Meet the Team

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Management Team
Sales & Lettings
Property Management

Directors

Tim Nixon

Director

Tim founded the company with Pat Robson in 1998, and has over 35 years experience within the industry. He is our primary valuer and has an unrivalled knowledge of the Newcastle property market, what Tim doesn’t know, isn’t worth knowing! Tim also turns his hand at property development in his spare time and has a serious eye for interior design. He is the ‘go-to’ guy for all property matters and is happy to advise both landlords, vendors and purchasers on their property requirements. Tim is a member of both ARLA and the NAEA.

Katherine MacGregor

Director

Katherine started her career at Pat Robson in 2011, having previously worked for a national Estate Agent, and following the completion of a law degree. She is now a Director and has helped develop our Sales & Lettings department to become the market leader in the area. Katherine is also one of our Valuers. She is a Fellow of ARLA and has completed both the Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Nick Clennell

Director

Nick started his journey with Pat Robson & Company in 2010 after a successful career in the retail sector. He has been instrumental in the development of the Property Management department which he has grown to become what is widely known as one of the best in the area, and places a strong emphasis on customer service within Pat Robson & Company. He now oversees all aspects of the day to day running of the business. Nick is a Fellow of ARLA having completed both the Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Phil Robson

Director

Phil joined Pat Robson & Co. in 2007 and since then has worked with Tim Nixon and the rest of the team to expand and develop the company to what it is today. His background in working for both national and international companies within other industries has given him a profound knowledge of what it takes to move businesses forward on an organisational level. Working endlessly behind the scenes, Phil continues to drive the company to achieve success and provide the highest service level to clients. He is a Fellow of ARLA and has completed both the Level 3 and Level 4 qualifications in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Management Team

Charlotte Reay

Head of Sales and Lettings

Charlotte is our Head of Sales and Lettings, and joined the team in 2015 with a wealth of experience having worked for both a national estate agent and a more local agent previously. Charlotte is very much a ‘people person’ and ensures our busy branches run smoothly, whilst maintaining a high level of customer service. She is a member of ARLA and completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management, and also holds a BTEC Level 4 Professional Diploma in Residential Lettings & Management.

 

 

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Laura Young

Head of Property Management

Laura joined Pat Robson & Company in 2016 after gaining her First-Class Honours degree in Estate Management. Laura delivers exceptional customer service and prides herself on her efficient working practices. In the six years she has been with the company, Laura has quickly become a key member of the Property Management team. Laura is a member of ARLA and has completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management. In October 2019, Laura was awarded the Propertymark Qualifications ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award. We are very proud that Laura has been recognised by our regulatory body.

Tania Hayhurst

Assistant Head of Sales and Lettings

Tania is our Assistant Head of Sales and Lettings. Tania has been with Pat Robson for over 9 years, having originally started with us as a Negotiator after graduating from Northumbria University with a degree in Media and Journalism. She has a keen eye for detail and provides excellent customer service. Tania is a member of ARLA and has completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management, and Residential Sales.

Emma Flecknell

Assistant Head of Property Management

Emma joined Pat Robson in 2019 having worked for a large Housing Association previously. Customer service is at the heart of everything that she does and she prides herself on her efficiency, leaving no stone unturned when dealing with all property management queries. Emma is a member of ARLA, and has achieved her Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Danielle McEntee

Senior Sales Progressor

Danielle is our Senior Sales Progressor and has a real skill for building relationships with clients. Having joined Pat Robson from University in 2012, she has built up a wealth of knowledge during her time with us. Danielle has completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management, and is currently working towards the Residential Sales qualification.

Sales & Lettings

Hannah Allport

Marketing Manager

Hannah is our Marketing Manager and oversees all our marketing campaigns, social media sites and paired business partnerships. Hannah joined the team in 2022 having achieved an Honours degree in Fashion Communication and Promotion, then gaining valuable experience working for a large furniture company. She has an excellent eye for detail and is always looking for new opportunities to support the growth of the business.

Alastair Lawson

Marketing Manager

Alastair joined Pat Robson & Co. in November 2023 after completing his degree in Marketing and Management at Newcastle University. He is working alongside Hannah in running our marketing campaigns, social media sites and paired business partnerships. He will continue to develop this side of the business, covering Hannah’s Maternity Leave in 2024. Alastair brings unique experience to the company, specialising in the more data driven side of marketing and is constantly looking for new ways to support the growth of the business.

