About Us

Julian Harris, Director

Julian has a proven track record within the independent property sector having managed and co-owned several high profile agencies within Central London. He founded Novus Residential in 2013 to draw upon the positives from his time within the industry and with the aim of delivering a quality customer focused approach. Julian specialises in Sales, Lettings and Property Management. Julian studied History at Queen Mary University, is a keen golfer, horse-rider and dog walker (see below).

Scott Alexander, Director

Scott has in excess of twenty years experience in Residential Sales and Lettings having worked for several household names in both North and Central London. In 2014 he joined Novus as a Director and has since continued to successfully grow the business. Outside of work Scott enjoys spending time with his family and is also a keen sportsman.

Joanna Wade, Senior Block Manager

Joanna has worked in the Block Management sector for over eight years. During this time she has obtained a NFOPP Level 3 qualification in Residential Sales & Lettings, as well as the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) Foundation Exam. She has attended many other Block Management courses through ARLA and IRPM. Joanna enjoys the various day to day challenges involved with Block Management.

Alex Alexander, Lettings Administrator

Alex has been with Novus for more than 5 years, her role is to support the onboarding of new, and the administration of existing tenancies, ensuring a smooth process for our Landlords and Tenants alike. Alex is also responsible for rent processing, as well as other ad hoc projects across the business largely brought about by changes in legislation. Alex has a Degree in Human Resources Management and previously enjoyed a long career in Human Resources and Governance within the Legal sector.

Linda Brodin Cangialosi, Lettings Administrator

Linda is the most recent addition to the team, joining Novus in November 2020. Her role is to provide general administration and together with Alex, Linda is one of the main contacts for both Landlords and Tenants throughout the Letting process. Linda graduated with an Associate's Degree in Tourism, and has worked as Project & Operations Manager for an inbound travel agency, arranging events within the UK, for many years. Originally from Sweden, Linda has spent many years working abroad. Prior to moving to the UK, she settled roots in Palermo, Sicily, where she got married. Travel has always been her big passion, she is a keen photographer and also enjoys baking.

Judith Paine, Administrator

Jude has over ten years experience working in the City, starting off as a team secretary on the trading floor at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities and then joining Royal Bank of Scotland in 2006 as PA to an MD (and a small team) in the Equity Finance department. After the birth of her first daughter she became a part-time PA to the Head of Equity Finance at RBS. Since having her family, Jude has been working as a virtual assistant for various different clients and in May 2019 she joined Novus Residential. She is responsible for the processing of monthly rents and maintaining our internal systems. Jude enjoys spending time with her family and socialising.

Ralph, Dog

Ralph has been with Novus for three years but his position is subject to a continuing probationary period. He is a Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross and his strengths are waste disposal/shredding (of office files) and occasional debt collection!