Our Team

Chris Cornhill
Property Specialist

A little bit about you: Born and brought up in Linlithgow, studied at University of Aberdeen and have lived in Edinburgh ever since. Love spending time with my young Family with an odd game of golf squeezed in between.

A random fact about yourself: Many moons ago I beat Andy Murray at tennis in his home town of Dunblane.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Once of my favourite places in Edinburgh is Leith Walk. I love the diversity of culture which is shown in the mix of bars, cafes, restaurants and shops.

Michele Lindsay
Property Administrator

A little bit about you: Originally from Essex, I moved to Edinburgh 25 years ago because I simply fell in love with the City after one Hogmanay here. It has been a wonderful place to bring up a family and to run a Commercial Cleaning Business which I had with my husband for 13 years.

A random fact about yourself: I am a qualified Vinyasa Flow Yoga Teacher.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? The top of Blackford Hill where I walk my 2 dogs whenever I can. I will never bore of the wonderful views across the whole of Edinburgh.

Alexandra Christie
Short Let & Viewing Coordinator

A little bit about you: Originally from the west coast of Scotland I moved to Edinburgh in 2013. It is an amazing city and I enjoy walking and cycling around its many beautiful locations.

A random fact about yourself: Loved horses since birth.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Sitting in Princes Street Gardens with the Edinburgh Castle in sight watching the people go by.

 

Victoria Deary
Project Leader, Client and Property Account Manager

A little bit about you: I studied history at Edinburgh and quickly found my way to the strangest sub topics I could find. I like being creative and am forever keeping things ‘in case of future craft use’!

A random fact about yourself: I (briefly) held a world record in Hula Hooping in primary school.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? One is outside the modern art galleries. The neon art pieces always make me smile and it’s a beautiful walk through town to get there.

 

Jack Aitken
Property Manager

A little bit about you: I was born in Edinburgh and grew up in nearby Linlithgow. After university I went on a working holiday to Australia which was great but made me appreciate Edinburgh and home a lot more. A little while later I started with Dunpark.

A random fact about yourself:  I’ve gone swimming in the Great Barrier Reef.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Edinburgh Castle, it’s been there since day 1 and become an iconic part of the city skyline.

 

Emma Fursman
Managing Director

Beginning as a qualified solicitor in one of Scotland’s top legal practices, Emma felt drawn to business and after doing an MBA at Edinburgh University she started Dunpark. Well-equipped, Emma has led the growth of Dunpark over the last few decades and is fully committed to working in and on the business to adapt and grow with the changing times in the world of property.

“I’ve learned that by listening to clients carefully, we can truly add value to what we offer them. So, we are now providing more and more services and I am blessed with a superb team at Dunpark to deliver what we promise.”

Sarah Boustred
Short Lets Manager

A little bit about you: Born in Leeds, I decided to move to Edinburgh in 2011 to be closer to my brother. I love the city, it’s a great mixture of city living with the Great Outdoors on your doorstep, who wouldn’t fall in love with Edinburgh.

A random fact about yourself: I once served Vic Reeves breakfast.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Water of Leith: I spend a lot of time down there running, cycling or just taking a stroll, it’s a great place to relax, get some exercise and people watch.

 

John Fursman
Director

A little bit about you:  As a Director of Dunpark I am responsible for overseeing the renovation and upgrading works of client properties. Outside work I enjoy family time – skiing, biking, canyoning and travelling.

A random fact about yourself: I also run a small sheep farm in the Highlands.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Holyrood Park. Great views from the high points and in the quieter parts you will be the only person there!

 

 

Yvonne Wilson
Accounts Manager

A little bit about you: I come originally from an IT background then progressed to a business accounting role for a distribution company. I joined Dunpark in 2012.

A random fact about yourself: I play Masters Hockey.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh? Edinburgh Book Festival, Charlotte Square.