Anthony Walker has joined the board of surveying services operator Topscan to lead new project management, contract administration and fire safety services for estates management.
Walker has more than 30 years’ industry experience as a surveyor and project manager, most recently as CEO of proptech specialist GoReport. Before that, he led proptech operations at Trident Building Consultancy.
He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and a member of the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). He has also held a number of senior positions in the public and private sector, including 10 years with the Department for Education, leading its property data survey programme.
Topscan is noted for its asset services in the office, commercial and public sector, including building and mechanical and electrical surveying, fire safety, CAD and BIM services for the British Library, Historic Royal Palaces, HM Prison Service, Screwfix, hoteliers, retailers and leading research establishments.
Shortly after his arrival, the company was became a RICS-registered firm, confirming that the business operates to globally recognised ethical and professional standards.
Anthony Walker said: “Topscan… has grown significantly since its CAD service beginnings almost 30 years ago and is now delivering a bigger range of services to clients in healthcare, education, hotel and leisure, retail and many other sectors.
“Harnessing technology in the built environment will be a key focus going forward.”
Julia Kemp, Topscan’s managing director, said: “Anthony comes to Topscan at a critical time for our clients, all of whom are looking very closely at how they manage their buildings and facilities for increased safety, health and security in the future. He marries a deep knowledge of proptech practice with project management expertise and many years’ practical experience of surveying major property estates. This creates a very compelling offer for our clients.”