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Our Vision


To provide the highest quality of service to our clients in relation to the whole range of services we provide.


To be the market leader in relation to all aspects of the Micad Internet Property Register, consistently meeting customers’ expectations and be the preferred supplier to all our clients whilst continuously endeavouring to improve our quality and skills.


How can we help you?


We are specialists in a number of areas pertinent to Estates and Facilities Management and the Built Environment and are a Micad Systems Implementation and Support Partner and the only Approved Micad Training Provider.


We are well positioned to provide cost effective and focused advice and support in the following areas:



We have broad experience in assisting in the formalisation of Estates and provide consultative advice around accurate Service Charging to ensure that organisations recover appropriate revenues from Tenants.


Having worked also with the Commercial and Academic Sector, EFM Consulting are able to advise in relation to all of the above areas in these sectors also.  We have also built up trusted relationships with other companies who specialise in specific areas and are more than happy to refer you to appropriate Partners to ensure that you obtain the service you need from the experts in your specific area of requirement.  


Please contact us or request a call back at a time convenient to you to discuss your specific requirements or to find out more about the services we offer.

Marc Watson

Managing Director


Marc is a Solicitor and former NHS Strategic Estates and Property Management Lead, and as such brings extensive expertise in strategic Estates and Facilities Management as well as the requisite legal knowledge to assist you in the formalisation and management of the legal aspects of your estate.  


Marc is currently retained as Trust Property Advisor to five large NHS Foundation Trusts with extended Community Service elements post Transforming Community Services. As part of these roles, he manages all property related legal matters including acquisitions, disposals, rationalisation, strategy, compliance and formalisation of Trust Acute and Community Estate as well as ensures that Tenants are appropriately charged for the occupancies across the Trust estates.


He is also a highly experienced front line Micad system user having implemented and utilised the Micad System for multiple purposes whilst employed within the NHS and on a consultative basis whilst employed on contract with EFM. This allows Marc to provide practical, front line consultative advice in relation to all aspects of the Micad system.

James Thomas

Joel Hazell

Building Surveyor | Project Manager | Trainer (Micad)


Joel is a Building surveyor having previously worked with a large project management and cost consultancy, as well as working as a project manager within the commercial sector. 


Joel began his career by finding a position within a company as a trainee, working for 5 years whilst studying part time before qualifying with a Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors accredited degree in Building Surveying. During this time he was apart of the legal compliance team, which lead to experience working with the Micad system, providing key support services during implementation, drawing preparation and finally ensuring property compliance / utilisation for large portfolios. As a building surveyor he also has experience providing numerous consultancy services for legal compliance surveys. 


In his previous role he also provided key services for large scale retail clients in programme management, before completing a period working for a retail client providing project delivery management services for commercial building works. 


Joel leads on the Project Management and Training aspects of the Micad IPR and associated Modules and is a CAD expert.

Adam Harding

Consultant | Trainer (Micad / Asbestos / Water Safety / Health & Safety)


Adam is a Consultant and Specialist Trainer in relation to Asbestos / Legionella and Health & Safety and has extensive practical knowledge and experience in these areas.  Beginning his career as a Science graduate employed as an Environmental Consultant and then subsequently a Surveyor and Project Manager.  He has furthered his education with technical qualifications in subject areas including Health and Safety, Asbestos, Legionella and Environmental Management. 


Combined with his training qualifications he has provided training at all levels to clients in a range of sectors.  More recently his experience has been in senior roles within a leading Health, Safety and Environmental Consultancy specialising in the provision of compliance related training and consultancy.


In his current role as he works closely with clients in a range of sectors including Healthcare, Education and Construction providing health and safety compliance and training solutions.  He also provides training on the MICAD system specialising in use of the Asbestos module.


Adam also actively supports many of the public and private sector associations by speaking at key events throughout the UK on a range of compliance related subjects including the RICS, ECA, CILA, CIRIA, IHEEM, HFC, CIOB.

James Thomas

Malcolm Hoggart

Consultant | Trainer (PAM)


Malcolm was until very recently an NHS Senior Estates Manager.  He has a broad Engineering background across NHS Acute Trusts built up from over 30 years practical experience.


Through the years he has been an Authorised Person for most Healthcare engineering disciplines.  He has been an Incorporated Engineer since 2003 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Healthcare Engineering and Estates Management, as well as a qualified Authorising Engineer.


Since the inception of the Department of Health Premises Assurance Model, Malcolm has been actively involved in the preparation and collation of the requisite information with a number of Trusts and has assisted in the presentation of the information in the required format to allow gap analysis and strategic planning and is trained to ISO9001:2015 standard for internal auditing.


Malcolm leads on our Premises Assurance Model and other strategic and estates compliance related services.

James Thomas

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