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Team

Directors

Sean Gorvy

Executive Chair

Sean Gorvy is Chief Executive of Hanover Acceptances Limited and has been a member of the Board since 1997. He serves on the boards of all its main subsidiaries. Sean is the Executive Chair of Dorrington which is now the primary business of the Hanover Acceptances Group.

Prior to working within the Hanover Acceptances Group, he spent five years with Morgan Stanley's real estate, corporate finance and M&A departments. He has a PhD in political economics from the Department of Land Economy, Cambridge University.

Telephone
020 7590 9436

Email
tanya.schaller@hanoveracceptances.com

Andrew Giblin

Managing Director

Andrew is Managing Director of Dorrington and has been with the company since 2005. He was appointed to the Dorrington board in 2011. During his time at Dorrington, he has worked across the residential and commercial businesses focussing on strategy, investment and development.

Andrew started his career in investment banking. He is Chairman of The Dolphin Square Foundation, a housing charity and sits on both the Dolphin Square Foundation and the Dolphin Living Limited boards.

Telephone
020 7590 9472

Email
andrew.giblin@dorrington.co.uk

 

Robert Harris

Director and Head of Commercial

Robert is a Chartered Surveyor with 35 years of property market experience. He is a London specialist, and is the Dorrington director responsible for commercial investment strategy, acquisitions and sales. He also takes overall responsibility for the asset management of the commercial portfolio. He held a non-executive position at ING Real Estate Investment Management prior to their take over by CBRE Investors and is a past Chairman of the British Property Federation Commercial Committee, which advises the BPF on commercial lease issues and proposed legislative changes which may impact on commercial property markets.

Telephone
020 7590 9494

Email
robert.harris@dorrington.co.uk

Duncan Salvesen

Director and Head of Residential

Duncan, is a Chartered Surveyor who has been with the company since 1997. He is well known in the residential investment market with nearly 40 years’ experience in all aspects of residential investment, valuation and development.

He heads the residential business and is responsible for the residential investment strategy, acquisitions, and sales together with the asset management of the portfolio.

Duncan sits on the policy committee of the British Property Federation and currently chairs the residential board and committee.

Duncan served on the board of Catalyst Housing Association and its subsidiary Parkside (until 2007).

Telephone
020 7590 9487

Email
duncan.salvesen@dorrington.co.uk

Bruce Thompson

Director and Head of Development and Regeneration

Bruce is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience of both commercial and residential investment and development. He has been with Dorrington since 1996. Bruce has overall responsibility for development and regeneration across the commercial and residential portfolios and is responsible for the sustainability strategy. He is also involved in acquisitions, investment management and strategy. He sits on the Investor Group of the British Council of Offices, the Commercial Committee of the British Property Federation and is a non-executive Director of the Battersea Arts Centre where he chairs the Capital Group.

Telephone
020 7590 9485

Email
bruce.thompson@dorrington.co.uk

 

Michael Jenkins

Director - Finance

As Finance Director, Michael oversees all aspects of finance and accounting, tax and corporate compliance for Dorrington. Michael joined Dorrington in 2021 from Quintain Limited, where he held a number of senior finance roles, including Finance Director and main board member. Prior to joining Quintain in 2012, Michael had been a corporate finance partner at Deloitte in Australia, and director in the UK firm of Deloitte, where he specialised in providing advice to clients in the real estate sector. Michael is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Telephone
020 7590 9492

Email
michael.jenkins@dorrington.co.uk

 

Management

Garith Brown

Senior Commercial Asset Manager

Garith is a chartered surveyor who joined Dorrington in 2004 following nine years at Capital & Counties plc as asset manager with a Central London focus.

Garith deals with the asset management of part of the commercial portfolio and also has responsibility for portfolio wide issues including sustainability, rates and insurance.

Telephone
020 7590 9444

Email
garith.brown@dorrington.co.uk

Franco Cirillo

Residential Investment Director

Franco is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years’ experience of asset and estate management, having spent nine years with the Cadogan Estate. He serves on BPF working parties and his duties including heading up the Build-to-Rent development team.

