Experience Service Confidence Plant & Equipment Specialist Property Infrastructure Government Mining & Mineral Processing Oil and Gas
Sunday, 25 February 2018

Richard Blow

Richard Blow

Richard Blow

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Fellow Member, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS)
  • RICS Registered Valuer
  • Chartered Machinery Valuation Surveyor (RICS)
  • Fellow Member, Australian Property Institute (Inc.) (FAPI)
  • Certified Practising Valuer (Plant & Machinery) (CPV)
  • RICS Leaders Forum Representative – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Guest Lecturer, Curtin University School of Business – Undergraduate Property Valuations
  • Past Divisional Councillor, Australian Property Institute (W.A. Division)

Professional Experience

With over 29 years professional plant & machinery valuation experience, Richard has worked for large international valuation firms such as the Rushton Group and Colliers Jardine, as well as managing his own valuation consultancy company and now Griffin Valuation Advisory, for more than 24 years.

Richard is a founding owner of Griffin Valuation Advisory and has completed valuations for private, public, corporate, local, state and federal government agency clients throughout Australia and overseas. He has experience in a diverse range of industries, in particular he has significant experience in the mining & resource sector, specifically minerals processing & treatment plants, refining, smelting etc.

Richard’s valuation experience covers all basis of valuation including valuations for insurance purposes, loss assessment, financial reporting, tax consolidation, mergers & acquisitions, purchase price allocation, transactional advice, due diligence, rating and taxing, market, auction realisable, asset register reconstruction, asset audit/bar coding and reconciliation.

Richard is a guest lecturer at Curtin University School of Business and has been since 2003, to both Undergraduate & Postgraduate students and still continues to enjoy presenting these lectures to the future Valuers of the profession. He is also one of only two accredited assessors for the Machinery & Business Assets Faculty within The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Australia and also sits on the RICS Leaders Forum in Western Australia. Richard has also served as a Divisional Councilor in the Western Australian Division of the Australian Property Institute (API).

What I do at Griffin Val

Managing Director | Head of Valuation & Advisory

The best thing about my job

The people I work with, meet and the places I visit (well most, not all the places I go!)

Career highlight

Valuing resort islands off Queensland and the World’s Largest Magnetite Iron Ore Processing Plant!

Given the chance, I’d like to do a valuation on

The world’s largest super yacht – Azzam

I barrack for

The Wallabies and the Western Force!

Dream holiday destination

The French Riviera or Lake Como

To relax I like to

Sleep, when my 2 beautiful boys are not awake!



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