Bob Durie OBE
Bob is a surveyor and valuer with extensive experience of property development and funding now delivered through his practice Duries Chartered Surveyors. He has particular interest in both new builds and the refurbishment for conservation of old buildings and historic ships! Currently a Vice Patron of the National Association of Almshouses and past Chairman of Prince Charles Awards panel for rewarding nationwide excellence in almshouse refurbishment and development.
Former president of Bristol Chamber of Commerce, trustee of charities supporting both the vulnerable young and frail elderly in the West of England.
High Sheriff of Bristol in 2007 and made OBE in New Year’s Honours list 2013 for Services to the Community in Bristol. Currently President of the Colston Society Bristol and non-executive Director of Curo Group and Bristol Chamber of Commerce and Initiative.