Robert Durie, OBE FRICS

Chartered Surveyor and Businessman

Bob is a surveyor and valuer with extensive experience of property development and funding.  He has particular interest in both new builds and the refurbishment for conservation of old buildings and historic ships!  Currently a Vice Patron of the National Association of Almshouses and past Chairman of the Prince Charles Awards panel for rewarding nationwide excellence in almshouse refurbishment and development.

He is a former president of Bristol Chamber of Commerce, trustee of charities supporting both the vulnerable young and frail elderly in the West of England.

In 2007 he was High Sheriff of Bristol and made OBE in the New Year’s Honours list 2013 for Services to the Community in Bristol.

Bob, a true Bristolian; is married to Jo and they have 7 grandchildren and he enjoys yachting, walking, horse riding, cricket, rugby and travelling.

 

WHRD/jc - 11.10.2013

 

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