Managing Director

Norman qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1987 and has a wealth of experience in the industry.  He founded Samuel Rose Ltd in 1990, building it into a regional business, working extensively on behalf of landowners and developers on strategic and immediate (mainly residential) land. He was a director and shareholder of Grace Homes Ltd, a small private house builder, from 1998 – 2011.  He is a director and shareholder of Thistledown Property Funding Ltd, which provides funding for small residential developers.


Land Consultant

Nikki has a Masters degree in land management from Reading University and qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Planning and Development division) in 2001.  Nikki was a director of Samuel Rose Ltd until 2012, when she joined Berrys as a consultant.  Whilst with Samuel Rose and Berrys, Nikki specialised in advising landowning clients on all matters concerning development land, but specifically Option and Planning Promotion agreements.  As a consultant at Bowbridge, Nikki deals with the negotiation and agreement of legal terms, ensures the written documentation passes smoothly through the legal process and project manages the planning process.

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Chartered Surveyor

Melissa has a Masters degree in International Real Estate from the Royal Agricultural College and qualified as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2016. Melissa started her career at Savills in London, gaining a wide range of experience with a focus on development consultancy work and market research analysis, followed by construction project management. Melissa joined Bowbridge Land in November 2020 and assists on all land, research and appraisal matters across the business.