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Staff Profiles

Martin Scriven BSc (Val Est Man) FRICS

Martin Scriven BSc (Val Est Man) FRICS

Director

Martin who is the son of the founder, Jack Scriven, joined the family firm in 1978, after having worked at James & Lister Lee, and the Valuation and Tax Office. Over the years Martin worked alongside his brothers Don, Harry and his sister Linda, and now works alongside two of his four children, George and Charles. Martin is a Chartered Surveyor who has over 41 years of experience and local knowledge. Currently overseeing the Commercial Department, he still is involved in Residential Sales and especially in land and development sales. In his spare time Martin has a passion for gardening, enjoys walking his dog, and is a season ticket holder at Aston Villa.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 3)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6950

Gordon Tibbetts FNAEA FARLA

Gordon Tibbetts FNAEA FARLA

Director

Gordon is the longest serving employee of the company having joined in 1977. Initially working in sales and property management, which included the management of markets within Shopping Centres up and down the country, Gordon now solely works in Residential Lettings & Management. Gordon is a fellow member of both ARLA, and the NAEA and has been a director of the firm since 2007. In his spare time Gordon enjoys holidays in his Caravan, playing golf and occasionally winning at Badminton.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6952

George Scriven BSc (Hons), FNAEA, AssocRICS

George Scriven BSc (Hons), FNAEA, AssocRICS

Director

George, who is an Associate of the RICS, and a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents, started working for the firm in 2003. Initially working in the Commercial department with his uncle Don, George then moved to Residential Sales later that year. George, who is also a Director of the company, is well regarded in the area for his local knowledge and experience. In his spare time George enjoys playing Football and Tennis, and spending time with his family.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6954

Charles Scriven BSc (Hons), MRICS, MLAS, MARLA

Charles Scriven BSc (Hons), MRICS, MLAS, MARLA

Director

Charles actually started working in the property industry from a very young age, holding one end of a tape to help his dad measure properties, well before laser measuring equipment was introduced. After graduating from University in 2006 with a degree in Real Estate, Charles joined the business and later became a director of the firm in 2015. He is also member of ARLA, is a Chartered Surveyor, and in his spare time he helps run a “grass-roots football team”, and is a season ticket holder at Aston Villa, along with his wife and two sons.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6957

Kevin Davis MRICS

Kevin Davis MRICS

Associate

Kevin has been working at Scriven & Co since 1982 after graduating from Birmingham Polytechnic. Kevin soon became a Chartered Surveyor in 1984, and has a mass of experience in under-taking Surveys and carrying out valuations. In Kevin’s spare time he enjoys playing cricket, cycling, and supporting Aston Villa with his son, where he has a season ticket.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 3)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6961

Nicola Stevens MARLA

Nicola Stevens MARLA

Associate

Nicola started working for the firm almost as soon as she finished School, and has been part of the furniture ever since. Initially working in the sales department, Nicola now works in Residential Lettings & Property Management. During her time at Scriven & Co Nicola has achieved ARLA level 3 status and has also been made an Associate of the company. In her spare time Nicola loves talking (to anyone), spending time with her family, and indulging in her husband’s incredible home-cooked Michelin Star meals…
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6958

Jon Dunbar MARLA, MLAS

Jon Dunbar MARLA, MLAS

Associate

Jon began working at Scriven and Co in 2014, initially as an apprentice and has since gained both ARLA Propertymark Level 3, and Level 4, giving him Fellowship status with ARLA. In 2019 Jon became an Associate of the Company and has aspirations of becoming a Chartered Surveyor. In Jon’s spare time he enjoys playing Football, he holds a black belt in Karate, and he is a season ticket holder at West Bromwich Albion.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6953

Andrew Thomas MAAT

Andrew Thomas MAAT

Associate

Andrew joined the company in May 2004, and passed his AAT exams (accounts qualification) soon after, and has since become an Associate of the company. Andrew is another big Aston Villa fan and goes as often as he can. He also likes to go and watch England play cricket whenever they are at Edgbaston.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 4)

Sarah Shepherd

Sarah Shepherd

Residential Sales Manager

Sarah started out at the Halesowen office of Scriven & Co in 1998 not long after graduating from Dudley College with a HND in Business & Finance. She subsequently moved to our Quinton Office where she has recently been promoted to Residential Sales Manager. In her spare time, Sarah is a member of a VW club enjoying weekends away and holidays to Cornwall in her camper van with her husband. She’s a bit of a foodie so loves eating out and going to Zumba to compensate.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)

