Chris has spent his entire career in the property sector. After selling his own agency to a large plc he grew their leasehold management business into one of the UK's leading managing agents. He has held several high-profile roles within the sector, running managing agents and being involved with mergers and acquisitions. Chris has particular experience of working with institutional investors managing leasehold and national residential portfolios. As MD of Crabtree, Chris believes in building on the strength of the team and taking the business forward with an innovative approach.
A driven, team-focused Senior Manager with 11 years’ experience in the Property and Built Environment Sector. Hilton Gray is MIRPM and AssocRICS qualified, with a proven ability to achieve performance-based targets, to build, sustain and support successful teams and client relationships. Hilton has experience across both the private investor, development, and leasehold sectors.
Ben heads up the corporate accounting team which handles the financial affairs of the company. Ben has over 20 years of experience and is also a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Steve has been working in the insurance industry for over 30 years. He is an associate of the Institute of Risk Management and a member of AIRMIC. He brings a wealth of experience to the company with detailed knowledge of the property insurance market.
Vicky manages the Accounts Team and acts as Privacy controller for Crabtree. Vicky joined Crabtree in 2003 and has held roles in a number of departments including Accounts and Credit Control. GDPR administration also falls within Vicky’s role ensuring staff, Clients and external contacts adhere to the new guidelines.
Michael joined the company in August 2014 and has over 15 years experience in Facilities Management. He is a member of IWFM and IOSH and oversees the facilities function in the buildings that our employees occupy.
Abbi has been in the property management industry for the last six years, after working for a major housing association in their repairs and maintenance department dealing with all levels of residential block management from small RMC’s/RTM’s to large freehold clients and developers. She is MIRPM qualified and has been involved in training property managers to achieve their IRPM accreditations.
Abbi oversees the running of the property management department with Hilton Gray and strives for empowering the property management teams with new processes and procedures, improving our focused customer journey.
Kieran has been in the property industry for over 8 years and is AIRPM qualified. During his career, he has gained experience in block, estate, facilities, and AST management, as well as investment both in the UK and overseas.
Kieran started his career in property in 2013 as a property manager for Atlantis Estates. He was promoted to Regional Manager and then to Sales/Relationship Director looking after all current clients and obtaining new business and working with developers.
In 2017 Kieran moved to Spain and co-started a property sales, lettings, and property management company. Initially focussing on Spain, he then branched out to sales and developments in the USA and a development attached to a hotel in Costa Rica. He was also involved in hotel investment/sales in Morocco and Mauritius.
Kieran moved back to the UK in 2019 and assisted in the setup of all company/HR/HSE and facilities management for a portfolio of pub/restaurants. In late 2020 he joined Leaders as Head of Property Management, looking after a team in Cambridge.
Teams of experts and professionals across HR, health and safety, M&E, utilities, surveying, insurance, compliance and marketing are also based within each of the group companies. They provide dedicated support to teams across the group, enabling our customer and client-facing teams to focus on the needs of thousands of home owners across the UK.