MEET THE TEAM

CLIFF+OCEAN’S team is focused on delivering bespoke services and unique knowledge to owners and occupies.

 

Our skills are tailored to meet our client’s commercial and life objectives across our multidisciplinary team.

 

The team’s local knowledge has been developed over decades through our contacts with estate agents, land owners and key individuals in Cornwall.

 

We don’t just work from the office, we actively get out to find the undiscovered gems that can be found all over the County.

 

Members of our team have worked in the industry for years and served as Cornwall Councillors and Chair and Vice Chairmen of the city's planning committee.

PROJECT MANAGER

ACCOUNTS AND CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGER

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BUILT ENVIRONMENT GRADUATE

MARCUS CADIER

POLICY CONSULTANT

PAUL FOSTER

PRINCIPAL GEO-ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF AGS - STRATEGIC PARTNER

ARCHITECTURE GRADUATE

(RIBA Student Member)

ADAM DESMONDE

What is your role?

Director

 

What is your professional experience?

MSc Construction Project Management

5+ years as Chair, Vice Chair and Member of Planning for Cornwall’s City.

20 years working in the industry.

 

What are your passions in relation to our professional service?

I love Cornwall. I grew up here, worked here and served as a Councillor here. Thanks to my work and active lifecycle I’ve seen hidden homes throughout Cornwall and want to give our client the opportunity to find the home and lifestyle of their dreams.

 

Why do you love Cornwall and living in Cornwall?

Cornwall is authentic. It’s a place defined by its own culture of friendliness, outdoor activity, healthy lifestyle, entrepreneurship and quality of life. When you live in Cornwall you are living in a place which loves and respects its culture and history and which thrives on innovative working opportunities and a rewarding, family lifestyle.

 

What is your role?

Built Environment Consultant

 

What is your professional experience?

MSc Material Science

1 year working for Desmonde Associates

 

What are your passions in relation to our professional service?

I am passionate about providing our clients with eco-friendly options and exploring new innovative sustainable solutions.

 

Why do you love Cornwall and living in Cornwall?

Cornwall is a beautiful county that comes with a calming lifestyle and inspiration around every corner.

ALEXANDRA WHITHAM

ALEXANDRA WHITHAM

 

VERITY PENROSE

What is your role?

Accounts and Customer Relations Manager

 

What is your professional experience?

BA Hons Art History and Architecture

PG Dip Museum and Heritage Studies.

6 years working in customer relations and managerial roles in the Arts and Heritage sector in London and also in Cornwall.

10 years working as an Accounts and Sales Manager for a global-based brand in Cornwall.

1.5 years working for Desmonde Associates as Accounts and Finance Manager.

 

What are your passions in relation to our professional service?

I am passionate about Cornwall, its beautiful natural environment and coastline. With a background in the arts and architecture I have always been fascinated in the built environment, heritage buildings, design and new sustainable building methods which enhance and preserve the natural environment and ecological systems whilst creating housing and design solutions for those looking to live and enjoy life in Cornwall. I am passionate about providing clients with the best levels of service and information at all times, so that they feel aware of the progress of their project and the opportunities available to them.

 

Why do you love Cornwall and living in Cornwall?

Having travelled to many parts of the world I still believe Cornwall is one of the most beautiful places to live, work and raise a family. The coastline, wildlife and marine life never cease to amaze me in their diversity and beauty. Having grown up here, worked away, then returned, it’s the perfect place to have a work life balance and give my young daughter a great start in life, enjoying the stunning countryside, numerous National Trust estates scattered across the county and endless and varied beaches where there are wonderful opportunities to explore, learn and play. Cornwall has a great sense of history too which I love and am very proud of its agriculture, farming and mining history to the Arts and cultural scene here. It is a truly great place to live.

 

 

What is your role?

Architecture Graduate – (RIBA Student Member)

 

What is your professional experience?

BA(HONS) Architecture

MArch Architecture (Currently studying)

I have worked with various architecture practices throughout the UK. I also spent time in Chicago, USA as an architectural design advisor.

 

What are your passions in relation to our professional service?

As an architecture graduate, I am extremely passionate about helping people's dreams come true with their homes, business, etc. Desmonde Associates allows me to fulfil my passion, as well as allowing me to work and live in a beautiful part of Cornwall.

 

Why do you love Cornwall and living in Cornwall?

Cornwall has many lovable aspects. I love the culture. I love the food. I love the sea. These are naming only a few of the many reasons I love and live in Cornwall. The Cornish people have a brilliant way of embracing people from all walks of life, which furthers the allure to live here.

JARAD GILL

 

SPEAK TO US

Get in touch with us to talk about your dream project.

The Old Bank
48 Vicarage Road
St Agnes
Cornwall
TR5 0TG