Joe Donkin MNAEA

Joe Donkin MNAEA

Residential Sales

Joe started at Scriven & Co as an apprentice in 2016, and has since completed his qualification in the “Sale of Residential Property”, and is a member of the NAEA. In Joe’s spare time, he enjoys playing football and watching Premier league matches, particularly those that include Newcastle United, which is the team Joe supports. Joe admits to playing a low standard of golf but is very proud of his win against Gordon the last time the two played.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)

Katie Mason

Katie Mason

Residential Sales

Katie is the latest recruit to join the Residential Sales team, and is currently undertaking her Junior Estate Agency level 2 which she is scheduled to complete 2020. In her spare time Katie enjoys going to the gym and attending the Hawthorns with her dad where she has had a season ticket for many years.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)

Jackie Nash

Jackie Nash

Residential Lettings

Jackie joined the Lettings Department in 2010, after moving to Scriven & Co from another firm of Estate Agents. Always in early, whatever the weather, Jackie is a crucial part of the Lettings team, and there are rumours that Jackie holds the world record for typing the quickest Inventory of a 5-bedroom detached house. In her spare time Jackie loves spending time with her family, and in particular her grand-children.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)

Katie Johnson

Katie Johnson

Residential Lettings

Katie is the latest recruit to the Lettings and Management department having joined the team in 2018. Already Katie is a valued member of the department, and is well on the way to obtaining membership status of ARLA Propertymark. In her spare time Katie loves travelling and walking her dog Freddie.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 2)

Felicity Friend BSc (Real Estate)

Felicity Friend BSc (Real Estate)

Commercial

Felicity is the latest post-graduate to join the company having graduated with a first-class honours’ degree in Real Estate from Birmingham City University. Felicity has now started on her APC pathway to become a Chartered Surveyor, and in her spare time enjoys travelling, eating in fancy restaurants, and spending time on the South Coast.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 3)

Yvonne Owen

Yvonne Owen

Commercial

Yvonne has spent all of her life working in the estate agency business. Starting with a local firm when she left college in 1986 in the residential sales department and then joining Scriven & Co. in 1991 in the commercial department. Yvonne has been a Churchwarden at St. Giles Church since 2015 which takes up all of her spare time. She also enjoys baking (and eating) cakes!
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 3)

Hilary Tibbetts

Hilary Tibbetts

Commercial

Hilary joined the firm on a permanent basis in December 2018, after providing secretarial services, holiday cover, and maternity cover, for almost every department at Scriven & Co over a number of years. Hilary is a valued member of the Commercial Department, and out of hours Hilary enjoys spending her time reading, trips with the family, and taking part in social activities.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 3)

Fiona Kendrick BSc (Accounting & Finance)

Fiona Kendrick BSc (Accounting & Finance)

Accounts

Fiona graduated with a first-class honours’ degree in Accounting & Finance from The University of Birmingham in 2009. She then went on to complete her ACCA accounting qualification before joining the Scriven and Co accounts department in 2012. In her spare time Fiona enjoys walking her dog Fudge, jetting off on city breaks, and once in a blue moon will visit the gym!
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 4)

Diane Whittall

Diane Whittall

Residential Sales

Diane knows the local area very well having lived and worked locally all her life, and even getting married at the nearby Quinton Parish Church. Estate Agency was new to Diane when she joined the team around 2015, but she enjoys the property industry and loves being part of the Residential Team. In her spare time, Diane enjoys spending time with his family, and is a proud grandmother.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)
Direct Dial: 0121 506 6957

Andrew Goldingay

Andrew Goldingay

Residential Sales & Lettings

Andrew has worked in both sales and lettings for many years and recently joined the team at Scriven & Co to help with property viewings.
Born and living locally he has a sound knowledge of the area also. Andrew particularly enjoys anything printed, being creative whenever time allows, catching up with family, going to the theatre, concerts and eating out.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)

Alistair Brookes BCom (Hons)

Alistair Brookes BCom (Hons)

Residential Sales

Alastair joined the company in 2007, and has been part of the Residential Sales team ever since. Alastair is passionate about property, and in particular the “Private Rented Sector”.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)

Gerry McCrae

Gerry McCrae

Residential Sales

Gerry has been an employee of Scriven & Co for roughly 30 years, and during his time at the firm, he has worked at a number of offices, and brings a huge amount of experience and knowledge to the department. Not only does Gerry chip in with viewings, he is also our IT expert and knows the company inside out. In Gerry’s spare time he loves visiting Scotland and walking his two dogs Archie and Hamish.
Tel: 0121 422 4011 (0ption 1)
Direct dial: 01215066951