Who We Are
Emily Bruce-Watt - Founder and Managing Director
Emily is a qualified lawyer and mediator. She has a degree in Social Anthropology which she studied because of her interest in people and their cultures. She is a keen traveller, has visited over 38 countries and has a particular love of Africa. Through her travels she has had the opportunity to meet a great number of people and now enjoys hosting visitors to London! Air Peace of Mind represents the two aspects that she believes is important in the home sharing economy: hospitality and making guests feel at home. Air Peace of Mind was founded in early 2016 with the view to managing and hosting central London properties for both home owners and guests alike.
Matt Montagano - Head of Operations
Matt is an experienced operations and start-up professional, having spent numerous years helping fast-paced, high-growth tech start-ups scale. He joined the hospitality sector in 2017 and has had the fortune of laying eyes on some of the finest properties London has to offer. A keen traveller and foodie - Matt also has a lifelong obsession with music, having played in numerous bands, DJ’d all over the country and also founded his own music publication in the late 00s. A proud Londoner, Matt enjoys exploring the rapidly developing culinary scene here. Feel free to reach out for any recommendations on the finest places to dine in the capital!
Catarina Almeida - Senior Property Portfolio Manager
Catarina fell in love with London during her semester abroad. After finishing her Masters degree in Management at Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, Catarina worked for PwC for a year, where she developed her analytical, organisation and customer/client service skills. Property has always been a part of Catarina's life as her family own and manage a number of properties across Lisbon. After relocating to London, joining the Air Peace of Mind team was a natural step to combine all of her passions and she now strives to make your stay in London an exceptional and unforgettable one.
Millie Sparkes - Property Portfolio Manager
Millie graduated from Durham University in 2017, where she studied Geography. Upon graduating, Millie worked for a publishing house, supporting the marketing and PR teams. Millie has always had a keen interest in hospitality, having spent many years working in her family's Bed and Breakfast in Dorset. It was here that she developed her communication and organisational skills. This family business was where she found her love for the hospitality industry. Air Peace of Mind was the perfect place to further this passion, and now she works hard to ensure that your London home is the best it can possibly be.
Anna-Sophie Deetjen - Property Portfolio Manager
At 16 Anna-Sophie moved to the UK to attend school and then the University of Exeter, where she gained a degree in Business and Management. After graduating in 2017, she followed her dream to see the world and especially enjoyed finding unique places to stay during her travels. She grew up helping her grandmother manage chalets in the Austrian Alps, developing her client service and organisational skills. As well as her passion for the hospitality industry, she speaks multiple languages making it easy to communicate with people from different countries. At Air Peace of Mind she is able to combine her passion with providing you with a unique and unforgettable experience in London.
Aaron Trzcinski - Guest Relations
Having grown up in Fulham, SW London, Aaron is naturally keen to share his love for the best bits of London. Upon graduating from Newcastle University in 2017 he returned home to London and began working as an intern for Air Peace of Mind where he was able satisfy his enjoyment for property, travel and meeting new people. When the time felt right, he decided to put himself forward for a permanent role with the company – he now works on the ground and behind the scenes to ensure that Air Peace of Mind’s London guests feel the most welcome.