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We are a dynamic building, project and sustainability consultancy providing quality commercial advice to clients throughout the UK and Worldwide. These include Property Companies and Developers, Investment and Pension Funds, Banks and Financial Institutions, Agents and Solicitors, Healthcare and Private Occupiers. Our extensive expertise and commercial judgement is focused on our client’s individual requirements regardless of their interests or involvement. In each area we apply the commitment and specialist abilities of our people alongside a consistently high level of enthusiasm and insight.

We pride ourselves on a thorough and commercial approach to all instructions. We understand the importance of listening to and reacting to our clients’ specific needs in order to provide concise and actionable advice. This practical approach, coupled with exceptional attention to detail, places us in a unique position to provide our clients with the high quality service they demand and ensure that they instinctively turn to us for support on their most important and challenging instructions.

Our Team

WILL JENKINS

Senior Associate Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Will is a Senior Associate Partner based in the London office and covers London and the South East. Will has a wide variety of experience across the commercial sector, with a particular focus on Contract Administration/Project Management and Dilapidations in recent years, as well as the preparation of Planned Preventative Maintenance and Technical Due Diligence reports. Out of the office, Will enjoys travelling, football and getting on the ski slopes whenever possible.

 

 

 

 

JOE HAWKINS

Partner, London
+44(0)7515 705830
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Joe is a Partner based in the London office and primarily covers the Central/Greater London region. Joe is an experienced Building Surveyor across all commercial property sectors in both professional and project related services. Joe regularly undertakes Technical Due Diligence, Planned Preventative Maintenance and Contract Administration instructions throughout the UK. Joe has a keen focus on Dilapidations, and has a wealth of experience providing strategic advice to both landlord and tenant clients.
In his spare time, Joe enjoys running, cycling, skiing, golf and generally anything that involves getting out in the fresh air, particularly if there’s a cold beer along the way!

 

 

SARAH HAZELL

Senior Associate Partner, Cardiff
+44(0)292 111 1343
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Sarah has over 13 years’ experience working in the commercial property market and is a key contact for the Cardiff Office covering the south west and M4 corridor. Vastly competent in all areas of commercial Building Surveying, Sarah has a particular focus on contract administration and dilapidations. Sarah also heads up Lady Surveyors in South Wales which provides networking events and opportunities for females within the property profession. Away from work Sarah enjoys running and spending time in the outdoors with her young family and two Labradors.

 

 

MATT WILLIAMS

Managing Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Partner specialising in due diligence acquisition surveys, dilapidations and project services for a number of high profile blue chip clients. Matt is the former Chairman of RICS Matrics in Wales and maintains a keen involvement with the RICS in London, regularly providing talks to accredited universities on behalf of the RICS and acting as a judge for the RICS Building Awards. Matt is also a keen sportsman and still manages to take to the rugby field on most weekends.

TOM BIRDSELL

Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Tom is a Partner based in the London office and covers London and the South East. Tom has extensive experience in the commercial sector having delivered instructions on all commercial property types and across all building surveying disciplines. In recent years Tom has predominantly focused on Contract Administration / Project Management, Dilapidations, Technical Due Diligence and Project Monitoring for both occupiers and investors.
Out of the office, Tom spends his free time on the golf course, out on the motorcycle (when the weather holds!) and socialising over a few drinks and food.

NIKKI MCKENZIE

Financial Controller
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Nikki is our Office Manager. Nikki supports all of the Surveyors and Partners, and is responsible for looking after the day to day running of the office, invoice processing, administrative duties and supporting the team generally in helping the business function. Out of the office you will typically find Nikki socialising, catching up on the MotoGP and visiting as many gin distilleries as possible.

 

 

 

 

PETER HARGREAVES

Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Inside the business Peter is involved in Contract Administration, Project Monitoring and Due Diligence Acquisition work for both key national and international institutional clients. Holding a master’s degree in Property Law, much of Peters time is spent acting for both landlord and tenant in respect to dilapidations claims. Outside of the business Peter spends as much time as possible in and around triathlon / Ironman events and occasionally takes to the rugby field, although old age means it is much safer to spectate these days. Battling the school run is rapidly becoming a more frequent pastime…

TRUDY BENNETT

Senior Office Administrator
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Trudy is the Team Secretary based in the Cardiff office and provides additional support to all the Partners and Surveyors. Trudy assists Nikki with the general day to day running of the office, administrative duties and brings with her years of experience working in busy property practices.

