Meet the team

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Tony Davies

Founder and Managing Director​

‘I set up the business in 1992 and realised at the outset that we needed a strong team if we were going to deliver the promises we made to our clients. I am pleased to say we have achieved that and have some great people who are committed to serving our clients. My duties these days primarily involve project acquisitions and client relations and of course keeping an eye on things and ensuring everything runs smoothly.’

Dan Wainwright

Head of Development and
Project Management

‘I have over twenty years experience as a Chartered Surveyor and joined the group’s UK office in 1995. Over the years I have been involved in numerous development projects and my responsibilities include the appraisal, acquisition and management of our projects.’

Denessa Chan

Head of Client Services

‘My primary focus is client relations and various aspects of our development operation including interior design where a woman’s touch is needed! I joined the group in 2007 and had previously held senior administration positions with several large organisations. I speak Cantonese, Putonghua and English.'

Mike Ellis

Head of Legal and
Corporate Affairs

‘I am a UK solicitor and was formerly a long standing partner of Cripps, a leading firm of solicitors based in the south east of England. I specialise in the property sector and have been involved in numerous transactions for UK and international investors. Since 2008 I have been providing the group with strategic legal and corporate advice regarding the group’s operations and projects.'

Alan Roberts

Head of Finance

'I have been a chartered Public Financial Accountant for over 30 years. I have a wealth of experience advising large and small organisations. I joined the group to provide strategic financial and corporate governance advice.'

Gina Redhead

General Manager

'I am involved in various aspects of our operation including acquisitions, client servicing and lettings and management. I have over twelve years experience in the industry and I am a member of ARLA.'

Lyn Tinkler

Finance Manager

'As the Finance Manager I focus mainly on the financial aspects of our operation. I previously worked for various development/ building groups overseeing their accounting/finance functions.'

Emma Abdoll

General manager - Construction

'As the General Manager for our construction arm I deal with all day to day operations and administration of our construction/refurbishment projects I previously worked in a number of senior management roles in both the UK and overseas.'

Simon Jones (Construction)

Project Manager

'I handle the day to day management of our development projects in the north west of England. I have over twenty years experience in the construction industry involving both large and small scale developments.'

Jonathan Laybourne

Project Manager

'I oversee our projects in the Liverpool/Merseyside region. I have worked on HMO and other construction projects for over twenty years have experience in all aspects of contract management, joinery etc.'

Si Jones (Property Management)

Senior Property Manager

‘I oversee our in-house property management arm and look after a portfolio of properties in London and the north west of England. I have ten years experience in the industry and I am a member of ARLA.’

Claire Davies


‘I am front of office and also help with lettings and general office administration’

Liz Matthews

Property Manager

'I handle the day to day management of our clients’ properties.'

Wendy Smith

Client Services Manager

'I am the contact point for our investment clients and ensure they are kept fully up to date with their investments.'

Matthew Griffiths

Acquisition and Sales Manager

'My role is to identify suitable properties for us to acquire and also to work with agents and intermediaries to sell our completed properties.'