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Meet the Team

Please convey my gratitude to 'the team'. Your thorough approach towards the valuing and marketing of my home in Alresford resulted in a prompt sale. To me, this indicated that you had an in-depth knowledge of your client base. Thank you also for the frequent and candid updates. The fact that this old and unique property was sold and completed in a little over two months speaks volumes for the team.

G.B.

Gordon  Thoday

Gordon Thoday

Director

Bio

Gordon is the driving force behind the business today and has gathered around him a team of dedicated property professionals, who share his vision for offering the best possible service for local people looking to sell or let out their properties. He places great value in looking after clients’ best interests, and his aim is to provide sound advice that can be relied upon. What I love about Alresford: I am often reminded, when I meet people, how fortunate we are to live in such a beautiful part of the World.


Ian Woodhouse-Smith

Ian Woodhouse-Smith

Lettings Manager

Bio

With over 18 years’ experience in running successful letting agencies in both Wiltshire and Hampshire, Ian has an innate understanding of the needs of both our landlord and tenant clients. He is always looking for ways to embrace technology in order to enhance the lettings experience. Outside of lettings, Ian is married with two young boys, he is also an FA qualified football coach specialising in under 7 and under 8 age groups.


Viv Denyer

Viv Denyer

Sales Manager

Bio

Viv is one of our most experienced members of staff with over 25 years experience in Estate Agency, Land and New Homes. She is passionate about customer care, and enjoys delivering exceptional service. She always goes the extra mile. Viv loves to travel the world and takes a keen interest in wildlife conservation.


Alex Durani

Alex Durani

Valuation Manager

Bio
Having worked in the local property market for more than 10 years Alex prides himself on being a local property expert and providing exemplary customer service. Alex was born in Winchester and, apart from various stints overseas, was raised in Alresford his entire life. His local knowledge is an invaluable asset when it comes to carrying out market appraisals and he is always on hand to offer advice on local schools, dog walks and the best pubs and restaurants to sample. Outside of work, Alex is married with 4 children and enjoys spending his spare time walking his Dachshund, Tilly, and is the manager of Alresford Town U8’s football team.

Nicky Willis

Nicky Willis

Sales Consultant

Bio

Nicky's background includes working at the NFU dealing with claims and also as a Property Manager with a large National firm's lettings team. She particularly enjoyed building relationships with clients. Nicky is excelling in her new sales role, getting to know the local clients and properties. Nicky has lived in Winchester for over 20 years and loves cycling, travelling and baking.


Liane Phillips

Liane Phillips

Sales Progressor

Bio

Liane has considerable experience in estate agency, having worked for Hellards for over 10 years. For her, communication with both clients and colleagues is paramount. Liane oversees our sales progression, as well as getting involved with viewings and negotiations, allowing her to offer support to clients all the way through the moving process. Nothing is too much trouble for Liane. She uses a practical approach to problem solving and has the tenacity to see things through to completion. What I love about Alresford: The people!


Natasha  Hillary

Natasha Hillary

Administration Manager

Bio

Natasha has over 10 years of property, design and marketing experience and now handles Hellards Marketing and Communications.

Having lived in Alresford for 12 years she has strong connections within the community and outside of work has two young children and two nutty spaniels.

She has a passion for art and in her spare time can be spotted splashing colours on the windows of Alresford.


Fiona Wingent

Fiona Wingent

Lettings Accounts Manager

Bio

Outside of Hellards, Fiona is married with two adult children. In her spare time she volunteers for a Wildlife Rescue charity and fosters Hedgehogs. She also knits purple poppies for Murphy’s Army Purple Poppy campaign. When she isn’t rescuing hedgehogs or knitting poppies, Fiona also likes spectator sports particularly football and tennis and making cakes.


Rebecca Jackson

Rebecca Jackson

Property Manager

Bio

With a background in Corporate Customer Services for a FTSE 100 company, Rebecca brings a wealth of experience to her role. She has been with Hellards for 6 years, and in that time has been a part of both the sales and lettings teams. Rebecca is a married mother of five, scout Leader and a lover of interior design.


Jayne Sloane

Jayne Sloane

Viewings Assistant

Bio

Having worked for 15 years with a national agent, I joined the team earlier this year. I enjoy meeting people, and visiting the wide selection of properties that Hellards market. As I have lived in the area all my life, I have local knowledge of Alresford and the surrounding villages. What I love about Medstead: the lovely countryside and walks, and of course the Watercress Line runs through it. Did you know that Medstead is one of the highest points in Hampshire at 716 feet?


Rosanna  Jaggs

Rosanna Jaggs

Sales Consultant

Bio

Having completed her degree in Real Estate at the Royal Agricultural University in 2010, Rosanna then went on to work for a national agent in both sales and lettings. She joined the Hellard’s sales team at the beginning of 2021 and loves the immerse variety of work and building relationships with prospective clients to find them the perfect property. Outside of work Rosanna enjoys spending time with her young family and her border terrier Tally