Meet The Team
We are an approachable bunch here at SDP Student Homes. If you have any questions at all about our services or any properties you would like to view please don’t hesitate to ask. In the meantime, learn a little more about us and who not to ask if you want a cup of tea!
JOB NAME: Symon Donovan
JOB ROLE: Managing Director
YEARS WITH COMPANY: 25+ – He started it!
INTERESTS: Electric mountain biking and a pint (or six) with the guys.
WHAT YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT: Symon is a trained professional chef and ran a restaurant kitchen in France.
WORST HABIT: Closing windows on his PC instead of minimising them. Stop clicking the cross Symon, how many times?!?!
LUNCH TIME FAVOURITE: Ham salad roll from Tilly’s on Matilda Street.
NAME: Oliver Robinson
JOB ROLE: Lettings & Property Manager
YEARS WITH COMPANY: 8 years
INTERESTS: Wine, IKEA, cats.
WORST HABIT: Awful singing, insists on office singalongs. We really wish he would stop.
WHAT YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT: Level 4 vegan. Fish are friends, not food.
LUNCH TIME FAVOURITE: Falafel wrap from Fanoush on London Road.
NAME: Niamh Donovan
JOB ROLE: Administration & Marketing Assistant
YEARS WITH COMPANY: 2 years.
INTERESTS: Ariel sport, art and horrendous horror movies.
WHAT YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT: Weightlifting enthusiast, could deadlift Oliver.
WORST HABIT: Forgetting to top up the parking meter. Soooo many parking tickets.
LUNCH TIME FAVOURITE: Chicken salad from Kostas on Shoreham Street.
NAME: Chris Coleman
JOB ROLE: Maintenance Manager
YEARS WITH COMPANY: 10 years
INTERESTS: Formula 1 and DIY (obvs).
WHAT YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT: Chris is an avid airsoft player.
WORST HABIT: Total back seat driver.
LUNCH TIME FAVOURITE: Tuna mayo sandwich from Go Local on Shoreham Street.
Tess & Olive Donovan
NAMES: Tess and Olive Donovan
JOB ROLE: Doggos
YEARS WITH COMPANY: Tess 9, Olive 6
INTERESTS: running, eating, spinning, napping, swimming, jumping and being the greatest girls ever.
WHAT YOU WOULDN’T EXPECT: They love the vets!
WORST HABIT: Tess likes to go through the bins and Olive likes to talk a bit too much!
LUNCH TIME FAVOURITE: Anything that falls on the floor. Not fussy at all.