In her spare time, Trudy enjoys baking, socialising over food and cocktails and weekend breaks away.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATTHEW JONES

Founding Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Matthew has worked on a number of key projects for a range of occupiers, property companies and funds as well as working on Dilapidations and Due Diligence instructions. Most recently, Matthew has acted as Project Manager on a large scale refurbishment of a business park in Gateshead and a phased redevelopment of a Grade II* listed office building in Leeds. Away from the office, Matthew has his hands full with a busy family life and occasionally finds time to pursue his love of football, good food and a decent pint.

MEGAN COMPTON

Building Surveyor, Cardiff
+44(0)292 111 1343
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Megan is a Graduate Surveyor based in our Cardiff office. With a background in planning and sustainability, she assists senior members of the team whilst undergoing training to become a building surveyor.

Out of the office, Megan enjoys spending her time travelling, playing rugby, and socialising with friends and family.

 

 

 

 

 

SAMMI JOHNSTONE

Senior Associate Partner, Glasgow
+44(0)141 212 8321
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Sammi is a Senior Associate Partner at Jones Hargreaves based in the Cardiff office covering the South West & Wales. She is highly competent in all areas of commercial Building Surveying with a focus on Contract Administration and Dilapidations. Sammi is the current South Wales MATRICS chairman providing support to APC candidates whilst organising inter-professional networking events and CPD seminars. Away from work, Sammi can be found touring around Europe on her motorcycle, socialising with friends and family or throwing a ball for her mad dog.

 

 

 

TOM POLLARD

Senior Associate Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Tom is a Senior Associate Partner based in the Leeds office. He has 10 years’ experience working as a commercial building surveyor and is experienced in advising both investor and occupier clients on a wide range of project and building consultancy matters, including technical due diligence, dilapidations, CDM compliance, design, specification and contract administration.

Away from work Tom enjoys getting out on his mountain bike and going for walks in the dales with his partner and their dog Rosie.

 

 

 

 

JACK BIRCHALL

Associate Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Jack is a Associate Partner based in our London office, primarily covering London, the South East and the Midlands. Jack has extensive experience in the commercial sector including Dilapidations, Tenant Alterations and Technical Due Diligence. In recent years Jack has undertaken Contract Administrator / Project Management roles on a variety of office, industrial and external repair and new build projects in London ranging from £50k to £1m+. Out of the office Jack enjoys travelling, football, cycling and catching up over food and drinks.

 

 

HUW DAVIES

Head of ESG, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Huw is our Head of Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) based in the Cardiff office. With over 10 years’ experience in Environment & Sustainability fields across a broad range of sectors, Huw has extensive knowledge in developing practical and technically robust solutions to enable Clients realise their sustainable development objectives and meet ESG requirements. In recent years, Huw has held lead roles in both private and public sectors advising on environmental and energy management, sustainability, regulatory and governance.

Away from the office, Huw is most likely to have his hands full with two young children whilst escaping out cycling, hiking or fly fishing when he can. Partial to good food, beer, and coffee.

JOE WAY

Senior Surveyor, Bristol
+44(0)117 235 6357
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Joe is a Senior Surveyor based in the Cardiff office and primarily covers the Southwest and Wales. Joe has broad experience in the commercial sector having delivered a variety of project and professional instructions, including contract administration services, landlord and tenant dilapidations, technical due diligence surveys and schedules of condition.

Joe lives in Bristol and (mostly) enjoys attending Bristol City football matches on weekends. He also has a passion for fitness and loves running and hitting the gym in his spare time.

 

 

 

 

SCOTT GREEN

Senior Associate Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Scott is a Senior Associate Partner at Jones Hargreaves based in the Leeds office. He has over 20 years of experience working as a commercial building surveyor and is regularly involved with a number of disciplines including Technical Due Diligence, Contract Administration, Project Management, Dilapidations, Party Walls and Defect analysis. Scott specialises in retail and is involved with Shopping Centres and Retail Parks across the North.

