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Meet the people behind the brand

Located in Mayfair, Winkworth Franchising consists of all the support departments you’ll need to run your office effectively...

Located in Mayfair, Winkworth Franchising consists of all the support departments you’ll need to run your office effectively. The senior team represents a combined 173 years of experience within the property industry – so you’re really in safe hands.

Meet the team:

Dominic Agace

Dominic is Winkworth’s CEO and son of Simon Agace; our Non-Executive Chairman who bought the company over 40 years ago. Dominic has been with Winkworth for 16 years, starting out as a researcher then moving to spend time within every department before becoming CEO.

Hugh Dunsmore-Hardy

Industry veteran Hugh Dunsmore-Hardy is the director of Legal and Compliance at Winkworth. He is heavily involved with NALS and has 50 years’ experience within property. Hugh keeps all franchisees up to date with industry compliance and legislation changes, and chairs the regular regional meetings throughout the network.

Margaret Doregos

Margaret is our Financial Controller and Company Secretary. Margaret runs the Accounts department, ensuring all monies throughout the network are paid on time, and also attends every board meeting.

Wilfred Tienzo

As head of IT, Wilfred is our longest standing employee at Winkworth franchising, having been with us for 17 years - and has seen a lot of change. Wilfred played an integral part in developing the early revision stages of the Winkworth website and created the mobile version.

David King

David runs both our Country House department; providing an important link between the Winkworth country and London offices, and our International department; working with associates all over Europe to promote exquisite multinational properties.

Emma Hogan

With a strong background in front office agency stemming 15 years, Emma is now head of our Training Academy. Winkworth was one of the first estate agents to set up an in-house training academy and today over 90 courses a year are run based out of our Mayfair office.

James Peacock

James is our head of Brand and manages the Marketing and PR departments. His department is key to the Winkworth image, constantly developing new marketing ideas for promotion of the offices.

Lexi Guo

Lexi helped to set up our China Desk in 2012 and now, with a team of two others, she runs this department. Lexi provides an important link to London for Chinese buyers.

Gina Piper

Gina is our Business Affairs manager and works closely with the New Franchising, Legal, and Compliance departments to manage the existing network of over 95 Winkworth offices.

Max White

Max helped to set up and then manage our Client Services department; a team of seven who call through the networks’ database helping to drum up business for the offices. Max also now helps with recruitment for the offices.

Claudia Green

Having started her career as a negotiator, Claudia is now the Corporate Relocation manager at Winkworth and acts as a key point of contact for relocation agents, placing people and their families that have been moved for work in rental accommodation that our offices have on their books.

James Campbell

James is our New Franchising Executive. It is his role to grow the Winkworth franchise network into new and exciting locations throughout the UK. If you are keen to find out more about owning your own Winkworth office contact James on or call 020 7355 0200.

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