Our Team

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Chris Currell

Group Chairman
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Simon Garfinkel

Director
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Paolo Puccinelli

Associate Director
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Vita Choat

Chartered Surveyor
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Jonathan Davis

Valuation Surveyor
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Catherine Jacobs

Trainee Surveyor
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Terry Payne

Consultant

Chris Currell Group Chairman

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Role

Executive management of Currell Group with emphasis on insolvency, professional, commercial agency and land deals

Time at Currell

27 years

Previous Experience

Chartered Surveyor

Skills

Creating opportunities

Likes

Contemporary art

Dislikes

Queues

Something you wouldn't know about me

I write short stories

Simon Garfinkel Director

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Role

Chartered Surveyor and day to day management of the company

Time at Currell

26 years

Previous Experience

Industrial property agent, professional work & estates department in local government

Skills

Management, general practice chartered surveyor

Likes

To make my children laugh

Dislikes

Gratuitous waste in all its forms

Something you wouldn't know about me

I play keys in a new blues band. Hope to be gigging soon!

Paolo Puccinelli Associate Director

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Role

RICS Registered Valuer, Insolvency Specialist and professional Department General Practice Surveyor

Time at Currell

12 years

Previous Experience

Valuation and general practice

Skills

Skiing, long distance swimming, horse-riding

Likes

Mountains and seasides

Dislikes

Traffic jams

Something you wouldn't know about me

I like to think of solutions for improving the economy

Vita Choat Chartered Surveyor

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Role

General practice surveyor, working closely with the Director and CEO

Time at Currell

7 years

Previous Experience

Estate agency

Skills

People, planning and multi-tasking

Likes

Happiness and laughter

Dislikes

Jellied eels

Something you wouldn't know about me

I studied art before changing to property but still paint in my free time

Jonathan Davis Valuation Surveyor

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Role

My role mostly involves red book valuations and lease advisory services across a range of sectors.

Time at Currell

4 months

Previous Experience

Valuations, agency and investments

Skills

Concise

Likes

Cooking and wine

Dislikes

Horoscopes, fortune cookies are ok though!

Something you wouldn't know about me

My dentist is 5ft 8

Catherine Jacobs Trainee Surveyor

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Role

General practice surveyor

Time at Currell

9 months

Previous Experience

Estate agency and investment

Skills

Multi-tasking and efficiency

Likes

Cuddles with my cat

Dislikes

Clutter

Something you wouldn't know about me

I used to be a lifeguard

Terry Payne Consultant

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Role

Specializing in Insolvency Valuation and Agency for Residential, Commercial and Industrial property

Time at Currell

22 years

Previous Experience

I have been in property for 45 years

Skills

My high opinion is biased and this is for others to say!

Likes

A challenge

Dislikes

Anyone who waffles

Something you wouldn't know about me

Bristol Rovers support and a big fan of all responsible shooting disciplines