Leading independent construction, property and management consultant, Rider Levett Bucknall UK (RLB UK) has appointed industry expert and previous Deloitte Real Estate Director, David Litherland as a Partner. David will jointly head up RLB Manchester’s growing cost management team with existing Partner, Ilyas Patel.
David has over 38 years’ experience in the construction industry covering both public and private capital investments. During his career, David has held a number of senior management positions including being a director at: Hargreaves Jones, EC Harris, Arcadis, AYH PLC and, most recently, Deloitte Real Estate.
“I am delighted to be joining RLB in Manchester at such an exciting time. I’m looking forward to working with the team who are supporting some really innovative projects for clients including several significant Private Rental Sector schemes in Manchester and Liverpool as well as a number of landmark regional projects” says Litherland.
Russell Bolton, Managing Partner at RLB in Manchester, added: “We are extremely pleased to welcome David to RLB to head up our cost consultancy team in Manchester alongside Ilyas. David’s wealth of knowledge and experience across the commercial and residential sectors – particularly in the hotel market – will be a great asset to our customers and our business as a whole. As we head into 2018, our team here in Manchester is now double the size it was a year ago as we continue to grow our business across the region.”