Rob Millard TCIAT - ‘The go-getter’
Introduction to Rob Millard
Rob is from Aldershot and started his career at an architectural practice at West Byfleet, Surrey. In 2015 he moved to London to work for Savills UK Ltd as an Architectural Technologist within the Building and Project Consultancy department.
Current job role
Rob is based in the Building Consultancy department at Savills, in the Design and Contract Administration team. His main role is to produce drawing packages and assist with project management for residential and commercial fit-outs and refurbishments and to undertake surveys for setting out, space planning, fit-out drawings, estate agency and valuation. He also assists with Party Wall matters and has been trained in rights of light modelling and calculations.
Why Rob joined CIAT
According to Rob, he owes his current position to CIAT, which he describes as ‘a highly respected and recognised institution (which) can open many doors, here and overseas’.
How Rob qualified
Rob joined as an Associate (ACIAT) in September 2013, following completion of a relevant academic qualification whilst working as a CAD technician. Immediately afterwards he started his TCIAT Professional & Occupational Performance (POP) Record, and achieved TCIAT status in May 2014.
How Rob has benefitted from the qualification
Rob believes the qualification has seen him put to work on more interesting and complex projects for high profile clients. He has been given more responsibility and others have higher confidence in his work. Being able to offer contract administration services is another benefit, particularly when part of a design and contract administration team.
Rob says his biggest achievement as securing a position at one of the largest property and real estate companies in the world, Savills. This has given him the opportunity to explore different service lines such as Party Wall matters and rights of light issues. He has put his skills to use by producing 3D models and drawings for rights of light issues. He has aspirations to qualify as a Chartered Architectural Technologist MCIAT in the near future.