Our Team

Bruce Shaw BSc (Hons) MRICS

Bruce Shaw BSc (Hons) MRICS

Senior Partner

Bruce first became involved in estate agency in 1986 joining Osenton Lamden in Ashtead village. Thereafter, Bruce worked in London’s West End as a Chartered Surveyor (RICS) in 1994. In 1996 Bruce returned to agency with Patrick Gardner & Co becoming Partner in 1998, heading up Leatherhead Sales. A RICS Registered Valuer, Bruce undertakes ‘Red Book’ Valuations for Inheritance Tax purposes, Capital Gains Tax Valuations and Matrimonial Valuations. He has vast experience with a range developments and development opportunities.
Living in Ashtead and married with two children, Bruce manages the junior cricket team at Ashtead Cricket Club and enjoys fly fishing.

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Jackie Collett

Jackie Collett

Partner (Finance)

Jackie joined Patrick Gardner & Co in 1996 assisting with the administration of all the offices and staff. Further becoming a Partner in 2013. Jackie’s broad capabilities encompass the roles of financial controller, human resource manager, payroll manager and lettings administrator.

Jackie is married and has two grown up daughters. She is a keen badminton player, an ardent supporter of Surrey County Cricket Club and enjoys bird watching and walking in the Surrey Hills.

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Tom Mason BSc (Hons) MNAEA

Tom Mason BSc (Hons) MNAEA

Partner

Now in his 14th year with Patrick Gardner Residential, Tom has recently been made an Associate and manages the experienced and successful residential sales team in Leatherhead office. Tom prides himself on providing the highest standards of personal service with his extensive local knowledge.

Living in Leatherhead, Tom was educated at St John’s School. Tom’s main passions are outdoor sports, particularly snow skiing and golfing, most recently taking up scuba diving!

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Andrew Dronfield

Andrew Dronfield

Senior Negotiator

After 35 years in estate agency, beginning in Cheshire, then in London and now here in Surrey, Andrew has worked for both corporate and independent estate agents. He has a wealth of local knowledge having worked in Leatherhead for almost 10 years. He still gets great enjoyment from helping both vendors and purchasers alike, and thrives on the day to day challenges that the job brings.

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Janet Walton

Janet Walton

Senior Negotiator

Janet has worked for the Patrick Gardner & Co since 1995, Subsequently overseeing innumerable sales over the years. Prior to this Janet had her own business whilst her two children grew up. Preceding that she worked in Fleet Street for 12 years.

Janet enjoys playing golf, country walks and painting, she also loves football and is an avid Tottenham Hotspur supporter.

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Ed Macfarlane

Ed Macfarlane

Negotiator

Ed started his estate agency career in 2013 working for an independent agency in Kingston Upon Thames. Educated at St. Johns School in Leatherhead, Ed has lived in the area his whole life, gaining him excellent local knowledge to provide an exceptional service.

Ed enjoys playing football for both Surbiton Lions and Walton Heath whilst he is also an avid AFC Wimbledon fan. Ed and his girlfriend love to take their boxer dog, Harvey, for long walks in Richmond Park.

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Pam Cowling

Pam Cowling

Sales Negotiator

Pam joined our Leatherhead office in April 2018 having previously worked in the telecoms industry. Living locally in Fetcham with her husband, three children and dog, Pam is an active member of the Friends of Oakfield School Committee. This provides her with a wealth of knowledge and experience of the schools and local area. In between working and the school runs, Pam enjoys cooking, reading and family walks with the dog.

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Cathy Hooker

Cathy Hooker

Administrator

Having lived in Mole Valley all her life and having worked for Patrick Gardner Residential since the very first day the firm opened, Cathy has extensive experience of the business. Initially working as Patrick’s personal assistant, now is a crucial member of the Leatherhead sales team in addition to overseeing the majority of the firm’s administrative needs.

