Jamie Trewke is Director of Barrett Corp Harrington. Jamie’s detailed approach to Quantity Surveying and construction ensures that our Reinstatement Cost Assessments reflect real-world construction costs and are informed by construction principles and practices.
His career in construction spans multi-million pound commercial buildings to small scale residential works and his hands-on approach from inception through to practical completion gives an in-depth understanding of all phases of a building project.
His primary involvement in live construction projects, particularly in property development from both a client and contractors perspective, means he is able to bring real-time and relevant information to our RCAs.
Jamie holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management. He is on route to achieving his ACIOB status.
Mark has been an Owner and Director of BCH since 2019. Having initially worked as an Appraiser for the company in 2013, he went onto work as a Senior Project Surveyor for a main contractor in the health care industry. He returned to his new role, the hands-on experience gained, aiding the robustness of our process in reporting Commercial Building Reinstatement Cost Assessments. BCH are the UKs market leader for RCAs and Mark is driving the evolution of company strategy and innovation, whilst keeping the customer experience at the centre of these improvements.
Mark holds a BSc(Hons) in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, Cert CII, is an Associate of the RICS and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Builders.
When away from work Mark enjoys exercise and long-distance running.
Martyn Barrett is the B in BCH and was one of the founding Directors in 2006. Martyn is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS), a Chartered Insurance Practitioner (ACII) and a Chartered Loss Adjuster (FCILA FUEDI-ELAE). It is this triangle of knowledge that is at the bedrock of the service provided by BCH. Having spent 25 years working for major loss adjusting companies, Martyn knows the impact of large losses and the difference that having a correct Reinstatement Cost Assessment can make to the process of settling a claim. His knowledge and experience mean that he is a valued and respected speaker at industry events and sits on the panel responsible for the RICS’s Guidance Note on the Reinstatement Cost Assessment of Buildings, 3rd edition, 2018.
His vision for BCH sees the company remaining in the forefront of provision for Reinstatement Cost Assessments for the UK insurance market. Martyn encourages innovation and strives to ensure BCH continues to be a great place to work. He enjoys the buzz of client meetings, particularly those based in many of the country’s most iconic buildings.
In his spare time Martyn is a keen runner, undertaking his first marathon aged 55. He also enjoys fell walking and likes to travel, balancing the resultant carbon footprint by conservation work on common land near to home.
Lorna Harrington is the ‘H’ in BCH! As a founding Director in 2006, she remains an Owner, Director and specialist in the Insurance Valuation of Historic Buildings.
After beginning her career as a Lloyds Broker focusing on art, museums, collections and historic houses, Lorna worked for leading insurers including Chubb and AIG, managing teams of appraisers specialising in large scale residential property and listed risks. Lorna’s focus at BCH is now leadership and strategy across the business; with a specific focus on residential and historic buildings. She also manages key account relationships and continues to ensure BCH are the “go to” experts for all things Reinstatement Cost Assessment. Her knowledge and experience has lead to her sitting on the BCIS Heritage Data Steering Committee.
Having completed an MA in History of Art & Architecture at the Courtauld Institute and a Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation of the Historic Environment, Lorna particularly enjoys visiting historic buildings, especially those from the 18th century, as well as anything very contemporary and may have appeared on Grand Designs. Away from work, Lorna enjoys amateur dramatics and musicals, because ‘life is a cabaret’!