Lead Director // Chartered Building Surveyor RICS Young Building Surveyor of the Year 2022 // RICS Professional Group Panel Member for Building Surveying and Building Control

Josh founded Fourth Wall in late 2020 having had a wide ranging experience of projects and
professional instructions across the North West and the UK at various scales and stages of
development, design and delivery. He works closely with clients and consultant teams on
residential and commercial schemes, with a keen interest in appointments which provide
social value and rejuvenate existing heritage sites to create interesting and engaging

Josh studied Building Surveying at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) and before founding
Fourth Wall worked at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) and Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) on a
range of commercially led professional appointments and developments, predominantly for
institutional investor, transport and public sector clients, across Manchester and the North
of England.

Josh has a focused interest in how modern technology and media influence our use of
buildings and the practices within the profession, and how this can be engaged to enhance
our clients’ experience with the assets they own, manage, or occupy.

In 2022, Josh was awarded the prestigious RICS Young Building Surveyor of the Year and in
2023 he was appointed to the RICS Global Professional Group Panel for Building Surveying
and Building Control.

When he’s not looking up at building facades or skulking on rooftops, Josh can be found
indulging his wildly eclectic taste in food, both inside and outside the kitchen, and exploring
the world one beach bar or sunrise mountain top at a time.