Our Team

Ann Day FCMA CHDir
Managing Director & Finance Dire


Ann is a FCMA fully qualified accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in property, having held finance director (FD) positions at Crest Nicholson, Tilfen Land and Sunley Estates. Her extensive background sees her specialise in forecasting and budgeting, strategic planning, treasury management and raising finance through various channels, together with running the accounts team and internal audit functions. Ann now provides FD services and non-executive services to small companies alongside running Day Associates with Kevin Day. She is, amongst other areas, responsible for new business, strategic planning and HR within the company.

Kevin Day BSc (Hons), ICIOB
Surveying Director & Senior Project Manager


Kevin has three decades’ experience in the property sector. He set-up Day Associates - where he is responsible for the surveying side of the business - with Ann Day in 2003 and the company has grown year-on-year. Kevin manages the surveying team together with garnering new business and maintaining relationships with our current portfolio of clients. He specialises in all aspects of surveying in the residential, commercial and retail sectors including working with housing associations, care homes and block management companies.

Chris Barrett DipSP, Assoc. RICS

Commercial Director & Senior Building Surveyor


Chris graduated from the College of Estate Management at Reading University and has previously worked as facility manager at a 180-acre estate and as a building surveyor at the Forestry Commission. As Commerical Director at Day Associates, he is responsible for company growth, strategic development, reputation management and the training and development of an expanding team. Chris has significant expertise in estate, facility and maintenance management with substantial experience working with listed buildings, modern sustainable methods and renewable technology.

Jenni Hazelden

PA to Directors & Office Manager


Jenni has 25 years’ experience in business administration having worked for large corporates, small operations and within the charity sector. She has worked with Day Associates since 2013 and is responsible for all aspects of office administration in addition to supporting the directors and senior management team. Jenni is also involved in the marketing, business development and client liaison sides of the consultancy’s varied and growing portfolio.

Gary Lynch MCIOB, IMBM
Senior Surveyor & Project Manager


Gary has more than 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, primarily in building and quantity surveying working with housing associations, local authorities and property consultants in the private sector. A member of the Chartered Institute of Building, Gary’s vast knowledge and experience covers new build housing and the refurbishment and maintenance of existing properties; preparing and implementing planned and cyclical maintenance programmes; dealing with defect surveys and reports and providing technical and contractual advice. He also works across all aspects of contract administration, project management, quality assurance and managing stock condition surveys.

Richard Rushton MBA, MSC, MRICS

Senior Surveyor & Project Manager


Richard qualified as a chartered building surveyor in 1984. In his career he has covered nearly every aspect of building surveying from new build to major refurbishment and repair projects on behalf of institutional investors and developers, before specialising in more recent years in professional work covering party wall matters, dilapidations, licensing and project management.

Adam Sheret BSc (Hons)
Building Surveyor & Project Manager


Adam has almost 15 years’ experience working as a surveyor covering all aspects of building surveying services, including surveys, party wall matters, contract administration and has successfully overseen both residential and commercial projects from conception to completion. Adam is experienced in AutoCad drawing package and has produced planning and building control drawings for developments from small residential extensions to new build blocks of flats.

Stephen Jeremy BSc (Hons)
Senior Building Surveyor


Stephen graduated from Westminster University and has more than 20 years’ experience in the construction industry primarily in building surveying, project management, asset management and general property consultancy services. He has worked with housing associations, local authorities, Ministry of Defence, charities and FTSE 100 companies as well as international businesses. Stephen’s experience encompasses domestic, non-domestic and commercial work, including new build; refurbishment and maintenance creating; implementing and managing planned and cyclical maintenance; health and safety landlord compliance; contract administration; project management; stock condition surveys; procurement, and a wide range of other property and asset management services.

Carla Coffin BA (Hons)


Having graduated with a BA Hons degree in Interior and Architecture Design in 2009, Carla went on to pursue a career in administration and office management. She has vast knowledge and a diverse set of skills as well as a background in events and exhibitions. Carla contributes to many aspects of the consultancy’s work as it grows and the Day Associates’ client list expands.