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 RICS Accredited Expert 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.

Lucy Smith

Digital Marketing & Commercial Support Assistant

Lucy Smith

Lucy Smith

Digital Marketing & Commercial Support Assistant

How can Lucy help?
Lucy provides administration support to both the commercial agency and professional departments. She also coordinates all of the online marketing for the company as well as running the various social media platforms.

Experience
Lucy has worked with us for the last three years and we are pleased to have supported her in successfully studying for qualifications in both business administration and digital marketing.

How long has Lucy been part of the team?
Lucy joined the team in July 2017.

Interests
Lucy enjoys running, shopping and baking cakes for the team at BB&J.

Oscar Heap

Agency Surveyor

Oscar Heap

Oscar Heap

Agency Surveyor

How can Oscar help?

Having grown up in Derby, Oscar graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2017 with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management. Oscar has a good local knowledge of the Midlands property market having previously worked as an agent for Innes England in Nottingham. At present he is working towards chartered status within BB&J and can offer advice on Agency Services relating to acquisition, disposal and lettings.

Interests

Outside of work Oscar is a keen sports fan with skiing and football being his favourites. At the weekends he can be found watching Derby County or walking in the Peak District with his family.

Carol Webster

Office Manager

Carol Webster

Carol Webster

Office Manager

How can Carol help?
Carol is delighted to have joined BB&J Commercial at this exciting time in the company’s history.  She is looking forward to supporting the partners and helping to grow the business together with the day to day management of the office.

Experience
Carol has over 25 years’ experience in the Derby property market, having worked previously for a national housebuilder and more recently, one of the largest privately owned property development companies in the UK.

How long has Carol been part of the team?
Carol joined the BB&J team in September 2020.

Interests
In her spare time, Carol enjoys listening to live music, baking and ‘trying’ to keep fit.