Susan McDonough

Head of Historic Estates

Susan is Head of the Historic Estate responsible for managing the reactive and planned maintenance repair works to the existing portfolio of Landmarks throughout the UK and in Italy, as well as overseeing the project management of refurbishing new Landmark properties.

Along with a team of regional surveyors and a central admin support team, Susan also manages a small in-house crafts team who support essential planned maintenance repair work to the surveyors and the regional property managers.

Prior to working for the Trust, Susan worked for Martin Ashley Architects, a small architectural practice specialising in conservation and for Historic Royal Palaces as a conservation surveyor based at Hampton Court Palace. Susan is a Chartered Building Surveyor and a SPAB Scholar.