Harris Lamb has appointed a Facilities Manager to support a nationwide portfolio as its property management team continues to grow.

Ruth Stanton joins the business from CBRE, where she spent seven years as a regional facilities manager, and has previous experience working with Big Lottery Fund.

With extensive experience in managing a diverse portfolio of properties of varying uses and sizes, overseeing tenant and service provider relationships, managing contractors and health and safety management, Ruth will enhance the 12-strong management team and further develop the business’ service offering.

Richard Fantham, Director, said: “Ruth’s appointment comes as the business continues to grow and the number of properties our team takes management responsibility for increases. Ruth has a great deal of experience, managing a range of offices, industrial sites and retail parks of varying sizes, undertaking inspections and ensuring that health and safety guidance is met and that clients are compliant with ever-changing legislation.

“Her addition to the team is a very welcome one, and we look forward to continuing to improve and enhance the service we provide to our nationwide spread of clients and occupiers.

Ruth said: “I was attracted to Harris Lamb as it was an opportunity to be part of a growing property management organisation.  Knowing an employee of the business, I found out that there is a good team working mentality: exactly what I was looking for.

“ I’m also excited to be able to bring my facilities management experience to the organisation and to have the chance to help develop in-house systems and l enhance the business.”

Harris Lamb’s property management portfolio includes a nationwide range of offices, industrial and retail sites owned by clients including C2 Capital, South Street Capital, Newcore Asset Management and Amber Real Estate.