Why Base? I have known Base’s CEO, Duncan since we were both young, aspiring quantity surveyors and our paths have crossed many times over the years as we have developed our careers in the UK and overseas. I have watched him start up Base and have seen how he has developed
Why Base? I knew and worked for our CEO, Duncan at a previous professional quantity surveying consultancy where he was a director before leaving to set up Base. I was looking for a new role so I contacted him directly, we arranged a meeting at Base’s London office and the rest
Why Base? From the outset it was clear that Base values investing in its staff, with emphasis placed on learning and development. It also has a great collaborative and open culture; everybody wants to help each other and work together to attack problems and find solutions.
Why Base? I previously worked in Singapore before moving to London in 2014 after getting married. I was looking for a job opportunity, had an interview with Duncan, and was excited by the projects Base was involved with at the time. I was also informed about the company’s future
Why Base? I saw an advertisement for an apprentice quantity surveyor at Base on LinkedIn and, as I had recently completed a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment, I thought this role would be well-suited to me.
Why Base? I got to know Duncan whilst working in the building reception of Aldwych House. He was kind enough to invite me to the Christmas parties in the years prior to starting at Base, so I got to know both him and the existing staff and loved the family feel of the company.
Why Base? I decided I needed a change of career path and was yearning to work for a larger, specialist, highly-regarded consultancy. I wanted to be exposed to bigger, international projects and disputes and become part of a diverse team, with a great mix of different ages and
Tell us about your background. I graduated with a Law degree from the University of Warwick in 2019 and completed the Legal Practice Course MSc at the University of Law, London in 2020. I am due to start my training contract with an international commercial law firm in London
Why Base? Base provides a great variety of work and with that comes valuable experience. For example, I could be working with a contractor, a local authority and a barrister on three different projects in the same week. The high quality and varied skillset of our team also provides
Why Base? After completing my Masters in Construction Law and Dispute resolution at King’s College London, I met with Duncan. His passion with regards to the business, its direction and its people, convinced me that it would be a good space to develop my career. One thing I’ve learnt during my years in the industry is that it is good to be in a place where there is growth, to allow you to grow alongside the business, and Base Quantum allows that.