Nick King Associate (BRISTOL & BATH)
Nick has been in the property industry for the past thirty years and is an established practitioner in the property finding and relocation industry, with experience of managing individual and group moves for both large and small organisations.
Previously the BBC’s Relocation Specialist, Nick was responsible for managing the move of staff within the Corporation for over 15 years.
Nick is a current and past member of a number of established industry groups and has spoken at both domestic and international conferences including the Employee Relocation Council, European Association of Relocation Professionals, Association of Relocation Professionals and the Confederation of British Industry.
Formally the chairperson for the Relocation User Group, Nick is well known within the property industry.
Nick has also run his own property finding business and managed a number of property developments in the past, ensuring that clients can benefit from the experience gained over decades of working in the industry.
Nick is married with two sons, enjoys playing golf, following football and is an advanced open water scuba diver.
Daniel Rowland Associate (HANTS, WILTS, DORSET)
Educated at Felsted School, Essex, and graduating from the University of Nottingham, Daniel’s career began in the City. Daniel spent 12 years working in the stock market as a fund manager, he was a Chartered Financial Analyst (‘03 to ’12) and managed funds worth in excess of £400m. During this time Daniel was personally investing in a property portfolio, and after numerous approaches from friends and family seeking advice, Daniel took the decision in 2010 to set up his own property search and development business. As a result Daniel has been involved in numerous negotiations, transactions and developments, ranging from small renovations to building multi-million pound homes; all whilst establishing a very extensive network of contacts.
Daniel tackles each search in the same way, with a friendly manner and a thorough and determined approach. His knowledge of the local market and transactional experience means that he is able to source properties at the best prices for his clients. His expertise and contacts in building and development are an added bonus for those who wish to improve or extend their properties.
Daniel lives in Hampshire with his wife and family. In his spare time, when not renovating his own Georgian house, Daniel likes to play hockey and is a passionate skier.
Jennie Petersson Associate (DEVON, CORNWALL & SOMERSET)
Jennie moved to London from Sweden 24 years ago. Starting out in 2000 she has an extensive and varied career in property having worked in sales, lettings and property management before running her own Inventory business and then making the transition as a Relocation Agent and Property Finder.
In 2014 Jennie and her family relocated from London to Devon so she has a through understanding of the challenges – and benefits – that such a move involves. She now very much enjoys Property Finding on her new stomping ground.
Jennie thrives on getting to know her client’s needs in great detail to enable her to find the right property in the desired location. She has great relationships with the local Estate Agents, developers and landowners, plus a wider network giving rise to off-market opportunities.
In her spare time Jennie enjoys going on long walks in Dartmoor’s National Park, visiting National trust sites and exploring the many beautiful beaches of Devon and Cornwall.
Jonathan Hopper Managing Director
Jonathan has an enviable track record of success spanning 20 years in the property and relocation industry. As Managing Director of Garrington, he leads a company that has represented numerous clients in multi-million pound transactions and in turn developed a respected industry profile, through the strategic growth of a market leading brand.
Jonathan is a Director on the Board of The Property Ombudsman, a Council Member of the UK’s Association of Relocation Professionals and is a former National Council Member of the NAEA.
He is frequently called upon as an authoritative voice for market insights with articles published in The Financial Times, Canary Wharf and City magazines, The Sunday Time and Bloomberg.
A past recipient of the ‘Best UK Property Finder’ award, he is continuously striving to hone his skills having completed leadership programmes at Cranfield Management School and an MBA at Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge.
As a prominent creative thinker and entrepreneurial problem solver, Jonathan is passionate about working with clients, and enjoys exploring the driving forces that push successful businesses to their highest potential.
Nicholas Finn Executive Director
Nicholas Finn is London born and bred. With a property career spanning over a decade, he worked in prime London locations from St Johns Wood to Chiswick with one of the capital’s largest sales agents, before channelling his entrepreneurial flair into establishing his own estate agency in a sought-after part of London.
Prior to joining Garrington, Nicholas founded and ran an asset management company. It served corporate institutions and their private clients looking to sell, relocate or add to their portfolios. Nicholas leads and supports a growing team whilst using his experience and extensive contacts to generate exclusive opportunities for clients. He lives in London with his wife and young family.
John Adamson Executive Chairman
John has worked in the property sector for the last 25 years and has director level experience in residential sales, letting and management, estate management and development. Most recently he was Managing Director and majority shareholder of one of largest estate and letting agents in the Eastern region which he successfully sold to a FTSE 250 organisation.
He holds an MBA from The Open University and is a well-respected entrepreneurial leader with an eye for detail, who thrives on the creation of customer-focused companies, where success becomes a by-product of excellence.
Lynne West Operations Manager
Throughout her career Lynne has worked mainly in the areas of Office Management, Event Management and Customer Service. In this time she gained experience being a PA at board level, organising trade shows and heading up a customer service team.
After nearly 20 years working mainly in the Telecommunications industry, Lynne decided that it was time for a new challenge. In 2009 the opportunity arose to join the Garrington team in a key role as an Operations Manager. With a wealth of administrative experience coupled with extensive customer service skills, Lynne ensures that the operational side of Garrington runs smoothly and efficiently. As an important linchpin of the organisation, Lynne’s support to the management team and network of associates is invaluable.
When not at work, Lynne enjoys spending time with her family and is an active committee member of her son’s football and cricket clubs.
Amy Marshall Client Search Manager
Growing up in Somerset, Amy has always shown a keen interest in all things bricks and mortar. Curiosity resulted in a very hands-on approach to her parents’ property investment and development business throughout her school years. A career in property was a sure-fire for Amy: Starting with working for a commercial construction company in Bristol before taking some time outside of the UK to live and work in Spain. On returning to England, Amy moved to London to begin a career in the residential property market. Her initial role was as a lettings negotiator for a successful South West London estate agent. In time she migrated into residential sales, further broadening her knowledge of the property industry and London.
Amy now supports Nicholas with the day to day operations of the London business. It is her broad understanding of the industry and ability to recognise an individual’s requirements that ensures the right consultant is appointed to a clients’ search and that support is provided throughout the service.
Jennifer Chaplin Client Administrator
Jennifer has lived in a number of international locations before coming back to the UK to complete her higher education. This has shaped her love for diversity and adventure in life, and her desire to have a career that involves helping others. She has a keen passion for team work and is based in Garrington’s London office as the Client Administrator.
After graduating from The University of West London with a degree in psychology, Jennifer spent the next year gaining various administrative and customer service experience in different roles within the NHS and serviced offices, until finding her place in the property sector with Garrington.
Outside of work Jennifer enjoys exploring new places and trying different cuisines with her friends and family.