CHP’s Partnership is built upon integrity, agility and trust and CHP is committed to giving its clients and colleagues the attention that they deserve. CHP prides itself on service excellence and positive outcomes, and as a boutique practice, can guarantee Partner-level resourcing and leadership on all projects.Get in Touch
Chris Castle MRICS
Chris is one of the founding partners of CHP, with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. Alongside general quantity surveying and commercial management, he has extensive knowledge of NEC, ICC, JCT and FIDIC contracts, contract law and claims settlement. He is an experienced trainer and speaker on the application, implementation and use of the NEC, suite of contracts. Chris has worked across various sectors of the industry, including building, civil engineering, renewable energy, specialist industrial and agricultural fields. Chris’s expertise and experience in the renewable energy sector is second to none.LinkedIn
Gerry Hayes MRICS
Gerry is one of the founding Partners of CHP and whilst being based in the UK, he was instrumental in setting up the New York office. Gerry divides his time between the UK and US, personally overseeing CHP’s business for major blue-chip clients. His background in consultancy has equipped him with a profound understanding of clients’ needs, which has enabled him to develop highly skilled teams that are able to provide real-time cost control and cost/risk management services across a variety of construction sectors. Gerry has specialised in cost control on large, complex projects and has particular knowledge of fast-track construction methods. Gerry understands the value of giving clients fast and accurate advice to support their decision-making processes – their business always comes first.LinkedIn
Kane Wagstaff MRICS
Kane joined CHP as a Partner in 2019 having previously held successful business leadership roles at JLL, Barclays Capital and Northcroft Group. His relationship with CHP spans more than 20 years, having first worked alongside the practice in 1997 and then being a client from 2000 to 2008.
Kane is a successful team builder and has developed a large international network of industry contacts, colleagues and clients, having delivered projects and services on a global basis since 2002. He has a deep understanding of the property lifecycle and is an expert in advising on project viability, procurement and financial control across major capital projects and investment programmes.
Phil Parry MRICS
Phil has significant professional advisory and client-side experience spanning over 15 years. He has worked for both institutional funds and private developers, including the likes of AXA, Stanhope, U+I, Arsenal Football Club and, most recently, working client-side as Projects Director for The Office Group (TOG).
Phil has gained a unique blend of skills from his time working both as a consultant QS, through to his time working client side as a development manager where he oversaw circa 1.5 million ft² of development through acquisition to occupation. He now uses that broader knowledge of the development process to define and push the boundaries of the traditional QS service.
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