Emily Armstrong

Emily Armstrong Managing Director

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I joined S&G in 2006 and quickly gained enthusiasm for sales. I have held a number of senior positions across the business, most recently heading up our New Homes department where I have enjoyed growing the department into one the areas most well-known brands. I look forward to an exciting new challenge of overseeing the successful performance of our teams and handling the day to day running of the company. I have a passion for management and plan to focus on the health, happiness and well being of our team ensuring they fulfil their maximum potential.

Something you may not know about me- I have done a skydive & 5 bungee jumps. Adrenaline junkie!

Alex Sewell

Alex Sewell Founder & Director

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I was the last of the Sewell family to get involved in property and now I live and breathe it! My business philosophies are to keep it simple, treat the customers like you would expect to be treated yourself and provide simple, professional and honest advice.

Something you may not know about me- I have sung Wonderwall with Noel Gallagher- a duet to remember!

Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson Area Branch Manager

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Having worked in estate agency in the local area for over 16 years, I joined the Sewell & Gardner team in 2016. Since working here I have worked in our New Homes, Croxley Green and Watford teams. I am now Area Branch Manager for Rickmansworth, Croxley Green & Watforda and am enjoying managing the enthusiastic and talented team here. I have lost count of the number of homes I have seen and the amount of happy vendors and purchasers I have come across. I can safely say I have made a lot of new friends either in the business or just through them selling or buying with me.

Something you may not know about me- I met Harrison Ford when he was filming Indiana Jones at RMS and he was very miserable! 

Kate Woodward

Kate Woodward Senior Branch Manager

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I  joined the Sewell & Gardner team having previously worked and trained with a corporate agency. I started my career in Estate Agency in 1999, starting as a trainee and have worked my way up. I am passionate about giving exceptional customer service and achieving the best possible price for my clients along with honest advice, empathy and understanding for all situations. I will always go the extra mile and my motto is Client For Life.

Something you may not know about me- Leo Sayer was my client some years ago and he sang his hit ‘You make me feel like dancing’ to me in the office. 

Hannah Matthews

Hannah Matthews Operations Manager

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I joined the Sewell & Gardner team in 2013 after graduating from the University of Leeds. Over the years I have worked here I have been lucky enough to get involved in many different areas of the business and I think this experience is vital in my role now as Operations Manager. I am responsible for making sure everything is running as efficiently as possible and we are offering exceptional service to our clients. We are passionate about our mission, vision and brand values and I am keen to make sure these are reflected in the service we offer and the way we market our brand.

Something you may not know about me- I used to do polevault! Not a hobby you hear about every day! 

Tiffany Salmon

Tiffany Salmon Lettings Manager

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I have worked in several different roles across the business and the skills I have learnt have helped me progress to the role of Lettings Manager. I have really found my passion in lettings enjoy running such a fast paced, growing department. Ensuring our Landlords receive the best service is my priority. i genuinely believe we offer a different service to other local agents and am passionate about showing potential Landlords this. With the support of my enthusiastic team, I am enjoying growing the department and am excited to see how far this can go.

Something you may not know about me- I played football for 10 years as a left midfielder for Northwood FC.

Sue Barker

Sue Barker Finance Manager

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I joined the Sewell & Gardner team in 2012 and since then I have been responsible for the company’s accounting system. This involves preparing monthly reports, invoices and other related accounts administration for both sales & lettings. I am also responsible for managing Landlord and Tenant transactions within the busy lettings department and work closely with the lettings team and our Directors.

Something you may not know about me- I love driving sporty cars!

Kelly Williams

Kelly Williams New Homes Assistant Manager

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I joined Sewell & Gardner in 2016 as a Property Consultant and within three months had moved across to work in our New Homes department. It was clear to me from quite early on that this department would be where I could really thrive. I love every aspect of New Homes; from looking at plans & pricing to walking around the final build on completion. As the department’s Assistant Manager, I am responsible for the management of sales and Developer relationships and take pride in maintaining our current business.

Something you may not know about me- I’m a book worm! I read 41 books over lockdown!

Harriet Duncan

Harriet Duncan EA to Managing Director

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I first joined Sewell & Gardner in 2012 and after spending two years as the Office Administrator in the Rickmansworth branch, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to go travelling. After returning 18 months later, I was delighted to join the team at Sewell & Gardner again. Since then, I have gained experience in both Residential Sales and New Homes and developed my knowledge of the company and industry. I am now supporting the Managing Director in all areas of the business, implementing and managing efficient systems and processes which are pivotal to the growth and success of Sewell & Gardner.

Something you may not know about me- I went on a 5 day trek in the Sumartan jungle and got chased by an Orangutan. Probably the scariest moment of my life!

Jackie Simpson

Jackie Simpson Property Marketing Manager

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I joined Sewell & Gardner as a Trainee Sales Consultant in 2010 and over the following 10 years I worked between our Chorleywood & Rickmansworth office, progressing to the role of Branch Manager. Having recently returned from maternity leave, I am now working as Property Marketing Manager in our expanding lettings department. I am excited about the new challenge and to watch the department grow from strength to strength.

Something you may not know about me- I’m on my second home renovation! We love a project. 

