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Meet our Team 

The Team

James Thomas

James Thomas

Shareholder, Auctioneer/Asset Valuer

James has been involved in the Plant, Machinery & HGV Sale since its inception coming from a farming background and has amassed a great knowledge of the assets that we auction. He combines huge enthusiasm with an encyclopaedic knowledge of past sales. In addition to this work on the Catalogue and the formation of the sale he regularly undertakes Valuations for Asset Managers and Insolvency Practitioners.

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David Smith (1)

David Smith

On-line Auction Co-Ordinator & National Account Manager

David is responsible for all lots which go through our plant & machinery auctions and every aspect of the organisation of the sale, ensuring it runs smoothly and without problems. He is a dedicated account manager and committed to customer service.

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Sara Hamer

Associate/Sales Administration Manager

Been with Brightwells since 1989. Based at Madley – Plant and Machinery Sale Also responsible for all Pedigree Cattle & Sheep Sales, Fodder Sales, Farm Sales etc

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Nick Gorst

Nick Gorst

Joint Managing Director, MRICS FAAV

Nick has been with the company since 1990 and has been instrumental in the expansion of the Plant, Machinery and HGV Division of Brightwells. Nick has been Auctioneering since 1984, having followed his father into the profession, also carrying out Professional Valuations on Plant, Machinery, Commercial and Agricultural Property. In January 2014, he became Joint Managing Director.