Our Team

Tony Brown
Compliance Administrator

A little bit about you: I absolutely adore dogs and was lucky enough to take a year out to work in a dog shelter in Cyprus. I am also very creative and enjoy drawing and painting landscapes. My mum being my biggest fan, you can find a lot my art work hanging around her house.

A random fact about yourself: I am a twin.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? The shore, Leith. On a summers day it’s a great place to be with the option of busy bars/cafes with the option of a quiet walk around the canal depending on your mood.

 

Michael Richardson
Senior Property Manager

A little bit about you: I began my career within the property sector 7 years ago back in my home-town of Dundee before moving to Edinburgh in December 2015. This move afforded me the opportunity to work in Scotland’s most dynamic property market whilst enjoying the many benefits of living in the capital.

A random fact about yourself: I’ve been on TV (14 Kids and Counting, Channel 4). When I worked in Dundee, I was tasked with showing 2 sisters from the Hann family around some flats.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Calton Hill – I love watching people help each other climb onto the monument and pose for photographs.

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

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.

Leona Barnes
Senior Property Manager

A little bit about you: I am originally from Ayr and moved to Edinburgh 3 years ago to further my 12 years in Property Management/Residential Lettings. Outside of work I am a mum to a 9 month old daughter, 2 year old chocolate Labrador and soon to be wife!

A random fact about yourself: I have size 2 feet.

Where’s your favourite place in Edinburgh and why? Cramond Island/Cramond beach. We like to take the dog across to the Island and when the tide is out it is beautiful.

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 enjoy being involved in the renovation, upgrading and compliance management 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!