Exeter Office

Ian Clark


Ian’s passion and many years’ experience in the property business is reflected in Urpad being the leading estate agent in Topsham. Having worked in the property business in London, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Bristol, Ian has really made his mark in the property world.

His drive and dedication to this family run business is testament to the growing sales and to the growing team.

He enjoys spending time with his family, wife Charlie and son Oscar and their border terrier Hugo, as well as playing golf, boating and coaching the local U11 football team.

Charlie Clark


Charlie has worked within the property sector since 2004, initially focusing on property investment sourcing units for investors and overseas clients with her husband Ian.

She has also worked within traditional estate agents, jointly founding Urpad Property Management and co-owning the Urpad Devon office located close to their family home in the upmarket, sought after town of Topsham.

Her experience and finance background are invaluable to the success of Urpad and her overall business acumen is an integral part of our growth strategy.

Kate Helgeson

Kate Helgeson

Office Manager

Kate has over 10 years’ experience in estate agency, she has had a varied career including working in car sales, then for a local architect, taking a year out to travel around Australia and returning to work for a corporate agent and now finding her home at Urpad Estate Agents.

Kate brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and a sense of enthusiasm, competitiveness and sophistication. Kate’s role within the company includes listing properties, introducing new clients to the business, office management and concentrating on different sectors of the business including specialist property sales, sales progression and marketing. Kates fiery nature makes sure the deals get done!

Outside of work Kate’s passions include cocktail making, running, skiing, paddleboarding, eating out, dancing and spending time with her family.

Kate Helgeson

Catherine Pierce

Sales Executive

Catherine has a wealth of experience in various industry sectors both internationally and in the UK and brings this knowledge to the Urpad team, specialising in sales and marketing. Her understanding of her client base is key to securing the completion of property sales.

Catherine’s passion and dedication to the business is demonstrated by her many clients who are taken confidentially and smoothly step by step from the start of the buying and selling process to the successful outcome.

Outside of the office, Catherine loves country walks, and swimming.

Dan Hodges

Marketing Executive

Dan is a crucial member of the Urpad Team, since stating in 2019, he has developed his already great skill set. Dan brings his exceptional talent, wit and hard working ethos to the team and is a perfect addition to the growing business. His experience and energy we could not be without. Dan’s roles includes data input and creative marketing aspects.

He is also head of IT and technology and has recently ventured into heading up the lettings department.

In his spare time he likes to travel, including follow Exeter City across the UK, he also enjoys playing football and has a keen interest in the horses. His family is well known and loved throughout Topsham and Dan is a valued advocate for both his family and the Urpad team.