Cathy is married to Douglas (Partner at our Ashtead office) and has a daughter Jenny. In her spare time she enjoys gardening and walking with her two rescue greyhounds.

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Vari Bowling

Vari Bowling

Partner

Having enjoyed a varied career in media and publishing Vari decided a change of direction was called for after the birth of her second child Grace. Joining Patrick Gardner Residential in 2000 as a member of the Land and New Homes team her breadth of knowledge and drive saw her rapid advancement culminating in becoming a full partner of the firm in 2013.

In her spare time, Vari likes to spend time enjoying a wide range of activities with her husband and children and is currently learning to fly.

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Patricia Carroll MNAEA

Patricia Carroll MNAEA

New Homes Sales Adviser

Patricia began her career in Agency in 1994, joining the newly opened Ashtead office of Patrick Gardner. Over the following 13 years or so, she very much enjoyed being part of the growth and success of the office. She spread her wings moving into the Corporate Sector in 2007. Patricia now returns to the company in a new role in Land & New Homes where her wealth of knowledge and experience will be utilised in this successful office.

Resident in Ashtead for 30 years, she is married to Clive, has two grown up children and has a wide range of interests, including music, travel and theatre.

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Patrick Gardner

Patrick Gardner

Director

Patrick has practiced as a chartered surveyor and estate agent for over 50 years, setting up the current partnership in Leatherhead in 1992 and quickly expand the business with offices at Ashtead, Bookham and Dorking, as well as a Land and New Homes department and a separate Residential Lettings Company.

Patrick who is married with three children has lived in the area all his life, being educated at Downsend School and St. Johns Leatherhead, where he has been a governor for some 38 years.

Having spent all his working life in Leatherhead Patrick has acquired a great depth of knowledge of local matters and activities and whilst he has now retired from the partnership he maintains a close interest in the company and remains a Director of Patrick Gardner Residential Lettings.

With more free time Patrick is now more able to indulge his other passions in sailing and restoring and racing vintage cars.

Nick Hutton BA (Hons) MARLA

Nick Hutton BA (Hons) MARLA

Director

Nick has worked for Patrick Gardner and Co for over 7 years and has been involved in the property industry since 2003. Although now specialising in residential lettings Nick takes a keen interest in all aspects of property from renovation and development to investment and letting. This experience means he is committed to delivering straightforward and well researched advice to ensure landlords maximise their rental yields.

Outside work Nick is an avid sports fan and has recently completed a half-marathon, he enjoys travelling, cooking and refurbishing his own property when time allows.

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Sarah Doyle

Sarah Doyle

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Sarah re-joined Patrick Gardner Lettings in 2014 having worked for the Company previously between 2000-2005. Over the past 9 years she has worked in both residential sales and lettings in the Guildford and Horsley areas. Sarah lives in Leatherhead and has 2 children and in her spare time she enjoys interior design, travelling and long dog walks.

Elaine Dickson

Elaine Dickson

Property Manager

Elaine joined the Property Management team in November 2015 having spent a number of years running her own property inventory company. She had prior to this worked in Property Management for seven years. Outside work she is worn out by her two grandsons, enjoys sport, playing competitive netball and darts. In the odd spare moment she enjoys a glass of wine with family and friends.

Lucinda Cooper

Lucinda Cooper

Lettings Coordinator

Lucinda joined the lettings team of Patrick Gardner Residential five years ago after a change in career direction, which previously included ten years in the city on the financial futures exchange.

A local resident, Lucinda lives with her husband, three children and one naughty dog! She loves her garden and is a dedicated tennis player.

Cathy Hobson

Cathy Hobson

Lettings Coordinator

Cathy has worked for Patrick Gardner and Company for over 10 years as a lettings coordinator and works very closely with all members of the lettings team.

Having previously run an outside catering business she is a keen cook, enjoys gardening and taking her two Bernese mountain dogs for long walks.

