The Team

Although our business is centered around property, we believe it’s our relationships with people that make the difference. We pride ourselves on high levels of customer service, professionalism and knowledge.

Every team member at Osborn Humphreys is experienced, qualified and trained to provide the best possible service to all of our clients. Because of this, we believe our colleagues are genuinely our biggest assets.

Stuart Osborn FNAEA MARLA


After nearly 40 years experience in estate agency, Stuart still has a passion for the business which is quite infectious and goes a long way to keeping the team spirits and enthusiasm high. Having started his career for a well known large company, Stuart joined David Humphreys’ Shoreham office in 1976. He then moved to the Steyning branch and became manager, before being appointed a partner of the firm in 1987. Stuart became sole owner and principal upon David’s retirement in 2002. Having spent a large proportion of his career managing sales for clients in Shoreham and Steyning, Stuart possesses a unique knowledge of the area’s housing stock and market trends. He is a Licensed Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and is also a Licensed Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents.

Benjamin Frankling

Branch Manager (Steyning)

Ben began his career in estate agency in 2010 and has gained experience with independent and corporate estate agencies throughout Sussex. He joined Osborn Humphreys as a senior sales negotiator in 2014 and he quickly progressed to the position of Branch Manager, heading up our new Steyning office.

He has proven to be an energetic and enthusiastic team player with extensive local and Estate Agency knowledge and takes great pride in all aspects of customer service and client care.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys keeping fit, taking his dogs for long country walks and has a keen interest in cars and travelling.

Janet Hammond

Sales Administrator

Janet has been in the industry since 2003 when she moved to Steyning from Cumbria. She joined Osborn Humphreys in 2006 where she works in Residential Sales.

Her 3 children have all now graduated from Steyning Grammar school and she has extensive knowledge of the local area. In her spare time she regularly attends the local gym, and Steyning film society.

Jess Jones

Property Sales Consultant

Jess joined us in August 2015 and she has quickly become a valued member of our vibrant sales team in the Steyning office on a part time basis.

Previously Jess has worked in various sales roles attaining extensive experience in customer service along the way.

She has excellent local knowledge, having grown up in Steyning and attended the local schools. Jess has a keen interest in horses, keeping her own horse on a farm in Steyning, frequenting the South Downs with her dog in tow.

Linda Wadey (Cert Ed) LLB (Hons)

Residential Property Manager

Originally from Shoreham, Linda has lived and worked in various other towns and cities throughout the UK and abroad. Returning to Shoreham in 2011 Linda joined the team at Osborn Humphreys in the busy Residential Lettings and Property Management department. Having a degree in law, Linda has the benefit of legal experience, along with vast local knowledge. Based in our Shoreham office Linda is diplomatic, hard working and highly organised.

Jan Kaymaz

Residential Sales and Lettings

Jan joined Osborn Humphreys in the Summer of 2016 and has established herself as a valuable member of our team. She has a natural flair with people and excels with customer service. We utilise these skills across both the Sales and Lettings departments. Jan lives in Shoreham, having always lived by the sea and is based at our Shoreham office, helping out at the Steyning office during holiday periods.

Martin Armstrong

Lettings Account Management

Martin worked in the public sector as a qualified accountant for nearly 40 years prior to joining Osborn Humphreys in 2010 as our lettings/financial administrator. Rarely surfacing from his garret in the Shoreham office, his principle duties are managing rental receipts from tenants and payments to landlords, suppliers and contractors. He lives in Steyning, keeps bees, digs his allotment and tinkers with his old Lotus!

Nicky Fiondella

Residential Lettings

Nicky joined our busy Lettings Team in May 2016. She brings with her a wealth of experience, having been employed within the industry for 17 years, attaining membership of the Chartered Institute of Housing in 2003. Nicky is customer focussed, with a positive can do disposition. In her spare time she enjoys Paddleboarding, Snowboarding, keeping fit and socialising with friends. Nicky lives locally, in Shoreham and has extensive knowledge of the local area.