Meet the Ridgewater team
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Director Neil Tozer
Neil started Ridgewater Lettings in 2008 after a career in the House Building industry with Barratt Homes and, prior to that, in the Leisure industry. He is passionate about the business he created and believes in offering great service to Landlords and Tenants alike. Neil enjoys spending time with his family, enjoying all that Torbay has to offer. Neil is also a local Sea Scout Leader and loves spending time on the water.
Director Daniel Hobbin
Daniel Joined Ridgewater in 2018 to revamp and relaunch the Sales Department. After many years experience as an Area Manager in the Customer Service Sector Daniel was keen to take on a new challenge and saw Ridgewater as a company he wanted to be part of. In his spare time Daniel enjoys spending time with his family and horse riding.
Branch Manager Leah Bellworthy
Leah has been working in the property industry for six years, initially working for a Newton Abbot based company, before joining Accommo-Let, Paignton in 2013 (which was then taken over by Ridgewater at the end of 2015). She has completed her Level 2 in Residential Lettings & Property Management and will be shortly beginning her Level 3 award. Outside of work, Leah enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading and travelling abroad.
Taking Your Calls Helen Barter
Helen started working for Ridgewater in 2018 as a Maintenance Administrator and is now responsible for the Lettings administration. She has a background in Project and Office Management and switched careers to Residential Lettings when she moved into the Torbay area. Helen likes to spend her free time walking and cycling in the beautiful Devon countryside.
Keeping Ridgewater Running Smoothly Jennifer Tozer
Jennifer joined Ridgewater as our Training and Systems Guru after working for a charity as their Training and Development Officer. Jennifer is qualified trainer and has many years experience in developing and implementing systems. Outside of work Jennifer is a Cub Scout leader and enjoys spending time on the water and caravaning.
Helping Landlords and Tenants Bex Watkins
Bex joined the Ridgewater Team in January 2018. She is our Maintenance Coordinator and handles all of our Maintenance issues that are reported through our Fixflo system. Bex is an enthusiastic and compassionate member of the team. She cares about our customers and strives to resolve issues as quickly as possible. Bex is a Mum, wife and dog owner who enjoys spending time with her loved ones, being outdoors, dining out, going on holiday and having movie nights snuggled up with comfy slippers and popcorn.
Ensuring Landlords Investments Remain Beautiful Ali McEvoy
Ali has worked for Ridgewater since 2017 and carries out all the property inspections and inventories. Before starting at Ridgewater Ali had taken a career break to bring up her two children. As well as being a busy mum she plays netball for a local club and enjoys days out with the family.
Ensuring Your Sales Go Smoothly Jan Powell
Jan works alongside Daniel helping to run the Sales department. After relocating from Hastings Jan was looking for a new challenge and Ridgewater was a perfect fit. Jan loves to travel and catch up with friends and family.
IT Specialist David Ball
David joined Ridgewater in June 2020, initially to redevelop the website. David has been programming and building websites for over a decade. With many years of experience in the IT industry, his role is to help Ridgewater streamline their processes and help everybody’s workflow become more efficient.
Sales Negotiator Adam Cliff
Adam joined Ridgewater in 2020 coming from a previous job role in the property industry, bringing his wealth of knowledge and experience to the Ridgewater brand. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing and volunteering at a variety of sports clubs.
Sales Negotiator Mike Lawton
Mike Lawton joined Ridgewater after merging with Torquay Real Estate in 2021. Mike Lawton has over 30 years experience in residential sales and prides himself on providing a first-rate service to all his clients.
Sales Co-ordinator Laura Davies
Laura joined in 2021 when Torquay Real Estate merged with Ridgewater. She has been in the estate agency business for many years ensuring all clients are looked after and kept informed during the sales process. When Laura isn't working, she joint manages an under-15 girls rugby team at Paignton Rugby Football Club.