Our Staff & Board

The Ethical Property Company is run by a staff team of 80 based within our Centres across the UK. Our Sales & Marketing, Finance, Operations and HR departments are based in our Oxford Head Office, working alongside tenants in The Old Music Hall.

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Our Board

  • Paul Bellack

    Paul Bellack

    Non-executive Director
    Paul joined The Ethical Property Company in 1999 after 19 years with Sun Life of Canada as Property Fund Manager. Paul founded and runs a commercial property investment company and has worked with social change groups including the Big Issue and Out Of This World on a variety of property matters.
  • Sam Clarke

    Sam Clarke

    Sam has chaired a number of value driven organisations including Friends of the Earth, New Economics Foundation, and the Climate Coalition. He is currently chair of the Low Carbon Hub and Charity Mentors. Sam lives in Oxford and previously chaired the company from 2000 to 2010.
  • Jamie Hartzell

    Jamie Hartzell

    Non-executive Director
    Jamie is one of the UK’s leading social entrepreneurs, and an investor in a wide range of social businesses. He is a director of Tonic Housing, providing accommodation for elderly members of the LGBT community; chair of the leading Fairtrade chocolate company Divine, and a director of Positive Money. He founded the company in 1998 and led it for 13 years. He also founded the social crowdfunding platform Ethex.
  • David Loggia

    David Loggia

    Non-executive Director
    David manages a family investment office which aims to use investment capital to achieve positive social change. He is active in the UK and Australia, and focused on property, education, health and renewable energy. David is also a director of Goodwill Wines Australia and 2X Ideas.
  • Mark Luntley

    Mark Luntley

    Non-executive Director
    Mark joined The Ethical Property Company in 2013. A qualified accountant, Mark is also Non Executive Director of Energy4All. Mark also chairs the Oxfordshire Credit Union and is a Director of the Westmill Windfarm Co-op and Westmill Solar Coops. Mark is an elected board member of REScoop - the federation of European Renewable Energy Cooperatives.

Our Senior Management Team

  • Jonathan Davies

    Jonathan Davies

    Operations Director
    Jonathan joined The Ethical Property Company in 2016, previously a Director of a developer Housing Association responsible for corporate services and executive lead for a culture change programme enabling growth and raising performance. His operations and supply chain background in industry and Big 4 consulting featured operations transformation, procurement and service improvement delivery.
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    Nick Forster

    Special Projects Director
    Nick joined The Ethical Property Company in 2013 as Operations Director, managing Ethical Property’s regional Property Management teams and Head Office Operations. He now oversees the refurbishment and extension of our new project, The Green House. Nick also has specific responsibility for the delivery of the Company’s social objectives.

  • Penny Gardner

    Penny Gardner

    Finance Director
    After working in both the manufacturing and motor industries, Penny has since held senior Finance roles in the social housing sector and in local government including seven years as Head of Finance for Oxford City Council. She is a qualified Chartered Management Accountant.
  • Conrad Peberdy

    Conrad Peberdy

    Interim Managing Director
    Conrad joined The Ethical Property Company in December 2009 having previously worked as Managing Director of Bristol East Side Traders; an innovative Bristol based regeneration company. He is responsible for developing new business opportunities, partnerships and the acquisition of new Centres.

Our Staff

  • Sam Astill, Property Manager

    Sam Astill

    Property Manager, Bristol
    Sam joined The Ethical Property Company in 2015 and looks after the buildings in Bristol, and enjoys the sense of community that has developed within them. He has worked for a number of charities across Bristol since 2001 and is an enthusiastic supporter of ethical and third sector organisations.
  • Penny Bensusan, Operations Assistant

    Penny Bensusan

    Operations Assistant
    Penny joined The Ethical Property Company in June 2017. She graduated with a BSc Hons degree in Sports Therapy in 2012 and worked in retail and management for five years before becoming an Operations Assistant.
  • Catherine Sander

    Catherine Bhaoilligh-Sander

    Sales & Advertising Coordinator
    Catherine joined Ethical Property in 2018 as Sales and Advertising Coordinator, having previously studied International Relations at LSE and worked for several years in the digital marketing sphere as a Google-certified consultant. She works with the Sales and Development Manager in handling sales enquiries and advertising opportunities for our properties, and in her spare time volunteers in disability advocacy.
  • Kat Brady, Marketing Coordinator, Ethical Property

