Our People

Abbots Langley

Pete Lawson

Mark Soanes
Branch Manager

Following 20 years’ experience in the estate agency business, Mark joined Proffitt & Holt as Branch Manager in 2011. Since then, he’s developed the branch to become market leaders in this bustling village. Mark thoroughly enjoys the buzz of his senior role, making a significant contribution to the property business, in this thriving community. When off-duty, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and six-year old son. You’ll also find him on the golf course when he gets the opportunity and is a keen supporter of his local football club.


Ed Davies
Senior Negotiator

Ed’s journey at Proffitt & Holt began in 2011. Born and bred in this area, his local knowledge is impeccable and he has a natural passion for the local community. The penny dropped when he was buying his own property with his girlfriend, where they’re now settled with their two dogs, and he decided the estate agency business was for him. Ed finds the customer satisfaction side of the business incredibly rewarding and loves the diverse range of properties this area offers. Ed’s other passion is sport; as well as being a keen footballer and supporter of Watford F.C., he also enjoys a round of golf and watching Formula 1.


Mary Tonna
Senior Negotiator

Mary has been a valued member of the Abbots Langley office since 1999. She thrives on the variety of tasks and challenges her role entails, combined with the pleasure of guiding her customers through a successful purchase or sale. Mary enjoys being part of this friendly local community and everything Abbots Langley has to offer; from the village atmosphere and fantastic local amenities, to the eclectic range of property types. Mary likes to wind down by Ceroc dancing, reading and taking relaxing country walks.