It’s time to meet the experts — our team of London property professionals who are committed to giving you the best possible service.
Finance & Operations Director
Joe Le Beau
Head of Operations
Head of Lettings
Head of Client Services
Head of Block Management
Sales Manager - Hyde Park
Sales Manager - Knightsbridge
Sales Manager - Kings Cross
Lettings Manager - Knightsbridge
Lettings Manager - Hyde Park
Senior Lettings Advisor
Senior Sales Advisor
Office Coordinator/Accounts Assistant
Office Coordinator - Knightsbridge
Office Coordinator – Kings Cross
The founder of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co, Sam has grown a business that is recognised as one of the leading players in the Central London market. At the heart of this growth: honesty, integrity and a remarkable network of contacts. Today Sam heads up the company's international property desk advising private Middle Eastern clients on the sale and acquisition of residential property and investment opportunities. He has been a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents since 1991, is a member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents and is actively involved with various charitable organisations.
Martin joined his father at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 1997 and became Managing Director in 2008. He runs the Hyde Park and Bayswater office and is responsible for the company's residential investment and development division. His passion for central London living makes him a regularly quoted expert in the national press. He is a former secretary of the central London branch of the National Association of Estate Agents and is a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents. He has responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business, is an active part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co's sales team and is responsible for the company's residential development and investment clients.
As a member of an Association of chartered certified accountants (ACCA), Certified accounting technician (CAT) and BSC (Hons) in applied accounting from Oxford Brookes University, Shafait brought his impressive skills to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2011. His climb from Financial Controller to Finance & Operations director has been swift and highlights the passion and attention to detail he brings to the role. Not only he is the Head of Finance, but he also oversees our Block Management, Lettings, Client Services and Admin teams with HR completing his portfolio of responsibilities. His calm demeanour, ever-present smile and a sparkling sense of humour makes him a popular member of the team and a valued member of the board.
Joe joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2011 as a Sales Negotiator and was promoted to Sales Manager of our Hyde Park & Bayswater branch in June 2015. He is a Member of The National Association of Estate Agents and has over 10 years' experience in residential property, both in the UK and the UAE. Joe's pragmatic approach and intricate knowledge of the W2 postcode allow him to expertly advise our clients on their Prime Central London property affairs. Prior to joining Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co, Joe was based in Dubai, selling the most exclusive apartments at the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa.
Katy has been working in Property Management since 2008 and gained her MIRPM and AssocRICS qualification in 2012. She has experience with new builds and high end developments. Katy joined the team here at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2019 as the new Head of Block Management. Katy's role is to oversee all aspects of the block management and ensure that all team members are delivering a high level of service to clients. Her positive, calm attitude leaves clients feeling confident in her ability to manage their assets.
Matt joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2020 with the responsibility of heading up and leading the Lettings department across its London network of offices. Having previously worked across London as an Associate Director for a well-known estate agency and running one of their flagship offices, Matt brings a wealth of experience and has developed a very strong presence in the area and is a trusted adviser to both domestic and international clients.
Patrick has been involved in property, estate agency and financial services all his business life. He has held senior management positions in some of the most prominent property and financial institutions in both Ireland and the UK. He brings a wealth of experience to the business and has a passion for professionalism and customer satisfaction. He has overall responsibility for the day to day running of our Client Services Department, whose prime objective is to ensure that all our customers experience a top class service, when dealing with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services London for their property related requirements.
John’s first role in Property was as an Assistant at a Commercial Property Law firm in 2005. After completing a Law degree in 2010, John moved to Property Management and gained his MIRPM in 2014. He has experience in the management of a wide variety of types of properties and specialises in the management of blocks with complex and dated Leases. John joined Marler & Marler in 2020 and when not focused on Property Management, he retains a keen interest in Technology and how it can be utilised best for the benefit of our clients and staff.
Charlotte joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2014, shortly after graduating University. Her career began in the Client Services department where she excelled in building relationships and she was soon asked to join the Sales team. In 2018 the King's Cross office opened and Charlotte was promoted to the position of Sales and LettingsManager there. With focus and determination, in only a short space of time, an invaluable member of our block management team and we are very pleased to see her progressing further within the company.
