Craig Hughes

Craig HughesDirector

Craig’s first job as a estate agent was in 2002 with his first managerial role commencing in 2006. Since then, Craig has overseen the running of both corporate and independent estate agents and in 2015, took the position of Branch Partner for Fine and Country, Cheltenham. Having managed the branch for two years, Craig purchased the franchise for the office and has been the Managing Director since January 2018. Having successfully ran his own company, he has now opened a second company, Hughes Sealey which launched in January 2019, which will work in harmony with Fine and Country, Cheltenham. Having worked in Gloucestershire since 2004, Craig has a huge knowledge of the county and looks forward to helping clients achieve a property sale. As an active Director, he leads a successful team with commitment and determination. Home for Craig is in the village of Kemerton, where he lives with his wife, Amanda, two daughters Beth and Lily, the two Labradors Pickle and Digger and the chickens.

Amanda De heer-Hughes

Amanda De heer-HughesDirector

Amanda has been involved within the property sector since 2000. Having started as a trainee negotiator for a corporate company in Tewkesbury, her career quickly advanced, undertaking her first managerial role within the same town in 2003. Due to Amanda’s connections within the equestrian sector, Hughes Sealey and Fine and Country, Cheltenham have worked closely with the Cotswold Vale Farmers Hunt Pony Club and regularly support and sponsor their events. Amanda brings a wealth of experience to the company and has an extensive knowledge of the Bredon Hill villages. In her spare time, Amanda is a keen rider and as well as riding her own horse Toby, she has also taught both Beth and Lily to ride

Nigel Sealey

Nigel Sealey Land and Development Director

Nigel’s role for the company is as Land & Development Director which means you will either find him busy working away at his desk or in a pair of wellies as he trudges across a muddy building site. Born in Gloucestershire, Nigel’s knowledge of the local area is unparalleled, and he brings to the company not only a wealth of business management having previously held senior roles for both UK and International companies but a background in property development, having undertaken the renovation and development of four of his own properties, the latest being a major property development in the village of Down Hatherley, Gloucestershire. Away from the office, Nigel’s interests include landscape gardening, country walks with the dog and weekend lunches in a country pub whilst also being an avid England rugby supporter.

Jenny Jeffreys

Jenny JeffreysCounty, Associate

Jenny has worked within the property industry since 1986 and has an extensive understanding of the Stroud Valleys. Having worked for a corporate company for many years, she progressed from a trainee negotiator to a successful manager. Jenny’s wealth of knowledge is unrivalled, and she has given guidance and advice to hundreds if not thousands of property buyers and sellers over a very expansive and successful career. Having lived in Stroud for all her life, Jenny remains the company’s specialist within the Stroud valleys and is delighted to meet future clients to help with their property needs.

Ryan Pearce-Smith

Ryan Pearce-SmithAssociate

Ryan has worked in the property industry for a number of years and started his career for a large corporate company in Gloucestershire. Having been a huge success at his previous company, we were delighted when he joined the company in the middle of 2020. Having helped countless amount of sellers and purchasers, he has shown along the way that he has a real passion for the industry, and shows meticulous attention to details and nothing pleases him more than ensuring he does his upmost for the client. Ryan has a wonderful ability to build relationship with his clients, ensuring that he truly understands their needs, which is probably why he is so successful in his career. Outside of work, Ryan has a young family which he enjoys spending his time with. Other interests include rugby, where he plays on the wing.

Louise Bowers

Louise BowersSale Progressor and Office Administrator

Louise’s role with the company is as the Office Administrator. As a mum of two young boys, she possesses endless amounts of patience and is super organised. She has plenty of experience under her belt in terms of developing rigid processes and making sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Louise worked in the property industry for three years before taking a short career break to start her family. Now, she's ready to take hold of the companies administrative matters and whip us all into shape! After a busy day in the office, Lou enjoys time with her family, then relaxing with a G&T when the kids have gone to bed and the house is quiet. She's also an avid fan of horse racing and loves to visit racecourses around the country with her husband.

Sarah Hughes

Sarah HughesWeekend Sales Associate

Sarah is our superstar weekend sales negotiator and her role predominantly is to show our properties to future home owners, a role which she thoroughly enjoys. Having moved to the Gloucestershire village of Alderton a few years prior, Sarah benefits from a wealth of knowledge of the local area and is a highly active member of the Alderton Community and is always happy to help out wherever possible. Sarah’s interest include metal dectecting, gardening and socialising with friends and family .