Ben joined us in October 2022. He studied Geography at the University of Portsmouth and then went on to study Real Estate at the University of Reading. He loves travelling, the outdoors and he’s a Scout leader in his spare time. Ben has joined on our graduate rotation programme starting his first rotation in the professional department with Steve and team in the Valuation team.
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.
Steve joined bf in 2017 and heads up our Valuation team. As a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer, Steve has spent the majority of the last 20 years working across Hertfordshire, north and east London establishing a solid reputation for his Valuation work on behalf of a number of high street banks and other lending institutions.
Steve has a wealth of experience accross the commercial property sectors with a particular specialism in the appraisal of development sites, representing a variety of private developers and housing associations. Steve also advises a number of Local Authorities in relation to the acquisition, disposal and review of their property assests.
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.
Lesley joined the bf Team in 2013, having spent 14 years working for a local Estate Agency. Whilst in her last position as Lettings Manager, she gained her qualification to become a Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents. At bf Lesley provides much-needed administrative support to our Valuation team and wider business.