Christopher Birds BSc (Hons) MARLA FNAEA MARLA
Director – Chartered Surveyor-RICS Registered Valuer
As a Chartered Valuation Surveyor, Chris has many years’ experience and is considered to be an expert in his field offering help and advice in all areas of commercial sales and management.
Chris has worked in the property market since he left school working for a number of high profile firms of Chartered Surveyors. He obtained a degree in Estate Surveying before becoming qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2002. Chris is a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) organisations with which he is actively involved at both local and national level.
Having been a Chairman of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire branch of the NAEA for many years and serving on National Committees, Chris was recently awarded a Distinguished Service Honour.
Chris has been voted as one of the top 250 inspiring business people in Derbyshire for several years running and is proud to serve the community as a Presiding Magistrate in the Southern Derbyshire Criminal Courts. In April 2024, he will become Deputy Under Sheriff of Derbyshire.
Chris is also an Equity Partner in Boxall Brown & Jones and BB&J Commercial, who are Residential and Commercial property experts, with offices in Derby and Belper.
What Chris does
Chris is an Equity Director in Rushton Hickman and has overall responsibility for the financial management of the business.
As a Chartered Surveyor, he has many years’ experience and is considered to be an expert in his field offering help and advice in all areas of commercial sales and management.
Chris enjoys walking and has climbed to Everest Base Camp raising over £18,000 for The British Heart Foundation. He has ran the London Marathon and competed in The Great North Run on five occasions. Chris loves sailing and is a qualified RYA Day Skipper.
He lives locally with this wife and two daughters.