Meet the Team

So what makes Lewis Haughton Wills STAND OUT from the crowd?

It's all about the PEOPLE employed in our company that really makes the world of difference!

As individuals we all have our own unique skills. We have integrated to form a highly motivated and enthusiastic team with over 250 years of combined property experience.

We are all PASSIONATE about providing the very best service to you-our client.

MARK LEWIS - Executive Director/Business Owner

I have lived in and loved Cornwall most of my life and now have the pleasure of being married to a Falmouth girl and bringing my son up in this beautiful county. I was Educated at Truro school and Warwick university. Having previously worked for 25 years in corporate estate agency I have gained a comprehensive knowledge of both residential and commercial properties. I am now using my skills to provide a service with integrity and a personal touch to my clients.

I am driven by a passion to provide a good old fashioned estate agency service where the emphasis is on the client and "going the extra mile" to ensure the smoothest possible move. For me there is no greater satisfaction than seeing my clients move on and handing them the keys to their dream home.

I am also extremely proud of all my wonderful colleagues, who together make up Lewis Haughton Wills, OUR AWARD WINNING COMPANY.

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PAULA HAUGHTON - Executive Director/Business Owner

I moved to Cornwall in 1987, initially coming to Falmouth for a short holiday. I fell in love with the County and decided not to leave!

I have a wealth of experience marketing and selling all types of property throughout Cornwall. My love of dealing with houses began back in 1989 with Peter De Savary alongside Falmouth's new colourful harbour development at Port Pendennis. I went on to work for a large corporate agency, starting as assistant negotiator, rising into management. Consistently, for approaching 30 years I have proven myself to be among the top performing estate agents in the South West.

It is hard to believe that it has been 8 fast paced years since opening our own company. It is an absolute pleasure to work with my Co directors and our dynamic team every single day. Together, with all our hard work and enthusiasm, Lewis Haughton Wills has developed and expanded into one of Cornwall's top performing Estate agencies.

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GARETH WILLS - Executive Director/Business Owner

I was born and raised in Mylor and still choose to live in this beautiful thriving village. I attended Mylor and Penryn Schools, studied at Truro College and then spent three years travelling the world before coming home to my beloved Cornwall. I have worked within Estate Agency for approaching 15 years, initially starting as a trainee in Penryn and Falmouth for a large corporate agent. I progressed through the ranks and was promoted to Assistant Manager in a large successful sales office.

My enthusiasm for providing market valuations and selling houses has been key to my success. I have now transferred my skills to our Truro office and will continue to provide a high standard of service to our clients. I have extensive business and personal experience in all aspects of development from concept to final property sale for both our clients and through my own development company.

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SOPHIE LANG - Senior Director - Lettings and Property Management

Since founding the Lettings department in 2011, we have gone from strength to strength. We have grown so much in a short period of time and that is down to the hard work of the staff in providing our clients with excellent service. I am proud of each member of my team who go above and beyond for our clients.

By using my law degree and 12 years' experience in the lettings industry; we are able to manage properties across Cornwall and I love the diversity within our County.

This year I have become a mum for the first time and I love spending my spare time with my family exploring our beautiful Cornish Coast.

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I thoroughly enjoy being part of Lewis Haughton Wills, and have over 30 years' experience in the local property market working from a small independent to a large corporate agent. I progressed in estate agency starting from an administrator to a sales/listing negotiator and further on in my career, a successful Branch Manager of a local corporate office.

Being part of the original team of LHW, which opened in 2010, I decided to combine my estate agency expertise and administrative knowledge of the industry, and feel that my knowledge, experience, diversity, and understanding of this challenging industry are key to my role overseeing the Company Administration. In my spare time I enjoy brass banding, another local tradition.

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ROBERT TIMBURY - Branch Sales Manager - Falmouth

Being born and brought up in Cornwall I attended Newquay Tretherras School and upon leaving embarked on a five year career working for the NHS.

I commenced my estate agency career in 1989 working for agents in both Perranporth and Camborne before joining a large corporate agent covering the St Austell area in 1994. I successfully managed the branch for seventeen years gaining a wealth of experience ensuring I always gave the best possible customer service and advice to both home owners and purchasers.

During this time my wife and I have been fortunate to raise our twin daughters in our wonderful county. Outside of work I play badminton for a club in Penryn, swimming as well as getting out as often as I can to appreciate our county, whether it is a coastal or rural ramble or kayaking the creeks and coast line.

I am delighted to be now working for Lewis Haughton Wills in Falmouth and looking forward to utilising my many years experience within the industry advising both home owners about the sale of their property or purchasers looking to find their ideal home within the Falmouth area.

