Hannah Aykroyd

Hannah is the Managing Director of Aykroyd & Co and has many years’ experience advising high net worth private clients on Prime London real estate transactions.

Hannah was previously a Director at VanHan, a highly regarded and award winning Prime Central London focused agency. Prior to this, she had also worked in acquisitions for a leading firm having moved across from sales where she had covered the areas of Kensington, Notting Hill and Holland Park.

Clients range from private individuals, family offices, investors and developers, who are both domestic and internationally based. Clients benefit from Hannah’s strong network, often being introduced to properties long before they reach the open market. A Law graduate, Hannah prides herself on her attention to detail and a comprehensive understanding of the conveyancing process which helps with overseeing each transaction closely and advising clients.

A deep understanding and intuition for what clients are looking for, coupled with the utmost discretion and professionalism, has ensured many long-term client relationships.


Edward Towers MRICS

Edward is a Director of Aykroyd & Co and has 16 years’ experience advising clients on Prime London residential real estate as well as global commercial real estate.

Rather unusually, Edward, is both an experienced agent and a licensed Chartered Surveyor, having passed his Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors exam in 2007.

Edward was previously an Associate Director for a leading property agency, where he specialised in advising clients on Prime and Super-Prime property throughout the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea, as well as Belgravia and Knightsbridge.

He started his career in commercial real estate in 2004 advising large global occupiers including Mercedes-Benz, O2 and Santander on their property strategy and cost savings before moving over to residential property.

Edward uses his analytical surveying skills to good effect with an emphasis on adding value through refurbishment, development and short leases.

His strong connections enable him to view properties long before they reach the open market, negotiate the best price for clients, and closely monitor each transaction from start to finish.


Sophie Bonsor

Sophie is a Director of Aykroyd & Co, and has many years’ experience acting for clients in property acquisitions. Most recently, Sophie worked for Prime Central London property agency VanHan up until its buy-out by Knight Frank. Her clients range from first-time buyers to experienced investors looking to build portfolios.

Her extensive network of agents and comprehensive knowledge of the Central London market help her to identify great value properties which exactly meet her clients’ requirements.

Sophie also has a strong track record in refurbishing properties on behalf of clients, which helps her to identify interesting investment opportunities on behalf of private clients and developers.

Sophie’s passion, extensive knowledge and trustworthiness will ensure that her client-focused approach leads to a successful and enjoyable relationship.


Chloe Leefe

Chloe is a Director at Aykroyd & Co, and has over 15 years’ experience in the Prime Central London market.

Most recently, Chloe was a Director at a very reputable independent estate agent in Kensington where she advised her high net worth clients on their properties as well as oversee all transactions on behalf of the team within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. She often worked on a retained basis with buyers to ensure all their property requirements were met, whilst making a sound financial investment.

Chloe’s focus is always to have a deep understanding of a search brief, whilst thinking laterally where required to best advise her clients throughout every transaction. Her attention to detail means that she delivers results in a professional and positive way whilst garnering the respect of fellow property experts. She thoroughly enjoys cultivating relationships with her clients as well as agents, solicitors and other property contacts which often means the process is seamless and enjoyable.


Suzie Goodhew

Suzie is an Associate at Aykroyd & Co, having previously worked at some of the leading agencies in Prime Central London. With Suzie’s considerable experience in the property sector she will be focused on helping to provide a seamless client experience, assisting with operations, PR, marketing and business development.

Suzie is also a qualified AML executive, and brings with her a wealth of experience in financial and legal due diligence having completed her qualifications with The International Compliance Association. She is responsible for compliance with all anti-money laundering requirements in accordance with HMRC.


Sarah-Jane Pritchard

Sarah-Jane is the Property Assistant at Aykroyd & Co, and supports the full team.

She has worked in the property industry for over 6 years, and most recently was a property manager at a boutique agency in Kensington.  Prior to that, she worked for another estate agent and also a chartered surveyor, providing her with a broad knowledge of the sector.

Before embarking on a career in property, Sarah-Jane served in the Royal Navy for over a decade with active tours of duty to both Iraq and Afghanistan. This varied experience ensures Sarah-Jane is well equipped to handle all situations, coupled with her impressive attention to detail.

Rachel Quayle

Rachel is our Office Manager and has over 13 years’ experience working in a variety of sectors.

She has worked for various Members of Parliament including a Secretary of State, and was responsible for organising their lives, offices, constituencies, events and campaigns. Most recently, she has also managed properties and refurbishments on behalf of her private clients.

Rachel is highly valued for her discretion and excellent attention to detail, and ensures the seamless day to day running of Aykroyd & Co.