Our People

Simon Buckley

Simon Buckley - Managing Director

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Simon is a Fellow of RICS and Registered Valuer, with 34 years of experience in the property industry. Simon established Buckley and Company Limited in 2004 having worked not only in the Channel Islands market but also in the UK and New York.

In May 2008 Buckley and Company acquired the property management business of Voisin-Hunter Limited and in December 2013, Thompson Property Management. Further acquisitions include; Maillard’s Estates in October 2015, Trinity Property management in July 2016, and MDW Building Surveyors in January 2018, quickly becoming the largest property business in the Channel Islands.

Chris Marsh

Chris Marsh - Director, Head of Property Management

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Chris joined the business in 2005, with over 20 years of experience in dealing with property in Jersey. As an Associate RICS Member, Chris previously worked for the local government and in the finance sector and holds several Diplomas in Estate Management.

Chris oversees the residential, block, Housing Trust, and commercial management teams within the business; with over £1bn of property assets under management. He is also responsible for all new property management business.

Over the past 10 years, Chris' experience, and contribution in helping developers and clients in setting up new residential and commercial developments, have significantly contributed to the growth of the business.

Gavin Bartlett

Gavin Bartlett - Director, Head of Surveying

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Gavin joined the business in March 2019 and holds over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Having moved back to Jersey in 2010, Gavin previously worked in London within residential, commercial and retail areas.

As a qualified Chartered Member (MRICS) and a member of RICS, Gavin strives to ensure our surveying team provides a first-class service across both the private and public sectors.

Gavin's main focus is on developing the professional team through promoting continuous improvement and delivering demonstrable high-quality products and services to an existing and evolving client base.

Leanne Kirkland

Leanne Kirkland - Director, Head of Residential

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Leanne joined the business in 2017, having previously worked in the UK for a large independent estate agent. Leanne worked as a new homes agent and manager before becoming a Director and head of our residential team in 2021.

Leanne is a qualified chartered accountant with the ICAEW and has a degree in Accounting and Finance.

Whilst working on larger development projects in Jersey, such as the £70 million Bath Street Redevelopment, Merchant Square, Leanne is also equipped with a wealth of local knowledge applied to carrying out valuations, negotiations, and progressing sales.

Simon Gale

Simon Gale - Director, Head of Commercial

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Simon joined the business in 2012, having previously worked for an international development company and a number of large UK-based estate agencies and surveying practices.

Having studied Law at University, Simon qualified as a solicitor before pursuing a career in property and gaining a post-graduate diploma from the College of Estate Management (leading provider for the Built Environment).

As Director and Head of Commercial, Simon focuses on Commercial Transaction Management (agency), Rent Reviews, Valuations, Investment and Development Consultancy, successfully advising clients on a range of high-profile local transactions and matters.

Mary Charsley

Mary Charsley - Associate Director

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Mary joined the business in 2021 and has had a career spanning over 27 years working for several of the leading Estate Agents in the UK.

As a Fellow of ARLA PROPERTYMARK (Association of Residential Lettings Agents), the leading membership body for property agents, and with vast experience of industry-specific day-to-day operations, Mary is now an Associate Director of Operations with special responsibility for compliance.

Mary has always been keen to raise standards within the industry, and for the last eight years has been a member of the Propertymark Disciplinary Tribunal Panel.

Ed Newman

Ed Newman - Chartered Surveyor

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Ed joined the business in 2016 after relocating to Jersey from London where he previously worked for a leading commercial and residential real estate consultancy and national commercial property practice.

As a qualified Chartered Member (MRICS) and registered valuer (RICS), Ed is a key member of our Commercial team who also provides invaluable support to the wider business.

Ed's main focus is within the valuation and agency fields, servicing the needs of corporate occupiers and high net worth individuals.

Olie Dorman

Olie Dorman - Chartered Surveyor

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Olie joined the business in March 2021 after returning to Jersey from Scotland having worked for a global property advisor in Aberdeen.

