Philip established the firm in 1986 having started in this business in 1972 and worked for two well known Cornish firms of Agricultural Valuers and Estate Agents. He has headed the business ever since. Born in Tresillian, just outside of Truro he grew up in a farming family which tradition continues through to his son William who now farms at Coombe near Grampound. Philip currently lives on the edge of the Roseland and also has two daughters.
Philip qualified in 1989 with the Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers and then in 2000 as a Chartered Surveyor with the RICS. He has since become a Registered Valuer with the RICS.
Philip has sold thousands of properties during his work in agency stretching from North Cornwall down to West Penwith and his knowledge of the property market and related matters is unrivalled locally. Philip has undertaken many property auctions with a 100% success rate to date. His main area of expertise is in rural properties with land. As a Cornishman Philip is passionate about his County and is fascinated with local history. He has strong views about the way the county is losing its identity and the polarisation of its people.