Laura O’Donovan

Laura is a chartered building surveyor with 17 years’ experience in construction consultancy practice. She currently manages the housing compliance team in our building surveying group.

Throughout her career Laura has delivered a variety of refurbishment and new build projects and has experience of traditional, NEC and design & build procurement routes. She also has commercial surveying experience including bank monitoring and dilapidations surveys and advice.

Laura has provided employer’s agent services for new build residential developments for housing associations through development agreement-led section 106 schemes and land-led developments under design & build contracts. She also has experience of contract administration of refurbishment schemes involving a large spectrum of property types including fire stations, pre- and post-war residential blocks and Victorian street properties.

Laura is committed to training and mentoring the next generation of leaders at Baily Garner and is leading on our Confidence Challenge programme, which aims to encourage and empower female staff to unlock their strategic and leadership capacity.