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Meet the team

With a longstanding reputation for delivering excellence to uphold, we pride ourselves on having a highly skilled and experienced team to help deliver superior results for our clients with their property searches.

Meet the team

Julian Cook

Managing Director and General Manager Group Property

After graduating from Reading University, Julian began his career as a surveyor in 1989, working for the commercial property agent Edward Erdman’s West End Shops department for several years. In 1995, he joined Harrods Estates, responsible for all Harrods Group property. He still fulfils this role and was part of the re-foundation of Harrods Estates in 1996, sharing the vision of Harrods extending its unique service to offer customers luxury residential sales and lettings primarily in prime central London. Julian has been Director of Estates since 2011 and is committed to Harrods Estates being a central part of the Harrods Brand – a service that is not offered by any other department store in the world.

Knightsbridge Sales

Shaun Drummond

Residential Director and General Manager

A graduate from University College Dublin, Shaun qualified as an architect in London, specialising in five-star hotels and exclusive residential projects, before pursuing a career in property. After working for Savills, Shaun joined Harrods Estates in 1998 and now heads the London Residential Sales team based in the main Knightsbridge office which covers Knightsbridge, Belgravia, Chelsea, Kensington and Hyde Park.

Michael Harte

Assistant Sales Manager - Knightsbridge Office

Michael has almost 20 years’ experience in prime central London’s real estate market. After starting his property career at a boutique Mayfair agency, he’s risen through the ranks in the industry and now specialises in residential sales of Prime and Super Prime property in central London’s most affluent neighbourhoods.

Reem Dougramaji

Head of Middle East Desk, London Residential Sales

Baghdad-born Reem moved to London in 1991, diverted to Dubai to start selling luxury property in 2006, and joined Harrods Estates three years later. She began in the Knightsbridge lettings department before moving to the sales side in 2014.

Mayuri Depala

Anti-Money Laundering Executive and Office Manager

With over eight years extensive experience in the property industry, Mayuri possesses a wealth of knowledge having commenced her career in 2015. Specialising in Prime Central London, she has forged close collaborations with high-net-worth clients. Her versatile skill set spans various roles, including administration, operations, and personal assistance. At Harrods Estates, Mayuri ensures all commercial activity maintains compliance with regulatory standards for Anti-Money Laundering. Beyond the office, she finds joy in baking and socializing, enriching her life with creativity and connection.

Emma Louise Brown

Office Coordinator

Having returned from an eight year stint in the Middle East, where working as premium cabin crew, Emma embarked on a new journey within the property industry. Securing her first role at Savills gave Emma a solid foundation for the Residential market and after 2 years experience has now joined Harrods Estates in the role of Administrative Associate covering both the Knightsbridge and Park Lane offices. In her spare time, as well as a passion for travel and exploring different cultures, Emma enjoys yoga, Middle Eastern cooking and long walks with her dog, Crumpet.

Knightsbridge Lettings

Sarah McIntyre

London Residential Lettings Director

Sarah brings more than 20 years’ experience to the property lettings industry, having worked with well-known agencies dealing with the prime Chelsea, Kensington and central London markets before taking over as head of lettings at Harrods Estates. She draws on first hand experience of numerous market changes over the years to offer clients the best advice and highest level of service.

Sofien Scappini

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Sofien is an experienced negotiator with a proven ability to secure favourable outcomes for clients. With several years property experience in areas such Mayfair, Marylebone, South Kensington and Knightsbridge, Sofien is a well versed prime central London expert. He originally joined Harrods Estates in 2017 and after a hiatus to explore other interests, has rejoined the busy Knightsbridge lettings office.

Zahra Alnahi

Lettings Negotiator

Zahra is an experienced negotiator and property manager, having been in the property industry for three years working solely for independent estate agency brands. She has joined the Harrods Estates team as an Arabic speaking lettings negotiator.

Danielle Henry-Collu

Lettings Coordinator

With over 7 years in the industry, Danielle joins Harrods Estates as a Lettings Coordinator in Knightsbridge. Previously working for an independent agency and Foxtons in South West London, she offers a wealth of property knowledge and administrative support to the team.

Loucas Zarvou

Property Executive

Loucas began his property career in 2012 as a self-employed Property Manager and Landlord, managing prime multi use properties across London. Having previously worked at Savills, he joined Harrods Estates’ Knightsbridge office in 2022 and specialises in prime property management and lettings. Loucas is fluent in Greek and is ideally placed to offer expert advice to our international customers.

Mayfair Office

Simon Barry

BA, Head of New Developments

Simon has been involved in central London new development during most of his career in agency. Simon joined Harrods in 2013 having worked at Knight Frank for 10 years where he was a partner in residential development. Simon looks after both UK and International development marketing through the Luxury Property space inside Harrods as well as through Harrods Group contacts in China and the Middle East. Major clients include Berkeley Group and Emaar. Simon provides development consultancy for developers on large-scale mixed-use projects and high value prime central London developments. He has extensive experience of working alongside developers’ professional teams to take projects from early planning to the eventual sales and marketing.

Shaun Drummond

Residential Director and General Manager

A graduate from University College Dublin, Shaun qualified as an architect in London, specialising in five-star hotels and exclusive residential projects, before pursuing a career in property. After working for Savills, Shaun joined Harrods Estates in 1998 and now heads the London Residential Sales team based in the main Knightsbridge office but also covers the Mayfair office on Park Lane which looks after Mayfair, St James, Bayswater, Marylebone and Regents Park.

Adham Hakmi

Sales Negotiator

As a graduate of University of Istanbul and with extensive property experience in Turkey and Saudi Arabia, Adham brings a wealth of experience to the Mayfair sales market. Having also previously worked in the lettings department in our Knightsbridge office, Adham is fluent in Arabic and ideally placed to offer expert advice to our international customers. 

Christopher Janson

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Chris has been in the industry for 8 years having previously worked for Marsh & Parsons and Savills followed by an independent agent in Pimlico, Westminster and Earl’s Court for the last 4 years before joining Harrods Estates as a Senior Negotiator in the Mayfair Office. Chris deals with the Prime Lettings market and brings a premium service to his clients

New Developments

Simon Barry

BA, Head of New Developments

Simon has been involved in central London new development during most of his career in agency. Simon joined Harrods in 2013 having worked at Knight Frank for 10 years where he was a partner in residential development. Simon looks after both UK and International development marketing through the Luxury Property space inside Harrods as well as through Harrods Group contacts in China and the Middle East. Major clients include Berkeley Group and Emaar. Simon provides development consultancy for developers on large-scale mixed-use projects and high value prime central London developments. He has extensive experience of working alongside developers’ professional teams to take projects from early planning to the eventual sales and marketing.

Marketing department

Monica Rowe

Marketing Manager

Monica has worked in the luxury property marketing sector for more than 20 years, with clients including well-known developers, estate agents and property brands. She heads all Harrods Estates' marketing activity including advertising, PR, digital, social and partnerships.