At Charterfields we are able to bring the right people with technical skills together to match clients needs. We value our relationship with you and bring simple, human perspective in all our dealings with clients.  We understand that trust is at the core of how we engage with you. Your Charterfields team will work with your organisation, making sure that you are involved and informed at every stage of a project.

Neil Warburton – Director
Neil Warburton - Charterfields People

Neil Warburton
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 1023
Mobile07836 359835

Neil is a director and a founder member of Charterfields.  He has held partnerships and directorships with national firms of chartered surveyors, and has led valuation teams in the United Kingdom and international markets. Neil heads our corporate division and has over 40 years of experience in the valuation profession, working in most regions of the world. In his spare time, Neil enjoys family life, undertakes volunteering work for his local community and is an irregular cyclist.

Julian Hunter - Director
Julian Hunter - Charterfields People

Julian Hunter
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 3010
Mobile07966 059870

Julian has over 15 years of experience in asset valuations with regional and national firms of Chartered Surveyors. As a member of the Corporate Valuation Division, he specialises in the valuation of plant and equipment and has carried out assignments in a diverse range of industries throughout the world. Valuation advice has been provided for insurance, balance sheet, privatisation and/or joint venture and other financial purposes.  Additionally, he has had extensive experience in asset reconciliation and fixed asset maintenance systems. 

Roger Cutting - Director
Roger Cutting

Roger Cutting
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 3011
Mobile07896 062890

Roger is a member of the RICS, qualifying in 2001, and a Registered Valuer, specialising in machinery and business assets and distressed business brokerage.  Roger joined the Charterfields team in 2009 as a Director in the London office. Previously having held directorships in national firms of Chartered Surveyors as well as a City-based consultancy. Concentrating primarily upon two core business disciplines, Roger is involved with corporate recovery projects and asset-based lending appraisals, in the UK and overseas, although historically he comes from a multidisciplinary, international background, of over 25 years. Roger is a family man, whose interests include skiing, golf, clay pigeon shooting and foreign travel, particularly in Africa.

Joseph P Higgins - Director
Joseph Higgins

Joseph Higgins
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 2015
Mobile07771 784408

Joe has over 40 years experience in the valuation profession, dealing predominantly with insurance and financial valuations of property, plant and equipment and has developed strong links with insurance brokers and their clients on a global basis. He has held partnerships and directorships with international firms of chartered surveyors and has led valuation teams carrying out assignments in all industry sectors. In his spare time, Joe enjoys going to the gym, walking, cycling and is a keen gardener.

Peter Baxter - Associate Director

Peter Baxter
Phone0330 202 0116
Mobile07443 645606

Peter joined Charterfields Corporate Division in 2017 having spent 7 years working at Thornburn & Co.  Whilst at Thornburn’s, Peter carried out plant and property valuations for financial accounting and insurance purposes; both in the United Kingdom and Europe. In his spare time, Peter’s hobbies include mountain biking, surfing, rock climbing and home renovation.

Christopher Eckersley - Associate Director
Christopher Eckersley

Christopher Eckersley
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 2025
Mobile07393 963402

Chris became an elected member of the RICS in 2008 and is a Registered Valuer.  He has more than 18 years’ experience in providing valuation and disposal advice in respect to machinery and business assets of a tangible and intangible nature across all asset classes and sectors to a range of corporate clients, Banks, Asset Based Lenders, Financial Institutions and Corporate Recovery clients both domestically and internationally but acts predominantly for corporate recovery professionals in respect to assets of a distressed nature.

In his spare time Chris enjoys spending time with his family, watching Rugby League and Rugby Union and try’s to fit in some cycling.

Stephen Holmes - Valuer
Stephen Holmes

Stephen Holmes
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 2014
Mobile07801 443506

Stephen joined Charterfields in 2014 and provides support to the insolvency department including assisting with site inspections, asset scheduling, ROTs, auction setups and clearances. Out of work, Stephen is a keen cricketer and has an active social life with friends.

Chris Sugden - Consultant

Chris Sugden
Phone0330 202 0116
Mobile07895 655 816

Chris has many years’ experience of providing specialist corporate business asset and machinery valuation and agency services across a wide range of manufacturing and service sectors. A technology graduate, he holds the RICS postgraduate diploma in plant and machinery valuation, and the postgraduate diploma in technical authorship. Chris is also a chartered member of the Textile Institute. A keen cyclist, in his spare time when at home, he enjoys the scenic roads of his native Calderdale in West Yorkshire.

Bernard Stirzaker - Consultant
Bernard Stirzaker

Bernard Stirzaker
Phone0330 202 0116
Mobile07836 328512

Bernard has been involved in the valuation profession for over 50 years, undertaking valuations of industrial assets throughout the world and across a diverse range of industries. He lived and worked in Africa for 3 years giving him unique insight into the country and its markets. Outside of business, Bernard enjoys socialising with friends and is a fiercely competitive snooker player.

Chris Morton - Consultant
Chris Morton

Chris Morton
Phone0330 202 0116
Mobile07778 515357

Chris has over 30 years of valuation and corporate property experience having worked with a number of the leading firms of industrial property agencies and was previously the property  director of FKI plc. A specialist in the industrial sector, Chris advises on property strategy, valuation and agency instructions. Chris is active with the RICS and has worked to promote education to encourage new entrants. His external interests are focused on family, walking and cycling.

Alison Lewington - PA to Neil Warburton
Alison Lewington

Alison Lewington
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 1021

Alison joined Charterfields in 1995 and is PA to Neil Warburton, Managing Director and is a core member of the corporate team. Alison enjoys spending time with family, cooking for friends and reading.

Charlotte Heaney - Case Administrator
Charlotte Heaney

Charlotte Heaney
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 2022

Charlotte joined Charterfields in 1996 to provide secretarial support.  She moved to Manchester in 2006 to help establish a new office and now works alongside Ian Maycock, Director, providing assistance on casework and administrative support. Charlotte enjoys a healthy lifestyle including weight training, hill walking, exploring cities and relaxing with her friends.

Lisa Gunn - Secretary
Lisa Gunn

Lisa Gunn
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 1017

Lisa joined Charterfields in early 2005 and is a key member of the corporate team, providing administrative and secretarial support to the property division Lisa has an active family life but in her spare time Lisa enjoys keeping fit.

Anya Ziemelis - Secretary
Anya Ziemelis

Anya Ziemelis
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 1031

Anya joined Charterfields in 2014 as secretarial support to the business recovery team. She has 20 years of experience in providing administrative and secretarial support. Anya is a keen cyclist who also enjoys going to the movies and motor sport.

Sharon Ralph - Financial Controller

Sharon Ralph
Phone0330 202 0116 Ext 2016

Sharon joined Charterfields in June 2017 to provide Financial support to the business, working alongside Ian Maycock, Director in the Manchester office. Sharon enjoys family holidays and shopping.  She is also a member of Haydock Royals Morris Dancers and has danced since being 6 years old.