Scott has his hands full with busy family life and occasionally finds time to socialise, run and play football.

 

NICK TWIGG

Partner, Manchester
+44(0)161 241 8774
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Nick has over 25 years’ experience in Commercial Property and has worked on a number of key projects for a range of occupiers, property companies and institutional funds. Recently, Nick has managed complex office relocation projects across the North of England and undertaken extensive due diligence, development monitoring and project management of new build industrial space across the United Kingdom. In his spare time, Nick tries his hand (badly) at many sports, but loves nothing more than long dog walks with his family and a few drinks and live music in a Northern Quarter dive bar.

NIC EXCELL

Senior Associate Partner, Bristol
+44(0)117 235 6357
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Nic is a Senior Associate Partner in the Bristol office who has extensive experience of delivering multiple professional instructions for both investor and occupier clients in a variety of property types within the commercial sector. In particular, Nic has a keen focus on providing Technical Due Diligence, Planned Maintenance, Dilapidations and Contract Administration / Project Management services throughout the South West and wider UK.

Away from work Nic enjoys spending time with his young family and travelling around in their camper van ‘Bruce’. When time allows he also loves running and cycling and is always up for a new fitness challenge!

BEN DAWSON

Associate Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Ben is an Associate Partner Mechanical Building Services Engineer and is experienced across all commercial property sectors in both professional and project related services which includes project work from RIBA stage 1 through to handover at stage 7. Ben regularly undertakes Technical Due Diligence, Dilapidations and License to Alter instructions throughout the UK.

Ben has been recently focused on sustainability project work to ensure client buildings and workplaces meet the evolving Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards that are in place for 2030 and has a wealth of experience in providing strategic advice to both landlord and tenant clients in this field with many projects successfully undertaken to date.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys walking, golf and generally watching any sporting event possible with friends.

KEVIN KARIKARI

Associate Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Kevin is an Associate Partner Electrical Building Services Engineer with a master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering and is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Kevin has a strong background in Building Services, having worked in some of the most reputable engineering design consultancies on projects throughout the UK. Kevin has been involved in a great variety of projects including the Alexander Stadium redevelopment in Birmingham, University of Birmingham New School of Engineering facility, Danfoss Industrial production and testing facility in Edinburgh, a new B&Q 400,00 sq ft Distribution centre and a 3-storey CAT B fit-out in central London amongst others. Kevin has worked closely within big multidisciplinary teams, monitoring project lifecycle from concept design to final delivery – with experience leading his discipline in concept, scheme and detailed design stages.

Kevin has extensive experience in the technical due diligence and terminal dilapidations process and also designing and engineering projects of great complexity to assist clients in adding value to their property assets by tailoring to market requirements, making portfolios more attractive for hold or divestment via improvements in building performance and sustainability.

Kevin is a keen sportsman with rugby, football and movies as regular pastimes.

MICHAEL CLEMENTS

Lead Energy & Carbon Consultant, Bristol
+44(0)117 235 6357
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Mike is our Lead Energy & Carbon consultant based in our Bristol office. Mike has extensive experience in undertaking energy performance assessments and certificates on all types of commercial (and domestic) buildings and has worked with numerous clients on delivering a variety of innovative solutions and improvement recommendations to achieve everything from minimum compliance all the way through to Net Zero.

Away from the office Mike is a keen sports fan, including playing football and following Bristol Rovers. Mike’s other interests include running and gardening, with mixed success to date growing his own flowers and vegetables.

HANNAH STOKES

Office Administrator
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Hannah is an office administrator based in Cardiff, providing key support to surveyors and the ESG Team across the business. Hannah has extensive experience working in a busy construction and property environment in both an administration and Trainee QS role.

Away from the office Hannah enjoys spending quality time with her partner and son. When there is chance to have a break from parenthood, Hannah likes nothing more than going out on her motocross bike, and socialising with friends over food and cocktails.

