Advisory Board Members/ Strategic Partners/ Advisers

Advisory Board Members


Mike Osman
Planning and Regeneration provide a town planning and regeneration consultancy service which is relevant to the needs of clients from the private, public and voluntary sectors.  As a result, we enjoy successful long term relationships with many clients, and benefit from a high proportion of our new enquiries coming from personal recommendations.  From our base in Hemel Hempstead, we work on projects throughout London, the South East and the East of England and beyond.

Mark Williamson
Rider Levett Bucknall is a global property and construction practice with over 2,000 people in more than 80 offices across Asia, Oceania, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Services provided include Cost Management, Project Management and Advisory Services.

Ian Germain
Ian has gained wide commercial experience and success in the areas of Business Strategy, Brand Management and Organisation Development throughout Europe, The Far East and USA mainly in the Automotive and Healthcare sectors.  With his own Business Consultancy for the past twelve years has converted these skills and experience to developing new Business Models for the Third Sector, in particular Social Enterprise.  A passionate believer and deliverer in terms of Community Investment and the Voluntary Sector developing a profitable social enterprise model through ‘new ways of working’ and strategic partnerships, which delivers self-sufficiency and sustainability.

Martin Carter
Morris Palmer Limited is a firm of chartered accountants and registered auditors. We operate from offices in Horsham and Portsmouth serving the needs of business clients throughout London and the South East. Our team comprises twenty professional accountants together with support staff. We specialise in identifying and delivering strategic taxation and accountancy solutions to a range of businesses operating within the construction, property and related industries.
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Barry Jeffrey

Barry established James and Company Lettings in 2000 after 20 years in the sales sector, concentrating on property management and lettings in and around the Heathrow catchment area. Barry has vast experience in single and multiple lettings, working closely with local landlords and buy to let investors to establish profitable portfolios and maintain optimum rental and sale yields.

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Richard has been providing strategic and financial advice to the social housing sector for over 22 years.  BWNL specialises in providing social housing consultancy / treasury services for Registered Providers and have arranged over £6 billion of private finance for the sector.

Strategic Partners


Gordon Thomson
Formation Architects is an established architectural practice whose work spans an enormous range from masterplans to one-off houses, from new-build offices to the intricate remodelling of existing buildings and from relatively modest buildings for private clients to complex multi-million pound developer-led projects.
David Stanford
David Stanford
3DReid is one of the UK’s leading architectural practices. With our work in the residential sector rooted in student and key-worker accommodation, we are particularly interested in the design and integration of affordable housing. Research is central to our approach and we have developed a parameter calculator to inform feasibility studies on mix of unit sizes and provide developers with a quick source of reference. Other initiatives include living|space and eco|tower, which in different ways look for original methods of providing sustainable communities in mixed-use urban environments.

Stephen Walsh
Walsh Associates is a prestigious consultancy offering unique solutions to technically demanding projects, and has developed expertise in the design of concrete structures, hybrid structures and deep basements.  Landmark buildings designed by the Walsh Group include  the Time Warner building at Bankside and Deloitte International Headquarters at New Street Square.

Eduardo Urinovsky
Founded in 1862, Hoare Lea remains an independent partnership, with ten offices throughout the UK and a growing international presence.  We work on some of the highest profile projects in the industry and with leading architects, designers and contractors.  We are currently working on projects ranging in size from £0.5M to over a £billion across all main market sectors.

Craig Tatton
ISG delivers award winning new build, refurbishment and fit out services internationally with operations in the UK, Europe and Asia.  As one of the most established and respected companies in the construction industry, ISG has been managing the construction process and simplifying the complex for owners, occupiers and developers since 1989.  With a wealth of experience working across a variety of sectors, locations and project values up to £100 million, we offer a tailored service to every individual client’s needs.

Richard Butler
Rabbit Computers Ltd is an IT consultancy that provides Infrastructure, support and consultancy services to ISPs and Virtual ISPs as well as to Corporates.

Wally Jones
W J Housing Consultant Ltd draws upon nearly forty years wide ranging experience working in the Affordable Housing Sector for Local Authorities, RSL and the Private Sector.  We provide professional appraisals to Developers, RSLs, Local Authorities and other stakeholders on a wide variety of Affordable Housing matters, including new provision, business development, business planning, market research, policy and practise reviews, change management, quality assurance and delivery of customer services.




Geoff Burnand
Geoff Burnand
Investing for Good is a specialist provider of impact investment services to private banks, asset managers and foundations. Uniquely, Investing For Good focus on investments that deliver positive social and environmental impact as their core goal. Each portfolio is underpinned by Investing For Good’s pioneering independent rating system for assessing the blended return of each investment.
Brian Bradley
Brian Brady
Willmott Dixon – The Third largest UK privately-owned capital works and regeneration company, with a £1bn 2011 turnover. Brian Brady (Regeneration MD, Development) “We believe delivery solutions without government subsidy have to be found to make many future projects a reality. We like to think that through our homes, we’ve improved lives for thousands of people. With over 35,000 homes built for all tenure needs since the 1970s, we have transformed communities and estates, providing a better quality of life for people of all ages.

Paul Abson
Paul Abson
The Leadbitter Group has firmly established itself as a market leader within both the UK Affordable Housing and Construction Markets. The Group has also been providing affordable homes for almost forty years and has a reputation for delivering quality and innovation through strategic partnerships and frameworks with RSLs and Local Authorities.

Morrisroe are a well established leading UK based construction company specialising in Ground works, Reinforced Concrete Frame Construction and Civil works.
Our experience, capabilities and quality delivery has embraced a wide range of diverse and highly complex projects working as professional Contractors and Sub-contractors on landmark developments across the UK.
Morrisroe have become one of the UK’s top ten Ground works and Reinforced Concrete Frame Contractors and today is delivering projects for some of the best-known names in the construction industry.

Foundation Developments Ltd, (FDL) has a turnover of circa £50 million per annum. Formed in 1991, FDL are a leading, privately owned civil engineering, ground works and reinforced concrete frame contractor. Our vast experience and enviable reputation to deliver projects on budget and to programme, whilst always maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, are the reasons our clients return to us on a regular basis”.                       We offer our clients a complete turnkey service from feasibility and design conception, through planning and building regulation approval, to construction. A high calibre service is delivered by our own experienced and robust pool of experts who undergo regular training to keep them up-to-date with industry techniques, innovations and legislative requirements


Steve Mc Sorley
Thomasons is a leading independent civil and structural engineering consultancy offering services nationwide, through a network of seven offices around the UK and their expertise spans a wide variety of disciplines, from civil and structural engineering for major new build schemes, through to complex renovation and restoration projects across multiple market sectors.

Lorne Stewart is one of the United Kingdom’s leading engineering companies in the building construction industry, providing multi service packages, together with single discipline services and is a specialist company in all aspects of planned preventative maintenance and building services, from initial design and specification, through installation to commissioning and beyond, giving lifetime maintenance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kleinwort Benson have been a trusted adviser for over 200 years.
Kleinwort Benson is an independently owned private bank and leading provider of wealth management solutions to private individuals and fund administration services to corporate clients, operating from a network of offices across the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man

Carey Olsen is a market leading offshore law firm.We deliver exceptional services to our clients from the key offshore financial centres of the British Virgin Islands*, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey. We also have an established presence in Cape Town and the City of London. We’re consistently the firm of choice for clients and advisers who refer work to our jurisdictions.Our firm offers a partner-led service. Our 40 partners are supported by 285 people including over 170 lawyers. We provide legal services in relation to all areas of corporate and finance law, trusts and fiduciary law, investment funds and dispute resolution as well as to private clients.