Phil Elmer

Sector Vice-Chair
Director, cba developments ltd

Phil joined a firm of Chartered Quantity Surveyors after leaving school in Bedford. He subsequently attended The College of Estate Management in Kensington for three years and was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1986.

In 1986, Phil moved to the firm’s Head Office in London, as an Equity Partner together with five other Partners managing the chartered quantity surveying and project management practice of approximately 120 staff.

In 1990 Phil became a director of a limited company based in London formed initially to manage the construction of J Sainsbury and SavaCentre supermarkets under the construction management form of contract. He was responsible for the setting up of a Head Office team, on-site management of construction professionals, the formation of cost control procedures to cope with an ever-increasing workload, marketing, presentations and public relations involvement.

Phil joined cba in 1998 and is now cba’s Consultant dealing with commissions at Perkins Engines, Perkins Shibaura Engines, Anglia Regional Co-operative Society, Hanson Building Products, De Montfort University together with other project management and business development duties.

Phil is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Vice Chairman of Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Construction Sector, Honorary Life Vice President of Peterborough Rugby Union Football Club, Past President of East Midlands Rugby Union and Council Member of Peterborough Sports Aid Foundation.