Senior Team

Our people are the best in the business; professional and customer focused. Each is a specialist in their field and dedicated to client satisfaction.

Chairman & Executive Team

Darren Bond

Global Managing Director

Darren joined Christie & Co in 2001 and, having worked in the Birmingham, Leeds and London offices, was appointed Global Managing Director in 2020.

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Carine Bonnejean

Managing Director – Hotels

Carine leads the hotel specialist team at Christie & Co, including corporate agency and investment teams as well as our European advisory teams.

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Michael Hodges

Managing Director - Care Consultancy

Michael was appointed a Director of Christie & Co in 2005 and is a qualified Chartered Surveyor with 21 years experience in the healthcare sector, providing consultancy, valuation and leasing advice t

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Caroline Matthews

Marketing Director

Caroline joined Christie & Co in 2017 having spent over 20 years marketing professional services firms.

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Simon Hughes

Managing Director - Medical

Simon, a dental sector specialist, helped set up our Medical team in 2013

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Richard Lunn

Managing Director - Care

Richard has a wealth of knowledge gained over 25 years' sector experience

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Tim Moxon

IT Director

Tim has a wealth of IT experience, developing our system over 30 years

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Steve Rodell

Managing Director - Retail & Leisure

Steve is a regular speaker at convenience and petrol retail events across the UK

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Courteney Donaldson

Managing Director - Childcare & Education

Courteney has a vast range of expertise in the childcare and education sectors

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Corporate Team

Paul Graham

Head of Dental

Paul Graham joined Christie & Co’s Corporate Medical team in 2014. He was made Director in 2017 and was later appointed as Head of Dental in the UK.

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Tony Evans

Head of Pharmacy

​Tony joined Christie & Co in 1988 since when he has developed extensive brokerage experience across many of our corporate sectors.

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Stephen Owens

Managing Director – Pubs & Restaurants

Stephen is responsible for Hospitality Valuation Services across the UK and Europe along with the Pubs & Restaurants brokerage and consultancy teams in the UK.

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Simon Chaplin

Senior Director - Corporate Pubs and Restaurants

Simon has been in the industry selling pubs, bars and restaurants since 1983

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Neil Morgan

Senior Director Pubs & Restaurants

Neil has worked across multiple sectors in the property market since 1982

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Jon Patrick

Head of Leisure & Development

Jon has extensive experience in the sale and valuation of leisure businesses

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Stephen Jacobs

Director - Bank Support & Business Recovery

Stephen has been involved in the property market since 1999. He joined Christie & Co in 2007 and was made a Director in 2013.

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UK Regional Team

Brian Sheldon

Regional Director – Hospitality Scotland, North West & Midlands

Brian is currently Regional Director within the Hospitality Sector looking after Scotland and The North West of England regions.

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David Lee

Regional Director - Hospitality North East & East Midlands

David heads up our regional division in the North, orchestrating day-to-day business operations across our offices to ensure quality of service, effectiveness and client care.

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Ed Bellfield

Regional Director - Hospitality South

Ed leads a team of experts in our Southern region providing local and national operators with market insight, brokerage advice and valuation services across the hospitality, healthcare and retail sect

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Nick Brown

Director & Head of Brokerage – Childcare & Education

Nick joined Christie & Co in 2014 and has been specialising in the Childcare & Education sector for over 20 years.

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Rob Kinsman

Regional Director

Rob manages the Bristol, Exeter and Cardiff offices overseeing the agency and valuation disciplines.

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Lee Howard

Regional Director

Having joined Christie & Co in 2001, Lee was appointed Director in 2006 and over the past 14 years has sold a large number of businesses across many of our varied sectors to show his talent for sales.

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Dave Morris

Regional Director - Retail Midlands & South West

Dave joined Christie & Co in 2012 and, having worked in the Bristol and Nottingham offices, was appointed Regional Director – Retail in January 2022.

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James Moore-Martin

Regional Director - Retail North & Scotland

James joined Christie & Co in 2014 and was appointed a Regional Retail Director for the North of England & Scotland in 2021.

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Mark Kaluza

Regional Director - Retail South & East

Mark joined Christie & Co in 2006 – and having worked in the Milton Keynes, Enfield, and London offices – was appointed Regional Retail Director for London and South East in 2021.

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You're always in good company

Christie & Co has provided valuable advice to clients within our specialist sectors for over 80 years; here's just a few that have shared the success.

On retirement it was necessary to sell my practice premises. Although I had already found a suitable buyer whom I knew would be an excellent landlord for the practice, I decided to appoint Christies & Co to represent my interests and guide me through the rather complex sale and leaseback process. It was a pleasure to work with Chris Vowles. His knowledge and experience were invaluable in what turned out to be a very protracted process. Chris was friendly and approachable, providing me with much-needed support through the various obstacles that arose.

Dr Tim Hooson Seller East Bank Medical Centre