Meet the Team
Greg Harris, FRICS - Director
A Fellow of the Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors, Greg was Managing Director of a leading international real estate agency in Hong Kong before moving to the South of France in 2002. He bought and renovated a holiday home, before deciding to settle and co-found Cote d’Azur Villas the following year.
Marion Harris, MA Cantab - Director
With a background in marketing and the hotel business, Marion has held senior marketing positions with international hotel companies in London, Thailand and Hong Kong. Bi-lingual in English and French, Marion settled in the South of France with Greg and their three daughters in 2002.
Born and raised in Cannes, Florence left the Côte d’Azur 25 years ago for the bright lights of Paris, where she worked for international hotel brands. Moving further afield Florence then spent 7 years in the Netherlands and 10 years in Asia working in relocation and convention management. Florence moved back to the South of France in 2008 where she joined the team at Cote d’Azur Villas. She is responsible for the rental properties along the coast and also long term and relocation rentals. All those years of travelling mean that Florence speaks French, English, Dutch and Spanish.
Angela developed her appreciation for beautiful homes during her 10 years of property development and management in Los Angeles. After arriving in Provence she continued to develop her property management skills at a large holiday property in the Var. Her final home in in France is Valbonne, where she lives with her husband and three children and now works with the clients of Cote d’Azur Villas offering her expertise and customer service skills managing properties and organsing the perfect holiday rental. Angela is fluent in English, German, and French.
Anne-Isabelle van der Linde
Having joined us from a career in hotels Anne-Isabelle brings a wealth of hospitality and event experience to the team. Having worked in prestigious hotels both in Monaco and in the South of France Anne-Isabelle is of Dutch origin but has spent the last 10 years here in France and previously lived in Asia and the USA. She speaks Dutch, English and of course French.
With many years experience of holday rental and villa management on the Cote d'Azur, Magali joined the Cote d'Azur Villas team to run our Saint Tropez office. Today we have more than 60 luxury properties on the Saint Tropez peninsula - some super-deluxe water-front villas, others enjoying magnificent sea views in the hills near Sainte Mazime, Grimaud and La Croix Valmer. Magali works with a dedicatd concierge team on site to help ensure that our clients have a streamlined holiday. Following the demand for weeddings in the area, Magali is also looking after our unique selection of wedding and event villas - large properties and chateaux dotted throughout the South of France.
A native of Sweden's remote north, Lisa has had a professional hotel career in London, Paris and Cannes, working in frront office, sales and marketing and customer service for an international hotel company. Now settled on the Cote d'Azur with two children, Lisa joined Cote d'Azur Villas to develop the Scandanavian market as well as helping clients relocating to the area find long term accommodation. With her specialist knowledge of the Cannes market, Lisa also runs the Cannes Congress rentals.