Our People

John Pirouet

John Pirouet - Group Managing Director

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John has vast experience in the financial services and real estate sector and was previously Group CEO & Head of Growth for a Fund and Corporate Service Provider that saw its headcount expand from 15 to in excess of 100 staff during his tenure.

John's real estate experience includes being a director on a listed Real Estate Investment Trust that owns commercial properties in London with a value in excess of £2bn. He has acted for several large-scale clients including Middle-Eastern & US Sovereign Wealth Funds, and an Institutional German Real Estate Fund.

Simon Buckley

Simon Buckley - Group 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 - Group 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.

Leanne Kirkland

Leanne Kirkland - Group Director, Head of Real Estate

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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 real estate 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.

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.

Anthony Morgan

Anthony Morgan - Associate Director, Surveying

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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.

Simon Gale

Simon Gale - 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 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.

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.

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.

Kerri Boocock

Kerri Boocock - Sales Consultant

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Kerri joined the business in 2020 and has over 9 years’ experience in residential lettings. Having started her career as an administrative member of staff, Kerri quickly worked her way up within the industry, looking after Maillard & Co’s portfolio of residential lettings for three years.

Having recently transitioned over to residential sales, Kerri is excited to make her mark on the industry.

Donald Meiklejohn

Donald Meiklejohn - Sales Consultant

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Donald has vast experience in the residential property sector in Jersey, having worked at Moore Properties Ltd for many years and previously within the hospitality and hotel management industry.

Along with his AML and compliance expertise, Donald specialises in first-time buyer, buy-to-let and family purchases and also brings a broad spectrum of property development sales experience to the Real Estate team.

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.

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.

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 10 years, assessing applicants' situations and living conditions for Social Housing.

In 2022, Clare moved over to the Building Surveying team after completing her degree in Building Surveying and is working towards her Chartership under the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

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

Greg Sinclair

Greg Sinclair - Manager, Commercial Property

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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.

Max Greenwood

Max Greenwood - Property Manager, Commercial Property

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Max joined the business as an Assistant Property Manager in June 2021 having successfully gained three A Levels in Business, Finance, and IT and previously worked in audit and assurance at PwC.

Having been promoted to Property Manager in December 2022, Max is responsible for the management of commercial property, from daily issues to service charge accounts.

Paul Baxter

Paul Baxter - Manager, Residential Property

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Paul joined the company in August 2020 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.

Jess Sloan

Jess Sloan - Senior Property Manager

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Jess originally joined the team back in 2013 for a 6-year period, before leaving to broaden her knowledge and expand her client network.

Jess now returns to Maillard & Co with over a decade of management experience. She holds a degree in General Surveying Practices and working towards the MRICS accreditation.

Jess forms part of the residential block management team with a passion for her work and providing a high standard of service and expertise to all her clients.

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 - Manager, Residential Property

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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.

Mark Sinden

Mark Sinden - Manager, Residential Lettings & Property

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Mark has worked within the lettings and property management industry in Jersey since 2009, having previously worked in Spain within this sector for 8 years prior.

Mark forms part of Maillard & Co's highly experienced Property Management team and believes that strong relationships with landlords, tenants and contractors are paramount to providing an excellent service.

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.

Leanne Renouf

Leanne Renouf - Property Manager

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Leanne is a Property Manager at Maillard and Co, having worked in the industry since 2014. Prior to property management, Leanne previously worked in Project Management within the UK motor industry.

Leanne returned to the business in 2022, after taking a short career break in 2020 to start a family. Leanne returns in a part time role, allowing her to find the perfect work life balance to suit her and her family.

Leanne's attention to detail and previous experience helps her deliver in her role and responsibilities as a Property Manager.

Angelika Harben

Angelika Harben - Assistant Property Manager

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Angelika joined the team in March 2023 as an Assistant Property Manager, having previously worked as a Junior Property Administrator for a private wealth family office, dealing with a portfolio of more than 100 Jersey properties.

Angelika started her career in property management as an office administrator dealing with the onboarding of Group stakeholders. As Assistant Property Manager, Angelika will be supporting the Block Management team.

Vicky Phillips

Vicky Phillips - Assistant Property Manager

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Vicky joined Maillard & Co in April 2023 as an Assistant Property Manager.

With 6 years’ experience in the property industry, Vicky worked her way up at her previous company from Office Junior to Property Management Administrator, looking after over 100 properties.

As Assistant Property Manager, Vicky supports the Property Managers in their day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

Matt Cotillard

Matt Cotillard - Trainee Property Manager

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Matt joined Maillard & Co in April 2023 as a Trainee Property Manager, supporting our Property Managers in their day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

Having grown up in Jersey and attended Haut Vallee Secondary school and Highlands College, Matt is also a keen archer and made the GB team in 2018, competing at the Youth European World Cup in Slovenia and placing third in the Commonwealth Archery Championships for Europe.

Karolina Buchta

Karolina Buchta - Trainee Lettings & Property Manager

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Karolina joined Maillard & Co in May 2023 as a Trainee Property Manager.

Having worked in the beauty industry for 7 years, Karolina has extensive customer service experience and prides herself on providing a high-quality service for her clients.

William Marquer

William Marquer - Trainee Property Manger

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William joined Maillard & Co in May 2023 in the role of Trainee Property Manager, supporting our team of Property Managers in their day-to-day tasks and responsibilities.

Born and raised in Jersey, William attended Victoria College before gaining valuable customer service experience in his previous role.

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.

Chris Almond

Chris Almond - Social Housing Support

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Chris works with the Social Housing team assisting with coordination of maintenance and repairs. Chris' previous experience in IT support and managing resources in the professional translation industry have equipped him with the necessary skills to optimise procedures and deliver efficient service for tenants.

Chris believes in treating all customers with respect and fostering an organisational culture focused on treating others the way they would like to be treated.

Dawn Barkhuizen

Dawn Barkhuizen - Finance & Operations Manager

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Dawn has varied experience in financial and professional services having previously worked for a small project management company as Director of Finance and Administration. She has 20 years’ experience in finance and accounting and 7 years in compliance and data protection. She is a Chartered Accountant and has recently completed her CIPD level 5 People Management.

Hailing from South Africa, Dawn has been in Jersey for 7 years and calls it home together with her wife and two cats.

Grace Boardman

Grace Boardman - Marketing Manager

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Grace joined the team in May 2022 as Marketing Manager, having previously worked in marketing within the property and construction industry for over 3 years.

After studying English and Business Studies at Loughborough University, Grace completed a PR internship before joining Bellway Homes' Graduate programme and progressing to Group Marketing Coordinator.

Grace is responsible for all marketing aspects for the Maillard and Co business, with a focus on digital platforms, campaigns and events.

Bianca Lloyd

Bianca Lloyd - Credit Controller

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Bianca joined Maillard & Co in December 2021 with over 15 years’ experience at States of Jersey Customer and Local Services (previously Social Security Department). Bianca’s roles included Contributions Adviser, Income Support Senior Office, Governance Quality Assurance Officer and Compliance Inspector.

Liaising with property managers, tenants and owners on a daily basis, Bianca enjoys building strong relationships with clients and believes that good communication is key.

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.

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.

Debbie Welsh

Debbie Welsh - Front of House

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Debbie joined the business in January 2022 as a permanent member of the team with the role of Front of House.

Previously to joining Maillard and Co, Debbie worked as a Health Care Assistant at the General Hospital for 4 years on the Endoscopy Ward.

Since joining the business Debbie's administrative, organisational skills and customer service experience have assisted her in her new role.

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