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ANNABEL NOVIS

Property Project Consultant

Annabel is a dedicated project consultant, who will help guide clients through the refurbishment, extension, or construction of their properties.  With a decade of industry experience, Annabel has cultivated invaluable partnerships and assessed the compatibility of elite professionals including interior designers, architects, landscape designers, construction firms, project managers, quantity surveyors, structural engineers and lighting and AV specialists.

Drawing from this expertise, she customizes teams tailored to the unique scope, budget and preferences of each client.  Her experience spans a wide range of projects across the UK, from historic Grade 1 listed castles to contemporary penthouses and everything in between.  With a focus on realistic cost estimation and stringent budget management, Annabel’s team of QS consultants guarantee financial transparency and accountability throughout the project lifecycle.  While her seasoned project managers oversee every phase of construction, ensuring adherence to timelines are met, risk mitigation and maximization of opportunities.  This collaborative approach fosters a transparent process, safeguarding clients from overpayment while delivering exceptional results.

‘Annabel’s collaborative approach brought together a formidable team of industry experts, ensuring that our project progressed smoothly and efficiently. Her meticulous consultants kept a close eye on both budgetary constraints and project timelines, alleviating any stress we may have had along the way. We were particularly impressed by her organizational skills, ability to work swiftly under pressure, and her unwavering composure throughout the process.  Not only is Annabel exceptionally trustworthy, but she also possesses a remarkable blend of intelligence, wit, and genuine care. Her delightful personality made our interactions with her a joy, from initial consultations to managing builders and other tradespeople.’

Private Client

 

We could not have executed our Wrentham Avenue and Old Dunira House projects without you. Your calm and professional approach was consistent throughout. Furthermore, your wide array of industry contacts made the jobs much easier. The thing I appreciated the most was your approach to efficient administration. As a client, I loved the quality of client information, from the design proposals to the easy-to-understand cost and programming spreadsheets. Amy and I are so grateful for everything you have done for us.’

Private Client

 

‘I’d never really seen the true meaning of effective ‘networking’ until I met Annabel. Her professional and discreet tenacity is something that cannot be replicated easily. There aren’t many in the industry whom she doesn’t know, and she has managed to gain many ‘fans’ in partner businesses during her time at Sims Hilditch – they’ve spoken highly of her to me on many occasions. She also has the most comprehensive memory known to man and couples this with boundless enthusiasm. Always.’ 

Sims Hilditch (Henry Hird)

 

‘Having worked exclusively within the prime and super prime residential sector for close to two decades, the success of these entirely bespoke projects relies on the assembly of a great multi-disciplinary team who dovetail seamlessly together. In depth knowledge of the respective strengths, capabilities and personalities is critical to the formation of a complementary project team and, in our experience, no one knows the industry, and the best-in-class service providers, better than Annabel. Annabel is rigorous in her search for the best-in-class, she takes the time to get to know key individuals and the firms they represent to ensure she can recommend them for projects where they are truly the right fit, not just in terms of experience but for their personality, values, and approach. These are all key ingredients to align when bringing together a multi-disciplinary team.  What sets Annabel apart is her infectious enthusiasm, her charm and drive to see projects, and the team entrusted with delivery, thrive. The teams she brings together are fundamentally invested in Annabel, and by proxy, in the select project(s) she introduces and the clients’ she represents. Annabel ensures complete team buy-in to the project objectives from initial inception phase, her project introductions are provided with detail and clarity so that the team is established and equipped with the information, the key consultants, specialists, and stakeholders necessary to realise her client’s development aspirations. It is always a pleasure to engage with Annabel and we look forward to supporting Annabel and her clients on many fantastic projects for years to come.’

Code Architects (Paul Seamarks)

  • Property & landed estates

University:     Central St Martins

Year of qualification: 1993

Key firms/companies:

Sims Hilditch Interior Design, House & Garden Magazine, Levi Strauss & Co & Courtaulds

  • Head of Partnerships at Sims Hilditch, who were included in:
  • The Sunday Times Top 30
  • Country & Townhouse Top 50
  • Country Life Top 100
  • House & Garden Top 100

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JOINING THE TEAM

We have a diverse and much coveted client base who expect exceptional service from like-minded trusted advisers. We look for commercial individuals who are highly experienced and skilled in their area of specialism, who have received recognition for their services and who are used to working with integrity for UHNW clients in a collaborative and practical manner.

Our Values:
Integrity
Trust
Equity
Transparency
Diversity & Inclusion

If you are an experienced trusted adviser for UHNW clients, you share our Values and you are passionate about delivering exceptional client experience and working with like-minded trusted advisers and clients, we would like to hear from you.

In return, instead of a dotted line to people you refer work to, you can look forward to playing a part in an environment where those relationships are equitable, transparent and commercial.In addition, you can enjoy plenty of opportunities to cross-fertilise your networks and help your clients by having direct access to other top class trusted advisers in your industry.