Thomas & Adamson announces new promotion

Property and construction company, Thomas & Adamson (T&A) announces a new promotion to the role of Partner.

Heather Holbrook, Partner, Thomas & Adamson | BTR News
Heather Holbrook, Partner, Thomas & Adamson.

Property and construction company, Thomas & Adamson (T&A) announces the promotion of Heather Holbrook to Partner. Heather has been promoted after a decade at the company, which has included leading on some of the highest profile projects in T&A’s portfolio. 

Glasgow-based, Heather first joined the firm in 2013 as a Graduate Quantity Surveyor and has played a key role in projects for clients including Tesco, Hammerson, Osborne+Co, Leonardo and Jaguar Land Rover over the years. She is currently leading the teams deliveringboth JPMC’s European Technology Hub on behalf of Osborne+Co and the transformation of Glasgow’s Met Tower into a digital and tech hub on behalf of Bruntwood SciTech. 

Described as an exceptional member of the team and a prominent leader, Heather has also established herself as a mentor for students, trainees and younger staff – playing a part in inspiring and empowering the next generation. 

“I am hugely proud to have been appointed to the role of Partner, and grateful to be part of a company and culture that promotes from within. It’s an incredibly exciting time in the construction industry and I’m looking forward to working with the team to continue growing the business and our legacy and supporting our fantastic team.” 

Heather Holbrook, Partner, Thomas & Adamson

Senior Partner Alastair Wallace welcomed Heather’s promotion, which he said was thoroughly deserved for a highly respected colleague.

“Heather has been a rising star from the day she joined the firm and has been renowned for her strategic thinking and leadership skills. Her energy and passion for her work and colleagues is reflected in all her achievements, and she is an integral member of the team. I know she will excel in this role with confidence and distinction. 

“Promoting talent from within is important to the future of the business, and I am incredibly proud of the diverse talent and positive working environment at Thomas & Adamson.”

Alastair Wallace, Senior Partner, Thomas & Adamson

The construction firm has also promoted Hamish Paterson to Director. Hamish joined the firm in 2005 as a Building Surveyor, progressing to Regional Director in 2021, before his new appointment as Director. 

Partner Zander Muego welcomed the appointment and said Hamish’s vast experience and abilities will be a huge asset to the leadership team. 

“Hamish has developed extensive knowledge and experience of the industry since he joined the business, and his dedication and contributions to T&A over the years have proved immeasurable. 

“Having made key contributions to a wide variety of assignments across public and private sectors, he has been instrumental in significant growth for the business, securing new clients and doubling the size of his team during his time as Regional Director.   

“Hamish will now lead the UK building surveying business, and with his innovative leadership, we are confident he will continue to thrive and grow the business and bring a new energy and passion to the senior management team.” 

Zander Muego, Partner, Thomas & Adamson

Thomas & Adamson’s portfolio of current projects stands at 3,500 units. The company works with clients across the UK including Moda, Platform_, Redevco, Osborne + Co and Ambassador Group.