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Matthew Punshon

Interim Head of Estate Strategy, Property Services Department
Metropolitan Police Service (Confirmed)

Matthew Punshon is a chartered surveyor who has specialised in driving greater performance from public property assets for most of his career.  He was one of the founding team members at Trillium, the owner and manager of the Department of Work and Pensions property portfolio, and a lead negotiator for the purchase of BT’s property assets to form Telereal.  He has been a non-executive director on the HMRC property board and supported the MOD footprint strategy. He has recently been interim head of property for the Met Police and was responsible for the development and delivery of the 2013-16 Estate Strategy leading to the sale of New Scotland Yard and the rationalisation of the Hendon Training estate.

Enabling Fundamental Transformational Change at the Met Police

  • Transforming the estate for over 40,000 officers and staff (£900m investment), enabling transformative technology (£150m investment) leading to a step change in efficiency of police services
  • Improving productivity, enhancing the working environment, delivering greater public visibility of officers and halving annual running costs
  • Reducing the estate from 600 buildings in 2013 (£210m pa) to 145 buildings by 2022 (£105m pa) – working with blue light and local authorities supporting One Public Estate
  • Delivering value for money facilities management to support daily operations – offices, custody suites, public front counters, firing ranges and forensic laboratories
  • Whilst also providing specialist 3D surveying and tactical operational support – Grenfell Tower, murder investigations, hostile vehicle protection on London’s bridges and major events