The Garrington team includes some of the most experienced property finders and buying agents in the UK, who offer clients hundreds of years of combined expertise. Within the team, Garrington have specialist knowledge of the Scottish property market and a number of experts with specialist knowledge and skills across a broad range of disciplines including investment acquisitions, equestrian, prime central Edinburgh, country estates, development projects, commercial investments, high value immigration and corporate relocation.
Edwina de Klee Scotland
Prior to becoming an Edinburgh based property finder, Edwina has had extensive experience working in both the prime and investment residential property markets in Scotland and London.
After studying for her BSc at university in Bristol, Edwina initially worked for a PR firm before being attracted to work in the property sector. Working in the fast paced London market proved the perfect foundation for her successful career, working for a number of prestigious upmarket brands before relocating to Scotland and laying roots in the country’s thriving capital.
Having moved to Edinburgh, Edwina worked for a specialist property investment company working closely with buyers. This became the catalyst for wishing to work solely with buyers across all sectors of the market in Scotland.
Now representing clients making well informed purchasing decisions, Edwina utilises her years of market experience and ‘black book’ of contacts to source and acquire the finest homes in Edinburgh and throughout Scotland.
Davina Raselli Scotland
Davina has built a reputation as a trusted advisor, engaging the necessary experience and market intelligence to source, negotiate and secure properties for a wide range of buyers.
Having spent over 15 years in mainland Europe sourcing both residential and investment properties for a portfolio of international buyers, Davina and her family relocated back to Scotland in 2016.
Since her return, Davina has focused on assisting families from around the globe with the necessary familiarisation and support required to navigate through the Scottish property market. Her extensive market knowledge covers central and eastern regions of Scotland having lived and worked in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Perthshire & Aberdeen.
Davina’s natural ability to communicate and enthusiasm to nurture relationships over the years has put her in good stead with a network of trusted connections within the property industry.
Her boundless energy to examine and scrutinise on behalf of her clients with the necessary integrity and respect, plays a large part in her continued success and value within the Garrington team.
Jonathan Hopper Chief Executive
Jonathan has an enviable track record of success spanning 20 years in the property and relocation industry. As Chief Executive of Garrington, he leads a company that has represented numerous clients in multi-million pound transactions and in turn developed a respected industry profile, through the strategic growth of a market leading brand.
Jonathan has previously been a Director on the Board of The Property Ombudsman, a Council Member of the UK’s Association of Relocation Professionals and is a former National Council Member of the NAEA.
He is frequently called upon as an authoritative voice for market insights with articles published in The Financial Times, Canary Wharf and City magazines, The Sunday Time and Bloomberg.
A past recipient of the ‘Best UK Property Finder’ award, he is continuously striving to hone his skills having completed leadership programmes at Cranfield Management School and an MBA at Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge.
As a prominent creative thinker and entrepreneurial problem solver, Jonathan is passionate about working with clients, and enjoys exploring the driving forces that push successful businesses to their highest potential.
Nicholas Finn Managing Director
Nicholas Finn is London born and bred. With a property career spanning over a decade, he worked in prime London locations from St Johns Wood to Chiswick with one of the capital’s largest sales agents, before channelling his entrepreneurial flair into establishing his own estate agency in a sought-after part of London.
Prior to joining Garrington, Nicholas founded and ran an asset management company. It served corporate institutions and their private clients looking to sell, relocate or add to their portfolios. Nicholas leads and supports a growing team whilst using his experience and extensive contacts to generate exclusive opportunities for clients. He lives in London with his wife and young family.
John Adamson Executive Chairman
John has worked in the property sector for the last 25 years and has director level experience in residential sales, letting and management, estate management and development. Most recently he was Managing Director and majority shareholder of one of largest estate and letting agents in the Eastern region which he successfully sold to a FTSE 250 organisation.
He holds an MBA from The Open University and is a well-respected entrepreneurial leader with an eye for detail, who thrives on the creation of customer-focused companies, where success becomes a by-product of excellence.
Lynne West Operations Manager
Throughout her career Lynne has worked mainly in the areas of Office Management, Event Management and Customer Service. In this time she gained experience being a PA at board level, organising trade shows and heading up a customer service team.
After nearly 20 years working mainly in the Telecommunications industry, Lynne decided that it was time for a new challenge. In 2009 the opportunity arose to join the Garrington team in a key role as an Operations Manager. With a wealth of administrative experience coupled with extensive customer service skills, Lynne ensures that the operational side of Garrington runs smoothly and efficiently. As an important linchpin of the organisation, Lynne’s support to the management team and network of associates is invaluable.
When not at work, Lynne enjoys spending time with her family and is an active committee member of her son’s football and cricket clubs.
Yanina Jeffrey Client & Marketing Administrator
Growing up in Hertfordshire, Yanina has gained a broad range of Administration experiences from industry sectors such as software, life sciences and medical and publishing. This was all whilst seeking her ideal role within property.
Yanina now provides an essential role in coordinating Garrington’s client and marketing activities.
When not at work, Yanina enjoys spending time with her husband and family – Standing on the side lines on freezing Sunday afternoon’s supporting her daughter playing netball.
Deborah Stanton Head Office
Growing up in London, Deborah has always loved the architecture of the capital, inspiring her path into the property industry.
This led to a career starting as a junior negotiator and finishing at a senior level over a seven-year period, in one of London’s largest and best known estate agencies.
Wanting to work more with private clients, on the buying side of the process, Deborah now provides an essential role at Garrington, helping both new and past clients across the UK, whilst also growing relationships with Garrington’s many corporate alliance partners.
When not at work, Deborah is shimmering her way around the dance-floor, competing in ballroom and Latin competitions, and more recently ‘treading the boards’ in an Off-West End production of Chicago.