Meet the Team | Prestige & Village

Meet our team

Matt Dixon Founder

Matt is the founder of Prestige & Village, he brings expertise and experience which has shaped the development of the company. Matt has a management, sales and marketing background, and enjoys being active on the ground floor of the business. Matt is also active away from the business & has been known to mix business with pleasure on the golf course & the shooting field. Matt also likes to be out at sea fishing and can often be found at West Mersea where he moors his boat.

T: O1279 358800

E: matt@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

Matt Dixon Founder

Robert Lee Non-Exec Overseas Commercial Director

Robert has a 20+ year background in managing financial products for some of Britain’s largest financial institutions.

He joins with a wealth of experience and know-how in financial services and has gained valuable contacts and partnerships which are second to none in the financial and property sector.

Robert has an active role in international business development and oversees the brand to help with the expansion of prestige and villa and hopes to continue in the growing success of the brand thus far.

Robert Lee Non-Exec Overseas Commercial Director

Iain Lock Legal and Business Affairs Director

Iain is an experienced solicitor who specialises in Employment and Business law. Iain has owned and managed a number of legal businesses and has a wealth of commercial as well as legal experience. Iain is well known in the estate agency world as he has specialised in advising estate agents on employment law and sales and letting legal issues for over 10 years. As a keen sportsman he regularly plays squash, touch rugby and is a coach of a local youth football team.

T: O1279 358800

E: Iain@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

Iain Lock Legal and Business Affairs Director

John Allen Business Development Director

John has over 6 years experience in the property industry, working in both the online and high street sectors. He has a strong sales and account management background, and has won various accolades for his achievements in previous sales roles. In his position here John is helping to grow, support and develop our partner network by scouting for talented agents within the industry to join the PV family. When John isn’t working he is caring for his family and spoiling his two young daughters.

T: 07535 917486

E: john.allen@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

John Allen Business Development Director

Lawrence Potton Mortgage Advisor

Lawrence can call on more than three decades’ worth of experience in the financial services sector and has a tremendous amount of experience. Lawrence is well known and highly thought of in his industry, and as a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute, he offers reliable, independent advice. For Lawrence, relaxing means indulging in his interest in history and the arts while swimming, diving and motor racing ensure he is as active in and out of work.

T: 01279 358800

E: lawrence@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

Lawrence Potton Mortgage Advisor

Maggie Gordon Finance

Maggie is our finance specialist. Her experience in accountancy, and her background in sales, marketing and teaching make her a valuable team member. Maggie was born in Essex, but she has traveled extensively and has lived not only in Surrey but in Paris and New York as well. With such a cultured life, it will surprise no one to learn that on special occasions, Maggie enjoys the combination of fine dining and even more exceptional wine!

T: 01279 358800

E: maggie@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

Maggie Gordon Finance

Gareth Pritchard Chief Executive

Gareth has a wealth of knowledge in developing and building relationships across Europe within the Property Market.

With 20 years experience within the Spanish Luxury market Gareth spends most of his times working with Developers and Promotors.

Away from the property market and as an ex tennis professional Gareth likes to spend his time playing golf and tennis.

Gareth Pritchard Chief Executive

Matthew Bateman Managing Director & Luxury Property Specialist

Matthew has been living in Spain for over 40 years and has 20 years experience working within the property market.

Matthew is a leading expert with the Luxury Property field, Speaking English, Spanish and French.

Away from the office Matthew loves fitness and can be seen most early morning in the gymnasium.

Matthew Bateman Managing Director & Luxury Property Specialist

Jon Jarvis Director

Jon has been involved with the estate agency industry since the age of 18 and has led the way in developing many of the essential services we offer, drawing influence and inspiration from time spent living and working abroad in Australia and South Africa. Life in other countries has given Jon a taste for beach sports, with windsurfing being one of his favored hobbies, alongside sailing and road biking. Jon is a man on the go at work and play.

T: O1279 358800

E: jonathan@prestigeandvillage.co.uk

Jon Jarvis Director

Maria Casals Bateman Accounts & After Sales

Maria who has been working with the Spanish property market for over 20 years.

Maria works closely with our team of lawyers and banks to make sure our clients are happy after the purchase takes place.

Maria also heads up our accounts department.

Maria who is married to Matthew also loves to spend her mornings in the gymnasium and evenings with her family.

Maria Casals Bateman Accounts & After Sales

Giuseppe Barillio Belgium Property Specialist

Giuseppe has been working with us for the last 5 years helping us to build up our Belgium Office.

Giuseppe has a wealth of knowledge within the Luxury Property Market and with his contacts it has allowed us to move forward in bringing more promotions to our future clients.

Giuseppe away from the office is a big family man and loves spending weekends at the beach and mornings in the gymnasium.

Giuseppe Barillio Belgium Property Specialist