Reid Umlah AACI, P. App has been actively involved in the appraisal of ICI real estate since 1989.  Following a term of employment in Nova Scotia, Reid joined Hooker Carmichael Property Consultants Ltd. in 1991, then helped establish Hooker Umlah Craig Lum, Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants Ltd. in 2001.

His practice is focussed on valuation and consulting assignments involving negotiated settlements and expropriation proceedings involving various forms of real estate throughout southern BC.  Reid also has extensive experience in the valuation of interests in land on native land reserves in various parts of southern British Columbia.

Reid is a member of the BC Expropriation Association (BCEA). He has been accepted on various occasions as an expert witness before the Expropriation Compensation Board of British Columbia and has acted as an Expert Witness for various rental and commercial arbitrations.  Reid has also provided negotiating services for private and government acquisitions and has taken courses in communications, bargaining and negotiations through the IRWA.