Sophie Ottaway

Managing Director

Sophie is the Managing Director of Simplymoov and is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of the business.

Sophie's background lies in digital marketing and online sales, having previously provided consultancy services to major clients such as the Government, several universities and a Top 5 international software company.

Over recent years, Sophie formed part of an East Yorkshire franchise of a major online estate agent.

My vision is to create a local and trusted estate agency service that surpasses the offering of high street agents both in quality and in price.


John Ottaway

General Manager

John's role is to manage the business' back-office operations, including finance, marketing and communications.

John was previously Managing Director of the East Yorkshire franchise of a large online estate agent. Prior to entering the world of property, John spent 40 years in the IT industry working for large multinational clients.

In his spare time, John also has a keen interest in property investment and manages a wide and varied portfolio of his own.

Karen Ottaway

Sales and Lettings Manager

As Sales and Lettings Manager, Karen manages the customer-facing operations of the business. Her role involves client account management, carrying out home visits and valuations, organising viewings and progressing sales.

Previously, Karen held the same role for the East Yorkshire franchise of a nationwide online estate agent.

Karen has over 30 years experience in customer service, having previously managed her own domestic cleaning agency in the region.