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The Quinn Estates Team

Mark Quinn

Chairman / CEO

Huw Evans

Managing Director

Tracy Maxted

Finance Manager

Alastair Cracknell

Development Director

Sales Team

Maria Hutchinson

Sales Administrator

Josh Wilson-Holliday

Graduate Trainee

Accounts Team

Sasha Bradford

Accounts Assistant / PA To MD

Emily Gross

Accounts Assistant

Lesley Wellsted

PA To The Chairman

Projects Team

Tom Dawes

Director Of Operations

Chris Hall

Construction Director

Richard Blackwell

Construction Manager

Abbie Dennis

Project Co-Ordinator

Planning Team

Hamish Buttle

Development Director

Victoria Swift

Development Manager

Simon Reynolds

Planning Project Manager

Alastair Cracknell

Alastair Cracknell

Development Director

Alastair is Quinn Estates’ Development Director, a role which sees him responsible for all site acquisition and planning. He has excellent local knowledge and understanding of the property market and in the past two years he has been responsible for acquiring sites with a potential GDV (gross development value) of £700m.

Alastair joined the company in 2008 from Strutt & Parker in Canterbury. Prior to this he studied Investment & Finance in Property at the University of Reading, graduating in 2005.

Chris Hall

Construction Director

Experience of successfully managing large high rise schemes in central London, including design management and value engineering.

Proactive at rationalisation of design and materials

Currently responsible for acting as Design Manager on complex multi-use schemes, including complex negotiations with outside parties who have an interest in the schemes.

Emily Goss
Hamish Buttle

Hamish Buttle

Development Director

A dual qualified Chartered Surveyor and Chartered Planner with a broad range of experience across the UK. Having worked initially in local authority (Policy, Development Control and Project Implementation), Hamish spent 5 years at Knight Frank LLP in the Planning and Development consultancy team based in central London. He has over 10 years’ experience in the residential development sector in various land and planning roles with Millwood Designer Homes, Bovis Homes and Persimmon Homes before joining Quinn Estates in 2015.

Huw Evans

Huw Evans

Managing Director

Huw has been instrumental in driving the business forward and oversees project delivery.

Huw has a Masters in Environmental Science and has worked across the world advising on the impact of large scale developments.

Huw has been with Quinn Estates since 2005 and in that time has been instrumental in transforming the business from a small scale developer into a market leader in Kent.

Josh Wilson-Holliday

Graduate Trainee

Josh joined the team in July 2016 after acquiring a First-class undergraduate degree in Politics, International Relations and Philosophy from Royal Holloway, University of London

Lesley Wellsted
Maria Hutchinson
Mark Quinn

Mark Quinn

Chairman / CEO

Mark has been developing property in his Kent homeland for more than 20 years and in that time has delivered a diverse range of high quality schemes, including residential, commercial, healthcare, education and industrial.

A former international skier, he entered property development at 23 when he acquired an old water pumping station. He turned the site into a thriving health club, an enterprise he later sold for £1m. Mark is committed to bringing fresh thinking to development, and is well-known for his bold approach to building for future generations and ensuring his schemes directly benefit the local community.

Quinn Estates have built over 1m sq.ft of commercial space where 3,000 people now work and have a pipeline of circa 8,000 residential units and 4m sq.ft of commercial space.

Quinn Estates were highly commended in the small developer of the year category at the 2016 Resi Awards hosted by the industry bible Property Week. A former Property Week Top 100 Young Developer, Mark won Entrepreneur of the Year category of KEiBA (Kent Excellence in Business Awards) 2016.

Richard Blackwell

Construction Manager

Richard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and comes to Quinn Estates from a large Kent based Principal Contractor, with experience in Contract Management of large projects in the Commercial, Healthcare and Education sectors.

Sasha Bradford
Tracy Maxted

Tracy Maxted

Finance Manager

Tracy is one of our longest serving team members, having been at Quinn Estates since 2005. She manages the company’s finances, reporting and budgets as well as carrying out human resources tasks for the business.

AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Level 3 qualified, she is currently studying for her Level 4 Diploma with the respected professional accounting body in her own time. She also holds a GNVQ in Business and Finance and an NQV in IT.

Victoria Swift

Development Manager

A qualified Chartered Planner with a broad range of experience across the South East. Having worked for 10 years in Local Authority (in Development Management) Victoria then moved to the private sector in 2013 to work for Barton Willmore. She also has over a years’ experience in the residential development sector at Persimmon Homes before joining Quinn Estates in 2016.