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Ella Lamport

Ella Lamport Director

After reading History at the University of Nottingham, Ella felt that she wanted to pursue a career where she could focus more on working with people and started her career in Town Planning recruitment. She very quickly became one of the most well-known consultants in her sector and the go-to consultant in the field when it came to delivery and a thorough service.

In her spare time, Ella lives for holidays, and can be found begging her friends to go away on mini breaks with her. This year she finally welcomed her long awaited canine campanion in her life and when at home can be found cuddling her havamalt Frankie.

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020 3795 4828

Richard Harris

Richard Harris Director

Richard began his career recruiting professionals into the Town Planning and Building Control sectors and has been speaking to countless contacts in the market for over 10 years.

His long standing presence in the sector has enabled him to build not only an extensive knowledge of the planning system, but also to cultivate relationships amongst a large network of professionals.

Outside of the office, Richard enjoys playing the odd round of golf, and was also a member of the Great Britain Ultimate Frisbee team and has travelled worldwide competing internationally for the past 12 years.

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020 3795 4830

Ben Brown

Ben Brown Team Leader Property and Surveying

Ben is one of our dedicated General Practice and Commercial Surveying recruitment consultants, working with clients across the country.

He joined us having graduated in Sport and Social Sciences at the University of Bath, and is a keen sportsman who enjoys football on and off the pitch, supporting Man City. (Somewhat of a contradiction to this, he’s a Somerset boy at heart, has sat behind Coldplay’s drums on the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury!)

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0203 795 4837

Manisha Josan

Manisha Josan Managing Consultant Housing Services and Environmental Health

Manisha specialises in recruiting within Housing Services in the Western region of the country.

Originally hailing from Birmingham, Manisha moved to London following her studies in English Language at Aston University. She is now not only our Housing Specialist, but our in-house skincare guru, so if you need any tips make sure to ask!

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020 3795 4828

Amy Holt

Amy Holt Team Leader Town Planning

Amy is in charge of recruiting Planners within the South West England region.

Prior to starting her career in recruitment, Amy was scaring tourists senseless on a daily basis, working as an actress at the London Dungeons. She loves going to the theatre, a bit of rhubarb gin, and singing in the office (despite everyone else’s protests!).

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0203 795 4834

Sophie Phillips

Sophie Phillips Head of Talent, Learning & Development

Sophie is responsible for designing, developing, and delivering the overall Learning & Development strategy for Park Avenue. She also oversees the onboarding process for all new staff.

Her career in recruitment started almost 8 years ago, after studying English Literature at University. Prior to joining Park Avenue, Sophie spent 6 years supporting Local Authorities, Housing Associations & Registered Providers with their Property & Asset Management requirements; the last 2 years of which included managing the Property Services Team.


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020 3976 1517

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Shivani Sahaya

Shivani Sahaya Consultant Housing Services

Shivani works on our Housing team, helping Housing Options professionals and clients find their best match nationwide.

Before joining Park Avenue, Shivani studied English Literature at Durham University, and remains an avid reader. She also has a keen interest in dancing, having been a ballet instructor and competed with a cheerleading team at university.

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020 3976 1518

Alicia Gristwood

Alicia Gristwood Consultant Property Services

Alicia works on our Property Services team, finding opportunities and team members for professionals within property and strategic asset management.

Before beginning her career in recruitment, Alicia studied Criminology at Brighton University, and outside of work enjoys running (due to run a 10k soon!), walking her lovely cockapoo around the park, and enjoying a cocktail.

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020 3976 1518

Natasha Marriott

Natasha Marriott Consultant Town Planning

Tash is a member of the Town Planning team, working with Planners nationwide. Originally from Kent, she came to us having studied for a degree in Sports Psychology, and on the weekends can be found enjoying brunch and going for fancy dinners.

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020 3976 1519

Liam South

Liam South Consultant Town Planning

Originally from Cambridge, Liam was working in the sales and finance industry before coming to London to persue a career in recruitment at Park Avenue, joining the Town Planning team.

Outside of work you can find him down Selhurst Park, moaning about Crystal Palace. He loves music, film, tv and enjoys trying his hand at cooking. Liam also runs a Podcast in his spare time!

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020 3795 4828

Nikita Mandalia

Nikita Mandalia Consultant Property Services

Nikita is now a part of the Property Services team, after graduating from Aston University in Birmingham earlier this year with a degree in Psychology.

In her spare time, Nikita will either be finding lots of things to binge on Netflix, or finding great places to eat and drink (ideally somewhere with Pornstar Martinis).

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020 3795 4828

Alexia Quintyne

Alexia Quintyne Consultant Housing Services

Before joining Park Avenue to specialise in Housing Options, Alexia worked in Fine Jewellery sales. She was also a competitive cheerleader for 12 years!

You can probably find Alexia bottomless brunching on the weekends with margaritas in hand.

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020 3795 4828

Harvey Goldsmith

Harvey Goldsmith Consultant Property Services

Harvey joined Park Avenue to specialise in Property Services, but before this, he was studying Sports, Health & Exercise Sciences at Brunel University and working as a football coach.

In his spare time you can find him at the Emirates Stadium cheering on Arsenal, or playing football with his mates, or even basketball. If he's not watching or playing sports, he's often trying out new restaurants in London being a massive foodie.

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020 3795 4828

Kerri Patel

Kerri Patel Executive Administrator

Kerri joined Park Avenue to keep us all organised and provide vital support for the whole team.

At home, when she’s not running after her 3 year old boy, you’ll find her cooking up a storm for her foodie Instagram page, her specialities being Asian food and making a delicious sausage roll!

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020 3795 1515

Daisy White

Daisy White Compliance and Marketing Officer

Daisy is our Compliance and Marketing whizz, providing vital support to the consultants and keeping everything in line with government requirements and guidelines. She also keeps our social media up to date with top job posts, company insights and other fun information!

With an artistic flair, she draws portraits of family, friends, animals and whoever asks in her spare time. She also enjoys trips to the local pub at the weekend, delicious meals out and staying active with fun days out and the gym.

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020 3795 4828


Frankie Chief Welfare Officer

Frankie joined the team in 2021, and what she lacks in experience she makes up for in dedication.

Alongside her role as Welfare Officer, Frankie brings additional skills to the company such as cardboard box desconstruction and disposal.

At home she can be found roaming the garden looking for bugs to befriend, or enjoying a nice long nap. 

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