Juli Probett

Juli Probett

Property Manager

Juli joined Patrick Gardner in June 2018 and has been a property manager since 2005. She previously worked for a large international property company, and has experience of managing small apartments, large luxury homes and Grade Listed houses across the South East.
Born in Surrey, and a resident in Fetcham since 2007, Juli enjoys spending time in the Surrey Hills with friends and family, the theatre and is part of a local Book Club.

Ben Hayes

Ben Hayes

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Having previously worked in both of our Bookham and Dorking offices, Ben has gained a broad knowledge of the local areas. Re-joining Patrick Gardner Lettings in 2017 after working in both Weybridge and Wimbledon, Ben’s affable nature and calm approach makes him a popular member of the team.
Ben lives in Leatherhead with his partner Lily, who works for a local heart charity. During his days off Ben can be seen on the football pitch as well as spending time with friends and family.

James Cargin FNAEA

James Cargin FNAEA

Partner

Born in Dorking, James has been an estate agent for over 30 years, joining Patrick Gardner Residential in 2001 as Manager of the Dorking office. He brings a wealth of experience, maturity, approachability and a sense of humour to the office, and has been instrumental in the office’s growth and expansion. James lives in Fetcham with his wife Mary and a rescue greyhound. His interests include cooking, fine wine, good beer, lots of walking, watching rugby and travel.

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Paul Carey ANAEA

Paul Carey ANAEA

Senior Negotiator

Paul entered the Estate Agency business in the late 1980's working in South London for over a decade. Recently returning to Surrey, his extensive experience has been a foundation helping sellers and buyers alike to achieve a smooth property transaction. Paul’s 5 minutes of television fame came when he was asked to take part in the programme "To Buy or Not to Buy". Living locally, Paul spends quality time with his partner Ashley and their son Christian.

Jamie Burgess

Jamie Burgess

Senior Negotiator

Jamie has worked in the property industry since leaving school, initially for a development company and in 2008 joining a local estate agent as a junior negotiator. Jamie grew up in Leatherhead and went to Oakfield Junior School in Fetcham and Therfield Secondary School in Leatherhead. Jamie lives in Bookham with his partner Danielle and his son Louis. He enjoys playing golf and badminton, going to the gym and walking his two dogs Boycie and Lola.

Jane Westbrook MARLA

Jane Westbrook MARLA

Lettings Manager

Jane has worked in property since the early 80’s specialising in residential lettings in 1987 and thereafter gaining an ARLA 1 DISTINCTION in 1999. Having worked for many years in both London and Surrey, Jane came to Patrick Gardner Residential Lettings opening the Dorking Lettings office. Five years later the business is still growing. Jane is married with three children and lives near Shere in the Surrey Hills. Hobbies include real tennis, travelling, skiing and keeping pigs and chickens.

Alex Pritchard

Alex Pritchard

Lettings Negotiator

Alex joined Patrick Gardner Residential in early 2012 as a Lettings Negotiator at the Dorking office. With previous experience in both property development and the photographic industry he has enhanced the lettings team with his varied knowledge in a wide range of areas.

As a keen cyclist Alex enjoys active living and has a variety of other interests in the local Surrey area.

Jackie Gavan MARLA

Jackie Gavan MARLA

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Following a career in Human Resource management and executive recruitment, Jackie joined Patrick Gardner Residential Lettings in 2000. She has become an integral part of the team being particularly involved in Tenant/Landlord liaison. After working in the Leatherhead office for 16 years, Jackie now splits her time between the Leatherhead and Dorking offices. As a long term Dorking resident, Jackie brings excellent local knowledge to the role. Jackie enjoys travelling and the theatre, walking her dogs and property renovation.

Chris Yeomans FNAEA

Chris Yeomans FNAEA

Partner

Chris has been in the business for over 35 years working in Leatherhead, Fetcham and Bookham, and has an in-depth knowledge of the area gaining a reputation for sound and sensible advice relating to the sale and purchase of residential property. Born in Dorking where he was educated and has lived all his life, he is married to Fiona and has a son and daughter. Active in the local Church and other organisations the family are very well known.