Louise Felgate

Louise Felgate Property Manager

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I have recently joined Sewell & Gardner following a three year break in my career to raise my young daughter. I have previously worked in lettings and bring 12 years experience in varied roles within lettings & property management. I have a passion for the lettings, enjoy it’s fast pace and want to deliver excellent customer service and feel I am really helping people. I am looking forward to assisting Tiffany and join the company at an exciting time where we are looking to grow a solid and reputable lettings business.

Maria King

Maria King Sales Manager

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I joined Sewell & Gardner having previously worked as an estate agent in Rickmansworth and Gerrards Cross. I have lived in the area all my life and have always had a passion for property. I really enjoy interacting with clients and helping them to find their perfect property. I believe in providing excellent customer service and going the extra mile for my clients.

Something you may not know about me- I’m an organ donor. In 2014 I donated a kidney for a family member. 

 

Ollie Jimminson

Ollie Jimminson Senior Property Consultant

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Having gained experience as a Property Consultant in both our Residential Sales & New Homes teams, in 2019 I was promoted to the role of Senior Property Consultant. I accompany viewings, negotiate sales and keep our vendors updated on the progress of their sale. Having grown up locally I have extensive knowledge of the local area and for me, the thing I enjoy the most about my job is handing somebody the key to their new home.

Something you may not know about me- I’m half Australian! 

Amie Olive

Amie Olive Senior Property Consultant

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I have been working for Sewell & Gardner since 2019. Over the last two years, I have been fortunate enough to work with a friendly and supportive team here who have taught me a wealth of knowledge in property. Working in the New Homes team, I have really enjoyed supporting buyers step by step as they carry out their journey of buying a new home. In 2021 I was promoted to Senior Property Consultant and now I have the exciting new opportunity to join the sales team. After growing up in Croxley Green and since moving to Watford, I have a lot of knowledge about the local area and I am now keen to meet local vendors and help them through the process of selling from the day of valuation to completion day!

Something you may not know about me- I am also trained as a Maternity Nurse.

Claudia Button

Claudia Button Marketing Executive

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I joined Sewell & Gardner in 2018 and quickly discovered that I have a passion for marketing. I am responsible for our property marketing, making sure our sellers properties get maximum exposure. I also manage our social media platforms which have a real community focus and I’m excited to grow our following locally. I love that every day brings different challenges and am enjoying learning more about marketing and how to promote our brand locally.

Something you may not know about me- I’m obsessed with Biscoff! It’s the new Nutella! 

Sophie Ablett

Sophie Ablett New Homes Consultant

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I originally joined Sewell & Gardner in 2014 as a Property Consultant in the Chorleywood office, after taking some time off on maternity leave I re-joined to work as our Managing Directors PA. I quickly noticed an opportunity within New Homes and joined the busy team in June 2018. I have been exposed to many sides of the business and have become commercially aware. My new role is ideally suited to my experience and knowledge in the New Homes department, from building relationships with developers to agreeing and progressing sales. I am proud to be able to represent and promote such a fantastic company.

Something you may not know about me- I studied motor vehicle at college when I was 16 so estate agency is quite the career change!

Charlotte Butler

Charlotte Butler Sales Support

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I have recently joined the Sewell & Gardner team in Chorleywood after working in the estate industry for just over 9 years. I have worked in different sectors of the property industry before but find I enjoy the sales support side the most. I am very much looking forward to progressing within the company in years to come and feel I have settled in well with the team. I feel I have built up a good knowledge from my previous roles but know there is a lot more to learn which I am very much looking forward to.

Something you may not know about me- I lived in Stourbridge in the West Midlands for 7 years. 

Luke Holden

Luke Holden Property Consultant

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I joined Sewell & Gardner at the beginning of 2019 following two years working in a sales environment and immediately felt welcomed and ready to start my career in this thriving company. I live in the surrounding area and have always had a passion for property. I feel I bring maturity and customer focused experience which is paramount for the service we offer to our clients. When I am not selling properties I can be found working hard in the gym.

Something you may not know about me- I’m a twin. Not quite identical but very similar!

Sophie Hardwick

Sophie Hardwick Property Consultant

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I have recently joined the Sewell & Gardner team in Chorleywood after working within the hospitality and sales industry for the last four years. I have always had a keen interest in the property industry so I am looking forward to making use of my skills In my new career path. Customer service is very important to me and I always try my best to go the extra mile to ensure clients are happy. I am always up for a challenge and I enjoy meeting new people.

Grace Spence

Grace Spence Lettings Consultant

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I studied graphic design at West Herts College but realized fairly early on the course that this was not what I wanted to do. I decided I didn’t want to go to University as I wanted to go straight into a full time job and start my career. I have always been interested in the property industry having moved with my parents from a young age to more recently. I was always excited by the moving process and seeing how a sale begins and ends. I am looking forward to learning more about the property industry and hope to become successful and excel in my career at Sewell & Gardner.

Something you may not know about me- I am an identical twin! Some people don’t think we look similar and some people think we are the same person.

 

Sophie Button

Sophie Button Tenancy Administrator

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Having worked in sales with Sewell & Gardner for a year now, I am keen to learn and progress within the company. I am excited to be part of the lettings team and have the opportunity to get experience in another area of the business whilst also being able to study for my propertymark qualifications. I am looking forward to the fast paced nature of lettings and to see how the process runs from deal agreed to move in!

Something you may not know about me-  I used to compete in gymnastic competitions!