Meet the Team

Meet the extensive and experienced team here at sbliving.

Simon Bland


As Director and Shareholder for sbliving I work full time to ensure the continued success of sbliving in providing an excellent service to both our landlord and tenant clients. I founded sbliving in 2007 and the brand has enjoyed consistent growth and success through hard work and referrals from satisfied clients.
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Elina Bland

Head of Property Management

As Head of Property Management for sbliving, I work full time to guarantee the continued success of sbliving in providing a superb service to both our landlord and tenant clients. I started work full time at sbliving in July 2012. Before this I worked for sbliving part time helping out and getting to know the business.
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Vanessa Taylor

Maintenance Supervisor

My name is Vanessa Taylor, I’ve lived in Leeds my whole life. I left school and started working in a lettings agency, as its always been my passion to work in the property industry.  Having worked at that company for 9 years, I then joined the sbliving and have been very happy since. My passion […]
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Tom Richardson

Letting Negotiator

Hello, my name is Tom Richardson and I’m one of the newest members of the team at sbliving, having joined as a Letting Negotiator in October 2016. Initially after leaving school I trained and qualified as a car sprayer, and spent five years fulfilling this role.  I always took great pride in delivering a quality finish […]
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Danielle Peter

Letting Adminstrator

I moved to Leeds after graduating from the University of York in 2016, where I studied Archaeology – specialising in Ancient DNA and dietary analysis – I love all things related to science and ancient civilisations. Although archaeology was always my passion, my own experiences with student letting agencies and properties motivated me to pursue […]
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Laura Suiskyte

Maintenance Administrator

My name is Laura Suiskyte. I moved to Leeds in 2016 after my studies at Huddersfield University. I recently graduated with a Law and Business degree although I have been always keen on sales and business development. During my time as a student, I developed my own business and spent most of my time dealing […]
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Papillon cross with Pomeranian – comes to work every day and monitors the office.
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Papilllon cross with Chihuahua – comes to work every day and mainly chills out and does some monitoring.
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Tamika Hitchman


Before joining the sbliving team, I worked in financial services as an administrator when I first moved to Leeds in 2015. This has prepared me for working in an office environment and taught me how to be accurate and organised. I joined sbliving recently as receptionist. I get to have the pleasure of greeting all […]
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Rose Korner


Petra Sabova