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Alan Cairns



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Alan is an experienced Construction Professional, Business Manager and Approved Inspector with significant experience of working directly on-site as well as in the latent defects insurance industry.


With 7 years’ experience in Site Management for Berkeley Homes & Croudace Homes and 6 years running a property maintenance company, Alan joined Zurich Building Guarantee in 1997 and progressed through, eventually heading up the business unit as Head of Building Guarantees and Zurich Building Control. In this role, Alan was directly responsible to the Managing Director of Zurich Municipal Insurance for the day to day leadership and strategic management of the Building Guarantee department and, following Zurich's decision to withdraw from the warranty market, for the closure of the Building Guarantee Department, including Zurich Building Control, over a planned three year period.


Following that, Alan worked with Premier Guarantee assisting the management team in the strategic delivery of the inspection service to customers (internal & external) for specific product covers and delivery of key efficiencies in relation to making best use of Surveying resource.


He is a strategic leader with a proven record of creating high performance teams with a strong emphasis on the surveying of new build properties and a track record to deliver in a challenging economic environment in both operational excellence and change management.


With 27 years’ experience in the UK construction industry in both Construction Management and the New Homes Warranty market, Alan’s expertise brings a unique understanding of the industry to the GHPC team.

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