Oliver has worked in residential sales for 8 years within the Central London and Hertfordshire market, working on behalf of private clients and property developers. He was part of the team who sold the first property in the UK with the crypto currency, Bitcoin and has sold many properties via virtual reality and video. He has a proactive approach and a proven track record for thinking outside the box when required. In his spare time Oliver enjoys playing football and tennis and updating his social media @oliver.ingles
Charlie has worked in residential sales since 1998, after a brief stint in advertising. Cutting his teeth at John D Wood & Co. in St John’s Wood & Regent’s Park, he then moved to Kensington & Chelsea in 2004, joining boutique firm, Friend & Falcke, where he sold and acquired on behalf of HNW & UHNW individuals, Pension Funds and The Cadogan Estate. He moved to head up the sales team at Marler & Marler in 2010 where he has helped to maintain and build on their large historic client base. He prides himself on his professionalism and personal touch, which has kept his clients loyal over the years. In his spare time Charlie enjoys spending time with his family, walking the dog, running and riding bikes.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Graciela began her career in residential sales as a Licensed Real Estate Agent in New York in 2002. She later moved to the UK in 2005 and in 2006 started working in Residential sales in Islington and the surrounding areas. Graciela enjoys learning and studying the local history of Islington, King’s Cross, and London as a whole. After nearly two decades in the field, she holds a strong sense of market knowledge and valuable negotiating skills. As a global citizen who has lived abroad and has an affinity for international cultures, Graciela is fluent in English and Spanish - serving as a strong attribute to better serve her overseas clientele
Helen moved to Marler & Marler as Lettings Manager in 2003 bringing a wealth of experience and irrepressible enthusiasm for the promotion of the company. Previously, she worked at De Groot Collis and Chestertons all within the Knightsbridge/Belgravia area, meaning her client portfolio, built up over the years, remains loyal. She is a member of ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agent) while in her spare time, she is a keen cyclist and skier.
Christopher joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London Kay & Co in 2021 as a Lettings Manager. After returning from working overseas in Brazil, Christopher joined the property industry and has worked for the past five years across West London for an established estate agency. Christopher brings a wealth of experience and breadth of knowledge to the Lettings Department at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London Kay & Co, which enables him to guide both tenants and landlords throughout the lettings process. In his spare time Christopher enjoys the architecture and art on offer in Central London.
Sarah has been with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co since the beginning of 2013. Starting in the rentals team, she worked her way up to Lettings Manager in 2016, where she particularly enjoyed advising landlords on property layouts, renovation ideas and ways to maximize their rental income.When Kay & Co joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in 2018, the company required someone with a deep knowledge of the core company values to help assist with this exciting change. It was vital that both existing and prospective clients understood just how beneficial this change would be for them. It was with little surprise that, with her combined prior experience, Sarah became the Marketing Manager to oversee the PR and marketing functions across both print and digital platforms for the company.After two years, and with the transitional period to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co complete, Sarah returned to the Lettings team where she continues to assist tenants in finding their new homes.
Mark Greenland is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered valuer and prior to the recent acquisition of Marler & Marler from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London Kay & Co was one of the two equity partners in Marler & Marler. He has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of residential property in Prime Central London built over many years at Marler & Marler. He also deals with Commercial Rent Reviews, Lease Renewals and Valuations and acts a development consultant. Now a consultant at BHHS London Marler & Marler, he also enjoys squash, winter sports and walking.
Alun Jones is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered valuer and prior to the recent acquisition of Marler & Marler from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London Kay & Co, was one of the two equity partners in Marler & Marler. He has an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of residential property in Prime Central London built over many years at Marler & Marler. Now a consultant at BHHS London Marler & Marler, he also enjoys historic car endurance rallying and trying to keep reasonably fit.
Lucian joined Berkshire Hathaway London HomeServices Kay & Co when BHHS acquired Marler and Marler (Knightsbridge’s oldest estate agent) in 2021 where he has been since 2014. Lucian has intrinsic knowledge of Chelsea, Kensington and Knightsbridge with over 18 years’ experience at John D Wood and Co and Lane Fox (now Strutt and Parker).
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Amy studied History of Art at the University of Leeds. She then moved to Miami and the Cayman Islands where she worked in a sales role for an publishing company. After 2 years, Amy decided to return to London and, in 2020, joined the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co Lettings team. Her personable approach and dedication to her Lettings role has already led to much success and she has a very promising career ahead
Sara studied Ancient History at The University of Nottingham followed by a course at the London School of Economics in Real Estate, which confirmed her interest in all things property related. She joined Berkshire Hathaway London Kay & Co in our busy lettings department in March 2021 and is thriving in the fast-paced environment. In her spare time Sara loves to catch up with friends for dinner and drinks.