Telephone
020 7590 9481

Email
franco.cirillo@dorrington.co.uk

Julia Webb

Building Surveying Director

Julia is a Chartered Building Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience of residential and commercial buildings and estates. Juila joined Dorrington in 2002 and her principal role is to oversee the many building and refurbishment projects within the residential portfolio and to advise on all building related matters. She is also responsible for the portfolio insurance.

Telephone
020 7590 9427

Email
julia.webb@dorrington.co.uk

Peter Yeates

Residential Investment Director

Peter is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, is an experienced asset manager and has been involved with residential property investment since joining Dorrington in 1999. Dividing his time between our trading and income portfolios, his responsibilities include acquisitions, sales and lettings, and concentrating on maximising rental income from both our statutory and market rental assets.

Telephone
020 7590 9437

Email
peter.yeates@dorrington.co.uk

 

Jamie Barwick

Investment Director

Jamie joined Dorrington in 2016 following four years at Savills where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in the City Investment team. His role includes analysing acquisition opportunities, asset management and valuation.

Telephone
020 7590 9435

Email
jamie.barwick@dorrington.co.uk

Richard Birch

Building Surveyor

Richard is a chartered building surveyor who joined Dorrington in 2017 after a short career break to undertake the Mongol Rally. Richard is responsible for managing refurbishment projects, maintenance schemes and advising on defects within the residential portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9409

Email
richard.birch@dorrington.co.uk

Lucy Blackburn

Building Surveying Team PA

Lucy joined Dorrington in May 2017 having worked in as a receptionist for 12 years at Canaccord Genuity Ltd, a global investment bank. Lucy provides administration support to the Building Surveying team.

Telephone
020 7590 9468

Email
lucy.blackburn@dorrington.co.uk

Nick Brandford

Senior Asset Manager

Nicholas is a RICS chartered surveyor who joined Dorrington in January 2022 from CBRE's Central London Team. He has a master's in real estate from Reading University and his responsibilities include asset management of the portfolio as part of the commercial team as well as the implementation of Dorrington's sustainability and ESG initiatives. Away from the office he enjoys playing football, teaching yoga and cycling.

Telephone
020 7590 9448

Email
nick.brandford@dorrington.co.uk

Matthew Canfield

Residential Accountant

Matthew has been with the Group since 2007. His role prior to this was Group Company Accountant for a listed company in the retail sector. His primary focus is on the residential portfolio where he has responsibility for all day to day accounting matters.

Telephone
020 7590 9447

Email
matthew.canfield@dorrington.co.uk

Amy Davis

Senior Investment Manager

Amy joined Dorrington in 2022 with over ten years of institutional property experience, including Scottish Widows Investment Properties. She is a Chartered Surveyor and her role covers Asset management in the Residential portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9441

Email
amy.davis@dorrington.co.uk

Jasper Davies

Investment Manager

Jasper Davies is a Chartered Surveyor who joined Dorrington in 2021 from Knight Frank’s Residential Capital Markets Team. His role includes acquisition, disposal, and asset management.

Telephone
020 7590 9440

Email
jasper.davies@dorrington.co.uk

Ellen Flanagan

Commercial Administrator

Ellen joined Dorrington in 2019 with over three years property experience having worked at Grosvenor and most recently Avison Young. Ellen provides administrative support to a team of eight in their management of the commercial portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9415

Email
ellen.flanagan@dorrington.co.uk

Michelle Hodgson

Data Manager

Michelle joined Dorrington in 2015 with an extensive knowledge of database management having worked at Hammerson PLC for 19 years. Michelle provides administrative support to the team running the Walworth Estate along with managing the Walworth Estate database.

Telephone
020 7590 9451

Email
michelle.hodgson@dorrington.co.uk

Karuna Hurday

Dorrington Group Financial Controller

Karuna joined the group in Dec 2013 as a qualified accountant. Her role prior to this was working for an accountancy practice. She is involved in a wide range of accounting duties within the group, including the day-to-day financial aspects of the commercial portfolio. Karuna is also involved in other Hanover Acceptances subsidiaries.

