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Angus HudsonBSc (Agric) MRICS FAAV
Angus joined Sworders in 1987 and became a partner in 1989 before becoming principal of the firm in 1997. From a Northamptonshire farming background he previously worked for a national farm management company having graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in agriculture.
Clare HutchinsonBSc (Hons) MA MRICS
Clare joined Sworders in 2003 and became an Associate in 2004. Clare previously worked in London for DTZ where she specialised in Development Consultancy for a range of private and public sector clients. Clare qualified as a Chartered Surveyor after studying for a postgraduate degree in Land Economy at Cambridge and an undergraduate degree in Geography from Durham.
Martin RannerBA (Hons) PGDip MRTPI
Martin joined Sworders in 2007. He previously worked as a Planning Officer to Principal level at both East Hertfordshire and Uttlesford District Councils where he worked on a wide variety of planning schemes. Martin has a degree in Town Planning and a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Planning and is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Richard CoulingBSc (Hons) MRICS RICS Registerd Valuer
Richard Joined Sworders in 2004 after graduating from Harper Adams University College with a degree in Rural Enterprise & Land Management and working as an assistant surveyor in the rural department of a regional firm of chartered surveyors. Richard qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2005 and became an Associate in 2007.
James WatchornBSc (Hons) MRICS
James joined Sworders in 2005 and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2007. Prior to joining Sworders he completed a degree in Rural Estate Management at Seale Hayne Plymouth University. James became an Associate in 2009
Rachel PadfieldBSc (Hons), MA, MRICS
Rachel joined Sworders in summer 2008 having previously worked in London for ING Real Estate as an asset manager specialising in commercial investment property. Rachel qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2007 after obtaining a Masters degree in Property Valuation and Law at City University and an undergraduate degree in Geography from Exeter.
Heidi SmithBSc (Hons), Msc, MRICS, FAAV
Heidi joined Sworders as a graduate in 2008 following the completion of an MSc in Rural Estate Management from the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. Heidi qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2011 and became a fellow of the CAAV in 2012.
Charlotte KingBA (Hons), PG Dip
Charlotte joined Sworders in autumn 2008 as a CAD Technician. Prior to joining Sworders Charlotte graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a degree in Interior Architecture. She has completed a Graduate Diploma in Building Surveying.
David HicksBSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV - Registered Valuer
We are pleased to announce that David has joined the team as an Agricultural Surveyor and Valuer. David has previously worked in East Anglia and the East Midlands since qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 1999. David will primarily be based in the Midlands and is available for all agricultural, rural and equestrian property matters. In addition to surveying David also works on a part-time basis for the British Horseracing Authority as a Judge, while also competing, when time permits, at horse trials events with his own horse.
Katy GriffithsBA (Hons) ATT
Katy joined Sworders in 2005 as Consultant to manage the accounts. As well as a degree in Business Studies Katy passed the Association of Taxation Technicians exams in 1997.