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Meet The Team





Jack Ayres-Sumner MRICS FAAV

Partner - Agriculture

Jack joined the Agriculture Team in early 2021, after returning to his home patch of Oxfordshire following several years with a firm in rural North Yorkshire.
An experienced Land Agent and auctioneer, Jack is based between the Cirencester and Lechlade offices and assists clients on a wide range of matters including valuation, estate management, tenancy, planning and general advice.

Direct dial: 01285 648106
Mobile Phone: 07823 682256


Tina Breakspear

Accounts

Tina is our part time farm secretary who joined us in 2015 to complete book keeping for some of our farming clients.  She also assists with the contract farming agreements.
When not at work Tina enjoys baking and spending time with her family.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Claire Bocock

Accounts

Claire joined the firm in May 2022 after working for a Building Society for 15 years and fancied a new challenge. 
She is mum to two children and in her spare time loves to craft.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Tia Bolter

Agriculture - Graduate Rural Surveyor & Sales

Tia joined the firm in 2024 and comes from 5 years at a utility and infrastructure surveying firm where she widened her experience within the surveying industry. 

When not at work, she will most likely be found working at The Victoria Inn Eastleach with her dog Basil in tow!

Direct Dial: 01285 648115


Rebecca Brereton

Lettings - Property Management

Rebecca has been in property management for over 12 years and joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2019.
Before working in property she directed a fringe festival,  produced a feature film and sailed around Vanuatu in the south pacific on a tall ship.
Rebecca loves spending time with her 3 children and granddaughter along with music, dancing, socializing, travel and cocktails especially a pina Colada.

Direct Dial: 01285 648117


Bob Brewin

Lettings - Property Management 

Retired Army captain Bob joined the firm in 2012 as a property manager in the lettings department. He is the first port of call for landlords or tenants with a query or problem.
Bob was in logistics with the Royal Corps of Transport/Royal Logistic Corps, ensuring men and material could get to where they were needed. He ended his Army career at the age of 50 as quartermaster at Hullavington barracks. Property management was part of his brief.

Direct Dial: 01285 648117


Matt Cannon

Residential - Sales

In early 2021, Matt made a significant career shift, leaving behind a thriving senior management position in retail to join our dynamic Sales team. With his diverse skill set, Matt plays a crucial role as our business developer and local valuer, serving the Cirencester and Lechlade offices. One distinctive feature about Matt is his penchant for boldly patterned shirts, making him easily recognizable. Beyond his work commitments, Matt immerses himself in his passion for classic cars, spending his free time tinkering and crafting new projects in his garage. He also cherishes leisurely walks in the local area, accompanied by his beloved wife and loyal four-legged companion. Matt's enthusiasm and multifaceted interests make him an invaluable asset to our team.

Direct Dial: 01285 648100 / 01367 252541
Mobile: 07436 030073


Jenni Chambers

Accounts

Jenni is a member of the accounts department, with special responsibility for the auction salerooms at Norcote.
Jenni 'fell into' bookkeeping despite having no formal training. She took qualifications later in life, at Cirencester College.
She's a motorcycle fan, and with her husband enjoys biking holidays round Europe.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Teresa Davis MNAEA

Residential - Sales

Teresa is the Residential Client Manager within the sales team but she never expected to become an estate agent.
After completing a secretarial course at Stroud College, Kemble-born Teresa came to Moore Allen & Innocent to provide two weeks' holiday cover in admin support.
... and in 2022 she celebrated her 30th anniversary with the firm.
Back in the 1990s, Teresa was given responsibility for the firm's only mobile phone. Later, she had the company's only computer with e-mail installed and colleagues would have to use her PC to send and receive electronic mail.

Direct Dial: 01285 648100
Mobile Phone: 07971 019339


Richard Dell MRICS FAAV

Associate - Commercial

An RICS and FAAV qualified rural and commercial surveyor, Richard joined the firm in 2016 and now heads up the Commercial Department, alongside continuing to keep his Agricultural eye in.
Richard enjoys motorcycling and photography, as well as being a bit of a techy/geek.  
Richard is a member of Cirencester Round Table, and has held various roles including Secretary, Chairman and, of course, "Chief Elf".

Direct Dial: 01285 648112
Mobile Phone: 07988 208969


Jamie Edmonston

Residential - Sales 

Jamie joined the Residential Sales team as an apprentice in August 2023 having completed his A’Levels at Cheltenham college. Keen to learn more about the property industry and is particularly enjoying the sales environment. An all-round sportsman with a keen interest in golf, unique watches and cars.

