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Our Team

Nick Cleverley

Nick Cleverley

Managing Director

Nick joined the Company in 1999 after training as a surveyor working within the London property market. In 2007, Nick became Managing Director, overseeing the daily activities of Hannick. He has gained extensive knowledge, through experience, of delivering residential and commercial developments.

Nick is committed to retaining the strong reputation of the Company, whilst strengthening its commitments to Landowners, Agents and House purchasers. Nick is especially proud of the dedicated team of colleagues who continue to make Hannick thrive.

Hannah Cleverley

Hannah Cleverley


Hannah is a Director of Hannick and joined the company in 2002 following a career in Private Client Fund Management. Hannah is involved in all aspects of the business, in particular overseeing construction and sales of residential development projects, along with managing Hannick’s investment portfolio.

Russell Cleverley

Russell Cleverley


Russell qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in the early 1970s and after building a house for his own family’s occupation, decided to seek other similar, residential opportunities. This led to the formation of Hannick in 1979.

Under his leadership, Hannick grew rapidly, primarily in various residential fields but moving into commercial and land based projects. This growth was founded on the basic principles of honesty and integrity, which still remain at the heart of Hannick today.

Over the last nearly 50 years, he has amassed considerable knowledge, which is still available to the Hannick ‘team’.

Chris Minors

Chris Minors

Operations Director

In 2023, Chris joined Hannick, assuming responsibility for the company's day-to-day strategic land operations. The first 12 years of his career were spent as a Town Planner working for Local Government, he embarked on a new journey in 2014, transitioning into the private sector with a national housebuilder. 

Before joining Hannick, Chris served as the Land and Planning Director at Persimmon Homes (Wessex), overseeing its land identification, acquisition, and planning functions. His extensive experience includes collaborations with landowners on projects of varying scales. His time spent within a major national house builder has provided him with extensive experience concerning the delivery of residential and mixed-use development proposals. 

At Hannick, he leverages a wealth of public and private sector experience to drive the company's daily operations and foster connections that underpin the company’s strong and positive reputation

Conor Lee

Conor Lee MRTPI

Land and Planning Director

Conor holds a Masters in Town Planning and is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He joined Hannick in 2013 having previously worked as a planning consultant where he was involved in mainly residential-led projects, ranging from small developments to large mixed-use extensions.

In his role as Land and Planning Director, Conor is responsible for finding new sites and promoting them through the planning process to secure planning consents which optimise their value.

He has been successful in securing planning consents on a diverse range of sites at Hannick, a number of which have required working closely with local communities to develop proposals which meet their needs and ultimately secure their support.

Sam Croft

Sam Croft MRTPI

Planning Manager

Sam holds an Undergraduate Degree in Town and Country Planning, a Masters in Regeneration Studies and is a chartered member of the Royal Town Planning Institute. He joined Hannick in 2021 having attained over 10 years of experience working in both the public and private sector. Throughout his career, he has developed in depth experience of dealing with residential-led projects, ranging from small developments to large mixed-use sites.

In his role as Planning Manager, Sam is responsible for the identification of land opportunities with potential for residential development and promoting them through the planning process to secure planning consents.

Glenn Godwin

Glenn Godwin Dip TP, MRTPI

Land and Planning Consultant

Glenn is a Chartered Town Planner with some 40 years’ experience. The first 10 years of his career were spent in Local Government. He moved to the private sector in 1988, with the Chapman Warren (RPS) planning consultancy, and also spent several years working for a national housebuilder. Prior to joining Hannick, Glenn was an Executive Director at Pegasus Planning Group (Cirencester), where he provided planning advice to optimise land assets for a wide range of clients and led consultant teams to secure planning consent for some of the largest strategic mixed-use developments in the South West. He also provided expert evidence at planning inquiries.

Glenn’s primary role at Hannick is the identification of land opportunities with potential for residential or commercial development. In addition, he advises on existing and future projects in terms of planning and promotion strategies.

Rob Gurd

Rob Gurd

Construction Manager

Rob has a been involved in the construction industry for over 40 years and joined Hannick in 2000.  His early career saw him start out as a bricklayer apprentice and from there, work his way up to Construction Manager.  Rob has a wealth of experience in residential new build development, including specialist retirement, and refurbishment and renovation.  His extensive knowledge also covers site services, drainage and design.

Kirsty Williams

Kirsty Williams

Office Manager

Kirsty joined Hannick in 2007 as the Office Manager having previously worked for a local family run Estate Agency. Kirsty manages the office administration for Hannick and provides a smooth and efficient back office system, maintaining high standards throughout. Kirsty’s energy and dedication ensures that the business runs efficiently.

Joy Philpott

Joy Philpott

Accounts Manager

Joy joined Hannick in 2014 to manage the accounts. Joy has a gained extensive experience through 40 of years working within the industry. This knowledge and Joy’s enthusiasm ensures that all accountancy matters are managed effectively and efficiently.