At Red Brick, we have a wide range of experience covering the property management sector. We understand the importance of getting to know our client and the residents that live on the developments we manage.
Ian is the Managing Director of Red Brick Management. He founded the Company in 2009 with 25 years’ experience under his belt of working within the property sector since starting in commercial property at Hunting Gate Group and HG Construction in 1998 and founded his first Management Agency (Amber Management) in 2005. He has been a Member of the IRPM since 2010, completed his AssocRICS in 2012 and holds a diploma in Management Accounting since 2014.
As well as acting MD, Ian acts a Freeholder to various developments, dealing with Leasehold Valuations and Lease Extensions, Dispute Resolution and overseeing Service Charge Accounting.
Ian is actively involved with the Building Safety Act 2022 and Fire Safety Act 2021.
After finishing university and working several years in estate agency, Lucie started her career within the property management industry in 2005 at Amber Management. Alongside Ian in 2009 she moved across to Red Brick. As acting Director and then Senior Property Manager within the Company, Lucie achieved her MIRPM in 2012 and completed her AssocRICS in 2013.
Lucie moved from her role as Property Manager to New Business Manager in 2020 and now predominantly deals with the New Business Sector. She still however assists the Property Managers with the day-to-day management of their portfolios.
As the business grew, Steve joined Ian and Lucie at Amber Management in 2007 as the Account Controller and followed across to Red Brick Management in 2009.
In 2015, Steve became the Finance Director at Red Brick. He manages and supports a small team, overseeing the preparation of Service Charge Accounts, Credit Control and Supplier Payments.
Adam joined the Red Brick team as a Property Manager in early 2022 bringing with him experience from both the property and management sector. He managed a varied portfolio covering the Homes Counties, with some large mixed tenure sites.
Due to the retirement of a senior staff member, in mid-2023 Adam was promoted and now heads up our Property Management team.
He is actively involved with providing assistance to the staff with all leasehold and freehold related matters, especially with regard to the latest Fire Safety Regulations across our managed leasehold developments.
Adam is currently working towards his AIRPM (Level 3) qualifications.
Lauren joined the Red Brick team as an Assistant Property Manager in early 2021. She had worked in the property management sector dealing with solicitor enquiries since 2019.
In 2022 Lauren was promoted to a Property Manager when a position became available, taking over her own established portfolio covering the Home Counties and managing an individual leasehold development of over 200 units.
Lauren is currently working towards her AIRPM (Level 3) qualifications.
Mitchell joined Red Brick as an Assistant Property Manager in early 2022 due to the promotion of Assistants to Property Managers within the Company. This was a career change for Mitchell having previously worked in the hospitality sector since 2014. However, he was able to utilise his people skills in his role as an assistant.
In mid-2023 he was promoted to a Property Manager and now managers a varied portfolio across the Home Counties and West Country.
Simon joined the Red Brick team as an Assistant Property Manager in 2021. This was a career change for Simon who had previous works in sales and in 2022 was promoted to a Property Manager taking over his own established portfolio covering London and the Home Counties.
Simon is currently working towards his IRPM Level 2 qualifications.
Coming from the property sales sector of 12 years, Mel joined the Red Brick team as an Assistant Property Manager in 2018.
In 2021, Mel stepped up to become a Property Manager and took over an established portfolio of properties covering London and the Home Counties. Her portfolio consists of purpose-built development and freehold estates.
Mel is currently working towards her AIRPM (Level 3) qualifications.
Sammie joined the Red Brick team as an Assistant Property Manager in 2018. This was a career change for Sammie and in 2021 was promoted to a Property Manager taking over her own established portfolio covering London and the Home Counties.
Sammie is currently working towards her AIRPM (Level 3) qualifications.
Chris joined Ian and Lucie at Amber Management in 2008 as a Property Manager bringing 5 years of property management experience. He moved across to Red Brick in 2009.
As a Senior Property Manager, Chris manages a complex portfolio of mix tenure developments some he has managed for 10+ years, across the Home Counties region. He achieved his MIRPM in 2013.
Brad is our newest member to join the Red Brick team in mid-2023. Ben had previously worked as a search administrator for a property company dealing with planning applications and land searches, liaising with property vendors and purchasers, as so was able to bring this customer based experience with him and apply his knowledge within the role as an assistant.
Brad assists one Property Manager with their varied portfolio.
Ben is one of our newest members to join the Red Brick team in early 2023. Ben had previously worked in the customer services sector since 2011, as so was able to bring this vast experience with him and apply his knowledge within the role as an assistant.
Ben assists one Property Manager with their varied portfolio.
Ellie also joined Red Brick as an Assistant Property Manager in early 2022 due to the promotion of Assistants to Property Managers within the Company. Ellie had previously worked in customer services and contract scheduling since 2019, as so was able to bring this experience with her and apply this knowledge within her role as an assistant.
Ellie assists two Property Managers with their varied portfolios.
Jon joined Red Brick as an Assistant Property Manager in early 2022 due to the promotion of Assistants to Property Managers within the Company. This was a career change for Jon having formally worked in sales and retail since 2013.
He assists two Property Managers with their varied portfolios.
Janet joined the accounts team at Red Brick as an Accounts Assistant in 2018. She had worked in the administration and accounts department of property management sector since 1999.
Janet predominantly deals with the credit control department, issuing service charge and ground rent demands, collecting the day-to-payments and debt collection referrals.
Beverley has worked in the finance and accounts department of various companies for nearly 40 years. She joined the accounts team at Red Brick as an Accounts Assistant in 2017.
Beverley predominantly deals with the purchase ledger department, paying suppliers, service providers and assisting with the day-to-payments and account preparation.
Maria has been working within the legal profession since 2000 and has worked for a number of firms within their legal departments in varying roles. She joined the Red Brick team in mid-2022 bringing with her these skills.
Maria’s main role with the Company is dealing with Conveyancing and Property Sales of the managed properties under our care and interacting daily with conveyancing firms and vendors, preparing the required documents for sale and transfer.