The Team 2018-02-21T21:34:55+00:00
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    Tom Martin

    Managing Director

  • RB

    Richard Bourne

    Property Director

  • PN2

    Paul Nicholson

    Director

  • BT

    Bob Tattar

    Fininace Director

  • NS

    Neil Sachdev

    Chairman

  • RN

    Rex Newman

    Non-Executive Director

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    Peter Bedbrook

    Project Manaeger

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    Chris Darke

    Small Works Project Manager

  • ED

    Eri Deda

    PPM Engineer

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    Debbie George

    Facilities Manager

  • CH

    Celia Harrison

    Property Analyst

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    Blesila Hyshmeri

    Team Assistant/Front of House

  • AK

    Armanda Keith

    Residential Manager

  • AL

    Andrea Lewis

    Cost Accountant & HR Manager

  • EO

    Emma Osborne

    Property Accounts Administrator

  • TR

    Thomas Rogers

    Office Manager

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    Kim Stanton

    PA to Property Director

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    Alexandra Sini

    Financial Controller

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    Brook Stotesbury

    Commercial Asset Manager

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    Kirti Varsani

    Purchase Ledger Controller

  • AW

    Abbie Walsh

    EA to Managing Director and Finance Director

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Tom Martin
Managing Director

Tom Martin is Managing Director of Martin’s Properties and a third generation family member.

After college, Tom trained as a Surveyor. Through his career he has worked both in advisory and principle roles, and has over thirty years of property investment, asset management and development experience.

Prior to his current role, he was Chief Executive of Grange Management and an executive director of Affinity Sutton Group, one of the largest independent providers of affordable housing in the UK.

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Richard Bourne
Property Director

BSC (Hons), MSc, MRICS, CertIOD

After gaining degrees in Land Management and Urban Planning at the University of Reading, Richard qualified as a Chartered Surveyor. Richard also holds a certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.

Prior to Martin’s Properties he was Head of Property at RO Real Estate and previously worked at Kier Property and John Laing Property.

Richard enjoys all sports and has completed various challenges including the 2015 London Marathon and the 2017 Blood, Sweat and Tears (100kmin 24hours). He enjoys modern and classic sports cars and holds a private pilot’s license.

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Paul Nicholson
Director

Paul has over 20 years of experience in senior finance and management positions in the property sector.

Prior to joining Martin’s Properties he was a CFO and subsequently Managing Director of O&H Properties, a privately owned property investment and development business, helping to grow the business significantly during his tenure.

Earlier in his career Paul held senior management positions with Hanson and BET, then both FTSE 100 listed multinationals, mostly focusing on real estate and industrial sectors.

Paul trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

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Bob Tattar
Fininace Director

Bob joined Martin’s Properties in March 2018, having previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer of Priors Hall Park, a 1,000 acre residential development in Northamptonshire.  Prior to that he was Head of Commercial Finance at Capco PLC and Divisional Finance Director of the Capital & Counties division of the Liberty International business from 2008. In 2004 he was appointed a partner of King Sturge LLP and a director of its financial services company.

He is a Trustee and one of the founders of Rojiroti UK, a micro financing charity operating in India.

in his spare time Bob likes to shoot, is a keen runner and cyclist and what can best be described as an enthusiastic golfer, tennis player and race car driver.

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Neil Sachdev
Chairman

An experienced Chairman and FTSE 100 Director with an impressive track of delivering complex sustainable change in multi-site, multi format, businesses delivering multi million pound investments. Passion for delivering service, through people development and a consensual leader with a very keen focus on end customer.

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Rex Newman
Non-Executive Director

Rex is a solicitor with over 30 years of professional experience in private practice and the long term managing partner of London based commercial law firm Wallace LLP. He is a trustee of a number of family and philanthropic organisations with substantial investment portfolios. As well as a solicitor, he is a member of the New York bar and an accredited mediator.

Rex has been associated with the Martin family and business for over 10 years and was appointed as an independent family trustee in 2010.

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Peter Bedbrook
Project Manaeger

B.Arch, Dip. Arch, ARB

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Chris Darke
Small Works Project Manager

Chris’s career has ranged from production and direction to significant experience in construction project management and design oversight, with architectural training and 20 years in construction project management following 15 years in the film & television industry.

Chris’s passion for good design and architecture reveals itself both practically, as well as in management terms, in some of Martin’s Properties prime residential letting properties. That passion also takes Chris around the world in search of pioneering and progressive design and when he’s not rushing to board a plane or train he’s often cycling between site meetings, another passion made practical, which lends itself to getting to the local football ground through the traffic. When not spinning away, Chris enjoys a good film, a challenging play, string quartets and modern art.

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Eri Deda
PPM Engineer

Eri joined Martin’s Properties in 2007. Over the last 10 years Eri has gained in-depth experience supplemented by numerous courses to further his maintenance capabilities.

Eri now holds the role of Planned Preventative Maintenance engineer with responsibility for conducting health and safety checks, PPM tasks and reactive maintenance jobs.

In his spare time Eri cherishes time with his baby daughter.

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Debbie George
Facilities Manager

Debbie George, MBIFM

Debbie joined Martin’s Properties in July 2017, bringing almost 20 years of operational and customer service experience in the commercial property industry.

