Bilfinger GVA has appointed Kate Deakin as principal surveyor in its independent healthcare team in Manchester.
Deakin will be responsible for valuations of healthcare properties across the country for a range of clients in the health and social care sector including banks, operators, charities and private investors.
She joined from Christie & Co where she was a valuation surveyor.
With more than 10 years’ experience, Deakin has undertaken valuations of properties within the care, hotel, medical and licensed sector. She has also provided valuation advice for high net worth individuals, large corporate institutions and all of the major high street lenders. For the last five years, Deakin has specialised in the valuation of solely trading properties.
There are nine people in the agency’s healthcare team.
Cirion Plant, director in Bilfinger GVA’s independent healthcare team, said: “We are pleased to welcome Kate into the team. Her appointment strengthens our team’s offering, as she brings a wealth of industry knowledge and unrivalled experience.
“Over the past year, we have continued to invest in our independent health team to provide a full range of services throughout the North West.”