Mr Paul Lehan is the new man at the helm of the Leeds Estate Agents’, Surveyors’ & Valuers’ Association as the group enters its 122nd year.
Paul, aged 39, who lives on the South side of Harrogate, is a Director of one of Leeds’ longest-established estate agencies, Headingley-based Castlehill, where he has worked on both the company’s sales and lettings operations for the past 15 years.
He has a Certificate in Residential Estate Agency and was awarded Fellowship of the National Association of Estate Agents in 2002.
He said: “Our association has a long history of bringing together unrivalled expertise and knowledge of all elements of the property market – which is crucial in helping us overcome the challenges it faces.
“One of my aims is to build on the strong membership we already have and recruit more companies to the association, strengthening the voice and influence we have in the sector.
“It is a privilege to serve as its latest President, following in the footsteps of so ay well-known and respected figures in the industry. I look forward to playing a role in taking such a historic association into a new era of success.”