Martin Robinson BA FCA


Martin is the Chairman of Braemar Estates and Brooks Macdonald Funds. He has been engaged in the financial services industry for 25 years. He is a non-executive director of Braemar Group PCC Limited UK Agricultural Land Fund, a Channel Islands Stock Exchange listed open-ended investment company, which invests in farmland for tenancy. He is also a non-executive director of Hambledon Vineyard plc and of Plant Impact plc, an AIM quoted manufacturer of agricultural chemicals. He was previously Chief Executive of Henry Cooke Group plc, a stockbroking and investment management business and was a director of Brown, Shipley and Company Limited, a private bank.

Richard Andrews

Business Development Director

Richard is Business Development Director for Braemar Estates responsible for developing and growing the company’s block management services and client relationships.

Richard has a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked with many of the UK’s largest and most respected housebuilders and developers, including Bellway and Crest Nicholson, implementing management schemes for long term projects.

Over the past 10 years, he has played a key part in the property management industry, specifically in the integration of new mixed-use schemes including prime London residential, regeneration schemes in deprived areas, listed conversion schemes and country home developments.

Robert Dean AssocRICS MIRPM

Commercial Director

Robert is Commercial Director for Braemar Estates.

He is a member of the Institute of Residential Property Management and one of the first six national residential property managers to gain AssocRICS status. He has over 14 years of experience in the residential property management sector.

Robert has over 25 years’ experience in the property and construction sector working for national organisations, and was one of three principals in the management buy-out of the Salford-based Fearnley Construction Group in 1997. He was Divisional Manager for the professional services business of John Mowlem plc and prior to that he worked for Henry Boot plc.

Robert has recently completed his MBA in Real Estate and Construction at The College of Estate Management.

Ian Eaton PgDipSurv AIRPM


Ian is Director of Property Management for Braemar Estates with responsibility for a sizeable portfolio across a wide range of developments throughout the UK.

Ian joined Braemar from a large property asset manager, where he headed up the Estates Department, managing large mixed-use developments across the UK.

Ian has over 12 years’ experience at delivering niche communal estate management to a wide ranging property portfolio. He graduated from The College of Estate Management in 2008 where he successfully gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Surveying and is currently working towards RICS accreditation and membership.

William Taylor ACA

Finance and Operations Director

William is a Chartered Accountant and is the Finance and Operations Director of Braemar Estates; he has responsibility for both client and corporate accounting and for the back office operations of the business across both block management and lettings.

He joined the Group as an analyst in 2009 and, in 2012, progressed to the role of Head of Finance across both Brooks Macdonald Funds and Braemar Estates, before being appointed Finance and Operations Director in 2015. William has a background in property fund generation, corporate finance and financial modelling. He has many years of experience in leading change through technology and through innovative product offerings.  Prior to joining the Group William worked for BDO LLP in the Corporate Finance team.

William has a BSc (hons) in Mathematics from the University of Nottingham.

Lyn Windeler MSc MRICS


Lyn, a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, is Director of Property Management for Braemar Estates.

Lyn joined Braemar from CB Richard Ellis to continue managing Beetham Tower Manchester (incorporating the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel), one of Braemar's flagship mixed-use properties.  

She has many years’ experience in the day-to-day management of a range of property types and geographical locations including the acquisition and disposal of property assets, rent reviews, letting and lease renewal negotiations. She has previously managed properties for clients including Northwest Development Agency, Standard Life, Development Securities and ING.