Alec is C.E.O. of The Accouter Group bringing together the management team that provides an International award winning Interior Design company.
Taking overall responsibility, Alec has extensive experience in the Real Estate industry working at MD level at FTSE 100 companies in Estate Agency, Financial Services and Retail Banking and more recently in creating one of London’s fastest growing and dynamic group of Real Estate companies with co-founder Stella Savage.
Stella Gittins | Co-Founder & Group Director
With an extensive background in sales and marketing for a blue chip corporation, Stella ventured into the property industry in 2006 turning her attention to residential Interior Design.
Stella has been personally responsible for the acquisition and management of key accounts in London’s prime and super prime markets which has included the furnishing provision of a number of leading global real estate service providers.
Taking a lead creative role for the Group, Stella considers branding as a principle aspect of the client’s vision in order to encapsulate the spirit of a project and deliver carefully considered Interior Design.
Stella has also directed, mentored and developed the Design Team to an international award winning standard collecting multiple trophies for London Interior Design and Show Homes.
Lucy Day | Group Director
Lucy is a diligent and results focused BA(Hons) Retail and Business Management graduate with an extensive, valuable and diverse skill set benefitted from managerial and creative roles in the luxury retail and interior design sector.
As Director for the group, Lucy plays a leading role in managing key strategic alliances as well as mentoring the sales team to deliver a first class service, to high net worth individuals and some of the worlds most influential residential developers and landlords.
Rhian Barker | Group Design Director
Rhian heads up one of London’s most talented and dynamic design teams, hand picked for their approach and experience with some of the leading names in the Design Industry. Rhian herself has a notable portfolio and extensive experience working with award winning international designers on projects for high net worth individuals.
Holding a BA Hons. in Interior Architecture, Rhian has diverse experience delivering multi-million pound schemes for high profile international developers and end user clients in London’s most valuable residences and internationally to include some of the worlds finest real estate.
Overseeing the design team at Accouter, Rhian manages, mentors and drives projects through to completion with a keen eye for detail, budget and brief.
Aman Khan | Finance Director
Aman is a 'Big Four' Chartered Accountant and has held a number of finance roles with blue chip companies within the technology and pharmaceutical space. Prior to joining Accouter, he worked at a tech start up which was listed in the Sunday Times Fast Tech 100 in 2014.
Polly Burdell | Director
Polly is an enthusiastic, ambitious and highly motivated, BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management graduate with a background working for luxury lifestyle brands.
As an Associate Director for the Group, Polly works across the three brands and is responsible for the management and acquisition of key accounts to the company. She has ensured continued growth and brand reputation through the close relationships she holds with some of the key players in London’s prime and super prime markets. With a brilliant sales team behind her, she takes pride in offering a second to none service to high net worth individuals and some of the worlds most influential residential developers, agents and landlords.
Lydia Lavelle | Associate Director
Joining in 2012, Lydia has been a member of the Accouter Group team since day one. Prior to this, Lydia worked in Marketing for three consecutive years before re-training at KLC to follower a career in Interior Design. Her passion for design flourished as she progressed with the award winning brand, A.LONDON. It is from her hard work and dedication that Lydia was promoted from Senior Interior Designer to Associate Director.
Charlie Olpin | Associate Director
Charlie joined in 2015 as a Business Development Coordinator and quickly won “The Accouter Group’s Rising Star of the Year award 2015”. Charlie has now taken hold of the BoxNine7 brand and has helped deliver one of the fastest growing divisions of the group.
With over 5 years experience in Business Development, Charlie’s commercial flair and strong network of contacts within the London property sector, he has helped BoxNine7 continue to grow from strength to strength.
Phoebe Barrett | Associate Director
Phoebe joined The Accouter Group in 2014, following a fast paced career in the luxury PR industry. As a Fashion Design & Marketing graduate, Phoebe's creative spirit and attentive nature has seen her quickly develop to Associate Director, heading up the Prime Business for the Knight Frank Interiors divsion.
Phoebe is credited for having great relationships with clients from all over the world many of whom are repeat clients, managing a broad range projects from country homes to central London town houses.
Caroline Currie | Associate Director
Caroline benefits from a meticulous eye for design and project co-ordination. Having developed her skill sets in both the fashion and design industries (completing a BA Fashion Marketing degree in Newcastle, UK), Caroline has also established hands on practical knowledge of the retail housing sector.
With three years of experience at The Accouter Group as an Associate Director, Caroline specialises in supporting our high net worth client portfolios within the New Homes sector and compliments this work with her involvement on a wide variety of projects within the sales team.