Property data specialist Sprift has appointed Lucky Byatt as Chief Technology Officer. 

Byatt will be responsible for continuing to build the IT and data teams, supporting the company’s ongoing growth and managing innovation within Sprift.  

Together with her team, she will also design and build new property data features and tools to meet market and agency client demands.  

Prior to joining Sprift, Lucky founded Learning Connexions, a technical training skills business, which she grew to an annual turnover of circa £1m. 

Matt Gilpin, CEO at Sprift, commented: “Lucky is a very exciting hire, who comes at just the right time – as we look to further propel Sprift, following an extended period of growth. She brings a wealth of experience and a real energy to deliver across the board. 

“We continue to see huge demand for our data, as the property market seeks to improve processes and to reduce transaction times. Now is the time to help support this sentiment, and to continue delivering a market-leading platform.”

Byatt adds: “I have a passion for both technology and property. At Sprift, my main focus will be to grow an already high performing team into an even better one.  

I will also place huge focus on learning and development – continually addressing best tech practice at every level. 

“Further scaling the team will truly help Sprift to focus on building new features and capabilities to the benefit of agents and their clients, and ensure we stay at the forefront of property data solutions that benefit the industry. Exciting times lie ahead.” 

Since its launch in 2016, Sprift has added more than 28 million properties to its platform. The company has produced nearly 1.3 million reports for clients, whilst driving a 22% average increase in business won.