Chris Thomas, BSc. (Hons), MRICS, Registered Valuer


A Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years experience in the property, development and funding sector. Chris is one of the founding Partners of Thomas Lister with particular expertise with large development projects, regeneration initiatives and delivery mechanisms.

A lateral thinker and natural problem solver, Chris adds value to commissions by identifying practical and effective solutions to overcome barriers to project delivery.

Chris’s expertise includes;

  • Identifying measures to address viability issues.
  • Expertise in wide range of funding and investment mechanisms including prudential borrowing, joint ventures and equity investment.
  • Strong and effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Successfully brokering agreement between disparate objectives of public and private sector parties in order to facilitate project delivery.

A recent project example includes;

Derby Regeneration Fund
The highly successful implementation of Derby City Council’s £17.5 million project investment fund, in a number of high profile complex projects throughout the City.

Chris Thomas