Meet the team

What defines us? Probably the fact that we enjoy working together; more importantly, we share a heart for giving great service, working alongside our clients, and making people happy. We keep winning awards for doing what we love, what more could we want!

Managing Director: Glenn Perry

Worked at Zest since...
The very beginning
Favourite thing about Zest?
Being recognised for what we stand for - great customer service
When I was younger I wanted to be...
An Archaeologist (The Indiana Jones type!)
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
Don't like this question... ok... Squirrel
Who I most admire in life...
Mandela, Tutu, Branson, Izzard
Outside of work...
Travelling, Inspirational Food and Drink, Golf, Cricket, Tennis,

Branch Manager: Ilona Bull

Worked at Zest since...
October 2013
Favourite thing about Zest?
The lovely people I work with and the fact that we have a happy and positive culture where we don't sweat the small stuff
When I was younger I wanted to be...
Able to speak at least three languages
Who I most admire in life...
My parents...They allowed me to be a "why?" child and always gave me an explanation, they taught me that nothing comes for free in life so if you want something you have to work for it and they encouraged me to believe I could accomplish whatever I put my mind to.
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
A swallow... As well as their freedom of flight, they are cosmopolitan, well-travelled and like me they prefer warmer climates. They're also slender, streamlined & agile which is more of a work in progress :-)
Outside of work...
I love spending time outdoors... in the sunlight!

Sales Manager: Jon Webster

Worked at Zest since...
April 2015
Favourite thing about Zest?
The company ethos. Zest has a great attitude towards it's clients and staff!
When I was younger I wanted to be...
RAF Police Dog Handler
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
It would have to be a Tiger! I love these fantastically beautiful animals.
Who I most admire in life...
Richard Branson, Dalai Lama & my dad. There are also many people that you meet in every day life that have overcome great adversity to be where they are today, in what ever form that may be.
Outside of work...
Having been involved in rugby union (player then coach), I love to sit back back and watch a bone crunching game either from the stands or on the telly. I train in martial arts which has given me many fantastic life experiences, but I'm desperate to learn the guitar... I have have the guitar, I just can't play it!

Accounts Manager: Karen Haag

Worked at Zest since...
November 2011
Favourite thing about Zest?
The people - friendly, fun but professional
When I was younger I wanted to be...
An airline hostess, I wanted to travel the world. Actually I secretly liked the red lipstick that the hostesses wore on the TV adverts!
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
A cheetah - fast, agile, sleek, all the things I'm not!
Who I most admire in life...
Anyone who stands up for what they think is right, particularly those who have overcome great obstacles in their lives to achieve their dreams.
Outside of work...
I'm a married (busy) mother of two and their chauffeur. Love watching and participating in sport when time permits, relaxing with friends and family.

Lettings Negotiator: Natalie Giles

Worked at Zest since...
April 2014
Favourite thing about Zest?
The people I work with. Everyone goes the extra mile to help each other which makes a great team.
When I was younger I wanted to...
Work on cruise ships to travel the world and get a sun tan!
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
An otter because they’re small, cute and like to socialise.
Who I most admire in life...
My brother - he works really hard to achieve what he wants in life and he always has brilliant advice.
Outside of work...
I like to keep fit, shop and (attempt to) cook.

Lettings & Sales Administrator: Samantha Young

Worked at Zest since...
October 2014
Favourite thing about Zest?
Response coming soon!
When I was younger I wanted to...
A vet to treat animals and make them well.
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
A dolphin. They are beautiful and free to swim the oceans.
Who I most admire in life...
I most admire my family, as without their guidance I wouldn't be the person I am today.
Outside of work...
I love to spend quality time with my family and taking my children on outings and spending time with my friends.

Property Maintenance Coordinator: Lucy Pike

Worked at Zest since...
March 2015
Favourite thing about Zest?
The modern, fresh outlook and friendly, positive approach.
When I was younger I wanted to...
A popstar! Although this career was soon put to bed when I was told I couldn't sing!
If I wasn't born human the animal I would be...
A polar bear, my favourite, amazing animal.
Who I most admire in life...
Selfless people, firemen, Steve Jobs.
Outside of work...
I enjoy travelling, cooking, horror films, spending time with friends and I also love all animals.