On leaving school Christopher Roupell spent a year in the city and then spent 2 years teaching waterskiing in the summers & ski guiding in the Alps in the winters. He also enjoys sailing, motorcycling and country sports and has completed various charity cycle rides, including rides to Paris, Gallway to Dublin and most recently from Bruge to Spa in Belgium, all for a good friends charity, the Sarah Greene Breakthrough Breast cancer fund. He lives between West Berkshire and London with his wife and family of five children and three dogs. Christopher entered the property market in Pimlico in 1979 and joined Winkworth by opening the Pimlico office in 1981. Christopher then took the Franchise of the Knightsbridge office in 1982, later selling that to his brother after buying the South Kensington Franchise in 1983. This he continues to run and was joined by James Moran in 1995 who is now a partner in the business.