Meet the Team

Graham CarterMNAEA


Graham is well known in the town having set the company up in 1995. Prior to this he worked for Gordon Vick and Partners in Okehampton, and then managed the former Cornerstone office here in Crediton. Graham is also a former independent financial advisor, and has an excellent knowledge of all aspects of residential property including land and planning.

In his spare time Graham enjoys road cycling, often taking part in races and challenges, skiing and is also a former captain of Crediton Rugby Club. He lives near Crediton with his wife Julie. Graham is a licensed member of the National Association of Estate Agents, and holds the National Federation of Property Professional’s Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management.

Rupert GeeringMNAEA, MARLA


Rupert has spent all his working life in the property market serving his apprenticeship with another Crediton firm, before joining Graham in 2004 to become office manager. He has a good knowledge of the ever changing field of legislation in residential sales and lettings. Rupert is a licensed member of both the Association of Residential Letting Agents and the National Association of Estate Agents, holds the certificate in Block Management from ARMA, and previously served as an assessor for the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in the Real Estate pathway.

In his spare time Rupert enjoys surfing and distance running, and is well known in the town being the son of the former vicar of Crediton.

Kathy Holland

Office Manager

Kathy joined the firm at the start of 2012 as a Negotiator and completed an NVQ in Residential Estate Agency. Kathy has had a varied role with us; from accounting to health and safety, and following the birth of her daughter now works on a part time basis, looking after much of the compliance of the office from a sales and lettings perspective.

Kathy is well known in the town, she went to school in Cheriton Fitzpaine and at Queen Elizabeth’s. In her spare time Kathy enjoys baking and following local football teams, as well as keeping fit by running and hitting the gym! Kathy lives in the town with her husband Matt and their daughter.

Amy Salter

Senior Property Consultant

Amy joined Carter Geering at the end of 2017. She previously worked for another agent locally where she built a strong reputation for progressing sales through to completion, and was awarded for her communication skills by an Estate Agency Consortium. Amy has an NVQ in Business and Administration and was previously an Associate Member of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents. Following this, Amy worked for a local solicitors as a conveyancing legal secretary, gaining further knowledge of property transactions and the legal implications.

In her spare time Amy plays for a local football team, and enjoys visiting National Trust properties.

Catherine Smith

Property Consultant

Prior to working for Carter Geering Catherine worked for an interior furnishings company undertaking their marketing and admin duties. She studied art and design in college focusing on interior design, and during her time at Carter Geering completed an apprenticeship in Estate Agency.

In her spare time Catherine enjoys spending time at the coast with her dog and practising yoga.

Nikki Housley


Nikki joined us in 2017 to oversee the accounts and office finances. Nikki is a former personal tax advisor with 25 years experience in the private client sector working for Ernst & Young, Price Waterhouse Coopers and Francis Clark.

Nikki lives in Crediton with her family and loves running and cycling in the local hills and lanes.

Jo Maltby

Inventory and Inspection Clerk

Jo carries out the Inventories at the start of each tenancy, check outs at the end and the routine property inspections. Prior to joining Carter Geering last August, Jo worked as a property manager for a number of private companies. Away from work she likes cooking, walking and spending time with her 8 month old grandson.

Roger Holloway

Viewings Consultant

Roger is our Viewings Consultant. Roger has joined us recently to assist with viewings at busy times. He has retired from his previous business but still likes to be “out and about” meeting our clients and sharing his local knowledge. He has had many years of experience will the local authorities as a councillor and has had various roles at the Crediton Rugby Club. He is a father and Grandfather and likes to find time trying to flyfish—sometimes with success!

Dawn Skinner

Weekend Viewings Consultant

Dawn is our Weekend Viewings Consultant. In her spare time Dawn thoroughly enjoys volunteering at Exeter Harriers Athletics Club stemming from when her two daughters used to compete for the club. She is the club’s Athlete Development Officer and throughout the summer months is a Field Judge. Dawn also enjoys walking the family’s Jack Russell terrier, Charlie, whom she describes as ‘untrainable but a real character!’


Office Dog

Barney has a varied role within the office. Some days he’s security, some days he’s a counsellor, and some days he’s the office clown. Either way we like having him around. He isn’t that productive but he is pretty cute.

In his spare time Barney enjoys hunting out snacks, jumping in muddy rivers and posing on sledges.