Our People

The single reason we are so successful is our staff

The success of our business relies on employing staff who are at the top of their game. At every level, we strive to field a team that our clients will find approachable, friendly and easy to work with. In an industry sector where a high turnover of staff isn’t unusual, we have an exceptional record of staff who have found little appeal in moving on, preferring to remain within the Curchods family - more than 40% of our staff have been with us for over 5 years, whilst 20% have been employed by the company for more than 10 years, of which some 15 individuals have been with us over 20 years.

Andrew Dewar
Joint Senior Partner

Joint Senior Partner Andrew Dewar has spent more than 40 years as a professional in the Surrey property market and manages the business on a day to day basis. Andrew’s career has seen him help thousands of people move home and his innate human understanding has enabled him to create and shape the outstanding customer experience we provide. Andrew’s passion for recruiting, training and retaining the very best people means he is still as active in the business today as he was on day one but is now focused on staff training and development.


 

John Slatter
Joint Senior Partner

Joint Senior Partner John Slatter has been respected in the property industry for over 45 years. With some 200 staff John’s appetite for the business and people never to wanes and he is always here to help and advise across the whole spectrum of residential property matters – we just can’t keep him away!


 

 


Dan Dewar
Regional Sales Director

Dan is very proud to have worked his way up through the company, having started as a Trainee Negotiator in the 1990’s. A move to senior management at a group level has meant that Dan is able to implement some of the best practice he developed running the Farnham branch on a wider scale and help the already successful offices within his region continue to grow and outperform the competition.

 

 


 


Adam Lockett
Head of Lettings

Adam has a proven track record of success throughout a career that spans more than 15 years working in the London and Surrey lettings market. In previous roles, Adam has worked for both a large corporate agent, as well as developing two other prestigious letting agencies to become market leaders in their chosen areas. Adam joined the company in January 2020 and is responsible for all aspects of the lettings division with a key focus on ensuring he and his team deliver the highest levels of service for both our landlords and tenants.

 

 


 


Carolyn Jones
HR Manager

Carolyn joined the company in early 2017. Having worked for many years in the property sector, she is CIPD qualified and has specialised in HR for the last 10 years. She is responsible for:

  • HR across the group
  • Recruitment
  • Company compliance
  • Anti-Money laundering
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Training and development
  • Joint responsibility for payroll

 

 


 


Graeme Wadhams
Marketing Director

Graeme joined the company in 2007 as a Graphic Designer and progressed to lead our in-house Marketing department. He is responsible for the delivery of the company’s marketing/communication strategy and development of the brand. He is responsible for:

  • Brand management and development
  • Digital marketing and social media
  • PR and advertising
  • Design and print
  • Website management, SEO and content marketing
  • Community sponsorship

 

  


 


Helen Blair
Financial Controller

Helen is a Chartered Management Accountant (CGMA) and joined the company in 2017 as Financial Controller. Her main responsibilities are:

  • Group Finance
  • Treasury
  • Payroll
  • Fleet
  • Insurance
  • Audit

 

 


 


Andy Childs
IT Manager

Andy joined the company as IT Manager in 2016 having spent 10 years working in various IT roles in the veterinary industry. His vast knowledge of technology ensures the smooth running of the company’s IT infrastructure, allowing the sales and lettings offices to concentrate on helping their clients. Andy is responsible for:

  • IT and communication system management
  • Network and security
  • Management of technology partnerships

 

 


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