Management Team


Charles Smith BSc FRICS – Managing Director

CSGraduating from The College of Estate Management Charles has spent his career focussed on advising clients in the commercial property sector particularly in the greater midlands area. He was elected as Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1986.

Starting his career in Coventry before moving then to Birmingham he has established a strong reputation for quality advice and guidance delivering real value for his clients. With substantial hands on experience, knowledge, great contacts and a clear thinking approach he brings a new dimension to clients and their property interests.

Outside of the business he is involved in other business and community groups and in his leisure time enjoys, walking – currently completing the Thames Path, Golf, Travel and DIY.

His 3 best moments so far*…. climbing to the top of the Statue of Liberty, being within 10 feet of a whale and her calf off the coast of Maine and abseiling down the front of the ICC in Birmingham.

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Roger Allen – Chairman

RARoger has a wealth of experience in strategic growth management within existing and new businesses. He chairs the boards of a number of successful UK companies and has an active role within Boston Fieldgate Limited. He has been closely involved in the successful planning, incorporation and transition of the Company. He plays a key role with medium term strategic planning and direction. Roger also supports the business with commercial, financial and marketing input. He chairs the board formally on a monthly and quarterly basis.

His best 3 moments so far*… Skydiving 2½ miles down into Warwickshire, watching Coventry City win the FA Cup and walking into the Oval Office, West Wing of The White House in Washington DC.

Lianne Bishop – Company Secretary

LBLianne is Company Secretary and an experienced CIMA Management Accountant. She has worked closely in the leadership and the running of a number of successful UK businesses.

Her background is in office and financial management following an earlier career change as a professional model with Premier Model Management working for Giorgio Armani, Vivienne Westwood and others.

Her best 3 moments so far*… Spending six weeks living and working in New York, starting the final level of CIMA and modelling for Giorgio Armani in London and Milan.

Arran Jones FCCA – Financial Strategist

AJArran’s experience in corporate finance places him well in advising on acquisitions, exit strategies and funding opportunities. He has worked with Roger, Lianne and Charles for a number of years and plays a key role within Boston Fieldgate Limited. He is also well positioned to support our clients beyond the point of most other chartered surveyor and property specialists.

His best 2 moments so far*… Watching the sun go down at the world famous Café del Mar in Ibiza with his family; Leading council on a challenging management buyout, which then saw the principal of a multi-million pound Midlands business finally retire happy, healthy and wealthy!

*The team have all kindly waived their normal inclusion of other halves and children as their best moments, in the interest on keeping this interesting!

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