Membership

We believe a new governance approach is needed – and we are establishing a new set of standards.



Founding Members

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown

‘Following a short career in the British Army, Kevin has been involved in various commercial business activities as part of Anglian Water Group. Kevin has been instrumental in setting up new commercial ventures and in the past 23 year been involved in areas of the UK conveyancing sector as well as responsible for the development and strategic growth of online information services and insurance businesses.

Kevin has been the Chair and Director of Drainage & Water Searches Network (DWSN) since inception in 2014; a membership organisation representing companies responsible for the national delivery of compiling full and complete responses to the Law Society’s CON29DW Enquiry.’

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Nick Dyoss

Nick Dyoss

‘Nick has spent 23 years working in the legal services market with the last 20 years being spent in the legal searches market serving conveyancers. Prior to joining the NLIS Hub in January 2017 as the Hub Director, he was the Group Business Development Director with Searchflow. He has held a range of market-facing and service development roles at Landmark Information Group and Lexis Nexis, the legal publishers, as well as TM Property where he spent over ten years. Nick graduated from Warwick Business School in 2008 with an MBA.’

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Chris Loaring

Chris Loaring

‘Chris has spent his career in the land and property due-diligence market, occupying roles across different sectors including conveyancing and environmental consultancy. Originally an environmental consultant by trade, Chris has developed a deep understanding of the environmental risk management sector including risk transfer solutions such as remediation or insurance. Through heading up the Environment & Mapping divisions of Landmark Chris also shaped and delivered solutions for leading architects, developers, advisory consultancies and surveyors. Most recently, Chris has taken up the role of Managing Director of Landmark Legal & Argyll Environmental which delivers market leading property due-diligence to the UK conveyancing sector.'

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Stuart Telfer

Stuart Telfer

‘Stuart has worked in the environmental sector for 30 years, across several nationally significant development projects, including some of the most complex contaminated sites on the HS2 route through London. Feeling frustrated at the lack of data related innovation in the consultancy market at the time, Stuart joined Groundsure in 2003. As Groundsure’s Operations Director, a business focused on optimising the delivery of data intelligence solutions into the UK property market, the role allows Stuart to apply his data quality first ethos. Stuart is also a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry.’

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CIE Associate Members

SafeMove

SafeMove

SafeMove is a trading arm of Yorkshire Water and have been delivering conveyancing searches since 2001. SafeMove is the official provider for the CON29DW Drainage and Water enquiries for the Yorkshire and North Humber region.

PinPoint Information

PinPoint Information

PinPoint Information is a market leading supplier of due diligence reports to property professionals. PinPoint Information excels in securing historic information and transforming it into modern geo-corrected data layers powering due diligence reports for the conveyancing sector.

Mining Searches UK

Mining Searches UK

Mining Searches UK (MSUK) have been providing mining interpretation searches since 1978. MSUK holds an extensive digital archive of mining records, many unique to them, which when combined with over 100 years of mining experience, results in high quality and accurate mining searches.

Argyll Environmental

Argyll Environmental

Argyll Environmental is a specialist risk management consultancy, providing environmental due diligence and risk assessment services for land and property.

Industry Partners

OS

OS

OS has been mapping Great Britain since 1791 and create, maintain and distribute detailed location information. OS record and keep 500 million geospatial features in the OS master map up-to-date. Innovation is at the heart of everything the OS do, their experts are not only on the cutting-edge of collecting, maintaining and distributing data, but continually seek new and relevant ways for customers to get the best from it.

Glenigan

Glenigan

Glenigan provides the most accurate and comprehensive planning and construction coverage of the UK and Ireland with over 30 years of planning data combined with unique and exclusive non-planning or pre-planning sources along with the largest research team working on UK construction.

Ambiental

Ambiental

Ambiental is a global specialist in environmental hazard and climate intelligence, predictive analytics and risk management. A company of Royal HaskoningDHV, Ambiental produce flood maps, multi-peril and climate data sets, catastrophe models and flood forecasting systems internationally. We use flood modelling techniques and world class terrain data to build models that support better decision-making around flood and climate risk management. It is Ambiental’s belief that all people, property and capital should be resilient to flooding and climate change risks.

Barbour ABI

Barbour ABI

Barbour ABI is the market leading provider of construction market Intelligence and building project leads for built environment specialists. With over 80 years’ experience in gathering, processing and delivering information on UK construction contracts, Barbour ABI’s products and services help construction specialists identify trends and new business opportunities.

JBA Risk Management

JBA Risk Management

JBA Risk Management is a global leader in flood risk science offering best-in-class flood maps, models, analytics and consultancy to the re/insurance and the non-insurance sectors, including mortgage providers and property search companies, governments, the international banking community and NGOs. With a collaborative team of expert scientists, hydrologists, mathematicians and engineers, JBA uses pioneering science to stay at the forefront of flood modelling innovation.

Headquartered in the UK with offices in Asia Pacific, the US and Europe, JBA Risk Management is part of the JBA Group founded in 1995.

JBA Risk Management produced the first probabilistic Global Flood Model, pioneering a new way of modelling, as well as the first US and EU Flood Maps at 5m resolution nationwide. It was also the first to include Surface Water flooding in national-scale flood mapping data and in 2018 introduced the first UK Climate Change Flood Model.

Register your interest in joining, or learning more about, the Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE)

Our principles are based on empowering customers. We believe in transparent decision making and will use this to lead our governance and standard-setting decisions, which will be open for all to see, review and provide comment. Everything in our approach towards search report requirements has the customer at the heart. Our eventual aim is a self-governed industry — led by customers and their expectations.

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