After studying at the University of Aberdeen, Olie has obtained an MSc in Real Estate, is qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS), and is an RICS Registered Valuer.

Olie now works within the Commercial Property team focusing on the provision of valuations, commercial property sales, and lettings, and lease advisory work such as rent reviews and lease renewals.

Tommy A’Court

Tommy A’Court - Consultant

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Tommy started his career with H.W.Maillard and Son, well-known local auctioneers, estate agents and funeral directors on the 10th of May 1971 at the age of twenty years old. He was `the boy` working across all aspects of the business but soon concentrated on the property and land sector.

Tommy was also well known at Glencoe where auction sales were held and became one of the auctioneers for many years. When the business became a local limited company in the late nineteen seventies, he was appointed Director and became Managing Director from 1991 until 2010.

He continued to work for the Estate Department until he reached 65 years old when Simon Buckley acquired the business. At the age of 71 Tommy is still firmly part of the furniture, working part time dealing with sales and land valuations.

Michael Dean

Michael Dean - Sales Consultant

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Michael joined the business in 2015 having worked within the industry for 49 years and having experience in both residential and commercial practices, including one of the leading UK firms with international expertise in high-net-worth transactions.

Michael is a vital part of the team and brings with him a lifetime's experience. Michael regularly meets clients with whom he has previously acted for and prides himself on establishing long-term, trusted relationships and memorable experiences.

Bridie Newsham

Bridie Newsham - Sales Consultant

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Bridie has recently returned to Jersey after living in Asia and working for one of the world's largest international banks.

With over a decade of experience in High-Net-Worth Relationship Management and Mortgage Lending, Bridie has excessive experience in the local mortgage market, property management, and sales negotiating, interior design, property developments and lettings.

Her all-encompassing knowledge and passion for the industry mean that Bridie can deliver a quality service and ensure her clients' visions become reality.

Kerri Boocock

Kerri Boocock - Lettings Manager

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Kerri joined the business in 2020 having gained six years of previous experience within another local Estate Agent, working within Lettings. Kerri started her career as an Administrative member of staff and has since quickly worked her way up within the industry, now working as a Lettings Manager responsible for finding tenants' new homes and helping landlords rent their properties.

Kerri is now working towards achieving a Level 3 in Lettings & Property Management and possesses a strong rapport with tenants, landlords, and clients to ensure their property complies with the residential tenancy law.

Greg Sinclair

Greg Sinclair - Senior Commercial Property Manager

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Greg joined the business in 2017 having previously worked as a general manager and acquiring an abundance of experience within the property management sector both in Jersey and overseas.

Now working for the business as a Senior Commercial Property Manager within the Property Management team, Greg spends his time liaising with a variety of commercial clients to ensure the smooth running of our tenanted properties and assisting in full-scope management from daily issues to service charge accounts.

Greg prides himself on creating a tailored experience for all our clients, establishing trusted relationships and maintaining a consistent and quality service.

Nick Ursell

Nick Ursell - Senior Commercial Property Manager

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Nick arrived in Jersey in 2014 after obtaining a BSc (Hons) degree from the University of Exeter. After joining the business in 2014, he was promoted to Senior Property Manager and moved to the Property Management department. He has since obtained a Masters in Real Estate and is currently studying towards becoming an RICS Chartered Surveyor.

Nick maintains the Commercial Property Management portfolio involving a wide variety of functions including client liaison, contract management, and maintenance provision. He is also responsible for various team leadership duties and prides himself on maintaining an exemplary level of client care, performing to the highest standard to maximise both results internally and externally for our clients.

Andrew Durham-Waite

Andrew Durham-Waite - Consultant

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Andrew joined the business in 2017 and has a wealth of experience in construction, property management, and development, having worked on numerous large-scale construction projects in both the public and private sectors.

