Our Team

Professional Experience

Bill is a great-grandson of HMG’s founder and joined the board as a non executive director in 2007. He spent much of his professional career in the media industry and was Managing Director of Haymarket Media Group’s digital businesses worldwide until 2008. Since then he has developed a portfolio of NED & advisory roles across media, property and technology sectors, currently serving on 6 boards, including being Chairman at HMG and Sosandar PLC.

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Bill Murray


Nick spent two years in investment at Lambert Smith Hampton and five years at Lewis Ellis, the niche investment boutique, before setting up Matrix Property Investment as a joint venture with HMG in 2001. Following the acquisition of Matrix by HMG in 2006, Nick was appointed to HMG’s board and became Chief Executive in 2009.

Nick Casson MRICS


Bruce is Group Finance Director of The Doric Group, a privately owned group of companies in the paper based packaging sector. At Doric, Bruce takes overall responsibility for financial reporting and control and also leads acquisition activity. Prior to joining Doric, Bruce spent five years as a corporate finance adviser, having previously qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG.

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Bruce Murray

Non-Executive Director

Since qualifying as a chartered surveyor in 2003, Ted has worked exclusively within the property investment market. Advising a range of clients from high net worth individuals through to institutions, he currently specialises in brokerage as a partner at the boutique investment practice, King Street Commercial.

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Ted Murray

Non-Executive Director

Joy is a chartered accountant and Group Deputy Chief Executive of The Riverside Group Limited, a national housing association. Riverside owns and manages over 50,000 homes, has turnover of £250m pa and assets of £1.9bn

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Joy Baggaley FCA

Non-Executive Director

Charles has many years of experience in the North West commercial property market having worked for both Lambert Smith Hampton and J Trevor Webster before setting up Regional Property Solutions, based in Altrincham, in 1999.

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Charles Murray

Non-Executive Director

Carol is a Chartered Accountant, having qualified with Grant Thornton in 2002.  Prior to joining HMG in January 2015, Carol held a variety of finance positions at Timpson, McCann Manchester and Kelloggs.

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Carol Hall

Head of Finance

Vicki joined HMG in 2015 after several years working at Magnus, WHR and Lambert Smith Hampton, dealing with all aspects of office agency, management and development across the North West.

At HMG Vicki has a wide ranging remit including helping to secure new occupiers for vacant properties, dealing with service charge efficiency, marketing and asset management.

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Vicki Cook

Senior Surveyor

Liz Aboud joined property investment company Hollins Murray Group as Head of Legal in November 2016. Liz was formally a partner for many years at Gateley Plc and previously Halliwells in Manchester city centre.


Liz Aboud

Head of Legal

Paul joined HMG in 2016 after several years at Magnus and The Co-operative Group.  He has held a number of property management positions however his core role is leading the facilities/estates management team and dealing with customers on a day to day basis.

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Paul McCallum

Facilities and Estates Manager

Andy joined HMG in March 2017 after several years working in Manchester City Centre dealing with all aspects of facilities management.

At HMG Andrew reports into the Head of Facilities Management and is responsible for making sure our buildings, their services and the estate meet the needs of the people that work within them.


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Andy Eeles

Facilities Manager

Emma is the Office Manager and essentially ensures the smooth running of the HMG office on a day to day basis.  Emma provides valuable support to the whole team and her remit ranges from organising meetings, implementing and maintaining our office procedures to managing databases and administrative systems.

Emma Barnes

Office Manager

Ivy is a qualified accountant and joined The Hollins Murray Group in 2017 after working for several years as a Senior Accountant at JSK Fashions.

Ivy is directly responsible for the controlling day to day financial transactions within the business, including invoicing and credit control, bank reconciliations, supplier payments as well as providing general support to the Head of Finance.


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Ivy Xia

 Financial Accountant

Office Team

Denise Grasby