Direct dial: 01285 648100


Sue Farrier

Head of Operations

Sue is the firm's Head of Operations with overall responsibility for HR and staff welfare within the firm. Sue is also tasked with improving processes and practice across Moore Allen & Innocent. She joined the firm in April 2016.
Sue was shortlisted to go on a now famous cookery programme in 1994 but sadly didn't make the cut however, is still famed for her awesome risotto.
She used to swim for Surrey. Her best stroke was the butterfly.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Kellie Gilbride

Agriculture - Secretary

Kellie is secretary to Stuart Milsom, Emily Shorter and Lucy Kernon. She is on the Charities committee and the social media team.
Before coming to Moore Allen & Innocent in 2013, Kellie worked as a legal secretary for a local firm of solicitors and in the retail industry.

Direct Dial: 01285 648107


Amelia Greener

Lettings - Senior Property Manager

Amelia joined Moore Allen & Innocent as Property Manager in January 2022, having spent over eleven years in the property industry. Amelia lives local to Cirencester and has great knowledge of the area. 
Amelia has recently taken up running with her dog Buddy and will be taking on the challenge of Tough Mudder in 2023 for charity.

Direct Dial: 01285 648117


Mark Halliwell MNAEA

Managing Partner - Residential Sales 

Mark joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2005 and during that time has built a well-respected reputation across the Cotswolds for honest, professional advice, delivering a high-quality personal service.  Prior to joining the company Mark managed national accounts for a global relocation company. 
When Mark isn’t in the office, he can be found tinkering with his Series II Land Rover, riding the country lanes on his motorbike or walking his Border Terrier with his family. Mark became Managing Partner in 2018.

Direct Dial: 01285 648100
Mobile Phone: 07980 672924


Elliot Hutt

Agriculture - Graduate Surveyor

Elliot joined the team in 2023 as a Graduate Surveyor. Prior to this Elliot spent time at a National Firm specialising in Estate Management following his time at the CLA.

Elliot assists clients with various matters that include estate management, valuations, compensation claims, Agri-Environment Schemes, tenancy matters and Natural Capital.
Elliot is based between the Cirencester and Lechlade Offices

Direct Dial: 01285 648106


Mark Hill MRICS

Agriculture - Consultant - Valuer & Sales

Mark retired as a Partner of Moore Allen & Innocent in 2022 and now works part-time with the agricultural team as a consultant.   He joined the firm in 1985 as a livestock auctioneer and managed the old Cirencester livestock market. Today his specialisms include valuing and selling farmland and rural properties.
He is a former joint Master of the VWH Hunt.
He lives at Ewen, and during dry spells a spring on his land is the source of the River Thames.
During one eventful dispersal auction, Mark joined the farm owner in the sidecar of his motorbike. After doing 100mph past cheering and clapping bidders, the brakes failed and the pair crashed into a muck heap.

Direct Dial: 01285 648115
E-mail: mark.hill@mooreallen.co.uk 


Lauren Horton

Agriculture & Commercial - Secretary

Lauren serves as the secretary to Jack Ayres-Sumner, Richard Dell and the Rural Sales Team. Having relocated to Cirencester from South Africa 19 years ago, she is a mother of two. During her leisure time, Lauren enjoys indulging her passion for painting.

Direct Dial: 01285 648115


Lucy Kernon MRICS FAAV

Agriculture - Rural Surveyor

Lucy joined the Agricultural Team in November 2020, having graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2018.  Lucy assists clients with various matters which include Estate Management, Planning, Agri-Environment Schemes and is also an RICS Registered Valuer.

Before coming to Moore Allen & Innocent, Lucy worked as an event groom, working for some of the countries top riders.

Direct Dial: 01285 648107
Mobile: 07827 262329


Peter Kirby FAAV

Agriculture - Auctioneer

Direct Dial: 01285 648106


Shelbie Mason

Lettings - Negotiator

Having spent 11 years in the property industry, Shelbie joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 2017 and is based in the Cirencester branch as our Lettings Negotiator. Being a local herself Shelbie, has extensive knowledge of the area and surroundings, working closely with landlords and tenants.
 Outside of work, she loves being active, spending time at the gym, reading and traveling.  

