David Barrass | Managing director, Property Solutions (UK) Ltd

David Barris is managing director of Property Solutions (UK) Ltd, a service charge consultancy providing advice on service charges to both landlords and occupiers of commercial property. He set up the consultancy in 1992 with business partner, Andrew Morley. For over 20 years, Property Solutions has advocated better services and fair value service charges for its clients with property across the UK.

After graduating with an honours degree in chemical engineering from Newcastle University, Barras worked at Courtaulds as a Process Engineer, David joined Esso Petroleum as an energy conservation engineer. At Esso, David took up a variety of consulting and management positions within the company including head of UK petrol pricing, investment appraisal and secretary to the board of both the upstream and downstream activities.

In 1986, he moved to the commercial property industry, establishing a serviced office business which subsequently expanded to 20 locations throughout the UK. www.property-solutions.co.uk