People

We believe the success of a business is dependent on the calibre of its people, and pride ourselves on having a team that is experienced, knowledgeable and extremely approachable. Every member of our team has acquired an in-depth knowledge within their particular field of expertise, giving them the capability and resources to provide the highest levels of professionalism and efficiency, to the benefit of our clients.

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Julian Boardman-Weston

Director

Julian Boardman-Weston

Director

Julian has been a director of Manston Investments Ltd since 2009. His role is in change management, strategy and in helping to develop our capabilities in the financial aspects of property investment.

Julian is also a partner in Manston Forests LLP, a commercial forestry business.

Previously, Julian has practised as a lawyer, was a member of the faculty that developed and taught an MBA programme and was a founder-member of a company specialising in management consultancy, development and training for professional service firms.

He has a law degree from Cambridge University, an MSc from London Business School and a post-graduate certificate in real estate finance from The University of Reading/Henley Business School. He is a keen sailor aboard his yacht Penguin, based in the Baltic, and enjoys reading military history, technology and crime.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Simon Boardman-Weston

Non-Executive Director

Simon Boardman-Weston

Non-Executive Director

Simon has been a non-executive director of Manston Investments Ltd since 2009. Simon is also a partner in Manston Forests LLP, a commercial forestry business and Chairman of BRI Wealth Management plc, a private client wealth management business.

Simon is a Chartered Director, Fellow of the Institute of Directors, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He has extensive experience in industry having run companies in the pharmaceutical, food and leisure sectors and also acts as a trustee of several charities.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Tom Boardman-Weston

Non-Executive Director

Tom Boardman-Weston

Non-Executive Director

Tom joined Manston Investments Ltd as a Non-Executive Director in May 2017.

Tom is also Transaction Manager at a boutique M & A advisory business, Rockworth Management Partners. Previously, Tom has worked as the COO of a big-data focussed start-up in the City of London and with the Royal Bank of Scotland assisting with their interest-rate hedging product redress project. H

He has a law degree from Durham University and then conducted his research Masters (on corporate law) there. He also acts as Governor and Chairman of the Finance and Personnel committee of a large primary school in Oxford.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Louann Hotson

Finance Director

Louann Hotson

Finance Director

Louann is Finance Director of Manston Investments Ltd. The Finance Team also provide services to other interests of the Boardman-Weston Family, such as forestry in Scotland and their charitable pursuits.

Before joining the Company in 2013, most, but not all, of Louann’s experience had been in the financial services sector. Although Louann comes from the south of the USA, she qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co in London. This was followed by a number of years with Price Waterhouse in the consultancy division in London before working in other financial services areas such as banking, pensions and investment management.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Lynne Archer

Operations Director

Lynne Archer

Operations Director

Lynne joined Manston Investments Ltd as Personal Assistant to the Managing Director in 2002 and has progressed to Operations Director after being elected to the Board in May 2015.

Lynne has over 20 years’ experience of working within the property industry, having started work in the residential sector which gave her the passion of delivering solutions to her clients.

Since joining Manston, Lynne has built up an extensive knowledge of Manston’s property portfolio and is responsible for the organisation, co-ordination and management of the team.

Her day-to-day responsibilities also cover Project Management and development of the company.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Jo Bayliss

Accounts Manager

Jo Bayliss

Accounts Manager

Jo has over 15 years’ experience in accounts. Jo joined Manston Investments Ltd in 2011 as an Accounts Administrator and has progressed to the role of Accounts Manager where she has the responsibility of managing the efficient day-to-day running of the Accounts Department.

Jo successfully achieved her AAT Level 3 qualification in Summer 2016 and is currently studying for her AAT Level 4 qualification. Going forward hopes to achieve further accounting qualifications.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Tina Wattam

Property Administrator

Tina Wattam

Property Administrator

Tina joined the team at Manston Investments Ltd in 2006. She has over 30 years’ experience working in both the public and private sector.

Initially working in finance, Tina recently transferred to the property section, taking with her the experienced knowledge of the business portfolio. Tina is now assisting Lynne and ensuring an efficient day-to-day running of the department.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Rebecca Roberts

Office Administrator

Rebecca Roberts

Office Administrator

After working for 15 years in the education system, Rebecca had a major career change in April 2015 when she joined the Manston Investments Ltd team in an accounts and administrative capacity. Rebecca also provides administrative support to the Property Department.

She will be your first point of contact at Manston Investments Ltd and will direct you to the appropriate member of our team.

Telephone: 01530 411221

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Andrew Buckman

Property Consultant

Andrew Buckman

Property Consultant

Andrew joined Manston Investments Ltd as Property Consultant in 2015. Andrew is an RICS registered Valuer and works alongside the Board and Management Team advising the company on its property portfolio.

Andrew is also a Director of Kingston Commercial Property Consultants. He has been with Kingston CPC since 1985 and handles Industrial and Office Agency, mainly across the southern part of Staffordshire. Andrew also carries out ‘Red Book’ valuations for accounts, pension funds, bank loans and taxation matters.

Telephone: 01530 411221