Direct Dial: 01285 648118


Phoebe Matthews

Lettings - Adminstrator

Phoebe has joined the team after completing her A-Levels at Cirencester College.
She is a keen traveller who loves to explore different countries, cultures and politics; having most recently travelled to Canada, USA, Spain, and Tanzania.
 
Phoebe has an immerse interest in properties and property development.  In her spare time she loves to cook and experiment with new recipes, her pastas and delicious cakes are always a favourite among family & friends.  

Direct Dial: 01285 648118


Amy McDonald MRICS FAAV

Associate - Rural Surveyor & Sales

Amy joined the firm in 2009 and is head of our Rural Sales and Valuations team. She grew up on her family’s mixed farm near Gloucester and is an RICS Registered Valuer and a member of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her young family and walking their spaniel called Daniel.

Direct Dial: 01285 648115


Stuart Milsom FAAV

Partner - Head of Agriculture - Land Agent

Stuart joined the agricultural team in 2005 and was made a partner in 2016. He now heads up the Agricultural Department. He specialises in farm and estate management, the Basic Payment Scheme, CAP Reform, environmental schemes, compensation claims and agricultural tenancies.
Stuart holds a degree in business management studies from Oxford Brookes University.
He grew up on a farm near Sherston and gets roped in to do the haymaking every summer.
Stuart enjoys evening cricket matches with the Cirencester Nomads and 5 aside football during the week.

Direct Dial: 01285 648107


Jemma Needs

Accounts

Jemma joined the Moore Allen & Innocent Lettings team in 2019 but already is a key member of team with her role as accounts administrator providing in-house bookkeeping and financial support. She is also responsible for the rental receipt and payment process where her attention to detail and high standards help the firm deliver exceptional service to landlords and tenants.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Kate Pollock MARLA

Lettings - Senior Property Manager

Kate originally started at Moore Allen in 2014 breaking in 2020 to move to Cambridge and then returning in March 2022. Born and raised in Gloucestershire Kate has extensive local knowledge of the area that contributes to her 14 years of lettings experience. 
Outside of work Kate enjoys running, reading and spending time with her family.    

Direct Dial: 01285 648117


Emily Shorter MRICS FAAV

Agriculture - Surveyor

Emily joined the team in 2016.
In her spare time she enjoys helping out on the family farm in Oxfordshire.

Direct Dial: 01285 648107


Theresa Troupe MARLA

Associate - Lettings

Theresa is head of our Lettings Department, based in our Cirencester office but works across all branches. She joined the firm in 2017 firstly as a property manager for our expanding portfolio of managed properties, before being promoted to Head of Lettings.

Having worked in the industry since 2003 she has a wealth of experience in the Cotswolds property market having lived in Cirencester and the Cotswolds for most of her life, She also offers an excellent knowledge of the local area.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and trying out the local restaurants.

Direct Dial: 01285 648117


Lucy Wray

Agriculture - Placement Student

Lucy joined the Agricultural Team in July 2023 as a Placement Student.  Lucy recently completed her second year studying Rural Land Management at the Royal Agricultural University and joins the team as the first of the newly adapted undergraduate course.

Direct Dial: 01285 648107


Philip J Allwood FNAVA

Partner - Auction Rooms 

Philip is senior auctioneer and valuer, and partner with responsibility for running the auction rooms. A generalist with expertise in 17th and 18th century furniture and musical instruments, Philip has been an auctioneer since 1986 and joined the firm in 1997. He frequently appears on antiques shows on TV.
Philip conducted his first auction on his 21st birthday, after hitting a deer in his Mini on the way to work.
The most expensive antique Philip ever sold was an uncatalogued Rembrandt he found in a client's attic. It sold for £2.2 million a provincial auction house record.
A punk and rock fan, he once lit Joe Strummer's cigarette at a Clash after-show party in Brixton, and treated himself to a 900cc Triumph Thruxton motorbike for his 50th birthday.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050
Mobile Phone: 07970 816614


James Bell

Auction Rooms - Porter

James is married to Anna and lives in Cirencester.  He enjoys popular music, collecting vinyl & CDs, going to gigs and watching films.  He has attended Glastonbury Festival almost every year since 1999, volunteering in the Theatre & Circus area.

