David is a Senior Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience in the field of Valuation for Rating. He studied General Practice Surveying through the College of Estate Management whilst employed within the Lothian Valuation Joint Board (Assessors) in the capacity of Technician, dealing with domestic property. He became a full member of the RICS in May 2008 whilst employed by the Assessor as a Valuer. In that role he valued a range of property types for Rates purposes, carried out analysis of rental information and appeared as an expert witness on a number of occasions at the local Valuation Appeal Committee in Edinburgh and West Lothian. David joined Graham + Sibbald’s Rating team in May 2018 and continues to specialise in the field of Rating only now turning his expertise to assist clients reduce their Rating liability and ensuring that the Assessor has carried out his statutory duties correctly.