Chestertons Appoints Chief Executive Officer

Chestertons has appointed John Ennis as Chief Executive Officer, starting 1st November. He joins Chestertons from London estate agency Foxtons, where he was Managing Director, Central London & New Homes.


Ennis brings extensive property and estate agency experience having joined Foxtons in 1999 as a Sales Negotiator, before progressing to his current position in 2019, where he manages 14 central London offices and 14 new homes and investment departments.

Salah Mussa, Chairman of Chestertons “John was the standout candidate to  become Chestertons’ new CEO and we are delighted to have someone of his calibre joining the business. He is a proven leader who brings unrivalled sector experience and expertise drawn from his highly successful, 23-year career in property. Chestertons has built a strong platform for growth, and I am confident that John will continue to drive this business forward and   I look forward to working closely with him.”

John Ennis, CEO designate “It is a privilege to become CEO of Chestertons and to lead one of London’s oldest and most prominent estate agent brands. Chestertons is an outstanding business, which has continued to go from strength to strength and I am extremely excited by the significant opportunity ahead.”

Alongside, John Ennis, the senior team has significantly strengthened in recent months, with Mark Goodeve-Docker appointed as Head of Residential Developments in July, and Iain Bailey as Director of Property Management in June, both formerly of Foxtons. Additionally, Richard Davies, Chestertons’ interim Managing Director and former Head of Lettings will become Chief Operating Officer following Ennis formally commencing his role.