Our people

Alexander Newport
Managing Director

Alexander is a Chartered Surveyor who trained at DTZ, a global surveying firm.  He took over the role of MD in 2007 and has been working hard to raise the awareness of the Bradford Estate, its stewardship of the lands under its control, and role in the wider community. He is also a director at Quadrant Estates in London, where he leads acquisitions.

Carla Whelton
Estates Manager

Canadian-born Carla joined the team in 2013 as Estates Manager, dealing with both residential & commercial properties. She brings 10 years’ property management experience with her, along with a forward thinking approach to the role, fostering close relationships with the Estate residents and businesses.

Kelly Vater-Hutchison
Finance Manager

Kelly joined our team in 2016 and brings with her over 18 years' experience in finance.  She has a diverse wealth of knowledge in accountancy across many business sectors including property.

Terry Merchant
Forestry Consultant

Terry started work with the Bradford Estate at Tavistock in 1970, becoming the Head Forester at Weston from 1980. He is now employed as the Estate’s Forestry and Arboricultural Consultant and is Chair of Trustees for the Walled Garden Project.