Rachel Lister, BSc. (Hons), MRICS, Registered Valuer


A Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years experience in the property development and regeneration expertise and also a founding Partner of Thomas Lister.

Through the experience of working for both the public and private sectors, Rachel has detailed knowledge and understanding of the key objectives and motivations of both sectors, which is key for delivering projects involving public and private sector partners. Rachel has strong attention to detail and applies this skill in problem solving across a broad range of property issues.

Rachel’s expertise includes;

  • Identifying mechanisms to unlock development projects and maximise returns for clients.
  • Leading and working with multi-disciplinary teams to provide high quality and comprehensive advice.
  • Identifying sources of funding to overcome access to finance issues to facilitate scheme delivery.
  • Appraising a broad range of often complex projects and making sound recommendations for delivery/investment to clients.

A recent project example includes;

Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP)
Appointed by four LEPs within the Midlands to manage a multi disciplinary team. Responsible for undertaking technical appraisals of all projects seeking funding from the Growing Places Fund and making recommendations for investment. Around twenty projects have successfully completed the due diligence process securing GPF in the region of £16 million.

Rachel Lister