Meet the Team

We are a UK-based professional surveying company specialising in hi-tech precision measurement services across all sectors on a national and international basis.  Formby Surveys was originally formed in Formby in 1989 before being bought by Andy Roberts and his family in 2007. In 2014 the company moved its headquarters into Liverpool City Centre.

The company works across many sectors providing a range of professional measurement services to architects, civil and structural engineers, property developers and construction professionals using a number of techniques including 3D modelling, laser scanning and 360-degree photography.

Our company’s portfolio includes large clients such as Liverpool City Council, National Museums Liverpool, Aecom and the Watts Group.

Andy Roberts
Managing Director

Andy has a wealth of geomatics management experience and his primary role is as our Managing Director with an emphasis on business development and client liaison.  Andy has a particular interest in driving standards and he currently serves on the regional committee of the CICES.  He lives in Woolton with his wife Gemma and their 3 border collies.

Ann Roberts
Admin Director

Ann is our Admin Director responsible for the day to day running of the back office dealing with all administrative tasks such as invoicing, credit control and HR matters. Her clerical experience began in banking and she has experience in retail as well as working within the public sector.  Ann lives in Woolton with her husband Bill and their Jack Russell, Maggie.


John Ormesher
Operations Director

John is responsible for implementing and maintaining our standards whilst overseeing job progression, data processing, and final delivery of all our digital data.

Jeff Davies
Senior Geomatics Surveyor

Jeff has worked for Formby Surveys for the last 13 years, acquiring a variety of key skills on the way, especially in relation to measured building surveys and more recently 3D laser scanning.

Andrew Fellowes
Geomatics Surveyor

Andy has over a decade of experience in digital mapping and GPS. He specialises in large scale topographical surveys and construction setting out.

Nick Touhey
Trainee Surveyor

Nick has 4 years of surveying experience, learning the ropes with us back in 2007 before spending some time as a Sports Councillor in the Camp America Programme. He specialises in Topographical Surveys.

Ciara McCauley
Trainee Surveyor

Ciara has a BA Hons and MSc from Queens University, Belfast, and has joined us as our trainee surveyor focusing on all types of measured surveys including 3D laser scanning, measured building surveys and topographical surveys as well as the post processing of projects.

Dan Horrocks
3D Manager & Technical Analyst

Dan joined Formby Surveys as an apprentice in 2013 and now works in our rights of light & daylighting team undertaking technical analysis.

Sean Withe
Revit Technician

Sean successfully completed his apprenticeship with Formby Surveys in 2014 and now works as a Revit Technician as well as a project coordinator.

Megan Taylor
CAD Technician

Megan successfully completed her apprenticeship with us in 2015 and now works as a 2D CAD technician within John's data processing team.

Natasha Buswell
Geospatial Data Coordinator

Natasha successfully completed her apprenticeship with us in 2015 and now works as a Geospatial Data Coordinator within John's data processing team. Natasha is also responsible for overseeing all point cloud and 2D work and the associated quality control and checking.

Gemma Smout

Gemma was previously an office manager and has come to us with a wealth of experience in finance/banking and retail. Gemma is responsible of all of Formby Surveys' day to day administration.

Ben May
Assistant CAD Technician

Ben joined the Formby Surveys team in June 2017. He currently works on a variety of CAD projects.

Beth Peers
Assistant CAD Technician

Beth joined our team in May 2017. She has integrated in to our CAD team excellently and assists with a variety of projects.

Rebecca Jones
Assistant CAD Technician

Rebecca joined our team in July 2017. Working as part of our CAD team, she assists with a variety of CAD projects.