Autograph Homes

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Autograph Homes is led by an experienced management team with a strong commercial record and recognised professional reputation.

Paul Abson


Paul is a highly motivated and proactive business leader with over 30 years’ experience in the construction and housing industry. He’s responsible for the strategic direction of Autograph Homes and plays a hands-on role across all organisational and operational aspects of the business.

The former Managing Director of Construction and Property at the Leadbitter Group prior to its sale to Bouygues Bâtiment International in 2010, Paul subsequently worked for Bouygues UK for six years, holding several senior positions, including leading their housing business and sitting on the board of the property development division, culminating in the position of Deputy CEO for the UK.

Simon Taylor

Managing Director

Simon is passionate about building new homes with individual character and quality. He’s the creative driving force behind the business and responsible for the operational performance of the team. He’s closely involved in land and planning, constantly pursuing opportunities to break new ground.

Over 30 years in the construction industry, predominantly in the South West, Simon held a commercial role at what is now ISG, before taking up the position of Commercial and Construction Director for a regional house builder, a position he held for 10 years before joining Autograph Homes.

Ian Drew

Land Planning & Technical Director

Ian is an experienced and driven member of the team with over 20 years’ experience within the house building sector. He has an extensive background with major UK house builders such as Taylor Wimpey and Bovis homes where he has delivered multiple major developments across the South West.

As the Land, Planning & Technical Director Ian is responsible for identifying and securing land opportunities, whilst driving the delivery of projects from concept through to adoption, ensuring the highest design and technical standards are attained.

Tom Avent

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Tom is part of our Commercial Team. He joined us from  Nuffield Health and is currently studying Construction and the Built environment at City of Bath College.

Stephanie Probets

Head of Sales & Marketing

With over 15 years' experience in residential sales, Steph has a strong background in the new build industry and offers a wealth of knowledge in the local property market surrounding the Bristol and Somerset area. With a passion for detail and quality, Steph also has a strong customer focus and desire to ensure the Autograph brand and the high-quality homes are promoted well.

Steph's role is to head up the sales and marketing, as well as offering support to new home owners at every step of their journey from initial contact through to after sales care.

David Avent

Chief Financial Officer

David has over 30 years senior finance experience in industry including construction and has built a reputation for his attention to detail and high standards.

As CFO David is responsible for financial reporting, business planning, cash flow, finance operations and internal compliance controls.

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