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LIZ KEVERN - Senior Listing Negotiator

I joined a large corporate Estate Agency in their Redruth branch in 1989. Maturing from a trainee to a listing negotiator, I left briefly to have my Son and returned to work again within the same company in the Helston Branch covering the entire Lizard Peninsula and gaining valuable experience covering a wide marketplace between the town and the rural environment.

In 1998 I made the move to Falmouth and discovered the amazing diversity of property and people within Falmouth town and fell in love with it and them. I had another short break to have my daughter and returned to work, joining Lewis Haughton Wills in 2014 and I have had a whirlwind of a time, enjoying every moment of this lively and busy team. it has to be said, I feel extremely lucky to be able to bring up my family, work and play in such a beautiful town.

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AARON HILL - Director

I was born in Truro, raised and educated in Redruth attending Redruth School and Duchy College. I am the father of two children and also a keen sportsman having represented my county in both football and cricket.

I have been involved in local Estate Agency for the past 12 years working extensively for a large corporate agency where I worked my way up from Junior negotiator into Management, consistently achieving the highest performance levels within the industry.

I am passionate about providing a high quality Estate Agency service, my enthusiasm for honest advice has been the key to my success in all disciplines.

I am excited and indeed honoured to be appointed as manager within our fabulous Truro office and look forward to welcoming and helping new clients with all their property requirements.

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NATHAN BENNETT-GLEW - Assistant Sales Manager - Truro Office

I was born in the Midlands and moved to the beautiful county of Cornwall back in 2003. After studying at St Austell College I went to the University College of St Mark and St John and undertook a Coaching and Physical Education degree. I now live in St Austell with my wife Jess and our beautiful daughter. Outside of work I enjoy a variety of sports including football and cricket and I have been involved with several local teams.

I have worked in Estate agency for a number of years and I am passionate about selling property and providing the best customer service throughout the sales process. I bring a wealth of experience having sold properties across Cornwall. I am proud to have joined such a vibrant enthusiastic company in Lewis Haughton Wills.

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SEAN ANDERSON - Sales Negotiator

Unlike many of my colleagues, I sadly cannot call myself Cornish. I have lived in many places including Switzerland, France, the United States, and New Zealand. I’ve been a resident of Falmouth for a year now and am enjoying every second of it. I am the newest member of the team and completely delighted to work with such brilliant and devoted colleagues.

Previously, I have studied Philosophy at the University of Oxford and Linguistics at the University of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand). I have over 15 years’ experience working face to face with customers and clients in the service industry, as well as 2 years’ experience in sales.

Outside of my work life I’ve got a wonderful partner with whom I share my life with two intelligent and bouncy Border Collies. In my spare time, I love to read, hike along Southwest Coast Path, and run ultra-long distances.

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LYNN ELSON - New Homes & Development Coordinator/Senior PA

I have lived in Falmouth for over 20 years having moved into the area with my young family to live by the sea. I saw my family grow up in the area and fast found Falmouth to become home.
Before I had my family, I gained much experience by working in administration roles for both Estate Agents and Solicitors (mainly in conveyancing) in West Sussex and Somerset. Over the years whilst living in the Falmouth area I started and ran my own business for 10 years, followed by a further 8 years with Cornwall Council working for the Cornwall Adult Education Service. My two roles were teaching ITEC qualification courses to young adults, and more majorly as an Administration Officer dealing with the running of the Falmouth Adult Education Hub and all that it entailed.

I have now come full circle back to Estate Agency having joined Lewis Haughton Wills Administration Team four years ago. I have mainly worked with the Sales Team but have also assisted the Lettings Team in busy periods, so am happy to adapt myself where needed.
I thoroughly enjoy working for this dynamic, fast moving Company and look forward to whatever the future brings.

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TRACY EDWARDS - Property Administrator

Originally born and raised in Southern Africa I have lived in this beautiful county now for over 25 years, having had experience in the administrative/ management/business sector of the work place since leaving college, where I acquired my international business management qualifications.

Having former experience within property management, estate agency, health and safety as well as running the administration of a successful family contracting business for over 10 years, I have found my true vocation lies in residential property sales.

I have previously worked with the Directors of Lewis Haughton Wills nearly a decade ago for several years, and I am therefore pleased once again to be onboard with the hard working staff of this very professional company who have made Lewis Haughton Wills one of the leading agencies in Cornwall.

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I am a born and bred 'proper' Cornish girl and am extremely proud of my pasty roots and how friendly we are in Cornwall. I can think of no better place to live with my husband and raise our two boys whilst appreciating Cornwall's finest beaches and woodland walks.

I was educated at The Roseland Community College and studied at Truro College where I obtained NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. I have worked in Estate Agency for 8 years and before this worked in law, mainly conveyancing and litigation. I previously worked for a large corporate agency but moved to this ever growing independent agency so I can now fully focus on providing nothing more than a first class service to customers.

