Matthew SawdonMRICS FAAV


Matthew joined Hobbs Parker fresh from University in 2003 and has gained valuable experience dealing with a wide variety of professional work on behalf of clients in the South East. His particular expertise includes Landlord and Tenant, Farm Management, Single Payment Scheme advice and Environmental and Grant Schemes.

Matthew is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. He joined Hobbs Parker from Harper Adams University College in Shropshire where he gained a BSc (Hons) degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. Matthew has previously been involved in the day-to-day management of a 120,000 acre estate in Scotland where he was involved with land management, lettings and landlord and tenant issues.

Matthew comes from a farming family in North Yorkshire where he has been actively involved in the farming business. Interested in most sports he enjoys rugby, mountain biking and skiing and enjoys a social beer with friends.

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