Team Members Profile

Karen Blick

Committee Rep

Karen is a qualified Project Manager by profession, Karen first started letting in south Gloucestershire in 1999 within the private rented sector and now manages properties in South Gloucestershire and North Somerset with her husband Steve. 

Karen has been a member of All Wessex and NLA since 2001 and is a regular attendee at branch meetings. Karen and Steve work to both renovate and manage their property portfolio. With the changes in the private rental sector Karen is keen to take a more active role in All Wessex to ensure private landlords continue to be represented. 

Rob Crawford


Rob assumed the role of Chairman in May 2013. He has a portfolio of private residential and HMO properties in South Gloucestershire.Rob is National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP) qualified and the former owner of a letting agency. He now has a financial interest in the on-line letting company Rob is keen on representing and supporting landlords on local issues and aims to uphold the objectives of ALL Wessex.Through the promotion of the ALL Wessex web and social media sites, he aims to improve the association's financial stability, policy, attendance at our meetings and the development of local landlords.

Angela Hardacre

Committee Rep

Angela Hardacre has been a Landlord since 1995 in both student and professional sectors. Angela has been a member of local landlord organisations leading up to the formation of ALL Wessex with whom she is a Trustee. She has held positions as a volunteer committee member and was the former Chairperson.

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Martin Thomas

Committee Rep

A qualified accountant by profession, Martin first started letting to students in Bath in 1980. With a growing portfolio Martin now operates in partnership with his wife, son and daughter.  Martin has been an active member of the local landlord association since the 90's and is a Trustee of the ALL Wessex Committee.

Wahid Lodhi

Committee Rep

Long standing member of the Committee.

Estera Cwiklinska


Estera Cwiklinska joined the Committee as a volunteer for the position of Treasurer in 2015.Estera is a landlord and an established professional in the property agency business with extensive experience in residential lettings and holiday rentals.Estera is a qualified Accounting Technician and Trustee on the Committee.

Dorian Hardacre

Committee Rep

Dorian has been a landlord in the student and professional sectors since 2000, with properties located mostly in the Bristol area.  He lives in London and also works as an IT consultant.  He has been a member of the NLA for 10 years and member of ALL Wessex since its inception.Dorian brings a wealth of experience to ALL Wessex and joins the Chairman at West of England Landlord Panel meetings.

Helen Stuckes

Social Secretary

Helen joined the Committee as Social Secretary, after volunteering in 2015.Helen works for Piper Property Lettings in Bristol. Helen has worked in the Lettings Industry as a Branch Manager for the last 10 years throughout the Bristol and North Somerset areas. Qualified in and member of ARLA, in addition to Guild of Letting and Management qualified and plans to build per own portfolio in the near future. 

Ray Perry

Committee Rep