Hannah is the editor of the RICS Construction Journal and Building Conservation Journal.
She generates and discusses ideas with RICS professionals and commissions content to ensure that titles remain topical and relevant to surveyors in these disciplines at all stages of their career. Hannah has previously worked in legal, healthcare, arts and educational publishing at a variety of organisations in the UK.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 11 Sep 2017
Variety is the spice of life, as they say – and in the world of conservation this is no different, with new projects beginning all the time.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 09 Aug 2017
What’s new with you? A common question we might ask when meeting an old friend, but should we be doing so in our working lives as well?
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Jun 2017
As Editor of the Building Conservation Journal, I constantly find myself looking at material that is completely new to me.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 May 2017
How do you manage yourself, your team and your business when errors occur in the construction industry?
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 13 Apr 2017
From risk management to digital surveying — both of which are covered in this issue of the Building Conservation Journal — so much can be gleaned from just talking to people. Meeting other heritage professionals can help with your CPD, and conversations with those outside the profession are important in ensuring that your work fulfils the public interest.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Mar 2017
Given recent political and economic events in the UK – the effects of which are being felt all around the world – you would think that collaboration would be an obvious goal.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Feb 2017
When you see the word “conservation”, the terms “protection” and “prevention” are never too far behind. The presence of heritage buildings, materials and other artefacts is a direct consequence of this. But what goes on behind the scenes?
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 12 Jan 2017
With each new year, we take the opportunity to evaluate the previous 12 months and consider how we can move forward. Setting goals and fulfilling them becomes a priority. Whether becoming healthier, sorting out finances or learning a new skill are on the agenda, a degree of management is required.
Hannah Matthews-Jones, 22 Nov 2016
Heritage can present itself to us in many forms. Traditionally, the word conjures up monuments of positive significance, so we rarely think of its potentially negative connotations. But it is wise to challenge our preconceptions and open ourselves to new ideas.
© RICS 2017
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