James enjoys working as a Porter at Moore Allen & Innocent as it keeps him physically fit &
mentally stimulated , learning about the various treasures that people bring in & buy.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050


Jenni Chambers

Accounts

Jenni is a member of the accounts department, with special responsibility for the auction salerooms at Norcote.
Jenni 'fell into' bookkeeping despite having no formal training. She took qualifications later in life, at Cirencester College.
She's a motorcycle fan, and with her husband enjoys biking holidays round Europe.

Direct Dial: 01285 648109


Ben Farrier

Auction Rooms - Porter

Ben join the firm after being a buyer with us for a number of years, he loved us so much he wanted to become part of the team. 
You will often find him at the other end of a piece of furniture laying out the saleroom. 
A dog lover at heart, if you have a have one with you when collecting or delivering he will be more than likely want to take it home!

Direct Dial: 01285 646050


Jo Pritchard

Auction Rooms

Jo works in the Cirencester Salerooms and joined Moore Allen in 2009.  She has previously worked in the Accounts department and on Reception.
Gloucestershire born and bred.
 A keen runner, she has completed numerous marathons including London, Paris and Athens and the New Forest in 2022.
She enjoys exploring the countryside with her border collie Ash.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050
E-mail: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk 


Lucie Rowe

Auction Rooms - Saleroom Manager

Saleroom Manager Lucie has worked for Moore Allen since 2002. Her duties range from unpacking boxes to valuing antiques and selling from the rostrum.
 Lucie graduated from Buckinghamshire with a degree in silversmithing.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050
Mobile Phone: 07919 945641


Steve Rowe

Auction Rooms - Porter

Steve is a porter, who worked for the Royal Air Force man and boy. He enlisted at the age of 18, and on retirement, at the age of 55, served with the Royal Auxiliary Air Force for eight years.
Steve served on the Hercules, flying out of Lyneham. He was in charge of loading things onto, and unloading them from, the aircraft. Unloading often occurred mid-flight.
Surprise! Steve's s daughter Lucie already worked at Moore Allen & Innocent when Steve joined the firm. She had no idea he had been approached or accepted the job.
Steve collects art, and often bids on lots at the saleroom.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050


Adele Ventham

Auction Rooms

Adele is the saleroom secretary and assistant, whose responsibilities range from unpacking boxes of antiques to typing up the catalogue.
Adele used to work in TV production, making programmes like Equinox, Faking It, and Wife Swap. Her work took her all over the world.
She used to answer the phone to Princess Diana, who was a close friend of her boss when she worked at Tiffany & Co in London.
Adele sings in an all-female jazz group, The Blue Notes, and is also proficient in ballet and tap dance.

Direct Dial: 01285 646050
E-mail: fineart@mooreallen.co.uk 


Jenny Bowyer MNAE

Residential - Sales

Jenny is a residential property negotiator at Moore Allen & Innocent's Lechlade office.
Jenny's ambition was to be a flight attendant. She studied travel and tourism at Cirencester College and worked as a travel agent for two years to fulfil her dream - before having a last minute change of heart.
Jenny is an animal lover. She rides her horse, Sunny, in hunter trials and her six dogs - three labradors and three spaniels - are working dogs with local shoots.
She's sporty too, and used to be play netball for Farmor's School in Fairford as goalkeeper. Her team won the district title and once undertook an international tour of Malta.

Direct Dial: 01367 252541
Mobile Phone: 07502 613662


Roy Bowyer FNAEA FNAVA

Partner - Residential Sales, Auctioneer

Roy is the partner in charge of the residential sales department. He attended the College of Estate Management, Reading University in the late 1980s, joined Moore Allen & Innocent in 1988 and became a partner in 1995. Assisted by his team, he reckons he's sold 125 houses a year for 30 years.
Roy bought his first house at the age of 17, whilst serving with the Royal Navy. He enjoys skiing, squash, cricket, rugby and sailing off shore along the south coast. 

Direct Dial: 01285 648100
Mobile Phone: 07970 849726


Nancy Haughton

Lettings - Negotiator

Nancy is a residential lettings negotiator at Moore Allen & Innocent's Lechlade office.
Prior to this she worked as an Architectural Interior Designer in London before moving out to Oxfordshire in 2003.

Direct Dial: 01367 253138


Lorraine Kyte

Lettings - Negotiator

Lorraine is a residential lettings negotiator working from the Lechlade office.
Before joining Moore Allen & Innocent, Lorraine lived and worked in France.
For most of her career Lorriane worked in marketing and worldwide event management for multi-national companies including Lucent Technologies and Burmah Castrol.

Direct Dial: 01367 253138


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