From education to employment

Key expert to lead education sector growth for Bruton Knowles

Bruton Knowles has appointed a leading industry expert to enhance and grow the property consultancy’s portfolio across its education and leisure sectors.

Jen Gill, who will be based at the Bruton Knowles’ Manchester office, joins the consultancy as an Associate, following six years’ experience working within specialist markets and focussing most recently on the independent education sector.


Jen’s roles have included providing valuations for secured lending purposes and internal information purposes as well as transactional advice.  Jen has an array of clients nationally and locally including, independent school operators, children’s day nursery operators, banks and charities.


Bruton Knowles welcomes Jen during a significant period of growth for the consultancy, as it continues to drive success and expansion across the leisure and education sectors.  She will be fundamental in enhancing these divisions for Bruton Knowles nationally, through offering unrivalled knowledge to both new clients, generating new leads and building on the consultancy’s long-standing relationships with independent schools.


James Bailey, Managing Partner at Bruton Knowles added:

“We have seen significant success within education and leisure, especially with our LoveLeisure brand and both sectors continue to evolve and grow. Therefore, it was important that we appointed an individual who is talented and dedicated to supporting us in our expansion plans.

“With a wealth of experience behind her, Jen is a respected professional within the property industry and will be key to ensuring we continue to have a significant presence within the two sectors.”


Jen said: “Bruton Knowles is an industry leading property consultancy that is growing considerably across its sectors – it has a long-standing reputation for expertise and knowledge, which will provide me with the environment to progress that I have been looking for.


“The education and leisure markets have always been of considerable interest to me and my previous roles saw me have a key focus in these areas.  It is fantastic to now be a part of the Bruton Knowles team, where I have the opportunity to develop my skill set and knowledge as well as being able to offer support to the wider team.”


Bruton Knowles is an independently-owned national property consultancy with 12 offices across the UK.  Its large multi-disciplinary team is highly experienced in sale and purchase, valuation, leasing and strategy across commercial, rural and urban property, and has specialist expertise in utilities, public sector and social housing.


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