Meet our team

Our Directors 

My aim is to assist companies of all shapes and sizes in mitigating their business rates costs, and only charge for my services if a saving is achieved. 

Keen Fisherman

in the meantime

David Tanswell

Managing Director

I strive to push the business forward to become a market leader in customer service and in the financial results that we achieve for our clients. 

The Singer in a vibrant Funk/Latin band

Ben Sayer, BA (Hons)

Operations Director

Sales Team

An inspirational dad of the year

Ben Walker

Sales Team Manager

My goal is to promote transparent service of CPA.

Our sales team are responsible for acquiring new business through a very informed and consultative approach. The personal touch is key and all of our staff are trained to a very high standard and are guided by the RICS code of conduct. 

Alex Newman

Business Development Executive

Daredevil skateboarder

Annabel Pfeiffer

Regional Property

Connor Eavis

Business Development Executive

Derek Maddocks

Business Development Executive

Edward Flannigan

Regional Property

Gemma Chandler

Business Development Executive

Ruori McMahon

Business Development Executive

Derek Organ

Business Development Executive

Jon Hill

Business Development Executive

Operations Team

Our team of dedicated account managers handle a multitude of responsibilities, all geared towards providing the very best customer service, as well as conducting the rating audit part of our review process. 

Fab artist

Jessica Bennett

Operations Manager

My goal is to achieve the best opportunity for our clients.

Harrison Scaum

Account manager

Jodi Knapp

Account manager

Nigel Ward

Account manager

Paige Loxton

Account Manager

Surveying Department

James Barnes

Head of Surveying
Chartered Surveyor/ Registered Valuer


The CPA surveyors are all specialists in the business rates sector and manage to convert a majority of the cases they handle into tangible savings on our clients business rates. 

David James


Funky DJ

Louis Mott

Graduate Surveyor

Robert Bryan-Smith

Graduate Surveyor

Data and Marketing Department

I focus on the adoption of digital technologies to improve business processes, value for customers and innovation.

Sharp shooter in the meantime

Daria Gavrilova, BSc, MA

Head of Digital Transformation

Our data review process and online marketing is cutting edge and massively helps towards our high conversions, achieving the very best results for our clients.  

Peter Foley

Chief Copywriter

Pete and his "man's best friend"

Archie Lister

Data sorcerer

Affiliates Department

Our newest department now offers an incredibly efficient way of reviewing all of your business out-goings, in a quick and pain free 10 minute phone call.

More about business health check you can learn, here.  

Fab artist

Jess Clarke

Affiliates Manager

I am an expert in profiling the needs for any business that wants to save money and improve its credentials.

Multi-instrumentalist in the alt rock band Twin Arrow.