Matthew started working for Sunderlands in July 2009 and joined the Partnership in 2013. He is an experienced and fully qualified Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, a RICS Registered Valuer and also a qualified member of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers. Matthew is also the Welsh representative of the Livestock Auctioneeers Association and Vice Chairman of the Three Counties and South Wales Livestock Auctioneers Association. He achieved a First Class Honours Degree in Rural Estate and Land Management after completing a four year course at Harper Adams University College.
Matthew currently operates out of our Hay-on-Wye branch where he undertakes a full range of professional work including valuations, compensation claims, lettings and sales of land. He has been heavily involved in major compensation and compulsory purchase schemes and is well versed to give professional advice in these areas. Matthew also operates our Talgarth Livestock Market and is the auctioneer for all the livestock sold through the market, he is also one of the principal auctioneers at Hereford Livestock Market. Outside the office he enjoys clay pigeon shooting and he has represented Wales at International level. He also enjoys watching rugby and socialising.