Building Safety Unit

Providing expert support on the sector’s biggest issue.

Our expert Building Safety Unit reflects BECG Group’s sector leading expertise across building safety issues, including expert policy counsel, crisis communications, specialist resident and community engagement – set alongside media relations, planning communications and government relations.

We have unrivalled experience working with some of the UK’s best-known developers, leading housing associations, and managing agents, leading them through one of the built environment’s biggest issues.

The new unit provides a multi-disciplinary team bringing, together experts from across the Group – including Cavendish Advocacy and Liberty One.

Our Building Safety Unit team

Jenny Riddell-Carpenter

Board Director, Cavendish Advocacy  

Patrick Law

Strategic Counsel

Will Balme

Digital Client Delivery Lead

Tom Gosschalk

Senior Account Manager

Georgina Walker

Account Manager

Olivia Choudhry

Account Executive

Jenny Riddell-Carpenter

Board Director, Cavendish Advocacy  

Jenny has led the crisis response for two major UK residential fire incidents, and oversees fire safety and remediation for some for the UK’s largest housing associations and housebuilders.  

 

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Patrick Law

Strategic Counsel

Will Balme

Digital Client Delivery Lead

Will is BECG’s digital client delivery lead, bringing with him 12 years’ experience in branding and digital programme working with a range of clients. Will has delivered a number of bespoke online platformthat are dedicated to building safety work and communications channels for external audience 

 

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Tom Gosschalk

Senior Account Manager

Tom works in BECG’s Corporate Communications team and has worked with two of the UK’s largest housing associations on their crisis response and fire safety and remediation work. During this time Tom additionally worked closely with BECG’s Digital Team to develop a resident portal in order to deliver bespoke, digital first communications to residents impacted by remedial works.

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Georgina Walker

Account Manager

Since joining BECG, Georgina has been involved in some of UK’s largest housing associations crisis response and stakeholder management processes. She has also worked on a number of significant community engagement projects for high-profile developments such as the Paddington Square redevelopment and the luxury Cheval Blanc Mayfair Hotel in Westminster.

 

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Olivia Choudhry

Account Executive

Olivia joins BECG with a BA in International Relations from King’s College London. On a day-to-day basis, Olivia helps with media and political monitoring and generating reports. She currently supports a residential engagement project for a cladding replacement scheme in London as well as working with one of the top five developers in the UK to produce external-facing messages for fire safety.

 

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