Maskells Estate Agents

Meet the team

Jamie Hope , Managing Director

Jamie Hope

Managing Director

Having worked on the sale and acquisition of prime property over the last 10 years, Jamie has become renowned for providing clear cut and transparent advice to clients, achieving excellent results, often where other agents have tried before. After graduating from Cirencester with an RICS accredited degree in Property, Jamie started his career with a brief stint in the Cotswolds before moving to London in 2010. Having learnt his craft through challenging an unprecedented market conditions over the last decade, Jamie always puts the best interests of a client first, devising bespoke strategies to best meet a clients’ objectives and through his proactivity and no-nonsense approach, has been an integral part of turning Maskells into a forward thinking and award winning firm. Testament to his approach is the fact that most of his new business comes from recommendation whether that be from previous clients or indeed from other agents.

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Peter Hermon-Taylor , Managing Director, Lettings

Peter Hermon-Taylor

Managing Director, Lettings

Peter has over 15 years’ experience in the London Lettings market, latterly as a director of John D Wood & Co., having set up and run various offices in Prime London for the brand. Prior to that Peter was a manager at John D Wood, having started his career with Fitz Gibbon Residential, a lettings specialist, and been mentored by Sue Fitzgibbon, one of the founding members of ARLA. During his property career Peter has been successful in establishing a wide ranging network of connections, he has an in depth understanding of lettings legislation and is highly regarded throughout the property industry. Peter has a track record establishing and leading high grossing offices and has built his career on the fundamentals of putting the client first and forging long-lasting relationships. Peter is responsible for managing the Lettings Business and liaising with Landlords on their properties. Peter is also an equity holder in the business.

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Charles Curran, Principal & Market Data Analyst

Charles Curran

Principal & Market Data Analyst

Prior to setting up Conster Capital Ventures, the parent company of Maskells Estate Agents, Charles held senior positions at Bear Stearns, Bank of Scotland and Societe Generale where he specialized in Mortgage Backed Securities (Residential and Commercial), Asset Backed Securities and Structured Credit. Charles assists the teams with market data analysis, asset valuations and deals with the company’s financial institution clients. Charles also looks after White Circle Collection (, the multi-family office sister company to Maskells. Charles is bilingual French.

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Vashti Sperring , Operations Manager

Vashti Sperring

Operations Manager

Vashti has 10 years’ experience in Operations, having latterly been Head of Operations for John D Wood & Co., overseeing 20 branches. Vashti is responsible for all the accounting and back office functions for the company as well as overseeing the Property Management department, where her meticulous and dedicated approach sets the benchmark within the industry. Vashti’s knowledge of Letting’s statute and regulations allow us to provide Maskells’ clients the best possible service. She regularly consults with ARLA and other professional property industry bodies. Vashti holds a Master’s degree in Business Management.

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Alison Mitchell, Consultant

Alison Mitchell


With over 20 years Agency experience both in the UK and the USA, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her to Maskells. She is an exam certified Realtor in California, Virginia and New York and uses her overseas contacts to introduce international clients to the Firm. Through her contacts, Alison specialises in finding off-market properties for our Clients with the utmost discretion and confidentiality.

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Poppy Thompson, Senior Associate, Lettings

Poppy Thompson

Senior Associate, Lettings

Having trained at Foxtons, Poppy left to work for Douglas and Gordon where she was their highest grossing negotiator in the London Market. Poppy joined Maskells in 2018 where she has proven herself again in dealing with high value properties and applicants and has again proven why she is one of the best in the market.

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Charlotte Embley, Senior Associate

Charlotte Embley

Senior Associate

Charlotte joined Maskells after four years working in sales for a specialist boutique agent covering RBKC, Westminster and other surrounding areas of Prime Central London. Prior to that she worked in recruitment with a primary focus on business development. The skills she learned in these roles are deployed at Maskells to help grow our already broad network. Charlotte is dedicated to building on and developing her current experience in Prime Central London and ensure our clients and buyers alike receive the highest level service, for which Maskells is renowned.

 Alex Coutts , Associate, Lettings

Alex Coutts

Associate, Lettings

Alex Joined Maskells in September 2015 having spent over 12 years in agency, latterly running a portfolio of over 120 units for a private property company in Prime London. He works closely with Poppy to ensure our applicants receive the service and attention to detail they have come to expect from Maskells. Alex also has a wealth of experience in property management from his last role and assists Vashti in managing our landlord's properties.

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