Edward Phillips

Company Director

Edward is a Chartered Building Engineer, the founding member and director of Gemstone Building Surveyors Ltd.

Edward has had a colourful working career ranging from the Royal Marines, steel fixer, property developer finally settling in building surveying/building control.

After working for 20 years in Local Authority and for Approved Inspectors in 2006 Edward setup Gemstone Building Surveyors Ltd. Since that date the company has and continues to develop and expand.

Originally from Pembrokeshire West Wales Edward has set up home in Dersingham, Norfolk for the past 20 years. In what spare time Edward does have he enjoys the company of friends, family and a good social life along with walking with this to labra-doodles, the gym and jive dancing.


Donna George

Office Administrator

Joined Gemstone Building Surveyors in early 2016

“I form part of the admin dream team who helps to keep the office on track and the surveyors in check!

I think I bring a little bit of sunshine to the office every day!”


Shirley Rumens

Office Administrator

Joined Gemstone Building Surveyors in 2014.

"I enjoy working as part of a talented team and have a good rapport with our customers. Liaising with the Estate Agents to arrange Home Buyers surveys is one of my many roles. In my spare time I enjoy socialising with friends and family, and spending time with my three Grandchildren."


Susan Thomas

Office Administrator

"I joined Gemstone Building Surveyors in May 2018.

I work within the admin team helping my colleagues.

I enjoy socialising and spending time with my friends and family."