Hannah Read | Director
Hannah is one of the founding directors of Tavistock Bow and a residential specialist with over 15 years experience in the niche markets of Covent Garden, Soho & Midtown.
Having worked in and around Covent Garden her entire professional life, Hannah is on better terms with many of the streets & buildings than the back of her own hand and loves nothing more than discovering the West End’s latest new foodie destination or boutique.
Hannah is highly experienced in advising both institutional & private clients on maximising the returns of residential investments & developments and this enables her to add value through unequalled market knowledge. She consults on all aspects of development from space planning in the initial concept stages through to finishes, furnishing & marketing strategy.
Anne-Marie Murphy | Director
Anne-Marie is another of Tavistock Bow’s founding directors and has been specialising in the central London residential market for over 14 years, in particular Covent Garden, Soho, Fitzrovia & Midtown.
Having gained valuable experience in the Fulham & Chelsea property market, a move to the West End in 2003 opened her eyes to a diverse & exciting residential district which she has since become an integral part of. Her boundless energy and endless enthusiasm for all things West End is backed up by exceptional experience and track record.
An expert in both Sales & Lettings, Anne-Marie advises private & institutional clients, adding value by maximising returns on residential portfolios through comprehensive investment & development advice.
Lucy Nairn | Associate
Lucy joined Tavistock Bow in July 2015 having spent the previous five years specialising in Prime Central London property, in particular residential lettings in Covent Garden & Soho.
She has recently been made an Associate of the firm, having earned the respect of many keys clients through the consistent delivery of results. Lucy continues to build on and strengthen these relationships in her role at Tavistock Bow.
Lucy loves interior design and graduated university with a degree in Property Development. Although she claims to be “just a bookworm really”, our resident daredevil has actually completed a charity skydive, piloted a Formula 3 car around Thruxton and loves to hang out on boats.
Roberta Svile | Senior Negotiator
Roberta joined the team from another leading independent agency where she specialised in the letting of residential property across the West End, in particular Fitzrovia & Soho. She brings with her a huge amount of enthusiasm and spirit, not to mention vast experience and an enviable track record in our unique market.
Prior to her time in the West End, Roberta studied for a degree in Heritage Management and then cut her property teeth in Camden & Hampstead. By her own admission, she ‘loves old stuff’ and has both an interest and in-depth knowledge of historical architecture, having studied many historical buildings up and down the country. On top of this, she is a fully qualified member of ARLA.
Kareen Lawrence | Property Management
Kareen is ARLA qualified and has worked within the lettings industry for the majority of her career. She oversees Tavistock Bow’s property management operation and has dealt with all manner of situations over the years, gaining crucial experience that enables her to deal with any management issues quickly and efficiently.
Operating strict processes and systems that are tried and tested ensures the smooth and efficient running of the department, minimising the risk of any small issue escalating, giving peace of mind to both our clients and tenants.
When not smoothing out issues for clients and tenants, Kareen loves to travel when possible, as well as spending precious time with her family, not to mention enjoying an active social life!
Jamie Read | Director – Digital, Brand & Communications
Jamie brings nearly two decades residential experience to the team following an extensive agency career spanning prime residential areas including Mayfair, Marylebone, Covent Garden, Soho, Fitzrovia & Bloomsbury. Over the years he has advised a range of private, corporate, institutional and developer clients on both the sale and acquisition of property assets.
As our brand custodian, Jamie oversees Tavistock Bow’s media activities and was instrumental in establishing our unique identity and approach to marketing. His passion and creativity, along with his extensive property experience is helping our brand become one of the most recognisable in the Central London market.
Richard Clare FRICS | Chairman
Richard Clare is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and former Group Chairman of global built asset consultancy EC Harris, a firm of which he has been an equity partner since 1980.
Richard is a leading authority in the delivery and ongoing management of capital assets and speaks widely within the industry, consulting at local, UK and International Government levels on relevant issues. He holds many advisory roles such as to the British Property Federation, the Property Advisory Committee of Imperial College London, the Property Advisory Panel of University College London Hospital and he was a member of the British Government’s 2012 Olympics Strategic Task Group.
He was until recently Chairman and remains a Governor of The Anglo-American Real Property Institute.
In January 2009 Richard concluded an 8-year term as a Non-Executive Director of Grosvenor Limited, during which time the company evolved into a major urban regenerator with landmark projects across the UK.
In 2011, Richard instigated the merger of EC Harris with ARCADIS nv, a business now valued at £1.75 billion, triggering the ARCADIS share price to double in the 2 years following the merger.
With his vast experience in the property sector and exceptional track record in business, Richard’s stewardship of Tavistock Bow will ensure the firm goes from strength to strength with the benefit of his guidance & counsel.