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Meet The Team


Ann Sturgis - Director

Ann founded Malverns in 1975 and has extensive knowledge of sales and lettings in prime London locations. Whilst she still plays an active role in the day to day running of the business, she is in the office twice a week, normally on Wednesdays and Thursdays.  When she is not in the office  Ann spends time in the countryside overseeing a horticultural landscaping and planting project.





Claire Sandford - Property Manager - Director

Claire started her property career in 1990 at Boyle & Co. in South Kensington managing blocks of flats.  She moved to Malverns in 1997 to concentrate on the management of furnished lettings and has remained a specialist in this role ever since, developing a deep knowledge of both the subject and the area.  She  has run Malverns’ management department for several years and was made a director of the company in 2011.



Ria Geerling FARLA - Head of Lettings

Ria has over 20 years experience in the London lettings market, concentrating on Chelsea, Knightsbridge and Mayfair.  A fellow of ARLA, she joined Malverns in January 2012 and took on the role of Head of Lettings.  Loves travelling, ballet and is a patron of the finer restaurants of London.








Alexander Leon - Head of Sales & Acquisitions

Alexander has worked in the property sector for over 30 years and has been behind many a happy and successful story in both sales and acquisitions in London and property development in Florida. His considerable knowledge and understanding of the Prime Central London property market together with a meticulous eye to detail and a strong sense of discretion ensures that every client receives a first rate service.
Weekends are spent relaxing with the family at home on the Isle of Wight and the week in London catching up with old friends be it over a pint at Lords or keeping an eye on the culinary scene.

Alfie - Office Manager

Alfie is the Garfield of the dog world and keeps the office in order. He will always give you a warm welcome and even warmer if you have food!!  Be sure to keep up with his exploits on his daily blog, Alfies View!

Niki Sturgis - Sales & Lettings

Niki studied International Business Management at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester. Niki is NAEA qualified and is delighted to make the move to London to join the family business in South Kensington. Niki makes a great cup of tea so do come in and try one!