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Meet the Partners

Richard Utting, BSc MRICS

Richard formed RUA LLP in Norwich during 2011, previously working at Davis Langdon / AECOM for twenty two years.

His primary aim when forming the company, was to build a sustainable and long term business founded upon strong Client and Designer relationships. Since its formation Richard has steered RUA LLP to become one of the leading construction consultancies in East Anglia.

The recent introduction of our Colchester Office and our now well established Cambridge Offices has helped strengthen the RUA LLP brand and allowed a greater geographical reach towards the South, South East, the Home Counties and the Midlands.

Richard is pleased to lead such a fantastic team of over 40 construction professionals all of whom contribute daily to the success of the practice.

Daniel Key, BSC (Hons) MRICS

Dan joined RUA LLP in 2012, previously working at Davis Langdon / AECOM for twelve years.

Dan leads the Residential and Infrastructure Team's across our offices for the practice providing specialist knowledge and expertise in this sector. His residential experience extends from both private and affordable projects to extra care facilities, but has also delivered both planned and responsive maintenance programmes.

Dan works very closely with some of the UK’s most prominent house builders, as well as one off housing development clients. His specialist infrastructure knowledge helps unlock schemes and with early engagement works with his clients to help shape projects from the outset.

His relationship with land owners, clients and development partners ensures Dan is seen as the person to go to for all things Residential and Infrastructure related.

Jonathan Nelson, BSc (Hons) FRICS

Jonathan joined Richard Utting Associates LLP as a Partner in 2016, previously working at Davis Langdon / AECOM for twenty years, where he held the position of Director and Head of Norwich Office. Jonathan is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).

Jonathan leads the Commercial Team for the practice across all our offices, providing in-depth knowledge, experience, management and drive across many different Sectors. His project expertise include both pre and post contract Cost Management Services, together with Employer’s Agent and Project Management duties, which include Masterplanning, Education, Offices, Science & Research, Residential, Hotels, Leisure, Industrial and Retail. His unique sector wide skillset will benefit all stages of the construction process, whether at feasibility or post completion.

Jonathan has a strong network of industry contacts, both locally and nationally across many sectors. These contacts can be drawn upon, if or as required, for the benefit of a project at any time.

In addition to his core practice responsibilities, Jonathan is also actively involved with various Associations:-

•   Regional Awards Head Judge - RICS East of England

•   Former Chair - Norwich Forum for the Construction Industry

•   Trustee / Committee Member - Norfolk ProHelp

•   Chair / Trustee - Norfolk Construction Charitable Trust

•   Member - Construction East

•   Member - Interact Group

•   Member - New Anglia LEP, Building Growth Committee

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