Carla Downey

Negotiator

Carla joined the team in 2021 as a Sales and Lettings Negotiator. Carla graduated from Newcastle University and has a masters in International Marketing. She has a fantastic attitude and is very much a people person. Carla has completed her Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

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Grace Brown

Negotiator

Grace loves the diversity that the North East property market offers, and is dedicated to providing an excellent service to our clients in order to fulfil their property requirements. With strong organisational skills, she is furthering her knowledge of the industry by working towards her Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management. Grace enjoys Yoga, and brings a calm and friendly air to the office.

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Cameron McIlduff

Negotiator

Having always lived in the North East, Cameron has started his career in the property industry with Pat Robson and is relishing the opportunity to meet with clients and source the best properties for them. In his spare time he is a keen footballer, and can often be found playing for Newcastle Benfield. He is working towards his Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Abbie Percival

Lettings Administrator

Abbie joined the team in 2022 and has demonstrated a strong work ethic and a passion for property! Abbie joined the team as a Lettings Administrator working alongside Amber in our City Centre office. Abbie is currently working towards hers Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Doug Pittman

Doug Pittman

Photographer

Doug provides the professional photography for the properties that we market. He is very much a member of the team and always brings a great energy to our offices. Having discovered his passion for photography over 16 years ago, Doug enjoys capturing the ‘soul’ of the subject of his photos. When he is not behind the lens, he is out and about exploring the North East!

 

Property Management

Lorna Banner

Senior Account Manager

Lorna has been with Pat Robson & Company since 2000 and is our Senior Account Manager. Having been with us since the beginning she has an unrivalled knowledge of our landlord database, and is a serious problem solver.  She is extremely proactive in her role and ensures the Client Accounts are managed to a very high standard.  Lorna has completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Anthony O’Brien

Account Manager

Anthony is our Account Manager, having brought a wealth of experience from his previous role working for a legal accounts firm and has been with the company for over four years. He has high level of attention to detail, and leaves no stone unturned when dealing with accounts queries. Anthony has completed the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Brian Cosgrove

Senior Property Manager

Brian joined Pat Robson & Company in 2017 having had a very successful career in the Armed Forces. His last role before joining the company was to house Army personnel and he has successfully transferred the skills garnered in this position across to Property Management. Brian has exceptionally high standards and an outstanding eye for detail. Brian has gained the Level 3 qualification in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Rose Cardwell

Property Manager

Following completion of her degree in Real Estate and Property Management, Rose joined Pat Robson & Co to fulfil her ambition of a career in property, specifically within Property Management. Rose has always had an interest in the residential sector, studying this particular area of property in detail at University. Having lived in both student and professional properties, she understands what is expected when providing an excellent service to our Landlords and Tenants at all times. Rose is currently working toward the Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Bradley Roberts

Property Manager

Brad’s interest in buildings and property led him to study this further and achieve a 2:1 Bachelor Honours degree in Architecture at Northumbria University. Brad joined Pat Robson & Co’s Property Management department keen to use his knowledge of property within his portfolio. Brad is currently working toward the Level 3 award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Georgina Murray

Property Manager

Georgie studied Marine Zoology at Newcastle University and after graduating she pursued a career in teaching. However, property has always been a passion, so she swapped school for houses and hasn’t looked back since. An area of real interest to Georgie is keeping on top of the vast amounts of industry legislation, particularly the regulation of HMO’s. She is always looking to further her knowledge and makes sure she leaves no stone unturned. Georgie is currently working toward the Level 3 award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Reece Brown

Property Manager

Reece has been working within Sales, Lettings and Property Management for over three years, initially completing his Housing and Property Management Apprenticeship and then going on to work across all areas within the industry. Reece decided to focus his career within Property Management as his meticulous eye for detail and problem solving skills are perfectly suited to this department. He is a people person and enjoys building relationships with all clients and relishes a challenge! Reece is currently working toward the Level 3 award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Evita Butkute

Property Management Co-ordinator

Evita is currently studying Real Estate at Northumbria University and has joined Pat Robson & Co to further her industry knowledge. Evita is keen to put theory into practice and gain skills and experience within our Property Management department. We are keen to support Evita in her professional development before she returns to University in 2023.

Nicholas Langford

Property Management Co-ordinator

Nick went to University and completed a Childhood Studies degree, followed by a PGCE in Childhood Teaching, however decided that a career in property was the chosen path for him. Nick joined Pat Robson & Co having worked in the local area for a number of years managing client portfolios. He is a keen pianist and has qualified to Level 7. Nick is currently working toward the Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

 

Dan West

Property Management Administrator

Keen to gain experience in the property industry, Dan joined us in a Summer Placement position supporting the Property Management team during the Summer of 2022 and has returned this summer. Dan is currently studying Physics with Astrophysics at Northumbria University and is keen to understand the finer details of Property Management. Dan is heavily involved with assisting in the student changeover season and providing support with various administrational duties.