Russell Fox - Business Manager

Russell joined the Ashtons Legal team in March 2017 as a Business Manager within the Property Group, based primarily at the Ipswich Office.

His role requires frequent movement around the regional offices to assist the Property Group teams of Agriculture & Estates, Commercial Property and Residential Conveyancing. His role includes: Staff coaching, financial forecasting and analysis, project planning and implementation, to name but a few.

Before joining Ashtons Legal, Russell completed 25 years colour service in the British Army, with varying roles from managing small teams to culminating to a senior board advisory position. His main function included teaching and assessing the governed Leadership & Management packages on all promotional courses, overseeing the general day-to-day operations under the immediate direction of the CEO, and appointed the owner of the implementation of a values-based leadership approached within the organisation.

Russell has led UK and foreign teams in the full spectrum of modern military operations under challenging and austere conditions, relying heavily on the leadership, emotional intelligence and interpersonal sensitivity skills gained through service life.