Bruton Knowles strengthens business with senior promotion

Harry Breakwell, Partner at Bruton Knowles.

Despite the current economic challenges, national Chartered Surveyor, Bruton Knowles, has announced a key senior promotion, showcasing the firm’s ongoing dedication to the growth and development of its business.

Harry Breakwell, part of the firm’s Planning and Land Development team based in Gloucester, has been promoted from Associate Development Surveyor to Partner. With an ambition to grow the team and drive business forward, Harry’s role will be instrumental in building its South West client base.

It follows the promotion of Robert Anthony to Partner in July 2020, displaying Bruton Knowles ongoing investment into its current senior team and its commitment to nurturing talent from within the business.

James Bailey, Managing Partner at Bruton Knowles explains why Harry’s promotion is an important step for the business: “We recognise the importance of nurturing talent from within and now is the time for us to invest in employees who showcase a passion and a willingness to branch out and create new opportunities.

“This is a well-deserved promotion due to Harry’s significant contribution to the company. Since joining, Harry has progressed over the years as a well-regarded professional and will play an influential role in building the Land Development and Planning team client base further and into a wider geographical area.”

Harry joined Bruton Knowles in 2014 as a Senior Surveyor. He will now join Richard Brogden, Scott Winnard and Robert Anthony as Partners within the Gloucester-based Land Development and Planning team, providing advice to landowners across all sectors, including private, housebuilders, registered providers and government authorities.

Specialising in strategic land, agency and valuation, Harry will continue to generate profitable income and add to the firm’s presence in the marketplace through a considerable network of contacts.

Harry Breakwell, Partner at Bruton Knowles Gloucester office comments: “I am delighted with the promotion to Partner. Despite the economic uncertainties Bruton Knowles’ remain busy and active in the market. The business is profitable, maintaining a healthy pipeline of work.

Looking ahead to 2021, he adds: “The pandemic-driven economic downturn will present opportunities with clients looking to either consolidate, sell or seek professional advice on their assets. As ever, Bruton Knowles will remain proactive to market change and continue to maintain and offer a high level of professional advice and expertise from experienced professionals across several disciplines.”