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RHIANNON FRASER - Lettings Manager

Originally from Wales, I moved to Cornwall in 2000. I have worked in a variety of industries and was previously the manager of a local award winning park home and holiday park for 10 years, gaining experience in residential sales, marketing, customer service, property maintenance and holiday lettings.

I joined LHW in the summer of 2012 initially with the sales team, then later transferring to the faster paced lettings team. I thoroughly enjoy my role within a dynamic, forward thinking team, each day presents a new challenge and I look forward to the lettings department further developing and expanding.

I completed my ARLA Level 3 qualification in Residential Letting & Property Management and have a keen interest in HMO running & legislation, property development, design and acquisition.

My hobbies include reading, watching international rugby, motorbikes and walking our German Shepherd Scooby.

EMMA WHITE - Senior Lister & Lettings Negotiator

I first joined Lewis Haughton Wills in 2014 under the Apprenticeship Scheme and gained an NVQ and Diploma. When I finished my apprenticeship, an opportunity arose for me to continue my placement at LHW in an employed role and I have been here ever since!
Over the last four years, I have worked my way up in the Lettings Department to now find myself as Senior Negotiator. I thoroughly enjoy all aspects of my role and thoroughly enjoy going out on Market Appraisals to meet new landlords all over Cornwall.

I am a great lover of travelling and have been lucky enough to travel all over the world in the last few years. My favourite destinations are Hong Kong and Thailand where I have enjoyed the local food and met an elephant! I have achieved all of this travelling while purchasing my own home with my partner.

My favourite part of working with the Lettings team is the variation in every day. No two queries are the same and my role allows me to visit a variety of properties across our beautiful Cornwall.

MILLIE CAMPBELL - Senior Lister & Lettings Negotiator

I was born and raised in the beautiful town of Falmouth and have a great knowledge of what Cornwall has to offer, be it within well-known towns or rare quaint villages. I attended Falmouth secondary school and studied A Levels in Geography, Sociology, Media and English at Truro College. I joined the thriving Lewis Haughton Wills city branch as a sales/lettings administrator through the apprenticeship team, in order to be able to learn and work at the same time. I'm extremely looking forward to bringing my own personality and style to the team and I'm excited to be a part of this agile, friendly and ever expanding company.

DAVID ADAMS - Property Maintenance Manager

Born and raised in Derby I moved to Cornwall 11 years ago to run a catering business with my family in Penryn. I fell in love with Cornwall straight away and can’t imagine a better place to live. I love the vibrancy of the area and enjoy exploring the coast paths and beaches in and around Cornwall.

I recently joined the LHW team as a Maintenance Co-ordinator within the lettings team. It's a varied and dynamic role that brings out the best of the skills I have to offer. I relish the challenges the role brings knowing that no two days will be the same.

JASON WHITE - Assistant Property Maintenance Manager

I moved to Falmouth as a small child and grew up and lived here until moving away when I joined the Royal Navy, where I served as a Submariner. I then moved into the world of telecommunications and worked on several nationwide contracts, but as soon as an opportunity arose to work back in Falmouth I jumped at it.

I am brand new to the Lettings team but love the fast pace, ever changing challenge of working with the maintenance team within Lewis Haughton Wills.

CHARLOTTE RAYNER - Lettings Compliance Manager and HMO Lead

I started at LHW Lettings in January 2017 as a part time member of staff, where I developed an interest in the legislative side of Lettings. This interest led me into a full time role as a compliance coordinator and a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) guru and in 2019 promoted to Compliance Manager.

I enjoy the challenge my role brings and no two days are the same within the office, which keeps the job extremely interesting and enjoyable.

In my free time I enjoy swimming, and discovering new places in Cornwall. Originally from Essex it is lovely to get out in the countryside and discover more of this beautiful county.

Liam Richards - Lettings Negotiator

I have lived in Cornwall all of my life and previously had a successful career in the Hospitality Industry. Wanting to face new challenges and having an interest in property I joined the Lewis Haughton Wills Lettings team in 2018.

As Lettings Negotiator I love the varied aspect of the job and enjoy meeting new people and assisting them on there property journey.

KATHY MCGOUGAN - Lettings Administrator

I originally joined the Company as a sales administrator but when it was announced Lettings were opening their own dedicated office in Penryn, I knew immediately that I wanted to be part of this dynamic team. I have always enjoyed working for Lewis Haughton Wills so when this opportunity arose I jumped at the chance.

Over the year friendships have blossomed within the organisation and I am so extremely proud to have been accepted into this hardworking, professional, friendly and diverse work family.

In my spare time I am a mum to two teenage boys who keep me on my toes and I am involved in the bustling Penryn local community and rugby club.