Debbie holds a Diploma in Catering and Hotel Management and is a Member of the British institute of Facilities Managers.

Prior to joining Martin’s Properties, Debbie spent 16 years at Segro overseeing their office and business park portfolio.

When she is not at work Debbie enjoys long walks with her dog Bertie, horse riding, and baking carrot cake to keep her colleagues happy!

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Celia Harrison
Property Analyst

Celia joined Martin’s Properties in July 2017 as the Property Analyst.

After gaining a degree in Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, Celia spent 6 months travelling in South America before spending two years at Duff & Phelps working in their real estate team.

Outside of work Celia enjoys playing netball and tennis and does not miss an opportunity to scratch another country off the map!

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Blesila Hyshmeri
Team Assistant/Front of House

Blesila joined Martin’s Properties in 2018 as Front of House/Team PA. Previously a professional interpreter for many companies, Blesila speaks many languages including her mother tongue Albanian. Blesila is a passionate traveller having spent several months working in Europe. When Blesila isn’t working, she enjoys working out in the gym and attends dance classes.

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Armanda Keith
Residential Manager

Armanda is a member of ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents), which stands for professionalism, integrity and higher standards of service.

Born in South Africa with Portuguese roots Armanda moved to London in 2001 in search of new challenges and became a British Citizen in 2014.

Armanda has over 18 year’s property experience, 9 of which have been at Martin’s. Prior to joining Martin’s Properties, Armanda spent 7 years at Winkworth Estate Agency working in the accounts department as well as overseeing the property management portfolio. Meeting new people and helping customers find the right house to call home is her passion. Her customer dedication and love of helping others are what motivate her most.

Armanda enjoys spending time with her family, travelling, exercising and taking long walks.

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Andrea Lewis
Cost Accountant & HR Manager

Andrea has worked at Martin’s Properties since 1997. She is our Cost Accountant and HR Manager.

Andrea studied Business and Finance and has over 25 years accounting experience.

Since 2009 Andrea has headed the HR department of Martin’s Properties and subsequently gained her Associate CIPA membership.

Before joining Martin’s Properties Andrea worked as an Accountant for an International Media Company. Throughout her career she has worked at various companies including a private accounting practice. Andrea started her accounting career with John Lewis partnership.

Andrea enjoys travelling and spending time with her family and friends. She regularly volunteers in her community.

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Emma Osborne
Property Accounts Administrator

Emma has been working at Martin’s Properties since September 2012 as the Property Accounts Administrator, having previously worked in a similar role for 15 years.

Emma’s main responsibilities include credit control, balancing the service charges, arranging the insurance for the portfolio and updating Qube with new tenancies and rent reviews.

Outside of work Emma enjoys, dancing and spending time with family and friends.

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Thomas Rogers
Office Manager

Tom joined Martin’s Properties in August 2017 as Office Manager for the company. Tom has a background in renewable energy investment but joined Martin’s Properties to expand his experience in the property market. In his spare time, Tom is currently training for the London Marathon & enjoys travelling. Thomas has a diploma in Business & Finance and studied Business, Law & Product design at A-Level.

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Kim Stanton
PA to Property Director

Kim joined Martin’s Properties as PA to the Property Director in April 2017. Kim holds a Business Diploma from Exeter College and a Pitman EA/PA Masterclass Certificate as well as a Pitman Minutes Certificate.

With a background in Executive Search, Kim has been a PA for 2.5 years covering the IT and Banking sector. Kim’s interest in property developed from working alongside her father in the family property business for over 7 years.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, socialising and sports including swimming, tennis and horse riding in which she used to compete at the national level.

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Alexandra Sini
Financial Controller

Alex joined Martin’s Properties in August 2017 as Financial Controller. Alex qualified as an accountant (ACCA) in 2005. Alex holds a degree (Hons 2.1) in International Business from the London Metropolitan University and is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish.

Previous roles include Group Financial Controller at a private network of international schools and EMEA Finance Manager at Eddisons Commercial Property working on the Facilities Management contract for the US media giant Yahoo!. She has extensive global working experience particularly within UK, Europe, U.S. and Middle East. Alex has a personal interest in property and enjoy travelling all over the world, experiencing different cultures, kitesurfing and mindfulness

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Brook Stotesbury
Commercial Asset Manager

BSc (Hons) MRICS

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Kirti Varsani
Purchase Ledger Controller

Kirti is Purchase Ledger Controller with 13 years’ experience working with Martin’s Properties, prior to that she worked as an Accounts Assistance for Intertek Testing Services.

Kirti enjoys voluntary work with her community, organizing events such as annual functions, dinners events, day trips.

Kirti enjoys spending time with her family especially with her two off springs.

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Abbie Walsh
EA to Managing Director and Finance Director

Abbie joined Martin’s Properties in September 2017 as Executive Assistant supporting the Managing Director and Finance Director.

Abbie holds an Advanced Diploma in Business and Administration, Executive Assistant and Secretary and a Certificate in Minute taking.

Prior to Martin’s Properties she was Executive Assistant at Market Tech Holdings and previously worked at RTX Routetrader Limited.

In her spare time, Abbie enjoys spending time with family and friends.