John Baker, a chartered surveyor and director of Baker Property Consultants Ltd. John specialises in landlord & tenant negotiations and lease advisory consultancy work, advising owners and occupiers of commercial property throughout the country. John worked for 16 years in central London before moving to Dorset 12 years ago. After working for major private practice firms for almost 30 years, John set up his own property consultancy business in 2011. He has wide ranging experience of rent review negotiations and disputes, from a lock-up shop in a neighbourhood parade to a city centre department store, from a single office above a shop to a major European headquarters office building and from a small open storage site to a large high bay warehouse. John is a Fellow of RICS, a board member of the RICS Dispute Resolution Professional Group, a rent review arbitrator on the RICS President’s panel, an experienced Assessor and Chairman of APC interview panels for commercial property practice and valuation pathway candidates and a trainer for the RICS delivering APC workshops.