142 Main Street, Pembroke Pembrokeshire, SA71 4HN

Who are we?

Lloyd James BSc. Hons. MRICS FAAV –  Managing Director

Lloyd is an experienced estate manager and qualified Chartered Surveyor (2005) having previously worked with both regional and national firms in Bath, Sussex and West Wales before establishing Lloyd James Land & Estate Management in 2013.  Lloyd joined the Partnership of Owen & Owen in July 2015 becoming Managing Director of Owen & Owen Limited in April 2019.

Lloyd graduated from the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, with a 2:1 Honours degree in Rural Land Management in 1999 and was recipient of the Arthur Jones Medal in 1999. A Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, Lloyd is an estate management specialist dealing mainly with Rural Landed Estates, Leisure and Commercial Property portfolios.  Lloyd advises estates, farms and leisure companies on land management strategy and planning for the future.

A RICS Registered Valuer, Lloyd specialises in agricultural, equestrian and leisure property.

Lloyd is a past member of the Wales Steering Group for the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) and is a past President of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Agricultural Valuers Association. He is currently Chairman for the Dyfed Committee for the Country Land & Business Association (CLA) and sits on the Polisi Cymru Committee for CLA Wales.

An enthusiastic golfer, skier and cricketer, Lloyd also spends what little spare time there is helping to tend the grounds at Whitland Cricket Club.

Lloyd will often be accompanied in the office and out on estate by one or more of his many dogs, Pickle the English springer spaniel and Winnie & Dougal, his border terriers.

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Carwyn Rees BSc Hons. MRICS FAAV – Associate

A graduate from Harper Adams University College with an Honours degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management, Carwyn qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2014. Carwyn joined the practice of Owen and Owen in 2018.

Carwyn’s areas of expertise include agricultural tenancy negotiations, agricultural sale and lettings, estate management, rural planning and negotiations with utility companies on behalf of landowners and farmers. He leads the office in the management of caravan park and leisure businesses, not only in the office, but also with the family business at home.

Carwyn deals extensively with next generation renewable energy schemes including both on and offshore wind energy and solar energy projects.

A dairy farmers’ son from Carmarthenshire, Carwyn is heavily involved with the young farmers movement and the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society.

Carwyn will usual be accompanied by his energetic cocker spaniel, Ivy, who is one of a number of office dogs that we have!

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Lucy Luke LLB (Hons) – Associate

Lucy is a qualified Solicitor, who has practised for over 10 years specialising in commercial and agricultural property.  Lucy graduated from Swansea University with a 2:1 Honours Degree in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and then the College of Law, Birmingham with distinction.

Lucy is an effective and experienced commercial property and rural land specialist. Dealing mainly with property management, Lucy acts as our in house legal expert.

Lucy originates from Pembrokeshire and lives on a farm with her husband and two sons.  Outside of work, Lucy enjoys a variety of outdoor and country pursuits and is an accomplished horsewoman, hockey player and cricketer for Burton CC.

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Amy James BSc Hons. Rural Surveyor

Amy graduated from Harper Adams University College with an Honours degree in Rural Enterprise and Land Management in 2015 and joined Owen & Owen in 2023.

Having previously worked in property management for local government, Amy is working towards her RICS and CAAV qualifications.

Amy’s areas of expertise include the management of commercial and agricultural property.

Amy is from a farming background and today lives on a farm with her partner. In her spare time she enjoys helping out on the farm and long walks with her dog Mali.

Alastair Edwards BSc Hons  (Est Man)  – Consultant

Alastair is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, having qualified in 2006, and is a RICS Registered Valuer.

Alastair’s areas of expertise include residential mortgage valuations and RICS Home Survey Standard (previously called Home Condition and Home Buyer Reports) in Pembrokeshire and valuation, estate management and Landlord & Tenant negotiations with telecoms operators on behalf of landowners and farmers.

He has recently obtained his Operational Authorisation from the CAA to undertake Aerial, Mapping and Thermal Surveys using a UAV / Drone and its high definition camera to inspect land, property, and infrastructure.

A former hockey player and cricketer, Alastair can be found growing vegetables in the garden outside of work.

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Alex Lockton BSc – Consultant

Alex has over 15 years’ experience delivering renewable energy and zero carbon technology including work for some of the most prestigious clients in the country. His experience has included senior roles with British Gas and T H WHITE, consultancy with Good Energy and as well as running his own business in this time.

Alex has extensive experience in construction, CDM and EPC contracting involving the design, installation and maintenance of a wide range of technology including Solar PV, Solar Thermal, all Heat Pumps, Biomass heating, district heating, Wind Power, Battery Storage, Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure.

Alex advises clients and their representatives in the private and public sector and in the commercial and agricultural space. The types of services he offers include strategic advice and feasibility studies, procurement, project management, connections to funding solutions and grant sources and access to some of the best brands in zero carbon technology the market has to offer.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alex-lockton-70256510/

Sarah McKnight – Accounts Administrator

Sarah is an experienced office accounts administrator having previously worked for Prudential and then Jardine Lloyd Thompson in Reading, leaving as an Administration Team Leader. After a career break to raise a family, Sarah joined Owen & Owen in 2014. She is responsible for the administration of both the Firm’s and Client accounts.

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Angela James – Accounts Administrator

Having previously worked for the Department of Work and Pensions as an Accounts Officer, Angela took a ten-year career break to raise her family. Having returned to work she took up the role of Finance Officer in a Pembrokeshire School for 10 years and joined Owen & Owen in 2023. Angela’s main focus is on Firm’s accounting.

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Dawn Jarrett – Secretary

Dawn has worked with Owen & Owen for many years and is an experienced secretary and PA. Over her time with the business, Dawn has built up a wealth of knowledge of our let portfolio and day to day deals with scheduling work and contact with contractors and tenants. As well as this Dawn supports Lloyd and Lucy in their day to day work load.

Outside of work, Dawn is a fitness instructor.

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Elaine Williams – Secretary

Elaine joined Owen & Owen in 2016 having worked for many years as a legal secretary. Supporting Carwyn and Amy in their work, Elaine is also one of the first port of calls for the management of the West Angle Bay Caravan Park.

Emma James – Office Manager

Emma joined Owen & Owen in 2018 to take on the new role of Office Manager. Dealing with compliance, HR, office administration and providing additional admin support, Emma is an experienced Office Administrator. Prior to joining Owen & Owen Emma previously undertook similar roles for Wales’ only Equine Veterinary Hospital, Cotts Equine in Narberth, and previous to that at Arundel Equine Hospital, in Arundel, West Sussex.

Emma studied Horse Management at Brinsbury Agricultural College as well as obtaining the National Certificate in Farm Secretary, also at Brinsbury.

An accomplished horse rider having competed at side saddle, Emma is also a qualified riding instructor.

Dougal – Head of Security

Dougal the Border Terrier takes his role as Head of Security very seriously, when he can be motivated to come to work that is. He takes a keen interest in all who visit and those who pass by our office. A professional sleeper and snoozer Dougal is still a capable security expert although now he is officially an #OAPBorder.

Pickle – Head of Sporting

Pickle the English Springer Spaniel, is Head of our Sporting Department and is an enthusiastic gun dog. Her interests are in retrieving and generally in being a good girl. She also takes the lead in enthusiastic visitor welcoming.

She is always with Lloyd, both in the office and out on visits and is an ever present member of the team.