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  • Ben ChambersBSc, MRICS

    Investment Director

    Joined the Group as Investment Manager in 2002. Appointed Investment Director in 2009. Formerly a partner at Fineman Ross. Previously with Nelson Bakewell and Gooch & Wagstaff.

    Responsible for the Investment Management team looking at both sales and acquisitions, sourcing new acquisitions and maximising opportunities from within the Group's investment portfolio.

    A director of The Great Victoria Partnership, The Great Wigmore Partnership and The Great Ropemaker Partnership.

  • Hugh Morgan

    Hugh MorganBSc (Hons), MRICS

    Head of Investment Management

    Joined the Group in 2007 as Investment Manager and appointed Head of Investment Management in 2010. Formerly a Director with Savills and previously with Nelson Bakewell

    Responsible for generating and executing asset strategies for existing assets within the Group's portfolio, including hold/sell decisions.

    A member of the GHS Limited Partnership Operational Committee.

  • James MitchellMA,MRICS

    Head of Asset Management

    Joined the Group in November 2003 as Asset Manager and appointed Head of Asset Management in 2005. Formerly an Associate with Cushman & Wakefield, and previously with MEPC and Weatherall, Smith & Green.

    Responsible for the net income return of the portfolio across the Group.

  • James PellattBSc (Hons), MRICS

    Head of Projects

    Joined the Group in March 2011 as Head of Projects. Formerly with Tishman Speyer and previously with More London Development and EC Harris.

    Responsible for setting procurement strategy and ensuring capital expenditure on all projects is completed in accordance with individual asset business plans across the Group.

    A director of the Great Star Partnership.

  • Andrew WhiteBSC (hONS), Dip IPF, MRICS

    Head of Development

    Joined the Group in March 2013 as Head of Development. Formerly a Divisional Director at Kier Property and previuosly with BAA Lynton and Development Securities.

    Responsible for the total return of the development portfolio including the successful delivery of all development projects across the Group.

    A member of the GHS Limited Partnership Operational Committee.

  • Marc WilderBSc (Hons), MRICS

    Head of Leasing

    Joined the Group in June 2005 as Leasing Manager and appointed Head of Leasing in November 2009. Formerly Head of Leasing at Benchmark plc, and previously with Threadneedle Asset Management and Hemingway Properties Limited.

    Responsible for leasing across the Group's investment portfolio and development programme.

  • Janine ColeMIOSH, AIEMA

    Head of Sustainability

    Joined the Group in November 1998 as Health and Safety Administrator. Promoted to Safety, Health and Environmental Manager in 2002 and appointed Head of Sustainability in June 2011. Formerly a Professional Services Administrator with National Britannia.

    Responsible for environment and health & safety management across the Group.

    A member of the British Property Federation Sustainability Committee.

  • Stephen Burrows

    Stephen BurrowsBA (Hons), MA, ACA

    Head of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations

    Joined the Group in September 2003 as Financial Accountant and appointed Head of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations in 2011. Formerly an Audit Manager in Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Group and previously with the National Audit Office.

    Responsible for financial reporting, forecasting and investor relations across the Group.

    A member of British Property Federation Technical Accounting Group and the EPRA IR Committee.

  • Martin LeightonLLB, ACA, CTA

    Head of Corporate Finance

    Joined the Group in January 2003 as Corporate Finance Manager and appoited Head of Corporate Finance in 2011. Formerly a Corporate Finance Assistant Director with Ernst & Young.

    Responsible for the day-to-day management of all tax affairs, transaction structuring, raising debt finance and interest rate risk management across the Group.

  • Desna Martin

    Desna MartinBCom, FCA (Aust), ACIS

    Company Secretary

    Joined the Group as Company Secretary in October 1998. Formerly an Audit Senior Manager with Ernst & Young.

    Responsible for corporate governance and human resources across the Group.

    Company Secretary for all joint venture companies.

  • Sally LearoydMBA, FCIPD

    Head of Human Resources

    Joined the Group in January 2015 as Head of HR. Formerly HR Director for international law firm King & Wood Mallesons and previously with Hammerson Plc as their Group HR Director.

    Responsible for human resource management & development across the Group.

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