Our friendly team (and an office dog or two) spans a range of skills and expertise, with a shared passion for Cornwall.
In-house sales, marketing, accounts and property experts take care of everything for our owners and guests, while we benefit from strong local partnerships. We believe that it’s our local knowledge and innovative sense of vision that really makes us stand out.
Sales, Marketing & Property Acquisition
Heading up the sales and marketing team and the property acquisitions department is Katy who joined Latitude50 in 2015. With a wealth of academic and professional experience, including a diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and past employment for Bath Tourism, Katy works to expand our already extensive reach. Her focus on results (and a natural flair for beautiful presentation) means she’s upping our marketing and sales to achieve the best possible results for our owners. Katy has the fun job of visiting gorgeous properties around North Cornwall to consider them for inclusion within the Latitude50 portfolio and is the first point of contact for potential new owners.
Our Sales Manager Laura oversees the Property Advisors and together they are responsible for maximising property promotions for owners and taking care of everything bookings related for guests. Laura is an expert with the holiday booking system and can often be found working a year ahead, getting everything ready to release bookings. Laura brings a wealth of experience from the hospitality industry both here in Cornwall and on the other side of the world. Born and raised in North Cornwall, you can rely on Laura's local knowledge to get the very best from your holiday with Latitude50.
After a year working as a Property Advisor, Alice now assists Katy as Marketing and Sales Assistant. With a fantastic knowledge of the sales side of the business, Alice ensures the departments work seamlessly and continues to support the sales team. With over ten years’ experience managing five-star ski chalets in various prestigious French ski resorts, Alice has a deep understanding of the luxury holiday market. Alice is also a culinary queen and in her spare time offers private catering across Cornwall.
Property Advisor Evie has over six years' experience in retail and hospitability including roles at the high-end hotel and spa The Scarlet and the popular visitor attraction, Bodmin Jail. Having grown up in North Cornwall, Evie has a fantastic wealth of local knowledge (especially local coastal walks and foodie venues). Evie is the friendly voice on the end of the phone, here to help you plan your perfect escape to North Cornwall. She's a natural holiday matchmaker, with a talent for finding guests their ideal property from our portfolio.
Charlie joins us fresh from a busy season as Restaurant Supervisor at Prawn on the Lawn in Padstow. Prior to that, he clocked up several years abroad as a skipper on charter yachts. Living with guests on charter has given Charlie an invaluable insight into creating memorable holidays and a first-class customer experience. Charlie is one of the friendly voices at the end of the phone, helping clients to pick their perfect property. With a long track record of sailboat racing and with two Atlantic crossings under his belt, Charlie now has his feet firmly on solid ground in North Cornwall.
Kirstie joins the team as a part-time Property Advisor. With a wealth of customer service experience and a love of property, Kirstie's previous roles include Property Administrator for a local estate agent and Pavilion Manager at The Royal Cornwall Showground. Multi-tasking is one of Kirstie's many fortes, developed from looking after corporate and private events from conferences to exhibitions to weddings and everything in between. Outside of the office, Kirstie can be found walking, riding, and kayaking or at the local beaches with her children and the dog.
The property management team is responsible for making sure every aspect of your property experience runs smoothly, from overseeing changeovers to stress-free troubleshooting.
Heading up the Property Management team, Operations Manager Luke ensures every aspect of property management is running smoothly and efficiently.
Luke is the key contact for property owners and is there to ensure that their requests are met. Along with the Property Managers, Property Management Administrator, the Property Maintenance Technician and a network of trusted service providers, Luke ensures that Latitude50 properties are shipshape, so guests have the best possible experience.
Customer service and relationship management come easily to Luke as a result of his extensive experience as an Account Manager for global clients such as Coca-Cola, The National Trust and Home Away. Having grown up just down the road in Wadebridge, there isn’t much Luke doesn’t know about the local area.
With an extensive background in property and logistics management coupled with years of customer service experience, Alasdair ensures every aspect of property management is running efficiently. This, alongside his local expertise and wide network of local contacts helps the property management team deliver an unrivalled level of customer service to both guests and property owners.
Alasdair's previous experience as Sales Manager at Woolacotts means there isn't much he doesn't know about technology (which comes in very handy when guests need assistance).
Locally born and raised, Kate is a fountain of area specific knowledge. Her previous experience working for Camel Ski School, means Kate is able to create memorable and positive experiences for visitors.
Having worked as a housekeeper for several high end, local properties Kate brings an invaluable perspective to the team, helping to ensure all the little details are taken care of. With a plethora of financial qualifications, Kate has a flair for numbers and this understanding helps with the efficient management of each property’s accounts.
Ollie brings several years of experience as a Property Manager in the field of residential lettings to his role with Latitude50. With a degree in Forensic Science and many years as a Chemistry and Physics teacher under his belt, Ollie is meticulous and practical when it comes to problem solving and providing a seamless service.
Lover of the great outdoors, when not looking after properties, Ollie can be found on the beach with this two children or enjoying a spot of sea swimming. Having lived locally all his life, Ollie is also a fountain of local knowledge.
With an extensive background in customer service and over twenty years in retail, Property Manager Andy keeps everything tip top for our guests and property owners.
A local to North Cornwall, Andy has a wealth of area knowledge to share. Having spent his childhood on the sands of Polzeath Beach, Andy now enjoys exploring the coast with his own children. He also can also be found accidentally running marathons or leading a group of local Scouts.
Hailing from Guernsey, Amber brings over ten year's experience in hospitality to her role as Property Manager here at Latitude50. Amber's customer service background means she is perfectly placed to ensure guests and owners have the ultimate holiday experience.
Now settled in North Cornwall, when not at work Amber can be found exploring the Cornish coast with her black Labrador Chispa. She also teaches karate at her local Wadebridge club.
Keeping the property management team's administration ship shape is Marika, our Property Management Administrator. Marika is on hand behind the scenes organising anything and everything our property owners and guests may need during their stay. After relocating to Rock from London several years ago, Marika has enjoyed exploring North Cornwall and building up her local knowledge.
Marika's previous role as Accommodation Manager at The Point at Polzeath provided her with a wide breath of experience in everything from property management, sales, guest, and homeowner relations (with some golf duties thrown in) and even a brief stint in housekeeping. When not at her desk, Marika can be found at one of the local beaches or farms parks with her young family.
Tim brings over thirty years' experience in property refurbishment and maintenance to the Latitude50 team. Happiest when getting his hands dirty, Tim has a wide range of skills including carpentry, kitchen and bathroom design and installation, painting and decorating and hot tub maintenance (to name just a few)!
You will see Tim driving around in the Latitude50 branded van, always on hand to help both guests and owners with any jobs required no matter how big or small.
Our AAT-qualified in-house Accounts Manager Michaela, handles all the company finances, ably assisted by Accounts Administrator Tina. While they’re experts with numbers, they also act as a friendly contact point for any questions you might have.
Michaela brings a wealth of experience in the field of finance and accounts from both sides of the globe – here in Cornwall and in Brisbane, Australia. Her previous roles involved working in the hospitality industry for a range of bars, restaurants and hotels and for non-for-profit organisation, The Learning Partnership who funds educational projects within the local community.
Accounts Administrator Tina supports Michaela (on a part-time basis) with everything finance related. Tina has an abundance of previous experience in administration, working for large solicitors' firm, and in education, specialising in numeracy support. There isn't much Tina doesn't know about North Cornwall, having lived on the coast for over thirty years. When she isn't number crunching, Tina is kept busy with her five grandchildren.