 

 

 

ALISON DAVIES

Office Administrator
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Alison is well placed to provide administrative support in the Cardiff office with over 20 years’ experience in the property industry having previously worked both in valuation and for an environmental charity. Outside work Alison has her hands full dealing with her two pet ShiChis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY BERESFORD

Energy & Carbon Consultant, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Harry has over 10 years’ experience in Energy Procurement and Energy Efficiency. Currently undertaking energy performance assessments on all types of commercial buildings, working with clients on delivering a variety of innovative solutions and improvement recommendations to achieve everything from minimum compliance all the way through to Net Zero.

Harry enjoys spending time with his young family and going to watch live music whenever he gets the chance.

 

 

 

 

 

ALAN WALES

Senior Associate Partner, Manchester
+44(0)161 241 8774
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Alan is a Senior Associate Partner based in the Manchester office and primarily covers the northwest region. Alan has a wide variety of experience across the commercial sector, with a particular focus on Contract Administration/Project Management, Technical Due Diligence and Dilapidations in recent years, as well as Tenant Alterations and Project Monitoring.

Out of the office, Alan enjoys spending time with his young family, supporting his football team NUFC, and socialising over a few beers.

 

 

 

LIAM TAYLOR

Senior Building Services Engineer, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Liam is a Senior Electrical Engineer holding a master’s degree in architectural engineering having extensive experience working within the commercial property sector across a broad range of projects from initial design inception (RIBA stage 1) through to final completion, handover and building monitoring (RIBA stages 6 & 7).

Liam has a proven track record of success in delivering high-quality electrical engineering projects on time and within budget and has worked on a wide range of instructions ranging from small scale CAT A office fit outs to large and complex highly detailed design projects. Liam has established a diverse background in Building Services Engineering by working across a variety of sectors including Education, Healthcare, Commercial Property and Defence, among others.

Having extensive expertise in technical due diligence, dilapidations, and feasibility studies allows Liam to provide clients with high quality strategic advice that assists both acquisition and asset management processes.

In his spare time, you are likely to find Liam with a racquet in his hand enjoying a game of tennis, following his favourite football team Manchester United, or trying to find a nice sunny beer garden to enjoy an ice-cold beer.

MABLI WILLIAMS

Senior ESG Consultant, Cardiff
+44(0)292 111 1343
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Mabli is a Senior ESG Consultant with extensive experience in sustainability consulting spanning corporate sustainability strategy, environmental and energy management systems and in enhancing the ESG performance of buildings. Mabli governed the operation of a blue-chip company’s ISO 14001 and 50001 management systems and supported the implementation of Fitwel strategies within their flagship project, providing recommendations to achieve certification.

Away from the office, Mabli plays Netball and enjoys socialising with friends and the occasional hike in North Wales.

 

 

KRIS COLE

Associate Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Kris holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering and is a Chartered Engineer with the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). Kris has extensive experience within the commercial property sector, working for a variety of clients to deliver Technical Due Diligence, Dilapidations, Planned Maintenance and Decarbonisation Feasibility instructions, as well as with both performance specification and full design projects.

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY McDERMOTT

Associate Partner, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Harry is an Associate Partner based in the London office who typically covers London and Southeast instructions. Harry is a vastly experienced Building Surveyor across commercial property sectors, in professional and project services alike who primarily focuses on Technical Due Diligence, Dilapidations and Contract Administration instructions. Recently, he has focused on Dilapidations, and has provided invaluable strategic advice to both landlords and tenants.

Outside the office, Harry enjoys all things sport! This includes regularly playing golf. His favourite holiday type is winter sports – when possible, the snowboard will be on – followed by some Apres, of course!

 

 

DANIEL LITTLE

Associate Partner, Glasgow
+44(0)141 212 8321
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Daniel is an Associate Partner at Jones Hargreaves, based in our Glasgow office covering all of Scotland. Daniel has a wide range of experience providing commercial building consultancy, specialising in Building Surveys, Technical Defect Analysis, Dilapidations, Contract Administration and Project Monitoring. Daniel is also a qualified Non-Domestic Energy Performance Assessor enabling him to work with the Energy & Carbon team with a view to improving energy performance of client assets.

Away from work, Daniel enjoys spending time with family and friends with hobbies including football, movies, history and trips to Florida.

