Managing Director - Tim joined Lambert & Foster in 1994 and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1996. He studied at De Montfort University, having been educated at Lancing College. Born in Tenterden and having lived all his life in East Sussex and more recently Kent, he knows the local area well. Tim originally trained as a building surveyor and specialises in planning and development work. He is an RICS Registered Valuer. Outside of work Tim enjoys shooting, vintage tractors and has a private pilot's licence and is often in the skies carrying out aerial surveys!
Nick hails from the Lincolnshire Fens and decamped to London in the late 1970's to qualify at South Bank Polytechnic in surveying. Having married a Lincolnshire farmer's daughter who decided to farm in Kent, he joined Lambert & Foster in the mid 1980's to become the first non-auctioneering qualified surveyor in the Practice. Nick specialises in planning and development matters which has traditionally been centred around agricultural buildings but in more recent years has expanded into residential and some commercial development but always maintaining a strong link with agriculture and horticulture.
From a farming family in East Kent, Alan joined Lambert & Foster in 1986. He leads the Farm Agency and Auction teams as well as undertaking specialist rural valuations for lending, tax and litigation purposes. Outside of work Alan maintains his farming interests and is a keen sports fan.
Katie joined Lambert & Foster in 2010 after completing a Masters in Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural University. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a fellow of the Central Agricultural Association of Valuers (CAAV). Katie specialises in rural planning and valuations, carrying out work for Secured Lending, Tax and Planning purposes. Katie lives on her family farm in East Kent where they farm a mix of arable, sheep and beef with a pedigree Sussex herd. Outside of work Katie is a keen tennis player and enjoys outdoor pursuits.
Jon hails from a family with close connections to the farming community in Kent. After 10 years working in London he returned to his roots by joining Lambert & Foster in 2014, having completed a Masters in Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural University. By 2017 he had qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers and as a Registered Valuer. Jon now advises clients on a broad range of professional matters, including Valuation, Estate Management, the Basic Payment Scheme and Environmental Stewardship Schemes, Rural Grants and Compulsory Purchase and Compensation. Outside of work Jon is kept busy with two young daughters but can be found on the hockey or cricket field when time allows!
Tom joined Lambert & Foster in 2013. He is Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a full member of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants (BIAC) and an Associate Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). As a highly organised and meticulous consultant he prides himself in dealing with contentious planning cases. Tom also sits on the National Fruit Show General Committee. Outside of work Tom plays hockey and cricket when he can escape from his two daughters and wife! He also enjoys being outdoors, learning about trees and walking and working his spaniels.
Gary is a Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with an RTPI-accredited Masters degree in Planning Policy and Practice. Gary joined the firm in 2014. In his approach to work, Gary combines an acute understanding of legislation and planning policy with the procedural requirements of Councils. He specialises in housing and residential development, with work ranging from the conversion of buildings under permitted development rights for private clients to larger housing developments with housebuilding clients. Gary works closely with the L&F agency department to generate onward sale of property generally at significantly increased values. Outside of work Gary is an avid Arsenal fan and a keen footballer, having played at a competitive standard, and takes pride in having scored in the first round proper of the FA Cup!