Paula has recently been promoted to a Property Manager position.She has worked for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co for over 2 years and was promoted to Property Coordinator in 2020. Paula proved that she could manage her portfolio with minimal supervision, which resulted in landing her most recent title. She has also recently passed her IRPM foundation exam and is currently working towards membership status. Paula has been experience to the Lettings Team. He is also a fully qualified member of The National Association of Estate Agents.
Marcin has been working in Property industry since 2016 having graduated with a Diploma in Real Estate Development from the University of Westminster. He started as a lettings negotiator progressing to a Property Manager Assistant role at a well-established multinational property company and becoming Property Manager soon after. Marcin has experience with new builds as well as prime central London period buildings. His good eye for detail, calm demeanour and positive attitude helps him to solve complex problems often encountered in the property industry. Marcin is an Associate of IRPM and is currently working towards membership status. In his spare time Marcin enjoys independent travel, Italian cuisine, and cinema.
Matthew joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in 2020 as Prime Property Manager.During his career, Matt has manged the cycle of multiple high-end property portfolios, consisting of over 130+ properties for three of the Top Estate Agent Firms in London. Matt has gained the ability to rapidly build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, whilst remaining professional and commercial. During his career,Matt has developed exceptional multi-tasking, scheduling, delegating, managing, planning and organisational skills, whilst developing and building new client and contractor relationships.
Susan joined Marler & Marler in 2017 as Property Manager, having previously worked for a large corporate agent. Originally from South Africa, Susan has made her home in London. Her calm and measured approach when dealing with management problems is appreciated by both landlords and tenants. A people’s person at heart, she enjoys helping others, is a mother and community volunteer, active TRA member and for many years held positions of secretary, while an interim treasurer currently. Her interests include cycling, skating, cooking and gardening out of working hours. She has worked previously for Faron Sutaria, John D Wood, Knight Frank, London Town PLC in Chelsea, Wapping, Canary Wharf and Kensington area, with 15 years experience in the industry to date.
Raised in West Sussex, Bryony moved to London in 2015 to complete her university degree at Rose Bruford in American Theatre Arts, partially living abroad in America for 5 months while studying. After completing her degree, Bryony gained experience in the high end events sector, media and IT solutions industries before joining Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co in March 2021. With Australian/British nationality and family roots in Cornwall, she hopes to bring fun and creativity to her role as Office Coordinator in our Hyde Park Branch.
Lauren graduated from Brighton University, where she received a BSc (hons) in Psychology. As well as regularly volunteering with local charities, Lauren participated in numerous extracurricular activities, such as netball. After moving back home to Essex, she found a great interest in real estate and decided to pursue a career in this profession. In 2019, she joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Kay & Co as the Office Coordinator at the King’s Cross branch and helps ensure the smooth running of the office.
Janet has been with Marler & Marler since the beginning of 1987, before working here she worked in 1st class hotels in Knightsbridge and Mayfair as a receptionist. Janet is known to be the heart of Marler & Marler and over the years has collected a wealth of knowledge when it comes to clients and their properties. Now joined with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices London Kay & Co in 2021 her knowledge and experience will continue to be of a great benefit to the new overall company.
Georgie graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2018 with a BSc hons in Psychology. After leaving Oxford Georgie gained experience in the film and television industry before joining a London based consultancy firm, where she gained valuable insights into client handling and business administration. She has recently joined Berkshire Hathaway to develop a career in real estate and is office coordinator at the Kings Cross branch.
Born and raised in Marylebone, Harry joined the Berkshire Hathaway team in 2020, originally for work experience. Harry’s extensive knowledge of the area and obvious passion for property resulted in him landing a full-time role as a Property Consultant. His main responsibilities include matching our portfolio of properties to our extensive database of buyers, conducting viewings, and maintaining strong client relationships. When he isn’t hard at work, Harry enjoys walks with his dog in Hyde Park and meeting new people.
Deborah joined Marler & Marler in July 2019. Prior to joining Marler & Marler, she had a wealth of experience in management, training and development skills on automated systems with various organisations. She is a highly motivated, positive and patient person, with a passion to deliver an exceptional service to our clients. She assists the Financial Controller with the day-to-day accounting for our Lettings and Block Management teams. She enjoys family and spending time with her children as well as cooking and socialising. She loves to help others and regularly takes part in charity events.
Joyce joined in 2000 as a Financial Controller producing Lettings, Block Management and Office Accounts together with payroll and general office duties. Prior to working at Marler & Marler she worked as Financial Controller for IATA in their London office reporting to the Geneva Office. As well as working in finance, she helped implement bespoke accounting programmes for two organisations. In her spare time, she volunteers in the community and helps raise funds for charity.