Episode 93

093. The One Where We Talk About Everything With Fiona Haggett

Which female role model has inspired you most?

On this podcast, your host, chartered surveyor, industry coach, and mentor Marion Ellis chats with Fiona Haggett, Head of Valuation for Barclays UK.

Fiona has also previously been the UK Valuation Director at RICS and spent many years as a residential valuer, before taking head office roles and national, where she has been party to the development of company and industry guidance, development of the Red Book and worked with government and industry to help solve some of the wider issues that are impacting valuation.

Today's podcast is quite a personal conversation where Fiona talks about her career journey amongst many other things including:

  • Mentors and female role models
  • Maternity leave - and how much it has changed
  • Creating variety in your work/challenge
  • Safety on site and creating standards for surveyors
  • Why organisational culture matters
  • Learning to present
  • Loneliness, resilience and managing mental health by cycling Zwift
  • Recovering from long covid

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About the Podcast

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About your host

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Marion Ellis

As a chartered surveyor with a background in defect and valuation claims, Marion has first-hand experience of why we make mistakes and what we need to do to support ourselves to prevent them. A Fellow member of the RICS and qualified customer experience professional, Marion is passionate about empowering people. At Love Surveying, she provides the support, coaching and networking surveyors and property professionals need to handle career challenges confidently and navigate the right business journey for them. Founder of The Surveyor Hub podcast and community Marion also supports surveyors in business through her coaching and mentoring programmes. Marion is an Ambassador for Lionheart.