Just A Minute with Grant Tod
The latest participant in our Just a Minute feature is QS Advisor Limited founder and Bstructured co-founder Grant Tod.
Name: Grant Tod
Position: Founder QS Advisor Limited & co-founder Bstructured
Which newsletters/ bulletins do you receive? Scottish Construction Now, Construction Enquirer, CIOB
How did you get started in the industry? Went to uni studied construction management and then got first job as an assistant QS
Biggest professional achievement: Getting FCIOB status
Best advice you received: Everyday is a school day / treat everyone the way you expect to be treated
What is the most important part of the industry? Communication & respecting each other – creating a collaborative working environment
What do you like most about your job? Helping subcontractors get the results they need and assist in getting them out of a problem issue/site
And the least? Individuals that just go out of their way to subbie bash
What you would most like to change in construction? Subcontractors getting paid for what they are rightfully due
How is your organisation preparing for Brexit? We work in the UK only, so no direct issue
How would you change Scottish Construction Now? Nothing. What an invaluable resource.
Do you read a daily newspaper? No
Which social media sites do you use and which do you find the most useful? LinkedIn for business and Instagram for personal interests
Hobbies and interests: keep fit, cycling, spending time with my daughters & wife
Favourite holiday destination: Ibiza
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