Background and industry experienceMatthew leads the South Central Regional Property Agency team, which covers the Banbury, Thame and Bedford offices. He is principally based from Banbury, coordinating and generating residential, agricultural and development sales. This involves producing marketing initiatives and strategies to promote Fisher German as a leading village residential and rural property agent. Matthew is also responsible for managing the day to day needs of the sales teams to ensure that processes and service delivery of the highest standards are achieved. Matthew is also a key member of the Regional Management Team which is responsible for cross sector service delivery. Following a degree in Land Management from Harper Adams University College Matthew began as a graduate at another national firm of surveyors, before moving to Fisher German shortly afterwards. Since being at Fisher German, Matthew has been involved in all aspects of rural professional work but is now focused on the property agency sector. Matthew is an RICS qualified Rural Surveyor and Fellow of the CAAV.
Matthew lives in a small village close to Banbury and is married to Kate, who is a Practice Manager at a large veterinary practice. He has two young sons who take up much of his free time, however he also enjoys all sports, especially cricket, rugby and football.
What year did you start your job?
Why did you join Fisher German?
I was approached by Fisher German to undertake a more challenging and interesting role than the one I was undertaking.
What has been your favourite project and why?
Successfully selling a 325 acre Oxfordshire farm that had been in the same family for many years. It required dedicated client management and they were delighted with the final outcome.
Most admired, non-property brand?
Playing golf, although I wish I was better at it!
Best holiday destination?
Anywhere that’s warm with great food, wine and company. Barcelona is a favourite.
One item to take to a desert island?
A Swiss army knife.
Who would you like to be stranded in a lift with?
My wife of course!
What’s your favourite film of all time?
Layer Cake with Daniel Craig (before he was James Bond)