 

 

 

EDWARD EGGEMAN

Building Surveyor, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Ed is a Building Surveyor based in the London Office who has recently graduated from the University of Reading with a BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying. Beginning his journey at Jones Hargreaves, Ed will be learning from and working with the London Surveyors, being involved with Dilapidations, Planned Preventative Maintenance, Technical Due Diligence and Project Management. Alongside this, Ed will be working towards APC.

Away from work, Ed plays a lot of golf and is a keen cricket and football fan.

 

 

 

PARSA HEMMAT

Environmental Consultant, Bristol
+44(0)117 235 6357
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Parsa is an Environmental Consultant based in the Bristol Office who completed his studies at the University of the West of England, earning an MSc in Environmental Management. Parsa sits within the Environmental and ESG team as a graduate environmental consultant supporting our nationwide consultancy team.

In this role, Parsa will be actively involved in environmental analysis and contributing to Phase 1 Land Contamination Assessments and various ongoing ESG projects. Simultaneously, Parsa is committed to working towards becoming an IEMA Practitioner.

Outside of the office, Parsa enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle, engaging in regular workouts and running.

 

 

 

ALEX LEY

Senior Surveyor, Bristol
+44(0)117 235 6357
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Alex is a Senior Surveyor splitting his time between our Cardiff & Bristol offices who has extensive experience in the commercial sector having delivered a variety of project and professional instructions, including contract administration services, landlord and tenant dilapidations, and technical due diligence surveys.

Out of the office, Alex enjoys keeping fit, travelling, watching rugby, and eating / drinking with clients, friends, and family.

 

 

 

 

MATT JENKINS

Senior Energy & Carbon Consultant, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Matt is a Senior Energy and Carbon Consultant based in the London office with over 15 years’ experience, he has previously worked for engineering and environmental firms from multi-nationals to SME’s working with corporate clients, property investors and asset managers.

He has extensive experience working in both the commercial and domestic property sector across a broad range of services including overheating assessment, energy strategies, SBEM calculations, Energy Performance assessments and in providing clients with a strategic service and road map towards compliance.

Away from the office Matt enjoys spending time with his family, getting out into the local Chiltern hills, is member of the local film club and, where time allows, keeping fit at the gym

 

 

Kara Boddy

Senior Building Surveyor, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Kara is a Senior Building Surveyor based in our London office experienced in delivering a diverse array of project and professional services across individual properties and multi-asset portfolios. Across her experience, Kara has worked on a wide range of instructions including Contract Administration, Technical Due Diligence Surveys and Dilapidations, providing exit strategy advice for both Landlords and Tenants. As well as traditional Building Surveying services, Kara has a keen interest in sustainability within the built environment and is a qualified Ska and Fitwel Assessor, working alongside the JH ESG team.

Outside of the office, Kara enjoys cycling, long walks in the countryside with friends and family, exploring new cultures and cuisines, and hosting dinner parties for all to enjoy!

 

 

Jack Kettlewell

Associate Partner, Leeds
+44(0)113 322 4347
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Jack is an Associate Partner based in Leeds and has 15 years of professional experience spanning sectors commercial, industrial, education, retail, and residential.

Jack has a strong background leading project delivery, fulfilling both project management and contract administration services on behalf of clients within private and public sector environments. Jack is also well versed in more professionally lead services such as dilapidations strategy and negotiation, pre-acquisition technical due diligence and planned maintenance advice.

In his free time Jack is an (amateur) chef, snowboarder, golfer and footballer. Jack is also a DIY enthusiast with his current focus on converting a campervan.

 

XIAOWEN PAN

Senior Building Services Engineer, London
+44(0)207 493 5503
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Xiaowen is a Senior Mechanical Engineer holding a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Xiaowen has extensive experience in delivering projects from central plant replacements to full CAT B fit outs as well as regularly undertaking Technical Due Diligence across a broad range of property assets throughout the UK.

Xiaowen has also been actively involved in providing structured guidance to clients to improve their buildings to an EPC rating of B in order to comply with upcoming Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards and further strategic advice beyond MEES compliance to reach Net Zero carbon ambitions.

Outside of work, Xiaowen enjoys playing video games and cooking for family and friends. She also loves black coffee!

 

 

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