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Meet the Team

Harry True - BSc MRICS FBEng

Director - Chartered Surveyor

Harry True formed True Associates in 1992 having previously been employed as a partner in a Multi Disciplinary North London Practice following on from many years service in local government, including The Greater London Council, The Inner London Educational Authority and The New Towns Commission.

Harry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in building surveying and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Fellow of the Association of Building Engineers. He specialises in property renovation and defect diagnosis, with a specific expertise in period properties, particularly the Georgian and early Victorian stucco fronted terraced houses commonly found in Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea boroughs.

As his name suggests he places great deal of emphasis on honesty, integrity and professionalism as one would expect of a member of the Royal Institution.

Imogen Uttley

Business Manager

Imogen’s career has spanned the world of Radio and Television as an experienced Production Manager. Following the birth of her children she joined forces with True Associates as the company’s Business Manager.

 

In the unlikely event that you wish to make a complaint, please speak directly to our Business Manager

 

imogen@trueassociates.co.uk

Jane Marshall BA (Hons) FNAEA


Senior Negotiator

Jane has worked in Estate Agency since 1986, managing 2 agencies in Little Venice before taking a break to raise her family in 2003.  She has since returned to the business and has joined True Associates in order to expand the sales and department.  Jane is a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents having not only passed her two Certificates of Practice in Estate Agency exams but also winning Student of the Year.

Her knowledge of the property world, particularly residential, is second to none.

Michael Owen

Head of Lettings

Michael joined the company in 2016, he has over 12 years’ experience in the Lettings and Property Management industry, ARLA qualified and has the NFOPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Andrew Kiffin ARB RIBA

Chartered Architect

Andrew founded his own architectural practice in 1993, which he continues to run whilst working with True Associates.

Andrew is a chartered Architect, RIBA ARB DIP Arch University of Westminster.  Having previously worked in both a large multi-disciplined practice as well as a small design practice, Andrew’s experience ranges from residential remodelling projects and new builds to commercial projects including restaurants and offices.

Andrew has won two design competitions, one for a schools project and one for a community centre and has had both published in the Architects Journal.

 

 

 

 

Robert Berenyi BSc (Hons), PhD

Senior Building Surveyor


Robert Berenyi is a Building Surveyor with over nine years’ experience.  He has a BSc (Hons) in building surveying and obtained a PhD in Building Conservation in 2001.  He has successfully managed a diverse range of contracts including external redecoration and repair projects, extensions and refurbishments.  His experience includes dealing with commercial, residential, housing association and private clients, having carried out many building surveys on commercial and residential properties.  His experience also extends to acting as a Party Wall Surveyor on residential projects.

In addition, he has built considerable experience in carrying out Type 1 asbestos surveys following the successful completion of training in this area of expertise.

Alan Bear CIAT ACIOB

Planning Consultant and Draughtsman

Alan started his working life as an architectural assistant in a small architectural practise over 25 years ago, becoming a member of the Chartered Institute of Builders a few year later and more recently joining the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.

Alan has worked on a variety of projects from shop and office refurbishment, detailing of accommodation modules for oil rigs in the North Sea and various residential projects, loft conversions, extensions etc, making up a wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with planning officers.

Peter Monk

Building Surveyor

Peter joined the team in 2016 having previously worked in Surveying and Project Management roles for, amongst others, The National Exhibition Centre, Pirelli Tyres UK, local government and more recently, for a Residential Property Management Company.  As a result, Peter has attained experience of managing a wide range of projects on residential, commercial, industrial, public amenity and retail properties. His previous experience has primarily been centred around internal and external redecoration and repair projects, but he is equally adept with defect diagnosis and is developing his skills and knowledge as a Party Wall surveyor.

Ben Gibson

Head of Admin

Originally from the North, Ben settled in London and joined us in 2010.  Ben heads up our admin team aswell as fully supporting our Building Surveyor, Robert Berenyi.  Ben has taken a particular interest in Party Wall surveying and continues his training to take a more prominent role in this regard.

Sonia Thompson

Assistant to Surveyors

Sonia joined the Surveying team in 2017 supporting Building Surveyor, Peter Monk as his Administration Assistant.  She is a determined, passionate and enthusiastic team player and a great asset to the firm.

Kellie Greenwood

PA to Director

Kellie joined the firm in 2014 and supports our Director, Harry True as his PA.  Her career so far is in line with this position, with most recent experience gained at a firm of solicitors.

Damien Davies

Energy Efficiency, Floor Plans, Photographer

Damien is a freelance consultant employed to assist with EPC's, floor plans, and professional photos for Sales & Lettings particulars on behalf of True Associates.