raffety’s services for the education sector, building on the company’s many years work with independent schools, day nurseries and other education providers. He will provide valuation and strategic property advice to the education sector across the country.  

David joins from CBRE, where he was a director working on a range of property within the education, leisure and healthcare sectors dealing with single assets and portfolios.  David has over 17 years’ experience in appraising independent school trading operations which includes some of the UK’s top 100 schools.  As a specialist within the independent school sector, he has valued in excess of £0.5 billion of assets.

Philip Waite, Group Operations Director commented “We are pleased to welcome David to Aitchison Raffety and in particular, a growing department in which we’re keen to invest.  Our education team is well established in the schools sector and David will play an important role in developing this further.  He brings with him a wealth of skills and experience to help us on our journey to be the trusted partner for our education clients.”

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