john burke


Chartered Surveyors & Chartered Building Consultants

Our dedicated and qualified team of professionals can provide proactive and cost-effective building, surveying and project solutions. 

 We are an environmentally committed and a quality-driven Practice.  It is this combination that forms the foundation of the service that we offer to our clients.

John Burke Associates operates as two complementary divisions, namely Chartered Surveying and Chartered Building Consultancy.  Each division respectively, sustains a high level of delivering successful projects to an exceptional standard.

our ethos

We believe in delivering a collaborative service and ultimately gaining the client’s trust and commitment. By adhering to this philosophy, we can positively contribute to the growth of the practice.

 We are committed to providing our clients with forward-thinking, environmentally friendly and sustainable solutions and we are confident of generating value for money, thus making our services effectively cost-neutral.

Our particular expertise as Construction Professionals provide (with emphasis on alternative methods of approach) added value to the client’s projects.

 Our objective is to continually provide services that exceed our client’s expectations, enhancing our reputation and enabling us to further develop our resources and expertise.

Leadership Team

Stephen Burke



Stephen is integral to the dynamics of the business and is responsible for the management of the Practice.

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He is active in driving change, strategic planning and project delivery.  Stephen is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Project Manager and is also an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a board member of the RICS iSurv. 

Ian Carey

Technical Director


Ian is a Chartered Building Surveyor and a Chartered Construction Manager. He is also a Fellow, life member and twice Past President of the Institute of Clerks of Works & Construction Inspectorate (ICWCI).

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As our Technical Director for Site Inspection, Ian is responsible for the management, strategic planning and delivery of Independent Third Party Site Inspection Services. Originating from a construction trade background, Ian has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry.

Ian’s experience includes the delivery of complex exemplary projects for signature clients.  He has also played a key role in establishing the practice and business protocol internationally.

Alan Burke



Alan is responsible for the Information, Communication and Technology functions of the business. His focus is to improve the management of information within a growing organisation.

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Alan also has full responsibility for the financial management of the Practice.  He is qualified in IT and Business Management and furthered his experience and knowledge in finance and accounting. He is responsible for the Quality, Environmental and Cyber management of the Practice, ensuring they are to the standards required for our accreditations.

Graham Little

Technical Manager

Graham is responsible for Client liaison and the management of the delivery of our Site Inspection Services.

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With over 25 years in the Construction Industry, Graham started his career as a Carpenter and Joiner as well as has undertaken Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying and construction surveyingrelated functions. He progressed to the estate management of Proving Grounds in the International Testing and Inspection Sector and was involved in the design and delivery of the first UK Electric Vehicle Battery Test Facility for electric vehicles.

our clients

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001

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John Burke Associates are a quality and environmentally driven consultancy.

We operate a quality management system, which is certified to the requirements of ISO 9001. With members of the Executive Board holding qualifications in Quality Assurance, a total Quality Management approach is instilled within our organisation.

We are also certified under ISO 14001 as an Environmental Management Organisation. We are continuing to review our procedures for improving our environmental performance. Consequently, our Environmental Policy is updated accordingly.