We had the pleasure of sitting down with Edward Smith-Beacham — our extremely valued junior surveyor — to discuss his role, biggest career achievement, and a little-known fact about himself.
Edward, your 60 seconds start now…
Its flexible approach to hybrid working. I enjoy a mix of time in the office and getting out and about on regular site visits — something Towngate has been very understanding of.
Passing my A2 Certificate of Competency (CofC) and General Visual Line of Sight Certificate (GVC) drone examination, first time around. I am now fully qualified to pilot drones that weigh between 500g and 25kg, in non-restricted areas.
I’m into country and blues music — and I’m particularly partial to Carrie Underwood!
I mostly try to switch off and relax, see family when I can, and follow football.
I’d have to nominate our facilities manager, Jake Wilde, for single-handedly keeping Pot Noodle in business!
I’d organise a staff social for the whole team to get involved in.
There are many different elements to my role, but essentially, I’m a conduit between our tenants and contractors who maintain our properties to the standards we are so proud of.
The greatest athlete of all time, Michael Jordan.
My Great-grandad Bert used to say, “you only get out what you put in,” something that’s always stuck with me.