Andy Palmer

Andy PalmerAndy Palmer C.Build E FCABE MRICS

Andy is joint owner and Director of Ellis Belk Associates Limited, a single office multi-disciplinary practice specialising in surveying and architecture based in Poole, Dorset.

Andy became an Associate Member of the IAAS (now CABE) in 1988, became a Full Member in 1996 and Fellow in 2002. He has been a professional associate of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1994 and is a BRE accredited and licensed Code Assessor.

He was formerly a committee member, Vice Chairman and the last Chairman of the ABE Wessex Branch.

Andy's career began as a Planning Technician / Junior Planning Officer at a Dorset Local Authority, subsequently entering private practice in the early 1980s where he has progressed his career through various companies to his current practice, being employed initially in 1998, becoming a Director in 2002 and becoming joint owner in 2014.

He has directorial responsibility for the planning and architectural discipline of the practice which covers all aspects of the field from small residential social housing projects to multi-million pound projects for national charities. He was pleased to be of assistance to Michael Wadood, Past President, who cited one of the practice’s major projects in his inaugural speech as an example of how members of the Association are involved at the top level in large nationally important projects.

In his spare time Andy enjoys mountain biking and is an active member of the local Land Rover club where he Trials his 50 year old Series 2. 

Further information about Andy's practice can be found at and his profile can be seen on Linkedin at Andy Palmer, Poole.