Meet The Team

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Rob Jones

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01332 387608

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Rob Jones

How can I 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.

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Mark Richardson

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Mark Richardson

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As an RICS Registered Valuer, Mark 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.

Experience

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.

How long has Mark been part of the team?

Mark has been with BB&J Commercial since 1994.

Interests

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

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Graham Bancroft

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01332 387611

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Graham Bancroft

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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.

Experience

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.

How long has Graham been part of the team?

Graham has been with BB&J Commercial since 2013.

Interests

Graham is a lifelong supporter and follower of Derby County.

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Amey Hellen

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01332 292825

Amey Hellen

How can Amey help?

Amey creates all the marketing materials to ensure any commercial properties that are advertised by BB&J get the most exposure and informs their followers about all the exciting things they get up to as an organisation. When an individual markets their property with BB&J Commercial, Amey will ensure the property is visible on several platforms to guarantee a successful disposal of the property.

Experience
Amey has over three years experience in marketing and has recently graduated with a First-Class Honours in Business Management at the University of Derby. She has completed a one year work placement where she worked for two organisations and runs her own freelance marketing business called The Brand Studio.

How long has Amey been part of the team?
Amey joined the team in April 2021.

Interests
Amey loves travelling, gin, photography, cooking and running!

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Cameron Godfrey

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01332 292825

Cameron Godfrey

How can I help?

Cameron has good local knowledge of the Midlands property market having previously worked as a Property Manager for the residential team at BB&J. Cameron can offer advice on Agency Services relating to acquisition, disposal and lettings.

Experience
Cameron has always been interested in property and to see if this career was the right choice, he completed an apprenticeship here with the residential team. Since completing his apprenticeship, Cameron has grown from strength to strength and at present, he is working towards chartered status within BB&J Commercial.

How long has Cameron been part of the team?
Cameron joined BB&J in August 2019 and later joined the commercial team in July 2022.

Interests

When Cameron is not in the office, he enjoys spending his time on the badminton court or football pitch, whilst regularly venturing to a beer garden in the evening to relax.

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Kerry Morgan

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01332 292825

Kerry Morgan

How can I help?

Kerry provides administration and office support to BB&J’s surveyors for the commercial property agency and valuation work. Kerry liases directly with the clients to ensure that BB&J Commercial are providing them with the best possible service and deal with commercial agency enquires from interested parties.

Experience

Kerry has previous administration experience in a solicitors firm and has now expanded her horizons to commercial property.

How long has Kerry been part of the team:

Kerry joined the ever growing team in August 2021.

Interests

Kerry has swam with dolphins in Portugal and enjoys painting in her spare time.

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Carys Hughes

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01332 292825

Carys Hughes

How can I help?

As a Business Administration Apprentice, Carys helps out in running the busy office at BB&J Commercial. She is motivated and loves to support her colleagues in any way she can – Carys is up for any challenge and a quick learner. Her greatest strength is her organisation skills, so she is happy to offer solutions for efficient and effective ways to best organise something. Carys also makes a good cup of tea, so you know where to go for a caffeine fix!

Experience

As an animal lover, Carys has done prior work experience at both a dog rescue centre and an equestrian centre. Whilst the horse-riding school was a very hands-on role, Carys’s role at the dog rescue was as an administrator volunteer. She gained valuable experience in learning good organisation skills, communication and using my initiative. She was responsible for filing paperwork, posting orders, organising the storeroom, and managing the stock.

Additionally, Carys was the Head Librarian for the majority of time she was at secondary school. In this role she used the IT systems to check in and out books, identify late returns, chase returns up, and supported the day to day running of the library including providing customer service.

How long has Carys been part of the team:

Carys joined the ever growing team in August 2021.

Interests

Carys is a keen baker and has been known to make a good lemon drizzle cake! She has been horse riding for a long while now, and is an all-round animal lover. Carys loves spending time out in the countryside and enjoys long walks and exploring new places.

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Claire Taylor

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01332 292825

Claire Taylor

How can I help?

Claire’s primary role is an Accompanied Viewer for the Sales team on the residential side of the business, and when not out and about on the road, she is a Negotiator on the Sales team. However, Claire has been seconded to the Survey and Commercial department to assist with administration support. She can also do the invoicing for both teams.

Experience

Claire previously worked in the Building Society Industry for around 15 years, gaining lots of insight into finances and mortgages. She felt it was a natural progression to work in an Estate Agency and believes her knowledge in the finance industry has proven to be invaluable.

How long has Claire been part of the team?

Claire has worked with BB&J since 2004, providing administration as well as negotiating and progressing sales in the residential part of the business.

Interests

Claire is a very sociable person, she loves going out, but equally happy staying in with her hubby, kids and dog Maddie! Claire really enjoys going on long walks with Maddie, sometimes even taking the hubby along too!  She also loves her Greek holidays but just as happy in Cornwall, when the weather is nice at least!

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