Yvonne is a Director in Savills Worldwide Occupier Services. She is a member of the UK Corporate Account Management team and leads the M&A Advisory service. She specialises in providing strategic property advice within a business context, to a wide range of corporate clients, giving clients access to industry leading approaches to non-standard problems.
Yvonne has over 30 years commercial property experience. Prior to joining Savills in 2008 she was Group Property Advisor to a listed IT company, providing extensive real estate advice at board level. Through her varied experience she has gained an in-depth understanding of property within a business context, bringing a strong strategic perspective to real estate, developing strategies aligned to the wider business environment, supporting corporate goals.
Yvonne holds a degree in Urban Land Economics and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1986. She undertook post graduate studies in Building Conservation at Reading University becoming an acknowledged expert in balancing the needs of conservation with commercial and economic realities.
She has published papers on the conflicting issues and sat on a government working party formulating national guidance on the subject.