PAUL HEARD BSc (Hons), MRICS FAAV
Chartered Surveyor, Auctioneer & RICS Registered Valuer
Having grown up on the family farm on the Devon/Somerset border, Paul graduated from Seale Hayne Agricultural College in 1999 and has since worked in the public and private sectors. He was a respected Livestock Auctioneer for Exeter Market Auctioneers at Exeter Livestock Centre and has also developed a reputation as an accomplished Farm Machinery Auctioneer. His experience, enthusiasm and hands on approach offer a fresh alternative in live and deadstock sales, without compromising the high standards of service and traditional values expected by Vendors & Purchasers alike.
In addition, Paul has an extensive working knowledge of professional matters and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, an RICS Registered Valuer and a Fellow of the Agricultural Association of Valuers.
In his spare time, Paul enjoys riding hunting, a passion which his wife Angela and their two young children Lachlan and Connor share. He also enjoys shooting and helping out on the family farm in Somerset.
ANGELA HEARD BApplSc (Ag), PGDip (AgSc)
Office Manager & Sales Co-ordinator
Angela graduated from New Zealand's two leading agricultural universities in 2000 before embarking on a career in the highly competitive agricultural fertiliser industry, followed by a high profile management role in animal breeding. She emigrated to the UK in 2004 after meeting Paul through Young Farmers whilst he was in New Zealand on a National YFC scholarship.
In recent years Angela worked within a local rural Chartered Surveying practice where she developed a detailed working knowledge of many aspects of the profession, including livestock markets at Exeter Livestock Centre and outside sales.
With attention to detail and a reputation for a ready smile and an approachable, 'can do' attitude, Angela effectively manages the office and co-ordinates on-site sales.
Angela lives in Holcombe Rogus with Paul and their two young children Lachlan and Connor. Any spare time she has is taken up with the children and horses following the hunt, local shows and pony club, with rugby and shooting being other keen family interests.