John Pilbeam

Construction Director

John Pilbeam - Construction Director

John formally joined Downing as Construction Director in August 2016, having worked with the property team since 2014 on a consultancy basis. He is a chartered surveyor with a focus on property development project management. 

John has 30 years’ wide-ranging experience gained at partner level with two major surveying practices, and roles including Head of Construction (Europe) with AIG Global Real Estate, European Projects Director with Pyramid Hotel Group and Projects Director with Shore Energy. 

John works across Downing's asset-backed and energy investment teams to manage construction risk. He has a first-class honours degree in building surveying from the University of Reading.