Chris Birds

How can Chris help?

Chris is the Partner with overall responsibility for Boxall Brown and Jones Lettings overseeing the smooth running of the business. He has many years experience working in the lettings market and is considered to be an expert in his field; offering help and advice in all areas of property management.


Chris has worked within the Derby property market since he left school, working for a number of high profile firms of Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors. After completing his A levels, he went on to study a degree in Estate Surveying before going on to become a Chartered Surveyor. Chris is member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA); organisations with which he is actively involved at both local and national level.

Having been the Chairman of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire branch of the NAEA for many years and serving on National committees, Chris was awarded a distinguished service honour in 2009.

Chris has been voted as one of the top 250 inspiring business people in Derbyshire for the last three years and is proud to serve the community as a Magistrate in the Southern Derbyshire Criminal Courts.

How long has Chris been part of the team?

Chris joined Boxall Brown & Jones in 2001 and became a Partner in 2005.


With two small children Chris does not get as much free time now to go out sailing but it remains one of his true passions. He is a keen fund raiser with his climb to Mount Everest base camp and participation in the last four Great North Runs raising over £18,000 for the British Heart Foundation. Last year he went on to raise over £6000 for ‘Sue Ryder’ after running the London Marathon. Chris enjoys football, walking, running, travel, food, drink and good company.


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