Our Approach

Why Risk Averse Ltd?

Risk Averse Ltd Independent Property Consultants is a firm of Chartered Building Surveyors, regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) offering a diverse range of services in both Residential and Commercial markets from our office in Rochdale to Rochdale and the surrounding areas.

The firm has a detailed knowledge of local property markets across Rochdale, the North West and the UK.

The Company delivers a professional service and being a small independent business we offer value for money recognising the need for timely reporting, accuracy and effective communication.

We take pride in providing a friendly, professional service and are committed to maintaining high standards in providing you with good quality, affordable, property advice.

We are happy to work at times to suit you and agree our costs up front. Talk to us today to see what Building surveying services we can offer.

Meet the Team


Katie Constable Mayne BSc(Hons) MRICS MISVA


What I do?

I am the Founder and Director of Risk Averse Ltd.  I deliver all our core real estate services including building surveys and home buyers reports, technical due diligence and dilapidations. In terms of construction and development, I’m also experienced in project management and procurement, development monitoring and health and safety consultancy services.

Who am I?

Outside of work I keep myself busy spending time in the countryside, normally armed with my camera or sketch book. I also love spending any other free time surrounded by friends and family.


Amanda Shelmerdine

Admin Secretary

What I do?

I am the part time administrative secretary for the company. I have a lot of experience in administrative work and help Katie with the day to day running of the business.

Who am I?

I have a large family that keeps me very busy and entertained. In the little time I have spare I manage a couple of my own properties, I also love walking, gardening and travelling.



Jack Bene-Doszpoly

Administrator / Support Worker

What I do?

I work part time for Risk Averse Ltd undertaking administrative duties including undertaking quotes, arranging access and keeping the diaries up to date.

I also sometimes attend surveys to get a better understanding of the industry and roles and generally support the director and team.

Who am I?

I am currently studying towards a counselling degree, I also work for a charity. When not working or studying I spend time with my son and partner.


Next Steps...

Contact us now for further information on our range of services and how we can help you.

We are happy for you to visit us in Rochdale, alternatively we can come to you. We are happy to travel across the North West and the UK.