    Katerina Brady

    Marketing Coordinator
    Kat joined The Ethical Property Company in January 2017 having graduated in 2015 with a BSc Hons degree in Psychology. She now helps to look after the Company's social media, marketing and communications under our Head of PR & Communications.
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    Holly Brasier

    Management Accountant
    Having previously worked in childcare before moving into finance in 2007, Holly joined The Ethical Property Company in 2012 as a Finance Assistant and has since completed her level 4 diploma in accountancy.
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    Andrew Brewin

    Management Account
    Andy joined The Ethical Property Company in 2011 having qualified as a Management Accountant in 2004 and previously worked at Taylor Wimpey. He now also runs a mobile bicycle repair business and is therefore responsible for ensuring we all get to work each day.
  • Mike Butler, Staff Member, Ethical Property Company

    Mike Butler

    Mike has been working with The Ethical Property Company since 2001 and has worked on projects including Brighton Junction and the Social Justice and Human Rights Centre, as well as the setting up of the Ethical Property Foundation.
  • Sarah Campbell

    Sarah Campbell

    Regional Manager, South West
    Sarah joined The Ethical Property Company in 2012 having spent 10 years working for the Meningitis Research Foundation, latterly as Head of Fundraising. She also volunteers with Secret World Wildlife Sanctuary and is a trustee for Temwa, a charity dealing with sustainable community development in Malawi.
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    Edward Carter

    Regional Manager, South East
    Edward joined The Ethical Property Company in February 2016. At university he studied Law and has a MA in Housing Practice, as well as being a Prince2 Practitioner. Edward gained experience in property and estate management at a medium sized RSL (Registered Social Landlord) and managing a customer focused team at the University of Westminster.
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    Gareth Chamberlain

    Property Manager, Cardiff
    Gareth joined The Ethical Property Company in 2016 after working at the Department Of Transport in Swansea as the programme management office manager and then as facilities and estates manager. Before joining the Department of Transport he worked at the Royal Mail for 25 years as a project manager, working on transport projects and accommodation and office planning projects.
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    Ben Coles

    Building Maintenance Manager, London
    Ben joined The Ethical Property Company in April 2012 after acquiring a BA in Film from Southampton University. Ben is responsible for the maintenance of the building and works closely with the Centre Manager to ensure all building services are delivered.
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    Hazel Conduit

    Property Manager, Sheffield
    Hazel joined The Ethical Property Company in 2015 and has a background working for a number of local and national charities on community-based regeneration projects. Hazel is responsible for the management and maintenance of Scotia Works and is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am-2pm.
  • Polly Crockett

    Polly Crockett

    Operations Assistant
    Polly joined The Ethical Property Company in 2014 after graduating from the University of Essex in the same year with a BSc in Animal Science. Her previous experience has been in retail sectors.
  • David Fells

    David Fells

    Centre Manager, Bristol
    David has worked at Ethical Property since September 2015. David has a BA in Film, Theatre and Television. Previously he spent 8 years as Manager of the Redgrave Theatre in Clifton. He is passionate about environmental issues and is always looking for ways to make the Bristol buildings more environmentally friendly.
  • Heike Gabernowitz

    Heike Gabernowitz

    Property Manager, Manchester
    Heike joined The Ethical Property Company in 2010 after many years working in the book industry in Germany. She moved to Manchester in 2005 as an administrator and manager for a publicly-funded project supporting long-term unemployed people into self-employment.
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    Andy Higson

    Operations Manager
    Andrew joined us in October 2005 as a Property Manager following completion of a Law Degree and PgDip having previously worked for the Ministry of Defence and Stena Line Ferries. Since 2007 he has managed The Old Music Hall while assisting the Board in company secretarial matters.
  • Deborah Hughes, Head of PR and Communications, The Ethical Property Company

    Deborah Hughes

    Head of PR and Communications
    Deborah joined The Ethical Property Company in 2017. Starting her career in broadcast journalism she has an extensive background in Media and PR, including 15 years heading up the internal media team for Macmillan Publishers. Deborah is responsible for our PR and Communications team.
  • Charlotte Lang

    Charlotte Lang

    Office and Bookings Administrator, Bristol
    Charlotte graduated in English Literature & Community Engagement in 2017 from Bristol University. Charlotte brings many years working in the charity and voluntary sector from administration through to event and artist management. She joined Ethical Property's Bristol cluster in January 2018 as Office and Bookings Administrator and values the work of the various tenants within Bristol communities.
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    Jonathan Macaskill

