The newly appointed author and editor of RICS expert resource on managing risk in building conservation projects on their iSURV information platform is Edwards Hart Director John Edwards. “This provides subscribers with essential information on reducing and managing risks in a type of project that usually carries more risks than other types of projects” said John Edwards, who added: “It is also helpful to those managing projects to any existing building no matter how old ranging from refurbishment to energy efficiency retrofit”. The process of managing risks starts with the initial inspection of a building and links into other expert areas on the iSURV platform. iSURV is regularly updated and for more information visit