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SarahJane Rowe MNAEA

SarahJane Rowe MNAEA

Sales Manager

Having previously worked as a Lettings Negotiator at our Leatherhead office for eight years, SarahJane joined the Bookham Office in 2013 as a negotiator and now manages our successful sales team.

Sarahjane has lived in both Bookham and Leatherhead for around 25 years and has therefore an excellent knowledge of the local area. She is married to Steve, has two grown up children and enjoys spending her spare time walking in the countryside with her friends and her dog.

Caroline Bennett

Caroline Bennett

Negotiator

Caroline joined Patrick Gardner seven years ago as a part-time Negotiator in our Leatherhead Office and has recently joined the successful team at Bookham as a full time Negotiator. She has lived in Surrey most of her life and combines her experience as a negotiator with her excellent local knowledge of the area and her interest for property. She has three children who have been educated locally and lives with husband and children near Box Hill.

Fiona Jackson

Fiona Jackson

Negotiator

Ian Baillie

Ian Baillie

Consultant

Ian Baillie has retired from full time duties with the partnership but continues to have an active role as a consultant to the Company. He can be contacted for advice via our Bookham Office where his 45 years of residential expertise may prove to be useful. He will continue to work on potential development projects providing Patrick Gardner Residential with some excellent new homes to sell. Ian also remains a director of Patrick Gardner Residential Lettings and is a passionate golfer.

Douglas Hooker BA (Hons) MNAEA

Douglas Hooker BA (Hons) MNAEA

Partner

After an education at St John’s School, Leatherhead and University Douglas spent some time in the hospitality industry. He joined Patrick Gardner Residential in 1998 and has since developed a passion for selling property in Ashtead. His commitment and dedication was recognised by the company and in 2013 he became a full Partner.

He is married to Cathy and has lived in the Mole Valley all his life. His Interests include clay pigeon shooting, gastronomy and listening to Jazz.

Michelle McCurry

Michelle McCurry

Sales Manager

Michelle started out in estate agency in 2003 working for a Surrey conveyancing solicitor who was linked to his own independent estate agency. In 2005 Michelle moved on to a corporate agent selling homes across the beautiful rural county of Herefordshire.

Having taken some time out of estate agency to raise a young family she returned to Surrey and joined Patrick Gardner in 2015.

Michelle enjoys making the moving process as stress free as possible for both sellers & buyers.

Sarah Alexander MNAEA

Sarah Alexander MNAEA

Senior Negotiator

Growing up and living in Fetcham and having been educated in Dorking, Sarah joined Patrick Gardner Residential in 2009 as Trainee Negotiator. Since then she has qualified as a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents and is now a highly valued member of the Ashtead office sales team.

Sarah and her partner Liam are keen road cyclists and spend most evenings either out cycling with friends or keeping fit in the local gym.

Janet Iles

Janet Iles

Negotiator

During her career in property Janet has worked for a commercial property company in London and spent 10 years working for the Vice President of a multi-national company. She has worked with in almost all of the various departments at Patrick Gardner including Lettings, New Homes and more recently Residential Sales. Janet has lived in the Effingham/Bookham/Fetcham area for over 27 years and is married to a local surveyor with two daughters. They are currently renovating their home.

Susan Gandar FNAEA

Susan Gandar FNAEA

Property Management/Consultant

Susan has recently retired from the Patrick Gardner Partnership but remains actively involved as a Consultant to the company and also runs our newly opened Block Management Division.

Susan enjoys travelling, keeping fit and is a big fan of Rod Stewart!

Susan Gandar FNAEA

Susan Gandar FNAEA

Property Management/Consultant

Susan has recently retired from the Patrick Gardner Partnership but remains actively involved as a Consultant to the company and also runs our newly opened Block Management Division.

Susan enjoys travelling, keeping fit and is a big fan of Rod Stewart!