Mark Ashbridge | Managing Director
Mark Ashbridge | Managing Director
Mark founded Ashbridge Partners in 2012, following an extensive and successful career in finance, banking and business consultancy. Coming from a farming background, he went on to study Agriculture and Land Management at the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, graduating in 1996. Later he moved to London to work for Clydesdale Bank and then Savills Private Finance (SPF), specialising in lending and finance advisory work for HNW and landed clients.
Mark lives in the Cotswolds with his wife Juliet, three children and one dog, and divides his working week between there and London. His interests include the countryside, social history and architecture, and he enjoys playing tennis and shooting. He also chairs the Gloucestershire Game and Wildlife Conservancy Trust.
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Tim Miles-Marsh | Relationship Director
Tim has extensive knowledge of both the property and financial services industries. Starting out as an estate agent in Oxford and then Surrey, he realised that finance was actually his main interest, and became a wealth and pensions adviser for a life assurance company. He worked there for 10 years before taking up a position as a mortgage adviser with SPF in 2004, finding the best funding options for HNW clients, be it for a residential property or a small country estate.
Tim moved to Ashbridge Partners in July 2017 to establish the residential lending business. He lives in the Cotswolds and enjoys cycling, tennis, shooting and golf.
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Catherine Butler | Office Manager and Client Support
Catherine joined Ashbridge Partners in November 2015 to run the office and provide support to Mark and the team. This includes monitoring mortgage cases for Tim and assists in the financial analysis of complicated estate businesses for Mark. In previous estate management roles she has acquired a wide range of experience and understands the needs and objectives of HNW and landed clients.
Born in Kenya, she now lives in the Cotswolds, and enjoys outdoor life, countryside activities and sports. She has a long standing interest in conservation, and has spent time on projects in Africa, caring for endangered species and protecting the land and wildlife.
Will Organ | Non Executive Consultant
Will joined Ashbridge Partners in 2017 following a 44-year career in banking. He grew up in rural Gloucestershire, the son of a farm manager, but his skills lay in finance. He spent much of his career at NatWest, eventually progressing to a client manager role, dealing with farm and estate clients. In 2006 he left Natwest to set up a new Oxford branch for Handelsbanken.
Will retired from Handelsbanken in 2017, but continues to live in Oxfordshire, enjoying country pursuits and spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoys playing golf and gundog training.
Juliet Ashbridge | Director and Financial Controller
Juliet manages the finances of the firm and was instrumental in setting up the business in 2012, implementing its systems, accounts, administrative processes and brand. Before that she enjoyed careers at the sports management agency International Management Group (IMG) and Universal Studios then moved on to starting her own successful reflexology business in London.
Now based in the Cotswolds, when not looking after the couple’s three children or managing the firm’s accounts, Juliet enjoys country life and being involved in projects in the local community.