Meet our ambassador team

We are supported by a team of Ambassadors, each representing a core area of Property Development – Legal, Financial, Design, Project Delivery and Sales & Marketing.


Our Exeter Ambassadors

When you come along to our Exeter events, our team will be on hand to answer any questions you might have relating to their field of expertise.  

Samantha Thomas

Associate Director, CarneySweeney Planning

Sam is an Associate Director at CarneySweeney, a fully independent town planning consultancy, delivering dynamic and tailored commercial planning advice.  Working out of their new Exeter office (formed in Aug 2022), Sam has extensive public and private sector planning experience ranging across a broad spectrum of projects, and a proven track record of negotiating successful outcomes. 

Acquisitions & Sales Ambassador


We’re looking for a great land promoter, auctioneer, sales agent or someone otherwise involved in the sales/marketing of developments become our preferred partner and act as Ambassador for our Exeter events.


Contact us if you would like more information about this opportunity.

Anna Clifford

Senior Associate, Browne Jacobson

Anna specialises in acting for many regional and national housebuilders in relation to the acquisition and disposal of greenfield and brownfield land for development including site assembly, collaboration agreements, ancillary easements and covenants, statutory agreements and transfer of land to public bodies. A fantastic lawyer who is highly experienced in handling big commercial real estate transactions, who is innovative in her approach and delivers quality client work.

Nick Verstage

Owner, 1st Business Finance

Looking for development finance to build new houses, refurbish or convert property into residential houses? Nick has spent the past 25 years building his expertise, so that he can help navigate the convoluted and ever-changing lending requisites and guide you to the ideal finance for your specific needs.
Tony Horsey

Owner, Ortus Group

Ortus provides clients with professional support and services from the pre-acquisition phase of their development projects, through design and planning, construction tendering, and project management. A Chartered Construction Manager with a background in architecture, design and planning, Tony is a generalist with a rare big picture vision developed through the delivery of several of his own new build development projects.

Want to join our Ambassador team?

We have a number of opportunities for you to engage with our vibrant network and have your brand consistently associated with the property development community.  Contact us for more info.