Meet the Team
Andrew Morgan MBE and Oliver Hollis established Hollis Morgan in 2010 and alongside Associate Director Calum Melhuish are a motivated team of experienced local estate agents with a wide knowledge of land and property including family homes, investments, new homes and developments.
Andrew Morgan MBE
Director & Auctioneer
Andrew is one of the most respected and well known estate agents and auctioneers in Bristol having spent a lifetime in residential agency and on the auction rostrum and is recognised as one of the most experienced provincial auctioneers in the country. His knowledge of property is second to none which is invaluable to one of the fastest growing agencies in the region.
His love of Bristol and his obvious concern for others has led him to be involved in a huge number of charitable events throughout his career raising thousands of pounds by his entertaining charitable auctions. For this work he was awarded The MBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2013. He is chairman of several charities and is advisor to many others regarding property matters. He is currently actively involved in projects with St Mary Redcliffe church, All Saints Clifton and Clifton Village BID and other organisations in Bristol.
We Say: His ability to bring solutions and humour to tense property negotiations is legendary.
He Says: Every day is exciting and “Let’s see if we can achieve a little more”
Education He says he is still learning every day !!
Home: Clifton with his wife, Elisabeth
Dream Home An isolated wreck in the country with no modern facilities
Job Satisfaction Property runs in Andrews veins and cannot wait for the next instruction. He imbues this enthusiasm into the younger members of staff and takes great pride in the meteoric expansion of Hollis Morgan.
Best Skill Ruthless on the rostrum with a statesman’s touch
Director & Auction Valuer
Olly has worked in Estate Agency since 2003, beginning his career as Andrew’s junior negotiator ( Tea Boy! ) at a local independent firm before moving on to auction assistant and eventually running the sales department. Olly then founded Hollis Morgan with Andrew in 2010.
Having been brought up in Clevedon his family moved to Bristol in the early 90’s where with his two brothers he attended Clifton College. As a gap year after school he worked as a swimming pool salesman in Oxford before moving to Cardiff to complete a Marketing Degree before moving back to Bristol to start his career in property.
We say – Able to cut through the waffle and quickly identify what needs to be done.
He Says – I’m listening…you tell me what you want and we will make it happen!
Education – Clifton College, University of Life ( briefly! ) University of Cardiff
Home – Having lived in Clifton for the previous 15 years Olly and his wife Jodie have moved out to Backwell to take on a "wreck" with his daughters & Basset Hounds!
Dream Home – A Miami style white cube in Ladye Bay Clevedon overlooking the channel or anywhere with a fishing lake!
Job Satisfaction – From opening Hollis Morgan in 2010 with one telephone and a computer and only 1 flat to sell to now seeing a thriving and motivated team of individuals who enjoy coming to work.
Best Skill – Straight talking and always with his infectious grin… he will quickly spot the commercial opportunity or angle and then seek to turn it into a star!
Senior Auction Sales Negotiator
Nick is a Gloucestershire boy and studied for a Property Management & Investment Degree at UWE. He followed his traditional family career into the property industry, joining the Hollis Morgan auction team in 2012. Nick has a wide geographical knowledge and was promoted to senior auciton negotiator in 2022 and is responsible for pre auction offers and vendor feedback.
What we Say – With over a decade’s auction experience Nick can confidently advise clients on the best strategy.
What he says – I can get anywhere in Bristol in under 20 mins in my Mini!
Education - The King's School Gloucester and UWE
Home - Garden Flat in Clifton close to all the Pubs!
Dream Home - Detached manor house in Long Ashton, with a paddock to practise his “short game” ( we would suggest much more practice is required given his recent form! )
Job Satisfaction – You never know what we are going to deal with next… from garages to castles!
Best Skill – Plucking deals out of nowhere on some of the most challenging properties
Director Residential Sales & New Homes
Calum has worked in agency since 2009 joining Hollis Morgan as a sales negotiator in 2012, he quickly progressed to head up the Residential Sales Team and was fundamental in the launch of our New Homes department and became a Director in May 2021.
What we Say – Calls a spade a spade and has excellent relationships with developers and investors throughout the City
What he says – I’ll have it on the market in 24 hours!
Education - Chew Valley School
Home – Calum is a serial property addict - always renovating houses and on the move to the next one - we struggle to keep up with where he is living at any given time!