Telephone
020 7590 9450

Email
karuna.hurday@dorrington.co.uk

Niranjan Joshi

Accountant

Niranjan is a qualified accountant, who joined Dorrington in 1999. Niranjan's many years of experience working for the group means he has a considerable wealth of knowledge which he brings to his role. Niranjan is involved in a wide range of accounting duties within the group including overseeing all of the Group's compliance matters for tax as well as the day to day accounting for the Dorrington group and its parent Hanover Acceptances Limited.

Telephone
020 7590 9424

Email
niranjan.joshi@dorrington.co.uk

Connie Lester

Head of Corporate Operations

Connie joined Dorrington in 2018 from the Engineering Industry and has a background in Operational Management. Connie works closely with the Board members and is responsible for optimising and running the “mechanics” of the organisation across various functional areas.

Telephone
020 7590 9465

Email
connie.lester@dorrington.co.uk

Sam Logan

Senior Investment Manager

Sam is a Chartered Surveyor who joined Dorrington in 2018 from the Cushman & Wakefield Residential Development & Investment team. Prior to this he also worked as a Quantity Surveyor on various residential and commercial development projects across the capital. Sam’s role covers Asset and Development management of the Dorrington Residential and Commercial portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9422

Email
sam.logan@dorrington.co.uk

Angela Mercer

Portfolio Coordinator

Angela joined Dorrington in 2017 with an extensive residential property background, having worked at Allsop for 14 years and at W.A.Ellis, a prime central London boutique agency for 12 years, latterly as Head of Property Management. It is Angela’s role to administer our continually expanding residential property portfolio with the growing investment team.

Telephone
020 7590 9446

Email
angela.mercer@dorrington.co.uk

Radhika Mehta

Accountant

Radhika joined the group in March 2021 as a qualified accountant. Her role prior to this was working for an accountancy practice and a boutique property investment company. She is involved in the financial operations of both the commercial and residential portfolios.

Telephone
020 7590 9474

Email
radhika.mehta@dorrington.co.uk

Becky Rowland

Investment Manager

Becky joined Dorrington in 2019 with over 17 years property management experience; she is now responsible for the day to day management of the freehold ground rent portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9445

Email
becky.rowland@dorrington.co.uk

Tanya Schaller

Personal Assistant to Executive Chair

Tanya joined the company in October 2021 after 7 years working for one of the oldest independent wine merchants in the UK. Born and raised in Switzerland and fluent in French. Tanya is PA to Executive Chair Sean Gorvy.

Telephone
020 7590 9436

Email
tanya.schaller@hanoveracceptances.com

Mike Sutcliffe

Senior Development Manager

Mike joined Dorrington in 2019 with over eight years' experience in Project Management, delivering a combination of mixed-use developments, residential schemes and infrastructure projects. His role as Dorrington's Development Manager includes development appraisals, programme management and leading on projects to realise value from existing and future assets.

Telephone
020 7590 9426

Email
mike.sutcliffe@dorrington.co.uk

Oliver Sutton

Residential Building Surveyor

Oliver is a Chartered Building Surveyor with 10 years’ experience working in the City of London and across North London. He is a valued member of the team dealing with refurbishment, repairs and maintenance projects across the portfolio. Oliver is responsible for defect diagnosis and manages consultants in maintaining the scattered portfolio. He is also involved in managing external consultants in delivering fire reinstatement assessments and planned preventative maintenance schedules for the main portfolio.

Telephone
020 7590 9420

Email
oliver.sutton@dorrington.co.uk

Nicole Thompson

PA to Residential Team and Lease Extensions

Nicole joined Dorrington in 2017 as PA to Duncan Salvesen. Nicole is responsible for lease extensions and assisting the sales and wider residential teams.

Telephone
020 7590 9434

Email
nicole.thompson@dorrington.co.uk

James Watkins

Senior Investment Manager

James joined Dorrington in 2019, following five years specialising in residential investment and development at Savills Capital Markets team. He is a Chartered Surveyor whose role includes sales, acquisitions, asset management and valuation.

Telephone
020 7590 9457

Email
james.watkins@dorrington.co.uk