Principal, GBG Group: Investigation Practice in Conservation, Building Pathology, Structural Inspection & Materials; Based in Cambridge UK; offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
Chartered Building Surveyor of >40 years experience in Building Inspection, Building Pathology, Concrete Technology and Materials, and the long term protection of structures from deterioration. Particular expertise in the use of non-destructive measurement/detection systems, including geophysical, dynamic and electronic methods, to investigate buildings and resolve engineering problems. Frequent involvement in high profile projects, currently appointed Surveyor to the Westminster Repair and Refurbishment Programme.
George Ballard’s broad range of expertise has led to Expert advice in commercial construction disputes focussing on concrete technology arising in a wide range of industry sectors and practices including infrastructure, renewables, energy and utilities and industrial flooring as well as a significant number of private residential structures including basements and swimming baths, where his extensive experience in Party Wall and Boundary disputes is often critical.