Dream Home – Barn Conversion on the outskirts
Job Satisfaction – From the initial site visit to launching a new development – it’s a fascinating process.
Best Skill – Advising clients on New Homes developments and helping Landlords develop their portfolio.
Reception and Sales
Originally from France, Karine was brought up on the edge of Brittany, in her beloved city of Nantes. Further to completing a degree in Foreign Languages and Education, Karine moved to Bristol to teach French. She then worked in the airline industry until succumbing to her love for properties. She worked as Senior Letting Negotiator for a couple of Letting Agencies in Clifton until joining Hollis Morgan in September 2017.
We say: Cool, calm and collected under any circumstances.
She says: Seize the day!
Education: Angers and Nantes University in France.
Home: Clifton with daughter Lêah.
Dream home: Old bastide in Provence with a pool or an Alpine chalet.
Job satisfaction: Watching people's reaction when they find their dream home.
Best skill: Organised with attention for detail and staying calm in the heat of the battle!
Office Manager & Auction Compliance
Sarah joined us in 2014 and coordinates the day to day running of our business, she has lived in Bristol for nearly 30 years and worked previously for Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service. Sarah joined us from a HR & Employment law company and using this experience is responsible for all aspects of compliance, auction legal packs, bidding registration and liaising with vendor solicitors and is a vital cog in ensuring that auction lots are able to be sold.
We say: Sarah is a can do person and a vital member of the team – full of pragmatic solutions.
She says: That jobs completed - now what’s next!
Education: Bristol (a long time ago!!!)
Home – Backwell with husband Simon.
Dream Home – Rural dwelling on the edge of Bristol with great walks on the doorstep
Job satisfaction: When a winning bidders collects the keys and says thank you for all your help.
Best skill: Identifying a problem and solving it!
Associate Director - Residential Sales
George joined the Hollis Morgan team as a Sales Negotiator in the Summer of 2016 after graduating from university and hit the ground running! He has proven himself an excellent agent and has develoepd his own unique blend of charm and professionalism as a Valuer and became an associate director in May 2021.
We say: George has a masterful combination of enthusiasm and calmness which puts people at ease.
He says: If you listen to people then you will learn something new every day!
Education: Clifton College and Cardiff University
Home: George lives in Baltic Wharf and loves the Harbourside life!
Dream home: Suburban house with a man cave & large garden
Job satisfaction: Nothing beats being instructed to sell someone’s home – they trust you and it feels great.
Best skill: Calm and confident communication with a smile!
Lucinda Culpin MNAEA MARLA MAPIP
Auction Sales Manager
Lucinda started her property career in 2006 as a weekend negotiator for an Independent Bristol Estate Agent and is qualified as a member of MNAEA MARLA MAPIP - A genuine triple threat! Lucinda joined the Hollis Morgan auction team in 2018 and in 2022 was promoted to Auction Sales Manager and is responsible for all aspects of buying at auction.
We say: Lucinda really “gets” the concept of great customer service and is focused on making sure every buyer enjoys their auction experience.
She says: I first worked with Olly & Andrew on a joint agency sale in 2008 and have always enjoyed the auction process.
Education: Degree at Brighton University.
Home: Currently in squalor whilst undergoing a wrap around extension but always on the look out for the next project.
Dream home: A 4 bedroom detached period house with a long driveway and an outbuilding to move the other half into!
Job satisfaction: Guiding an auction novice through the process and seeing them place the winning bid.
Best skill: She is nicknamed the concrete queen – there is nothing this lady does not know about non standard construction houses!
Auction Sales Negotiator
Josh moved to Bristol in November 2020 following his studies and has been gaining valuable experience in property lettings, joining Hollis Morgan in July 2021 as a member of the auction team responsible for hosting viewings, providing client feedback and revolutionising our approach to video tours!
What we say: one of life’s good guys who will be a great addition to the team.
What he says: Service with a smile.
Education: First Class Honours in BA Film and TV Production at Anglia Ruskin University.
Home: With his two best mates in Horfield – clinging onto the dream!
Dream home: Lots of land and a balcony.
Job satisfaction: Seeing a project through to completion.
Best skill: Attention to detail, creativity and customer service.
This could be you…We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team.
Please send your CV and a brief cover note to Sarah@hollismorgan.co.uk