Meet the Oakfold Team

Created as a solution to a UK wide problem, our team have come together to share their expertise to create more opportunities for social housing in the United Kingdom. We have worked together in projects such as traditional land agency, energy site finding projects, agricultural planning and land and property management.

James Stone

James is an experienced developer, having worked in the energy industry since 2011. To date, he has worked on the development of over 1GW of energy projects across solar PV, wind, anaerobic digestion, energy storage and gas to power technologies, gaining extensive experience in progressing developments from site origination through to financial close or sale.

Duncan Howie

Duncan is an experienced land agent, having worked at a national surveying firm for five years before setting up his own consultancy in 2016. He advises landowners, farmers, investors and developers in relation to general rural professional matters including land management and development. He specialises in rural agency, both in the traditional purchase and sale of land as well as being involved in specialist site-finding services for a wide range of developments.

James Haselwood

James is an experienced land agent, with a focus on identifying strategic land opportunities for residential, commercial and energy sectors. James is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, providing sound and professional property advise to both private and public sector throughout the UK.

Tom Ashton

Tom’s experience is focussed on specialist site-finding for residential, commercial and renewable energy development projects. Tom has previously worked as Land and Commercial Manager for a residential developer, finding and delivering sites for over 550 homes across Shropshire and Herefordshire.