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Monday 14 January 2019

In the Autumn of 2018, Chris Brown FNAEA pp NAEA (Honoured) retired from the Arbon Trust after leading the charity through significant change over the past few years.

Aidan Reed MRICS FNAEA (Honoured) took over as Chair of the Trust. He said: “Chris has led the Arbon Trust to a positive position where we have in the last 12 months helped a number of members who have struggled with health and have provided much needed funding through the educational grant for young people entering the Industry “

Two new trustees have joined the Trust, Martyn Baum FNAEA past president of NAEA and Sue Roberts-Smith, Head of Operations Propertymark.

Aidan added: “This is an exciting time for the Trust with fresh impetus from our new trustees being able to build on the previous work and support the wider Propertymark vision of supporting education and learning along with supporting all members and staff who may be in need”

For 2019 the Trust also wish to focus on improving Mental Health Awareness among members helping PPDs and managers spot the need. Further details on this will be made available shortly.

Arbon Trust has provided an educational grant to the Property Academies for work with young people joining the industry.

Mike Smith, Head of Propertymark Qualifications received the cheque for £9,500 on behalf of the Academies from the Trustees of Arbon Trust, Aidan Reed, John Oakley and Corelia Maskell-Moseley.

For more information on the work of the Arbon Trust or would like to help or donate please contact Aidan Reed in the first instance via email at