The School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Mr Richard Wise
School of Civil Engineering & Surveying
1.08, Portland Building,
Richard Wise, BSc, MRICS
Richard joined the construction industry in 1978 as a trainee Quantity Surveyor and has since worked in the contracting and consultancy sectors on a wide range of projects from a £160,000 helicopter landing pad on a Solent lighthouse to a £200 million corporate HQ for a Formula 1 racing team. He has delivered both civil engineering and building projects including tunnels, roads & bridges, pumping stations & water retaining structures, offices, schools, colleges, hospital buildings and retail projects including new build, refurbishment and fit-out.
After teaching in Salisbury and Southampton from 1995 to 1997, Richard was tempted back into industry by Davis Langdon where he became an Associate Partner. During his tenure with DL in addition to managing project costs for various clients, Richard contributed to the Graduate Recruitment and Development Programme and acted as APC supervisor or counsellor for several graduates.
In addition to his specialist areas covering inception, feasibility and procurement of projects, contracts, professional practice and dispute resolution, Richard is an experienced Value and Risk Manager, having facilitated over fifty workshops for a wide variety of clients.
Richard joined the School of Environmental Design and Management at the University of Portsmouth in May 2010 and teaches on the BSc. and MSc. Property Development and Quantity Surveying programmes.
- BSc Building, Nottingham Trent, 1994
- Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, 1995
Senior Lecturer, School of Civil Engineering & Surveying
Course Leader, BSc(Hons) Property Development with Quantity Surveying.