Board and Governance

The Propertymark Board is made up of industry leaders from a broad range of backgrounds. The board come together regularly through the year to agree the strategic direction for the organisation.

Christopher Hamer

Christopher Hamer

Executive Chairman
Christopher Hamer was the Property Ombudsman for 2006 to 2015. He took up the role of Propertymark Executive Chairman in 2016.

Katie Griffin

Katie Griffin

Owner, Sawdye and Harris
Specialist in sales and lettings in the west country and runs a three office practice.

Lauren Scott

Lauren Scott

Managing Director, Trading Places
Based in Ponteland, Newcastle. Lauren is also a licensed insurance advisor.

Valerie Bannister

Valerie Bannister

Lettings Director, Your Move
Valerie is the Lettings Director at Your Move and a Past President of ARLA Propertymark.

'The Propertymark brand is now well established and provides a strong, contemporary platform to promote member businesses to consumers. Our research shows increasing awareness amongst those consumers of what it means to use a Propertymark agent and we will continue to promote recognition and understanding of the essential protection that the brand provides when using the services of a Propertymark agent.'

Christopher Hamer 
Propertymark Executive Chairman

Annual Report and Accounts 2018

Simon Wilkinson

Simon Wilkinson

Director, Wilkinson Estate Agents
Simon is the director of a multi-practice independent estate agency based in Leighton Buzzard and Milton Keynes.

Nathan Emerson

Nathan Emerson

Property Industry Consultant
Nathan is an experienced consultant, guiding both estate agents and property industry related companies across the UK.

Nicky Heathcote

Nicky Heathcote

Director, Gambling Commission
Nicky has worked on cross government agendas including housing, anti-corruption and counter-fraud.

Helen Herniman

Helen Herniman

Director, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Former Chief Finance Officer for the Law Society of England and Wales with wide experience in change management.