    Regional Manager, North and Midlands
    Jonathan joined The Ethical Property Company in March 2016, having previously worked in a variety of senior roles for national charities, developing and managing services for people with a learning disability. Jonathan’s experience of supporting dispersed teams, across a wide geographical area, is key to managing the North and Midlands Region.
  • Natalie Moss

    Natalie Moss

    Executive Assistant
    Natalie joined The Ethical Property Company in 2015 after leaving a role in local government. Prior to that she worked in a civilian role for the police (Oxford Safer Communities Partnership) and voluntarily for a charity providing primary education to children in the Gambia. Natalie provides support to our MD and Senior Management Team.
  • Saul Neill

    Saul Neill

    Property Manager, Brighton
    Saul has worked for The Ethical Property Company since May 2014. With a background in building and maintenance work, Saul has previously worked with various inspirational companies as well as on installations of renewable energies in Cornwall. Saul continues to pursue his lifelong interest in the health, martial and meditative traditions of China. Previously gaining a degree in Acupuncture, Saul continues to teach and work as a healer in his spare time.
  • Jo Newens

    Jo Newens

    Property Manager, Edinburgh
    Jo joined The Ethical Property Company in 2014 having previously worked for an architectural practice in Central London and as Spa Manager at a luxury hotel. She volunteers with Riding for the Disabled in her spare time and runs marathons for fun.
  • Johanna Quintanilla

    Johanna Quintanilla

    Centre Manager, London
    Johanna holds a MA in Public Management and a BA in Journalism - Mass Media Communication. She has worked for the Ministry of Culture of Colombia and has more than 10 years experience in the formulating, monitoring, evaluation and diffusion of programmes and projects aimed at all artists, researchers and managers in the social and cultural sector.
  • Claire Shakespeare

    Claire Shakespeare

    Centre Manager, Bath
    Claire has worked at Green Park Station for over 11 years having previously worked for a Bath newspaper and an environmental charity. Claire manages all aspects of our two properties in Bath and has a keen interest in environmental and social issues.
  • Gillian Smith, Finance Assistant, The Ethical Property Company

    Gillian Smith

    Finance Assistant
    Gillian has worked at The Ethical Property Company since November 2014 and is the Finance Assistant responsible for The Ethical Property Company’s Purchase Ledger. She has previously worked in the Finance Departments of various organisations including a charity, a law firm and the NHS.
  • Cate

    Cate Teideman

    Head of Finance
    Cate joined The Ethical Property Company in November 2015 and has previously worked as an accountant in banking and opera. She completed a BA Hons in Sustainable Performance Management and is a Chartered Management Accountant.
  • Emma Tracy, Sales and Development Manager

    Emma Tracy

    Sales and Development Manager
    Emma joined The Ethical Property Company in 2014 after working in a variety of fundraising and development positions in the not-for-profit sector, including the Oxfordshire Community Foundation. Emma is responsible for leading on sales enquiries for all our properties, including The Green House.
  • Andrew Warne, Operations Assistant

    Andrew Warne

    Operations Assistant
    Andrew joined The Ethical Property Company in 2014 having graduated from Bristol University with a BA in Music. He has previously worked in the charity and retail sectors and now assists our Operations Manager with a wide range of administrative tasks.
  • Sandra West, Finance Assistant, The Ethical Property Company

    Sandra West

    Finance Assistant
    Sandy joined The Ethical Property Company in February 2012 having previously worked for 10 years for a local bus company in various financial and administrative roles. She is now also studying for her Level 3 Diploma in Accounting.
  • Abi Wharton

    Abi Wharton

    HR & Payroll Assistant
    Abi joined Ethical Property in November 2017 having previously worked in a number of HR and payroll positions within a variety of different industries, including not-for-profit and property management. Abi used to run her own dog walking business, and is now currently studying to become a dog behaviourist.
  • Tim Wheeler, Finance Assistant, The Ethical Property Company

    Tim Wheeler

    Finance Assistant
    Tim joined The Ethical Property Company in November 2015, having worked primarily in the publishing and charity sectors previously, and still gets involved in volunteer fundraising for a local children and young adults hospice. He is responsible for the Sales and Purchase ledgers for Resource for London and The Foundry.