The Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Savage as President for the coming year. Following a year as ARLA’s president elect, Peter has been passed the ARLA ceremonial chain by outgoing president Valerie Bannister.
Peter takes up his new role as President with over 30 years’ worth of experience in both the UK and overseas lettings market. During his extensive career he has advised foreign governments, listed companies and advised high wealth individuals on all aspects of their UK based property assets and future investments. He has also advised Trading Standards in two major London boroughs over many years.
Peter is currently the Chairman of Simplify Estate Management Ltd, and works on a consultancy basis for dedicated lettings and property management company, Prime Property Management, based in Essex. Peter is a long standing member of ARLA and has held voluntary roles within the association under the last four presidents. As President, his role will be to continue to promote ARLA and its standards, and represent member agents with responsibilities including speaking at ARLA regional meetings and local conferences.
Peter Savage, President, Association of Residential Letting Agents, said: “I’m overjoyed to take on the role of President. I am dedicated to the further growth and development of the ARLA message to consumers and its influence upon regulators and legislators. A main goal of mine is to continue to enhance the benefits offered to ARLA members and to encourage young people to view the industry as an exciting and rewarding career option.”
David Cox, Managing Director, ARLA, said: “We are excited to have Peter on board as ARLA’s newly elected President. Peter brings a wealth of industry experience to the role – he is fully committed to all the values and standards that ARLA represents and is dedicated to seeking good outcomes for our members.”