Meet the Team
Richard Greasby MRICS FAAVPartner - Head of Rural
Head of Rural - Richard joined Butler Sherborn's Cirencester office in June 2005 as head of the Rural Department.
Richard leads and specialises in Professional Valuations of rural property (Probate, IHT, CGT, Bank Lending, Litigation & Divorce) and the buying and selling of land, farms and estates. Richard also undertakes a wide range of other professional and consultancy work; in particular helping with succession planning and resolving disputes.
Richard has worked in and around the Cotswolds all his professional life having previously worked for a national firm before joining Butler Sherborn in 2005. He has a background in Estate & Land Management as well as having practical experience having grown up on the family farm. Richard is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and agricultural valuer, being on the Gloucestershire Committee of the Agricultural Valuers Association.
Ben Way MRICS FAAVAssociate - Head of Equestrian
Head of Equestrian - Ben specialises in all aspects of equestrian property.
Ben Way grew up on his family farm in Warwickshire and joined Butler Sherborn in 2010, after completing a BSc (Hons) in Rural Land Management at the Royal Agricultural College. Ben is now a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors having qualified in 2013.
Ben specialises in all aspects of equestrian property including sales, purchase, valuation, letting, management or providing practical planning and design advice. Ben also deals with the purchase, sale and formal valuation of landed and residential property, with a focus on the North Cotswolds and Warwickshire.
Alongside his work with Butler Sherborn Ben runs a string of event horses competing at International level throughout the UK and abroad. This involvement along with his existing professional work means Ben is well placed to help develop the equestrian side of Butler Sherborn.
Georgina Bush MRICSAssociate
Georgina specialises in Estate, Farm and Property Management and Country House Consultancy.
Georgina is responsible for offering strategic advice to clients regarding the management of their property portfolio overseeing refurbishments and subsequent lettings.
Advising clients on grant applications, the Basic Payment Scheme, cross compliance, agricultural tenancies and lettings legislation.
Before joining Butler Sherborn in 2015 in Georgina worked as a Regional Adviser for the CLA, providing guidance, evidence and advice to members and staff and a national firm of surveyors; responsible for Estate and Property performance for a range of private individuals, charities and institutional clients.
Georgina has practical farming experience from her family farm in Gloucestershire.
Hennie Carter MRICSAssociate
Hennie is an experienced Chartered Surveyor who specialises in RICS Red Book Valuations of rural property and providing property advice to farm and estate owners.
She heads up the residential property management team and provides advice to clients on rural grant applications including Countryside Stewardship and Basic Payment Scheme, Rights of Way and both agricultural and residential tenancy matters.
Hennie comes from a farming background and previously worked for a regional firm of Chartered Surveyors in East Anglia where she was involved in estate, farm and property management before joining Butler Sherborn in 2018.
Julie FryPA to Rural
Julie joined Butler Sherborn to support the rural business team.
Julie has a background as a legal secretary in London and was PA to a QC for many years. During her career, she has managed a portfolio of properties in London.
Her role includes supporting the rural team’s professional services, the production of valuations and the effective management of client property portfolios.