isurv authors - Adams, Mark

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Author
Mark Adams
Job title and company
Director, GNA Surveyors Ltd/Aspect Air Solutions
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Biography

Mark Adams MRICS BSc (Hons) QS MICS PFCO is a chartered quantity surveyor, a member of the Institute of Construction Safety and holds a Permission for Commercial Operations for the use of drones issued by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Mark is a Director of GNA Surveyors Ltd, a multidisciplinary firm of chartered surveyors, and is also a member of the Dronesafe Register.

Following the successful completion of the Pilot Competency Training Course and subsequent flight test, Mark compiled GNA’s operations manual for submission to the Civil Aviation Authority. In May 2016 GNA were granted their first Permission for Commercial Operation and started to integrate aerial inspection photography and video into their building surveying workstream. Mark now has many hours of flight experience on various UAV platforms. He has operated in many challenging locations, and has also contributed video footage to both the BBC and ITV television companies.

Company biography

GNA Surveyors Ltd is a midlands-based independent consultancy delivering multi-disciplinary technical services to the property and construction sector in the UK. The firm’s core capabilities lie in quantity surveying and building surveying which are supplemented by expert advice in party walls, construction safety, project co-ordination and project management. GNA delivers consultancy services to a wide range of commercial and public sector clients.

In recent years GNA has added UAV (drone) technology to augment its own in-house building surveying function (Aspect Air Solutions); it also outsources this capability to a wide variety of clients nationwide. The UAV capability has expanded organically into the aerial videography, photography and mapping markets.

GNA staff provide expert, professional advice at every stage of the property lifecycle, and have extensive experience of working in many property sectors including public, education, military/defence, residential, commercial, industrial, retail and historic buildings. Established in 1978, GNA has over 40 years’ experience of the property and construction industry. GNA is well respected and has built a reputation for clear and professional advice.