Staff Profiles

Michael Alder

Senior Property Consultant

Mike is an experienced estate agent with over 30 years in the industry. Having known partner Tony Bush for many years, Mike was delighted to join Sims Williams in 2018 and become part of the strong, market-leading Chichester team. Married with two grown up sons, Mike lives in Chichester and his wife Karen manages a haberdashery shop in the City centre. An avid sports fan, Mike played cricket for Chichester Priory Park for 35 years and still enjoys watching their matches when he can.

Tel: 01243 787868

Email: michael.alder@simswilliams.co.uk

Louise Thompson-Dodd

Senior Property Consultant

Louise lives in Chichester and has worked in estate agency in West Sussex for over 20 years. Having grown up in one of the surrounding villages, Louise has a very good knowledge of the local area and loves helping people in the Chichester area to find their dream home. Louise is married with two sons and in her spare time, she enjoys cycling and walking in the South Downs.

Tel: 01273 787868

Email: louise.thompson-dodd@simswilliams.co.uk

David Vawdrey

Senior Branch Manager

MARLA

David has extensive experience of the sales and lettings industry and worked in Surrey and Hampshire before coming to work in Sussex for Sims Williams. “Over the years, I have gained valuable experience in all aspects of estate agency, including start-ups and I am a qualified member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA),” says David. In his spare time, David likes playing tennis and squash and has a wife and two daughters who are both at university.

Tel: 01243 787868

Email: david.vawdrey@simswilliams.co.uk

Antony Bush

Partner

MARLA

Tony has been an Estate Agent since 1980 and bought Sims Williams in 1999. Before becoming a partner at Sims Williams, Tony worked in East and West Sussex where he gained extensive experience in residential sales and lettings. “I am passionate about property and pride myself on offering honest, reliable advice for landlords, tenants and residential sales customers,” says Tony. In his younger days, Tony was a very keen sportsman and played rugby and cricket to a high standard. These days, he enjoys playing golf, travelling, walking and cooking. He has two sons – Graham and Gregory – with his wife Tracy.

Tel: 01243 836055

Email: antony.bush@simswilliams.co.uk

Sallie Rice

Property Manager

MARLA

Originally from London, Sallie moved to Chichester with her family in 2005. Sallie joined the Sims Williams lettings team in 2012 and has worked her way up the company to become Property Manager. At Sims Williams, everyone is committed to providing a professional service to both our landlords and tenants and this includes keeping up to date with legislative and industry changes. “I am a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (MARLA) and thoroughly enjoy the challenge that comes with my role. I look forward to the continuing growth of the lettings department,” says Sallie.

Tel: 01903 881133

Email: arundellettings@simswilliams.co.uk

Jo Mallett

Senior Lettings Property Consultant

MARLA

I have been working in the lettings industry for over 7 years and have been with Sims Williams for 20 months. As a lettings negotiator my day to day role includes registering applicants, conducting viewings, negotiating deals, taking on properties and dealing with general enquiries to name but a few of my tasks. I enjoy the job thoroughly, especially matching people to their ideal property.

Tel: 01903 881133

Email: arundellettings@simswilliams.co.uk

Mel Fahy

Senior Property Consultant

Mel has worked in Estate Agency in Chichester since 2003 and joined Sims Williams in 2010. “As a sales consultant, my job is varied and busy which I love, and the most rewarding aspect is matching the right property to the right person.” Says Mel.

Tel: 01243 787868

Email: mel.fahy@simswilliams.co.uk

Karen Toomey

Senior Property Consultant

MNAEA

Property has always been Karen’s passion, so estate agency was an obvious career choice. Karen joined Sims Williams in 2013 and has since gained her MNAEA qualification and progressed to become a Senior Property Consultant. “Having lived in the local area all my life, I know Chichester and the surrounding villages extremely well and it’s really rewarding to use my local knowledge to help our clients,” says Karen.

Tel: 01243 787868

Email: karen.toomey@simswilliams.co.uk

Arabella Jenkins

Senior Lettings Property Consultant

Arabella has worked in the property industry for over 13 years, in both sales and lettings. Starting her career in London after leaving school, Arabella began as a receptionist, quickly rising to become a lettings negotiator, working in the company’s busy Dulwich office. Seven years later, after falling in love with West Sussex, she moved to Bosham and joined Sims Williams. As a senior lettings property consultant in the Chichester Lettings team, Arabella is passionate about providing great customer care and going the extra mile to exceed customer expectations.

Tel: 01243 836055

Email: arabella.jenkins@simswilliams.co.uk
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