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2018 - 2019 CAAV Presidential Team

Date Posted: 21 August 2018

2018 / 2019 CAAV Presidential Team

Andrew Thomas BCs (Land Man) MRICS FAAV FLAA

CAAV Junior Vice President


We are delighted to announce that Andrew Thomas, Director at Herbert R Thomas has been elected National Junior Vice President of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

This now means an action-packed three-year term full of Presidential Visits to various Regional Associations and other events across the country as part of the Presidential Team!

Andrew is a third-generation chartered surveyor and auctioneer at Herbert R Thomas, Cowbridge. Andrew joined the firm in 1987, which was founded by his late grandfather. Here he worked closely for many years with his late father, Robert Thomas.

Herbert R Thomas has grown and expanded over the years and is now a multi-discipline company of Chartered Surveyors offering property related services across the rural, residential and commercial sectors and operates three livestock markets, in Cowbridge, Neath & Penderyn.

Andrew commented “Brexit will inevitably lead to a change in our farming industry, it will provide both challenges and opportunities. I intend to ensure that CAAV Valuers have the necessary skill set to provide sound, common sense professional advice to landowners and farmers in the changing times to come”

This is an exciting time for Andrew and an achievement of which his late father & grandfather would have been proud.

We would like to wish Andrew all the best for his time with the Presidential Team at CAAV


A little about the CAAV

The Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) is a specialist professional body representing, qualifying and briefing over 2,700 members practising in a diverse range of agricultural and rural work throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


CAAV members are agricultural and rural valuers who provide professional advice and valuation expertise on issues affecting the countryside from tenancy matters to sales and purchase of farms and land, from taxation and compulsory purchase to auctioneering , and from conservation issues to farming structures.