As Building Engineer and Chartered Surveyor, MRICS, and a Member of the Associations of Buildings Engineers; Andrew has excellent technical knowledge, gained through years of practical contracting experience, and his problem-solving abilities have been found to be invaluable to many of his previous employers and clients alike.

A strong team member, Andrew's focus is always on delivering excellent customer service.

Anthony Morgan

Anthony Morgan - Senior Building Surveyor

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Anthony joined the business in March 2021 as a Senior Building Surveyor, having previously worked for a large global construction consultancy and on various projects for a local property developer as a Chartered Building Surveyor.

With over 10 years of experience within the construction industry, Anthony is a qualified Chartered Member (MRICS) and holds a degree in Building Surveying BSc (Hons) and an MSc in Sustainability of the Built Environment.

Anthony now lends his expertise to a number of projects across the island, with experience ranging from small residential repair works to large commercial projects across all aspects of the Building Surveying profession.

Clare Richmond

Clare Richmond - Graduate Building Surveyor

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Clare joined the business in 2018 as a residential Block Manager after working for the States of Jersey Housing Department for nine years, assessing applicants' situations and living conditions for Social Housing.

Having worked for the business for three years, Clare has almost completed a four-year Building Surveying degree and is also working towards her Chartership under the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Clare assists with a wide range of projects for both the commercial and residential sector and within the Surveying Team.

Paul Baxter

Paul Baxter - Property Manager

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Paul recently joined the company having acquired experience in a multitude of client-facing roles within the hospitality and retail sectors.

Paul now spends his time managing a large portfolio of privately owned properties and blocks ensuring communal areas and amenities are maintained to the highest of levels.

Jan Thomas

Jan Thomas - Property Manager

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Jan has been with the business since July 2018 and has been within the property industry for over 16 years including five years developing property in Spain.

Prior to this Jan worked in the finance industry for over 30 years in all aspects of customer service roles.

Jan is responsible for managing a portfolio of block properties.

Katie Purden

Katie Purden - Property Manager

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Katie joined the business in August 2021. Before venturing into Property Management Katie spent eight years working in the Marine Industry in SuperYacht Management, during which time she achieved a qualification in SuperYacht Operations.

Since joining the business as a Property Manager, Katie ensures that transferable skills such as administrative and organisational expertise are applied to her current role in block management for a portfolio of properties.

Katie prides herself in providing a high level of service to all clients.

Sam Graham

Sam Graham - Property Manager

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Sam joined the business in March 2019, with existing experience in the finance sector, and has previously worked as a Property Manager in Jersey, gaining 10 years of experience and knowledge in all aspects of the rental market.

Sam now manages a large portfolio of private residential properties and has a wealth of customer service skills which enable her to maintain strong working relationships with her clients, tenants, and contractors to ensure all our properties are well looked after.

Greg Savage

Greg Savage - Property Manager

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Greg worked within the hospitality sector for over 30 years gaining invaluable experience within a variety of customer services roles which included managing and running several catering establishments.

Having joined the company in 2019 as a Residential Property Manager, Greg's main responsibilities include all aspect of managing residential apartments, houses and lodging houses.

Caroline Fernandes

Caroline Fernandes - Senior Housing Trust Property Manager

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Caroline joined the business in 2016, having previously spent 17 years in Offshore Finance. Caroline has also worked in hospitality in senior management roles, together with the States of Jersey, Social Security department.

Caroline head's the Trust Housing Team managing over 600 properties together with Associations for homeowners living within the estates part-owned by the Trust.

Caroline chair's regular meetings with the Trustees, Associations and Tenant Representatives ensuring income and costs are managed and ensuring 100% customer service is delivered at all times.

Steve Simpkin

Steve Simpkin - Housing Trust Property Manager

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Steve Simpkin joined the business in February 2021, having developed a wealth of experience within property management, both in the UK and Jersey.

Now, with over 20 years of experience, Steve administers a large portfolio of properties within the Housing Trust sector on behalf of; CTJ Housing Trust, FB Cottages Housing Trust and Clos de Paradis Housing Trust - non-profit organisations with the principal objective of providing affordable housing in Jersey.

