New promotion at Cooke & Arkwright

3 November 2020
  • Rhian Howells Cooke & Arkwright Land Agency

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Cooke & Arkwright has promoted Rhian Howells in its Land Agency department to the position of Associate. Rhian joined the firm in 2015 having previously been a commercial real estate solicitor with an international law firm.

Rhian subsequently gained her MSc in Rural Land and Business Management, became a Member of the RICS and a RICS Registered Valuer, and most recently a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV).

Chris Hyde, Director of Land Agency said, “Rhian’s promotion is richly deserved and is testament to the hard work and dedication she’s shown since starting at Cooke & Arkwright.  I am really pleased for her.”

Rhian commented, “I’m thrilled to have been promoted. It has been a tough year with the sad death of our much-admired Director, Rod Perons, and with the all-pervasive coronavirus. However, our Land Agency team has bonded together more than ever and worked exceptionally hard to maintain our positive and enjoyable work environment, both remotely and in the office. A special shout-out goes to our favourite cavapoochon puppy, Dougie, who has contributed particularly well as the new team mascot!

“I’m looking forward to continuing my work with the Land Agency team, including providing support to our Director, Chris Hyde. Year on year I’ve become increasingly client-facing and have been involved with greater responsibilities within the firm, which are aspects of the role I’ve always enjoyed and hope to continue.”

Cooke & Arkwright have been providing Newport City Council with rating advice for over 20 years. Andrew, Jane and Huw provide a personal and professional service and have an excellent knowledge of the Council’s assets which has enabled the Council to achieve substantial rate savings. A useful service offered is the status report which provides us with a snapshot of what appeals have been made and appeals outstanding throughout the life of the List. I would recommend Cooke & Arkwright Rating Services to any company wishing to procure up-to-date and professional rating advice.

Eirian Jones, Estates Team Leader, Newport Norse