Meet The Team

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Richard G. Alford - BSc MRICS

Senior Director, Head of Expert Witness

Richard has over 20 years Post Qualification experience, primarily in the London area. He was formerly employed with Debenham Tewson (now DTZ) and subsequently with the Commission for New Towns. He has worked in London with Copping Joyce since 1987 and became an Equity Partner of the firm in 1993. Initially working in the Landlord & Tenant Department, he took charge of the firms' property management division which he ran until 2002.

His areas of expertise include the valuation of residential and commercial property, particularly in the property development sector. He also provides Expert Witness Reports in legal disputes including marital and Probate matters.

In 2002, with the division of Copping Joyce into two separate entities, the Estate Agency Group and the Surveying Group, he became joint senior partner of Copping Joyce Chartered Surveyors, with responsibility for the operations side of the firm.

His interests include foreign travel, football (he retains his position as the firm's goalkeeper), skiing and mountain walking.

Email: ralford@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1040
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David K. Foskett - DipSurv MRICS FNARA RPR

Senior Director, Head of Development

David K Foskett DipSurv MRICS is joint equity/managing director of Copping Joyce Surveyors. His key area of expertise is the sale and acquisition of investment and development of sites and buildings working within the M25 area, with specific knowledge of City fringe areas.

David is also an LPA Receiver dealing with many banks.

Prior to joining Copping Joyce, David practised law for 6 years.

David enjoys golf (South Herts Golf Club), cricket (Finchley CC and Middlesex CCC), football (Crouch End Vampires) and a hectic family life with young twins.

Email: dfoskett@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1040
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Adrian Judge - BSc (Hons) MRICS

Director, Head of Valuation & Business Development

Adrian is a Chartered Surveyor with nearly 20 years’ experience in the industry within the UK, including several years in Australia. He has worked in several fields in surveying including valuation, which is what he has concentrated on for the last 10 years. His particular expertise is going concern valuations in the leisure, licensed, healthcare and education sectors.
 
Adrian enjoys sport and spending time with his family and friends. He is also a keen follower of music and enjoys going a festival or two during the summer.

Email: ajudge@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1040
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John Giblin - BA (Hons) MA MRICS

Head of Agency & Investment

John is an experienced Chartered Surveyor acting for public, private and third sector clients. He advises on transactional and consultancy work, including leasing, tenant representation, asset sales and purchases, development and asset consultancy.

John is a Registered Property Professional of the Ethical Property Foundation and advises many charity clients. He is well versed on Charities Act 2011 requirements for asset disposals.

In his spare time John enjoys the outdoors, is a keen cross-country runner and has completed several trail marathons. John also enjoys going to the gym, skiing, windsurfing, clay pigeon shooting and previously dabbled in white collar boxing.

Email: jgiblin@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1041

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James Neale - MRICS FNARA RPR

Head of Recoveries

James is a Chartered Surveyor with over fifteen years' experience predominantly in LPA Receivership matters, as well as asset management, valuation and development opportunities. James is a Fellow of NARA, a Registered Property Receiver and a Registered Valuer.

Email: jneale@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1040
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Richard Paul - BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS

Valuation
Richard qualified in 2002 and is a registered valuer. He has a varied experience having worked in the London, home county and international markets in both commercial and residential property sectors. He also has experience in trading valuations, including care, medical, licence, leisure and education.

Main Bank clients for loan security work include HSBC, Lloyds, RBS, Barclays, Santander across London and the south east, in addition to Credit Swiss, UBS and Deutche Bank while working in Switzerland.

Other areas of experience include occupier services and portfolio management. 


Email: rpaul@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 0207 749 1040
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Edward Scott MRICS

Valuation

Edward qualified as a member of the RICS in 2010 and is a registered valuer with seven years post qualified experience in valuations on a variety of property including residential, retail, industrial and office premises.

During this time Edward has undertaken valuations for a variety of lenders and private clients undertaking a range of valuations for secured lending, probate, capital gains taxation in London and the Home Counties.

Edward also has experience in Landlord & Tenant and residential lease extensions.


Tel : 020 7749 1046
Email: escott@coppingjoyce.co.uk

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Chris Georgallis  - BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS

Valuation

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor and a registered member of the Valuer Registration Scheme (VRS).
 
He acts on behalf of Financial Institutions, Landlords, Tenants, Developers & Investors and specialise in reporting on both residential and commercial properties in London, South East and the Home Counties.
 
Email: cgeorgallis@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1053
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Nichola Pughe - BSc (Hons) MRICS

Valuation & Agency
Nichola Pughe joined Copping Joyce in 2013 after graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a degree in Real Estate. She qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2016 and is a RICS Registered Valuer, specialising in valuation and also commercial agency.
 
She is currently working in the valuation department acting on behalf of a range of clients including banks, private landlords, and property companies.


Email: npughe@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1040

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Jessica Rivas Furlong - BSc (Hons)

Recoveries & Agency

Jessica recently graduated from Northumbria University after studying Estate Management. She will be working predominantly in LPA Receivership whilst studying towards her APC and is a trainee of nara.

Email: jfurlong@coppingjoyce.co.uk  
Tel: 020 7749 1055
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Darya Kolas - BA (Hons) MSc MRICS

Social Housing and Expert Witness

Darya  obtained a Master’s Degree in International Real Estate and Planning from UCL. Darya has worked in numerous roles including Commercial Real Estate Investment and Development as well as Commercial Agency and is now working within Copping Joyce’s Social Housing and Expert Witness departments. Darya specialises in Social Housing and development valuations, working with developers, registered providers of social housing and their lenders.

dkolas@coppingjoyce.co.uk
020 7749 1056
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Elliot Smith - BA (Hons) MA

Agency & Investment

Elliot joined Copping Joyce in 2016 as a graduate surveyor and is currently working towards his APC. He primary role is within the Agency department dealing with all matters of disposal, acquisition, leasing and letting. As part of his APC training, Elliot has also assisted within the Landlord & Tenants and Valuation departments. 

 

Email: esmith@coppingjoyce.co.uk
Tel: 020 7749 1047
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Achilleas Pilides - MSc MRICS

Lease Consultancy

Experienced in both commercial and residential property sectors across London and the south east and worked in Landlord and Tenant, Valuation and Fund management. Experience in business management.

Interests include football, basketball and a keen car enthusiast.

Email: apilides@coppingjoyce.co.uk  
Tel: 020 7749 1040
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Paul Chambers - BSc (Hons) MCIOB MBEng

Building Surveying

Email: pchambers@coppingjoyce.co.uk  
Tel: 020 7749 1041
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Bianca Aydenk

Business Support Administrator

Bianca is currently studying for LLB at Birkbeck University and working at Copping Joyce as an assistant secretary. She assists with all administration procedures and the general running of the office.
 
Email: baydenk@coppingjoyce.co.uk 
Tel: 020 7749 1045
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Cintia Travers

Head Secretary

020 7749 1040
ctravers@coppingjoyce.co.uk