Our Team

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Hemsley Paterson is a boutique valuation firm with an emphasis on excellent customer service whilst also providing professional and diligent advice.

We ensure that all valuers employed by Hemsley Paterson are licensed under the Land Valuers Licensing Act 1978 and operate within a strict Code of Professional Conduct and Code of Ethics. Further, the requirement for Continued Professional Development (CPD) ensures we stay up to date with any changes in the industry that could affect your property.



Warwick Hemsley is a graduate of both UWA and Curtin University (formerly WAIT) and is also a licensed valuer and Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.

Warwick has been very involved in the property profession for many years, having served as Managing Director of valuation and commercial property practice DTZ (WA) for some years, Chief Executive Officer of property group Peet Ltd for 17 years, Chairman of the Housing Industry Forecasting Group and President of the Urban Development Institute (WA), amongst various other professional roles.

Warwick is also on the advisory board of the Curtin Business School within which the property studies degree sits.


Executive Director Valuations

Stuart Paterson has over 40 years’ experience in the property valuation, real estate and finance industry and brings a broad range of valuation experience in both the public and private sectors to Hemsley Paterson.

Stuart began his Property Valuation career with the Valuers General’s office in 1973 before joining Peet & Co in 1981 as a Company Valuer and Investment Sales Negotiator.

Between 1984 and 1991 Stuart was the Manager of Valuations Department at the R&I Bank (Bankwest) which involved financing of commercial property, acquisition and disposal of properties for bank purposes and consultation and negotiating bank rent reviews in addition to providing valuation advice.

Stuart spent 2 years at David Barnao & Co as a Partner before starting Paterson Property Consultants in 1993. Paterson Property Consultants joined a member office of Preston Rowe Paterson Australia in 1998 before Stuart disengaged from the franchise group in 2010.

In 2015, Paterson Property Valuers WA merged with QWest Property Services with Stuart becoming Executive Director Valuations.


Executive Director Valuations

Rowan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Property) degree from Curtin University and commenced work as a valuer for Ray White Valuers WA (now known as Propell National Valuers WA) in May 2005 before obtaining his Land Valuer’s Licence in May 2009.

Whilst at Propell, Rowan obtained exposure to the majority of the Perth metropolitan area along with some regional areas, in particular the Avon Valley region.

In 2011 Rowan moved to Australian Property Consultants (APC) where he gained experience across all property types, including residential, commercial, industrial and other specialised property along with gaining exposure to the Pilbara and Gascoyne markets.

Rowan moved to the United Kingdom during 2012/13 and worked as a Valuer & Asset Manager with the Central Bedfordshire Council where he was involved with property acquisitions and disposals, lease negotiations and took a lead role in the Council’s asset valuation program. He returned to Perth and recommenced work with APC before starting QWest Valuations with Warwick Hemsley as co-principals.

Rowan is also on the Australian Property Institute’s panel of valuers for Rental Determinations.


Senior Valuer

Has over 30 years extensive experience in broad acre farming, industrial development of large factory and commercial properties. He has been both a city and regional bank manager and has undertaken a wide range of valuation arrangements including residential, commercial, industrial and large rural entities.

Jim brings a wide range of academic qualifications including a Bachelor of Commerce (Property) and a Bachelor of Business as well as a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment.

In 1987 Jim became a Commercial Banking Manager with Bankwest before moving to Paterson Property Valuers in 1998, which later joined with Preston Rowe Paterson Australia. In 2014 Jim became a Director of the Paterson Property Valuers WA.


Operations Manager

Annette has 30 years’ experience in administration, operations and management in China, Hong Kong and Western Australia.

In 1981 she started her career with ICI Imperial Chemicals In Hong Kong. In 2002 she migrated to Perth and in 2004 joined Paterson Property Valuers (Previously known as PRP Valuers) as Operations & Systems Manager. She has been Responsible for the firms reporting and compliance.

Annette is fluent in both Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) and English as well as an elementary level of Japanese. She brings with her valuable interpersonal & communication skills.


Communications Manager

Gemma brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in relation to strategic communication and research to our team with a strong focus on providing the most relevant and up to date information to our clients. Gemma has a Masters in Communication Management from Murdoch University as well as a BA in History and Political & International Studies. Prior to joining our team, Gemma spent six years as Research Officer and then Communications Manager at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA), which is WA’s peak property industry body.

Gemma began her career as an officer of the Legislative Assembly at the Parliament of Western Australia. Her diverse background in research and communications makes her well placed to provide meaningful analysis and communication of property news to Hemsley Paterson clients.