Our Team

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 has worked in London with Copping Joyce since 1987 and became an Equity Partner of the firm in 1993. In 2002, with the division of Copping Joyce into two separate entities, the Estate Agency Group and the Surveying Group, he became a joint senior partner of Copping Joyce Chartered Surveyors, with responsibility for the operations side of the firm. 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. Email: ralford@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

David K. Foskett – DipSurv MRICS FNARA RPR


Senior Director, Head of Recoveries
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

Darya Kolas – BA (Hons) MSc MRICS


Director & Head of Social Housing
Darya is an Equity Partner of Copping Joyce since June 2019. She leads the social housing team working with developers, registered providers of social housing and their lenders. Darya has experience in valuing a wide range of asset classes including residential, retail, office, industrial, medical and leisure. Darya holds an MSc in International Real Estate and Planning from UCL and an BA (Hons) in Business Management (Finance). Email: dkolas@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Chris Georgallis – BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS


Associate Director & Head of Valuations
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. Chris is an APC Mentor and in-house APC Councillor at Copping Joyce, Chris also acts as an APC Assessor interviewing candidates at their final assessments in becoming chartered surveyors. Email: cgeorgallis@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Edward Scott – BSc (Hons) MSc MRICS


Senior Surveyor (Valuations)
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 1040 Email: escott@coppingjoyce.co.uk

Hannah Munn – BSc (Hons) MRICS


Senior Surveyor (Valuations)
Hannah qualified as Chartered Surveyor in November 2016 and is also a member of the RICS Valuer Registration Scheme (VRS). She acts on behalf of Banks, Developers & Investors and is experienced in valuing a range of property types including offices, retail and residential premises across London and the South East of England. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys travelling, exploring new London restaurants and is a keen runner. Email: hmunn@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Imogen Prifti MRICS


Chartered Surveyor (Valuations)
Imogen Prifti MRICS is a Senior Surveyor within the Valuation Team. Imogen joined us in October 2020 and bring a wealth of experience from her time at Avison Young covering valuations for development, loan security and investment purposes. She qualified in 2019 and is a Level 3 RICS Registered Valuer. Email: iprifti@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Thanos Mesochoritis – BA (Hons) MSc MRICS


Senior Surveyor (Trading & Development)
Thanos is a Chartered Surveyor and a Registered Valuer specialising in going concern and development valuations. Thanos is experienced in valuing complex development sites as well as medical and leisure properties by their trading potential. Thanos joined Copping Joyce in 2018 having previously worked in construction and as an agent covering SW London. He completed a Master’s degree in Regional and Urban planning studies at the LSE. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, running and playing basketball. Email: tmesochoritis@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Josh O’Rawe – BA (Hons) MRICS


Chartered Surveyor (Valuations)
Josh graduated from with a degree in Planning and Property Development in 2016 from Oxford Brookes University. Since graduating, Josh has had experience in a number of roles previously, including both Real Estate Management Consultancy and Commercial Agency prior to joining Copping Joyce in March 2018. Josh has experience in covering Landlord & Tenant and Commercial Agency matters and is now working in Valuations Team Email: jorawe@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Alex Woolliscroft – BSc Hons MRICS


Chartered Surveyor (Valuations)
Alex is a Chartered Surveyor and a registered member of the Valuer Registration Scheme (VRS). He completed his Masters degree in Commercial Real Estate at Sheffield University in 2017 and became qualified in 2020 after gaining experience in commercial/residential valuations, lease renewals, rent reviews and commercial agency. After joining Copping Joyce in 2022, he now acts on behalf of Banks, Developers & Investors and specialises in reporting on both commercial and residential properties in London, South East and the Home Counties. Email: awoolliscroft@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040  

Ekaterina Chelovechkova – BSc (Hons) MSc


Surveyor (Social Housing)
Prior to joining Copping Joyce, Ekaterina graduated from UCL with a Master’s degree in International Real Estate and Planning and a bachelor's degree in Management from LSE. She joined the Social Housing department in November 2019 and is working towards completing her APC. Email: echelovechkova@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

Anthony Brown – BSc (Hons)


Surveyor (Commercial Agency)
Prior to joining Copping Joyce, Anthony graduated from the University of London with a bachelor's degree in Economics. Prior to this, Anthony worked for five years as an acquisitions surveyor. He joined the Commercial Agency department in January 2020 and is working towards completing his APC.

Panos Orfanakos – MEng (Hons) MSc


Surveyor (Social Housing)
Prior to joining Copping Joyce, Panos graduated from Henley Business School with a Master’s degree in Real Estate and a bachelor's degree in Engineering (Planning & Regional Development) from the University of Thessalay. He joined the Social Housing department in January 2020 and is working towards completing his APC. Tel: 020 7749 1040

Bilal Chaudhry – BSc (Hons)


Graduate Surveyor (Valuations)
Bilal recently joined our growing valuation team after graduating from Kingston University in Real Estate Management with a First Class (Hons) degree. Bilal is an aspiring surveyor working towards completing his Assessment of Professional Competence in the commercial pathway and becoming a registered valuer. Bilal has also completed a one year Arabic intensive language course. He has a keen interest in philanthropic activities and has worked with charities to deliver projects which have long-lasting social and economic benefits for communities. Tel: 020 7749 1040

Lisa Mullens


Executive Assistant
Lisa is the Executive Assistant, to the Leadership team. She brings over ten years’ experience to the role, having supported C-suite Executives across diverse sectors internationally. Lisa’s primary focus is to improve our standards and operational efficiencies, organising events, and enhancing culture. Email: lmullens@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1044

Stephanie Amato


Graduate Surveyor
Stephanie joined Copping Joyce in early 2022 after graduating from Royal Holloway, University of London with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Whilst working in the Valuation Department as a Graduate Surveyor, Stephanie is also studying online for her Masters degree in Real Estate Surveying with Northumbria University. Stephanie is working towards completing her Assessment of Professional Competence with the aim of qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2025. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys travelling, going to concerts and spending time with friends and family. Email: samato@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040

John Watts – BSc (Hons) MSc


Graduate Surveyor
Prior to joining Copping Joyce, John graduated from Bayes Business School (previously CASS Business School) with a Master’s degree in Real Estate and a bachelor's degree in International Business Management from the University of Surrey. John is an aspiring surveyor working towards completing his APC. He joined the Landlord and Tenant Department in November 2021. Email: jwatts@coppingjoyce.co.uk Tel: 020 7749 1040