Meet the team
Tom Robinson and Toby Milbank are widely regarded as two of the most influential agents in the north of England property market.
Tom has spent his entire professional life operating in the Yorkshire property market. Qualifying as a rural practice Chartered Surveyor with Strutt & Parker he then helped establish the Knight Frank Harrogate office before setting up Tom Robinson Property, a buying agency, in 2010. Tom has an exceptional reputation throughout Yorkshire, acting for a diverse client base and has extensive knowledge of high end residential, investment and agricultural property. Tom lives on the edge of Ripon with his wife Shan and two young daughters, Polly and Tessa.
Toby started professional life in Strutt & Parker’s Newbury office before moving up to London to join the Knight Frank Country House department covering the north of England. He then ran the sales team in Strutt & Parker’s Harrogate office for 4 years. Toby has a wealth of experience in the sale and purchase of the finest country houses, sporting estates and grouse moors in the north of England. Toby lives between Bedale and Ripon with his wife Anna and his boys, Max and Kit.
Charles Pink – Consultant
After graduating from Cambridge with an MA in Economics, Charles joined Barclays Bank. He worked for them for seventeen years, during which time he achieved an MBA. In 2001 he became CEO of First Caribbean International Bank, in the Caribbean and Bahamas. In 2008 he was appointed CEO of ASB Bank, the New Zealand banking subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia and in 2011 he returned to the UK. He is a member of the Audit & Compliance, Nomination and Remuneration Committees. He is a Non-Executive Director of GE Capital Bank and Chairman of The Cherry Tree Trust, a microfinance charity which he founded. Charles brings a wealth of management and leadership experience across a range of disciplines to The Search Partnership.