Meet the Ad Hoc Management Team

Managing Director

Simon Finneran

Simon Finneran is Managing Director of Ad Hoc Property Management. Founded over 20 years ago in the Netherlands and coming to the UK in 2006, Ad Hoc provides alternative security solutions to over 80 local authorities across the UK. Since joining the company in 2014, Simon has been at the forefront of pushing through increased best practice standards across the organisation throughout the UK, Scotland and Wales.

Head of Finance

Jeremy Fraser

Jeremy joined the senior management team in early 2017 as Finance Director. He has more than ten years of broad and varied post-qualification experience across a number of industries in large corporates. Jeremy is supported by a fantastic team who are highly regarded by the Ad Hoc business.

With a particular focus and passion for making finance a valued commercial partner to the business Jeremy is looking forward to building the business and helping to shape the industry.
Jeremy has a family and wishes he had the spare time and money for hobbies including travel and adventure.

Head of HR

Jeremiah Homwe

Jeremiah joined Ad Hoc in June 2014 following various HR management roles within the finance and medical recruitment fields, insurance, and hospitality sectors in both large blue chip matrix organisations and emerging startups. Commercially focused and business centric, Jeremiah brings a wealth of varied experience to the Senior Management Team.

Since joining Ad Hoc, Jeremiah has enjoyed being part of a new management team that have helped implement various processes across this multisite business.

Jeremiah is passionate about people and their development and enjoys all aspects of business operations and the role that HR plays in aligning these varying departments and functions. He likes nothing more than seeing people identify their talents and develop themselves and their careers as the most rewarding part of his role.

A Kingston University alumni with an MA in Human Resources Management and CIPD qualified, Jeremiah enjoys music, cooking and current affairs.

In-House Solicitor

Isioma Nwaenie

Isioma joined Ad Hoc in Autumn 2016 as an In-house Solicitor. She obtained a BSc in Psychology and Criminology, then went on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Law and a LLM LPC in the University of Law, London. She worked as a paralegal and then qualified with multinational security giant, G4S. Isioma spends her time on a broad range of legal and compliance matters including commercial contracts, property litigation and risk and compliance issues.

Area Manager London and South East

Jason Barnard

Jason joined the team in June 2015 having come from a solid career in high street retail. He spends his spare time in the UK mountains, climbing and walking. He spent 6 years in the army and loves his 2 black labaradors, Arnhem and Matlow. Jason`s passion for customer service has led to the Guardian Charter being lived and breathed by his team.  Jason sees Guardianship as a great way of cutting the cost of living in London and creating a fantastic living experience for people that want the freedom and space that the model brings. Jason`s goal is to become the most highly regarded Guardian provider within the industry by using trusted and vetted Guardians living in compliant and unique properties.

Area Manager South West & South Wales

Simon Wright

Simon moved to Bristol from South Wales approximately 20 years ago to study Engineering at University. After graduating aged 21, Simon spent 16 years working in consumer finance, before joining Ad Hoc in March 2015.

Simon is a keen sportsman playing football regularly and competing in triathlons during the summer months. Simon holds a Level 2 football qualification and coaches junior football in Bristol where he lives.

Regional Manager (The North–Liverpool/Newcastle/Glasgow Offices)

Andrew Schofield

After studying Criminal Law & Criminology at The University of Leeds, Andrew decided to pursue a career in the property industry and 11 years later, has never looked back.

My career started in a large estate agent in Liverpool City Centre, managing portfolios of property for high net worth investors and corporate clients.

In terms of roles within property you could Andrew has done them all! Positions as a Property Manager, Lettings Negotiator and Business Development Manager were soon followed by Lettings Department Manager and Sales Department Manager. After delving into Residential Property Sales, Andrew helped to set up and run a Student Lettings Company before being inspired by the Guardianship scheme and eventually moving into the Property Guardian Industry.

Now with over 5 years’ experience in this sector, Andrew is responsible for The North of England, spanning 3 offices in Liverpool, Newcastle and Glasgow.

Andrew manages a team of 13 people, including Business Development Managers, Guardian Recruiters and Property Inspectors.

Andrew is NEBOSH and ILM qualified.

Andrew is also a Liverpool FC Kop season ticket holder and rabbit enthusiast!

Area Manager Midlands

Darren Tubb

Darren Tubb is Area Manager for the Midlands region. He has been working for Ad Hoc since 2010, but has worked in the property industry for 13 years in total.  Darren has spent many years in sales in various environments and also worked in shipping for a number of years, which was a very enjoyable time as it gave him the opportunity to travel to many countries.

Travel is indeed Darren’s favourite pastime, and whilst he still has a large bucket list of places still to go, he has been very fortunate to have visited some amazing places around the world.

Darren also enjoys sport, particularly following the ups and downs of his local team Aston Villa. Darren is a keen exerciser too, and participates in circuit classes, cycling and martial arts.

Darren is Birmingham born and still enjoys the hustle and bustle of the city, but also appreciates the quietness of the suburbs nowadays.

Darren is looking forward to the exciting times ahead in the property industry!

Area Manager Peterborough & East Anglia

Sarah Reid

Sarah launched the Peterborough office servicing the East of England in 2012.  She is a keen DIY enthusiast and has a strong interest in property.  She has always worked in sales roles, the majority of which has been in PR and Advertising.  Sarah is an avid problem solver and is yet to find a building she can’t secure.

Area Manager Yorkshire

Craig Mitchell

With experience in multi-site management in retail, Craig joined Ad Hoc in 2009 to establish a base for the company’s early expansion into the North. As a Business Development Manager, Craig won Ad Hoc’s initial client contracts in Yorkshire, the North West and the North East providing Guardians for a variety of businesses including local authorities and Diocese before progressing to the Yorkshire Area Manager role in 2011. Craig also opened the Newcastle office in 2013 to provide a more localised presence to the region before concentrating on the flourishing business in Yorkshire. He lives with his wife Emma and daughter Lily in Harrogate.