Steve prides himself on providing customers with exceptional customer service, ensuring their needs are met in line with our business objectives and successfully matching prospective tenants to properties.

Lisa Bizouarn

Lisa Bizouarn - Housing Trust Manager Support

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Lisa began working for the business in 2017 having previous experience working within office administration roles both in HR Departments and the Insurance sector.

Lisa now works as a Housing Trust Manager within the Social Housing Team and her main duties include property maintenance, processing invoices, liaising with tenants and supporting the Trust Property Managers.

Lisa is passionate about making a difference and takes great pride in helping local residents that require further assistance or support with social housing.

Max Greenwood

Max Greenwood - Assistant Property Manager

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Max joined the business as an Assistant Property Manager in June 2021 having previously worked in audit and assurance at PwC.

Having successfully gained three A Levels in Business, Finance, and IT, Max now works as an Assistant Property Manager facilitating the property managers in their day-to-day duties and helping to ensure that the properties being looked after are maintained in line with business standards.

Jane Hawthorn

Jane Hawthorn - Accounts Assistant

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Jane joined the business in 1982, having previously worked in London for a large Property Management Company.

As a trusted member of the team and with over 39 years of experience in day-to-day procedures within the accounts department Jane provides invaluable support to the wider team, assisting in areas such as the downloading of bank statements, allocation of funds received, and bank reconciliations.

Natalie Rowe

Natalie Rowe - Accounts Assistant

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Natalie joined the business 37 years ago after leaving school and working for the Company as an Office Junior carrying out basic roles including doing the post, answering the telephone, and assisting in the management of rent payments.

Over the years, Natalie then progressed to Secretary to MD before pursuing a career in accounts, book-keeping, and going on to manage payment of Suppliers.

Natalie is now responsible for processing and payment of all Supplier invoices, recording of all tenant deposits, payment of all refunds, dealing with day-to-day general queries with suppliers and helping colleagues resolve any issues.

Lisa Herridge

Lisa Herridge - Accounts Assistant

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Lisa is an Accounts Assistant and joined the business in April 2018, having previously worked as a Finance Assistant for a local business and gaining over 22 years’ experience within the finance sector.

Lisa is a vital team member and her main responsibilities include; working in accounts receivable, receiving client rent payments, and supporting the wider team with general admin requirements.

The experience that Lisa has gained within the industry has enabled her to maintain professional, competent and accurate bookkeeping whilst ensuring a high level of customer service.

Telma Luis

Telma Luis - Accounts Assistant

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Telma has worked within several Customer Services roles on Island and obtained a broad range of relevant skills before joining the business in July 2019 as a Trainee Accounts Assistant.

Since then, Telma has progressed within the business having completed a Level 3 qualification within Bookkeeping and Accounting.

Telma is now working within Credit Control and Block Management, managing, collecting, and reconciling credit notes and invoices.

Teresa Cracknell

Teresa Cracknell - Secretary

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Teresa joined the business in 2013 and her primary role is to provide secretarial and administrative services to our Social Housing Trusts whose properties are managed by Maillard & Co. Teresa also lends her skill set to the accounts department assisting with the input of contractor's invoices.

Ali Loughlin

Ali Loughlin - Administrator

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Ali joined the business in March 2016 having previously worked as an administrator within the legal sector.

Ali now provides administrative support to Tommy A'Court, Land Consultant and the residential team. She prides herself in providing a friendly and personable service to ensure the smooth operation of a busy reception.

Jackie Reid

Jackie Reid - Receptionist

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Jackie joined the business in 2017 having previously worked as a receptionist for a firm of Accountants and gaining a range of experience in systems administration.

As front of house, Jackie handles a variety of responsibilities, confidently directing both customers and clients to the necessary department. Jackie is a vital member of the team and prides herself in delivering exceptional customer service assistance.

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