Meet the team


Sam Smithies

Luxury Accommodation Specialist

As Luxury Accommodation Specialist, Sam oversees the progress of the team and works on ways to source new business and create fresh opportunities.

Originally from Godalming in Surrey, Sam has garnered a wealth of experience within the serviced apartment industry.

Whilst travelling around Australia, Sam had a few unusual jobs, including being a product demonstrator for a magic pen company, selling indoor boomerangs and picking watermelons!

Luxury Accommodation Specialist


Alistair Macnaghten

Luxury Accommodation Specialist

As a Luxury Accommodation Specialist, Alistair is responsible for ensuring that clients receive the highest levels of customer service at all times. He’s also in charge of responding to enquiries, maintaining client relationships and sourcing serviced accommodation.

Prior to joining Central London Apartments, Alistair completed a Business Economics degree.

Away from work, Alistair is a keen sportsman; he loves to play football and, when he was younger, he even took part in a rugby tournament at Wembley!

Luxury Accommodation Specialist


Ayesha Akhtar

Luxury Accommodation Specialist

As a Luxury Accommodation Specialist, Ayesha is in charge of sourcing serviced accommodation and negotiating rates with property partners all around London.

Prior to joining Central London Apartments in 2018, Ayesha achieved an Msc in Business Management at Brunel University and also worked as a Senior Team Leader for Guide Dogs for the Blind UK.

Luxury Accommodation Specialist