David’s broad career in construction and property spans across several decades.

David is a successful Managing Director and is highly regarded within the industry. 

As a Chartered Surveyor, he understands the industry inside out, with substantial in depth knowledge of property, construction and legal issues. 

The majority of David's experience has been working on and around luxury property, both in the UK and abroad.




Philippa has a wealth of experience working in luxury property management, with a clear understanding of the requirements for ultra-high net worth individuals. Philippa has grown Somerset Estates after seeing the challenges faced by Clients with super prime property.

Philippa leads the team to provide an impeccable and personal service built on attention to detail, trust and excellence.

This is one of the reasons Somerset Estates is now regarded as one of the most recommended luxury Property Management companies in the UK.


Head of Operations

As Head of Operations, Lisa provides high level advice to our Directors, David and Philippa and manages the day-to-day business activities alongside compliance, accounting, and human resources.

With over 15 years’ experience in a wide scope of industries, Lisa implements and delivers efficient systems and training at Somerset Estates to ensure that we retain growth and always provide an unrivalled service to Clients.



1971 - 2023

Very recently our hearts were shattered following the sudden loss of our colleague and friend Barry Breed.

Barry was a wonderful, influential and charismatic figure in our industry. His death is a great tragedy and he will be deeply missed by so many. 

Thanks for everything, Baz.


Property Account Manager

Kristis acts as a Client representative for Somerset Estates' ultra-high net worth Clients, managing households and properties across prime central London.

Kristis joined Somerset Estates in 2019 following completion of his Masters Degree in Real Estate, which uniquely prepared him for a career path in Property Management.

Kristis now manages a portfolio of properties and is enjoying building strong relationships with his Clients.


Property Account Manager

Oye is the newest addition to the Somerset Estates Team, having joined as a Property Account Manager in June 2022.

Oye has brought with him a wealth of experience in the legal property sector having completed a Law Degree and working within Real Estate Residential Conveyancing for a Law Firm for 4 years.

Oye’s unique skill sets will enable him to provide an unrivalled service to Clients.



Ellie is the newest addition to the Somerset Estates growing team.

Ellie assists senior members and property managers with daily administrative and operational functions.

Her organised and proactive enthusiasm ensures the smooth running of the office and operations on a day-to-day basis.


Chartered Building Surveyor

David began working with our sister company, Somerset Consult in 2014. David holds over 25 years’ industry experience within the residential and commercial sectors, with extensive knowledge of building disputes and loss and expense claims.

David is particularly experienced in high-end residential buildings. As a highly knowledgeable Chartered Building Surveyor, he understands the complexities associated with luxury residential properties.


Marketing Director

With over 14 years’ experience in strategic marketing partnerships, media campaign planning and luxury brand management, Mark has co-created award-winning work for global brands.

Responsible for the Somerset Estates marketing and communications strategy and the overall brand and image, he is on a mission to ensure the company is both relevant now and set up for the future.