Meet The Team

Please select a member of staff from the list below:

Rob Jones

Partner & Chartered Surveyor

Rob Jones

Rob Jones

Partner & Chartered Surveyor

How can Rob help?

Rob is the founding partner of Boxall Brown & Jones and BB&J Commercial and has a wealth of knowledge in commercial and residential property matters. He is an RICS Registered Valuer and advises private clients, banks and businesses on a variety of property issues including residential and commercial surveys, valuations, rent reviews, lease renewals, schedules of dilapidations and condition. He has acted for Derby County Football Club on the redevelopment at Pride Park and appeared as an Expert Witness both in the County and the Crown Courts carrying out forensic valuation and professional work for the Crown Prosecution Service. Rob has also carried out consultancy work for Her Majesty’s Government upon instructions received from the offices of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Experience

Rob has a great depth of technical knowledge gained in over 25 years in the property industry. A former director in a Corporate property business, he decided to set up his own practice back in 1989. Since then he has enjoyed seeing the business grow to now include separate stand alone divisions, these being BB&J Commercial, Boxall Brown & Jones and BB&J Lettings.

How long has Rob been part of the team:

Since setting up the business back in 1989.

Interests

Rob lives locally with his family in Allestree. He enjoys spending his spare time in the Derbyshire countryside, particularly walking in the Peak District.

Mark Richardson

Partner & Chartered Surveyor

Mark Richardson

Mark Richardson

Partner & Chartered Surveyor

How can Mark help?

Mark has been an equity partner since 2005 and enjoys the challenges of day to day business together with tackling the planning and growth of all aspects of BB&J Commercial. As an RICS Registered Valuer he carries out a variety of property valuations for many commercial banks, pension funds and private clients. He is also a recognised valuation expert having been appointed to the RICS Register of Experts, and has achieved the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence. In this capacity he undertakes a wide range of sometimes complex valuation reports for legal purposes such as professional negligence, taxation and divorce.

How long has Mark been part of the team?

Since 1994

Interests

Mark has a variety of interests, particularly road cycling. Other hobbies include collecting great music on vinyl records.

Graham Bancroft

Partner

Graham Bancroft

Graham Bancroft

Partner

How can Graham help?

Born in Derby, Graham began his career in commercial property in 1999 at Derby City Council being a graduate of De Montfort University, before very quickly joining Salloway Property Consultants as a Valuation Surveyor.  Graham quickly established himself within the company resulting in being made Associate Director in 2010 before joining BB&J Commercial in 2013.

Graham’s vast experience, knowledge and contacts allow him to provide a comprehensive agency service across all types of commercial properties, whether to individual clients or large PLC property organisations.  In addition, Graham also undertakes commercial property valuations for a variety of purposes including loan security, pension funds and company accounts to name a few.

Graham has a wide range of professional experience and provides Landlord & Tenant advice, namely rent reviews and lease renewals, to numerous client along with rating and compulsory purchase work.

How long has Graham been part of the team?

2013

Interests:

Graham is a lifelong supporter and follower of Derby County.

Paul Harding

Commercial Property Surveyor & Registered Valuer

Paul Harding

Paul Harding

Commercial Property Surveyor & Registered Valuer

How Can Paul Help?

Paul has recently joined BB&J Commercial to complement the existing team, returning to his home town following a period of working in Central London and the South East. 

He started his career in Derby and the East Midlands working at the Valuation Office before moving to private practice in 2000 and he has a broad spectrum of commercial property experience gained over the 30 years he has been in the industry.

During his career he has received accreditation as an RICS Registered Valuer and has successfully undertaken instructions in respect of Commercial Agency, Rating, Valuation (including assets) along with providing advice on Landlord and Tenant issues.

Instructions during his working life have been varied from private clients with a single property or multi property portfolio to the public sector including Local/Police Authorities, NHS Trusts and many clients with a strong presence within the East Midlands.

Interests

Cycling, walking, fly fishing and watching professional boxing.

Kay Smith

Commercial Support Manager

Kay Smith

Kay Smith

Commercial Support Manager

How can Kay help?
Kay ensures the smooth running of the department providing valuable support to the Partners and fee earners.

Experience
Kay was a secretary for 5 years for an engineering company before joining BB&J.

How long has Kay been part of the team?
Kay joined the team in February 2006 as a Commercial Support Assistant and was promoted to Support Manager in July 2016.

Interests
Kay enjoys foreign travel, socialising, music concerts and Derby County Football Club.

Julie Price

Commercial Support Assistant

Julie Price

Julie Price

Commercial Support Assistant

  • Telephone: 01332 292825

How can Julie help?
Julie provides valuable administration support for the Commercial Agency and Residential Survey Departments.

Experience
Julie previously worked at Ashley Adams Surveyors as a secretary for 2 years and prior to this provided secretarial support for a firm of Solicitors.

How long has Julie been part of the team?
Julie joined the team in October 2005 and has now become part of the fixtures and fittings!

Interests
Julie likes going to the gym, walking her dogs, cooking and travelling.