Directors

  • ALEX DE MELVERDA – B.SC (HONS) MRICS

    Director, Head of Residential Professional Services Department and RICS registered Valuer
    RICS No: 0101759

    Highly experienced in mortgage valuations, private valuations and surveys for a variety of clients throughout South and West Wales. Alex joined Astleys in 2016 from Colleys Property Surveyors (part of the Lloyds Banking Group). With over 6 years post qualification as a Chartered Surveyor, Alex quickly became an integral member of the firm and was shortly appointed as Director and Head of Residential Professional Services in 2018.

  • Paul Beaton – B.SC(Hons) MRICS

    Director, Head of Commercial Professional Services Department and RICS registered Valuer
    RICS No: 0101759

    Providing valuations of commercial and residential properties, expert witness reports, rent reviews, specialist valuations, and various other property-related issues. Paul joined Astleys in 1997 after qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor and become Partner in 2002. Paul’s experience has been within a wide range of property types throughout Wales.

  • Sean Thomas – B.SC(Hons) MRICS

    Director, Head of Estate Agency and RICS registered Valuer
    RICS No: 1219653

    With over 15 years’ experience and 12 years post qualification as a Chartered Surveyor, Sean deals with all aspects of commercial property and currently runs the Commercial Agency Department, covering the South and West Wales Region. Appointed as Director in 2016, Sean also is responsible for the performance of the residential agency offices. Sean also deals with a range of property and land acquisitions working with a number of local and national clients. Sean is an RICS Registered Valuer undertaking a range of valuations including Private Valuations, Commercial and Residential Mortgage Valuations and Self-Invested Personal Pension Valuations.

Surveyors

  • LEIGHTON MORGAN – B.SC (ASSOC. RICS)/ ICIOB

    Surveyor
    RICS No: 6809386

    Performs a range of residential valuation work including mortgage valuations, Conditional Reports, and Homebuyer Reports. His vast amount of comprehensive knowledge regarding the industry standards also allows for the utilization of vital skills in order to gain strategic and effective relationships within the construction and engineering sectors. It is also through the qualifications that have been obtained; through an extensive career within this sector that have delivered a deep understanding of how to perform successfully at any job role given within the ‘Built Environment Industry’.

  • VERNON STEADMAN – MRICS

    Consultant
    RICS No: 40741

    Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1972 with over 48 years’ experience in the profession, performing a range of residential valuation work including mortgage valuations.

  • Robert Cowley – FRICS

    Consultant
    RICS No: 51637

    Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1976 and was elected a Fellow of the RICS in 1990. Has worked for the whole of his career in the Swansea Bay area and has a great local knowledge. Joined Astleys in 1988 and became a partner in 1992 on the acquisition of the business and Senior Director in 2012 upon incorporation. After his retirement from the firm he now continues to work as a consultant, specialising in Leasehold Enfranchisement and Auctioneering.

  • Simon Davies – B.Sc(Hons) MRICS

    Consultant
    RICS No: 0082751

    Former Partner and Head of Building Surveying section of Professional Services Department, with more than twenty years post qualification experience of property related matters in the south and west Wales region. He now continues to work as a consultant and still remains responsible for coordinating and undertaking a full range of Building Surveying and related professional services including building surveys, dilapidation matters, expert witness, party wall, repair and refurbishment schemes, and RICS HomeBuyer reports.