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Meet the team

We all love living in Norfolk and want to share our knowledge and passion for the area with our guests. We go the extra mile to make sure that everyone can make the most of their well-deserved stay.

Who we are…..

Andrea Sowerby


Originally a buyer for Sainsburys based in London, Andrea moved to Norfolk almost 30 years ago and has loved every minute of Norfolk life. When she’s not at work, there’s nothing she enjoys more than a long walk on the beach, followed by a delicious pub meal, with her husband Max, 3 grown-up children and 2 dogs!

Sylvia Bradshaw


Having relocated from Hertfordshire to North Norfolk as a child, she feels lucky to live locally with her family. Sylvia has worked within holiday letting on the Norfolk coast since 2014. Having always worked in property, design and photography she is delighted to apply her experiences within her role. The area’s dramatic coastline and amazing skylines are an absolute inspiration to her and outside of work she enjoys a passion for lindy hop dancing and a vintage tune or two!

Debbie Hurrell

Senior Property Advisor

Originally from Derbyshire, Debbie relocated back to the North Norfolk coast, a fantastic opportunity with a cottage by the sea and a wonderful job working for Sowerbys Holiday Cottages, everything fell into place! She has brought with her a wealth of experience in customer service, from a variety of different settings including international travel and social care. She feels so lucky to be back where she loves and working with such a fantastic team.

Steph Adams

Property Advisor

Having been born and brought up in North Norfolk Steph loves the country life, from beach days with her family to taking long walks with her two beautiful working dogs. With previous experience in hospitality and customer service she is a dedicated and friendly member of the Sowerbys Holiday Cottage family.

Juliana Rands

Property Advisor

Juliana and her family have lived in Norfolk for over 22 years. A friendly people person she has always had a passion for the area. Often found with a paint brush in hand creating caricatures and local scenes. When she is not at work Juliana spends time exploring the coastline in her camper van.

Francesca Iaccarino

Property Advisor

Originally from Italy, Francesca worked in the airline industry for almost 20 years, whilst enjoying holidays in North Norfolk. She made the move to Norfolk 3 years ago and loves her new life here enjoying walks on the beach with her dog and also being a member of a local running team.

Helena Hannay

Accounts Manager

Born and raised in Cambridgeshire, Helena fell in love with Norfolk after spending many happy holidays on the coast as a child. She moved to Norfolk in 1975 and cannot think of anywhere better to live. Having worked at Sowerbys Holiday Cottages for almost 8 years she enjoys the variety her role offers.  With a love for travel, reading and cooking, Helena spends her spare time enjoying the coastal lifestyle with her partner Andy.

Adam Stromanis

Maintenance Manager

Originally from Cambridgeshire, Adam has lived in Norfolk since 2010 and has over 25 years of maintenance experience. He enjoys making furniture and wood-turning and when he’s not on call helping out our guests, he loves getting out on the water and enjoying the Norfolk coastal lifestyle.