Andrew has been a Chartered Surveyor for over 20 years’ and has extensive commercial property experience in private practice as well as client-side estates surveyor roles at First Quench Retailing, Sally Salon Services and most recently City Plumbing.
He joined the firm in 2022 and is focussed on lease advisory and valuation instructions for a range of occupier and investment clients.
Benjie joined the bf team on our Graduate Programme and successfully passed his APC in May 2019. During our rotational training programme, he gained experience in all facets of the Business including Office + Industrial Agency, Valuations and Property Management. This has given him a broad skills base for his future career.
As a newly qualified Chartered Surveyor, he is now working within our Retail + Leisure Agency Team.
Simon joined the firm in 1988 and became a Partner in 1990. Simon has been a Chartered Surveyor for over 45 years’ and has undertaken a variety of lease advisory and valuation work including commercial property valuations for banks, local authority land appraisals, development consultancy and rating work.
Simon is well-known within the Watford business community for his expertise and is regularly used as a sounding board for his honest, informed and considered advice.
Mark is a Consultant to bf and has been working with our Retail + Leisure Agency team since 2009. Prior to consulting for bf, Mark held several high profile positions in London based retail and property investment firms. Mark has over 25 years’ industry experience, specialising in lease advisory work.
His diligent approach has earnt him an extensive portfolio of clients that he has successfully assisted, making savings for their businesses across the UK.
Formerly an Associate of bf, Katy is now working as a Consultant advising corporate, public sector and private clients on lease advisory and valuation matters. She is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer with over 10 years’ experience of working in both Private Practice and Local Government, Katy provides valuable assistance to our Lease Advisory and Valuation teams.
Ivan joined the Retail + Leisure Agency team at bf in 1995, having started his career at one of the oldest surveying firms in London. Over the past 30 years Ivan has established an excellent reputation for his lease advisory work. His dedication to achieving the best results for his clients is renowned and has resulted in him securing a solid client list ranging from single store occupiers to multi-national retailers across the UK.
Jeremy joined bf in 1984 to set up the Professional Services Department and became a Partner in 1988. Jeremy is a Chartered Surveyor and Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators with over 35 years’ experience advising both corporate and private clients.
His Lease Advisory expertise is also recognised by our professional body, the RICS – he is on the President’s Panel of Independent Experts and Arbitrators, acting regularly as appointed Dispute Resolver on rent reviews.