ECO has evolved and expanded with the demands of the industry whilst remaining true to its positive and sustainable approach.
Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor and has over 25 years' experience in the property sector. He has worked at strategic property level for many years supporting asset managers, property owners and occupiers to develop the right approach for maintaining and operating their portfolio.
His career began with Povall Worthington and having later become Head of Building Consultancy at GVA Grimley (Leeds), Andrew is one of the founding directors of WH Property & Engineering Consultants and Eco FM Ltd.
As a Chartered Surveyor and Project Manager, he has worked in a wide range of property sectors from commercial property, education, retail, residential and leisure. His combined technical abilities of project management, building surveying and service charge management provides clients and Eco with invaluable practical advice.
Andrew is still very involved with the day to day operation of our client's portfolios and is constantly looking at new technology and skills within our industries to deliver quality value for money property advice to our loyal customer base.
As Eco’s Finance Director, Derek oversees all aspects of finance and clients’ property budgets and implementation. He’s an expert in the ‘Operational Environment’ and takes the lead on all mechanical and electrical consultancy advice for our clients and within the company.
Derek brings a wealth of knowledge on running large-scale retail developments as well as experience working for national maintenance and design contractors.
He founded WH Consultancy with Andrew Walker in 2003, and still takes a hands-on approach for the delivery of our services from beginning to end.
Robin has over 12 years of experience in property management and brings skills from national property helpdesks and direct facilities management of multiple sites from large national contracts including Carillion, HSBC, Centrica, AXA and Nationwide Building Society.
At Eco, Robin is responsible for the systems that provide the foundation of the solutions that Eco deliver. Robin has been influential in the development of Eco's Helpdesk service and has led its development over the last four years, ensuring that it can be provided as a standalone service to any sized property portfolio.
Robin drives customer service across the company while keeping in mind that the customer is key. He steers business development at Eco and is constantly looking at new ways to promote Eco’s successful delivery.
The company was originally founded in 2003 as WH Property & Engineering Consultants providing support to the commercial property sector. The original directors Andrew and Derek have developed and expanded the range of services to meet customer requirements and evolved through Eco FM Ltd to Eco IPS whilst remaining true to the original philosophy of a proactive and personal service.
What’s more, with a combined 50 years of experience between them, their knowledge and expertise is second to none. Eco has a national team of experts headed by the senior leadership team.