Quantity Surveying Experts You Can Count On!

Our quantity surveying experts have 50 years’ combined experience spanning many industries, with deep, industry-specific experience & knowledge in the following types of construction projects:

  • Residential Care Homes
  • Defense & Nuclear
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Large-scale Residential


Roger Saunders

Roger is the founder and director of Saunders Quantity Surveyors. He has been in the construction industry for over 30 years and is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Member of the Association for Project Safety. He has worked in Manchester and though out the UK and has experience in all sectors of the market, particularly the industrial and heavy engineering sectors and primarily shipbuilding and papermaking. Roger also has experience and interest in historic buildings and conservation in the Lake District and as far as the Inner Hebrides! He believes the success of the company is due to its people and their genuine care about the project and the Client, plus a healthy dose of practicality, common sense and experience.


  • Client service
  • Negotiation and dispute avoidance
  • Leadership and Organisation
  • Team work and collaboration


Kristian Chippendale

Kristian is a Director of Saunders Quantity Surveyors. He has been in the construction industry for over 20 years and is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor. He has worked in Lancashire in the public sector and in Manchester in the private sector and has extensive experience of the many facets of the construction industry. Areas of expertise included Project Monitoring where acting primarily on behalf of funders where he acts as an independent advisor to the client. He has also worked as a Senior Project Manager in BAE Systems, acquiring experience of the processes and delivery of construction projects in a large modern complicated industrial and nuclear environment. Kristian is a hands on service provider and dedicates himself to delivering the project and to the best interests of the Client.


  • Client service
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Project monitoring
  • Project management
  • Board cross sector experience

BSC Quantity Surveyor

Robert O’Connor

Rob is a quantity surveyor with Saunders Quantity Surveyors. Following a successful eighteen-year career spent in IT, working for companies including Hewlett-Packard and IBM, Robert decided it was time for a change and made the move into an industry that had always interested him, construction. Alongside achieving a First-Class Honours Degree in Quantity Surveying, Robert has worked in Manchester for QS and building consultancy firms McBains and Naismiths prior to joining Saunders Quantity Surveyors. He has experience of working on a wide range of construction projects including residential, commercial, hospitality, and care sector developments. The projects ranged in value from £250k to £40m. Robert is currently working towards becoming a chartered member of the RICS.


  • Client service
  • Team work and collaboration