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The home-working boom means anyone can work anywhere, hugely widening the talent pool  “There is one fish in the pond, and ten anglers on the bank,” goes a Vietnamese proverb. As the current working-from-home debate gathers momentum, the discussion in large part revolves around the required rethink of management practices and technological enhancements.  However, an even more impactful element is often overlooked: the significantly enhanced talent pool available to organisations... Read More >

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Tim Green speaks with the chief executive of Howard Group, a Cambridge-based family-owned property company. Howard Group, where Nicholas Bewes has been chief executive since 1999, is a Cambridge-based family business established in 1935 and Read More >

This article was originally published in December 2019. Institutions are increasingly pushing underperforming listed property companies to take steps to create value, Guy Barnard of Janus Henderson and Alan Carter of Stifel tell the Property Read More >

This article was originallly published in July 2019. Justin Bickle, formerly a managing director in Oaktree’s European Principal Group, tells Property Chronicle how turning around English National Ballet gave him the confidence to set up Read More >

Finance Director Philip Magnus has been at W.RE for five years, where he has seen the business grow to having a total of £1.5bn of assets under management. Having studied IT at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology Read More >

Tim Green speaks to Paul Coates, Head of Debt Advisory and Structured Finance (EMEA) at CBRE. Paul Coates has been with CBRE for just under two years, having joined to build out the company’s debt advisory platform across EMEA. He Read More >

Oliver Fenn-Smith has almost 30 years’ experience in the commercial and residential property sectors in the West End of London and is chief executive of The Portman Estate. The 110-acre estate has been privately owned by the Portman family Read More >

Benn Zemek is the Chief Financial Officer of the Battersea Power Station project. Benn joined the project in early 2013, shortly after acquisition by the Malaysian consortium (SP Setia, Sime Darby Property and EPF). He has since played a key Read More >

Tim Green speaks to Caroline Rouse, chief financial officer at Noé Group Caroline Rouse has more than 25 years experience as a finance director within the commercial and residential property sectors and is CFO at the Noé Group, a Read More >

Jim Harding is Finance Director and Company Secretary at Eskmuir Properties Ltd, a private UK property investment business. Eskmuir is also asset manager and fund manager of The Diversified Property Fund for Charities which it established in Read More >

Tim Green speaks to Richard James, Chief Financial Officer of Savills Investment Management Richard James is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Savills Investment Management (Savills IM), the wholly owned but independent investment Read More >

Tim Green speaks to Sandy Gumm, Chief Operating Officer of Prestbury Investments LLP Sandy Gumm is an Australian-qualified chartered accountant. She is chief operating officer of Prestbury Investments LLP, which is investment adviser to Read More >

Philip is Founder & Managing Partner of 90 North, a real estate investment manager headquartered in London, with offices in Chicago, Kuala Lumpur and Sydney. Recently celebrating it’s 7th birthday, 90 North was established with co-Founder Read More >

Sandra leads PwC’s real estate practice in the UK and has been with the UK firm for over 25 years. She has FTSE listed experience working with REITs and asset managers as well as private equity real estate and fund managers. Sandra’s clients Read More >

Hugh Seaborn joined Cadogan as Chief Executive in 2008. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of The Portman Estate for 9 years, where he repositioned the business as an active and committed landlord and investor. Before heading up Portman, Hugh Read More >

Link Mortgage Services are a specialist third party servicer of mortgage loans now owned by Link Group PTY. The business employs some 190 staff servicing a range of residential, commercial and housing association loans for a number of client Read More >

Sally is one of the five founding partners at Clearbell Capital LLP, a niche real estate fund manager and advisory business with three value-add/opportunistic funds and two separate advisory mandates. Sally was born and grew up in the Read More >

David Wood is Group Finance Director of Urban&Civic plc, an established UK property development and investment company listed on the London Stock Exchange's main market. David joined Urban&Civic in 2010, shortly after it acquired its Read More >

Damian Wisniewski received a Mechanical Engineering degree at Imperial College (1983) followed by ACA (1986) at Arthur Young (now EY) in London. He then spent two years post qualification in audit and then joined Stockley Park Consortium as FC Read More >

Mike Pashley is Chief Financial Officer at Trilogy Real Estate LLP, a UK real estate investment and fund manager. Prior to joining Trilogy, Mike was European Finance Director for ARES European Real Estate platform (formerly AREA Property Read More >

Welcome to a new series of monthly interviews with leading industry figures. We help real estate businesses with their senior recruitment needs, and help individuals advance their careers. As such, we thought it might be fun and interesting to Read More >


Investor's Notebook

Smart people from around the world share their thoughts

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The Macro View

Recent financial news and how it connects across all asset classes

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Fintech, proptech and what it all means

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A sideways look at the world of wine

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The Architect

Some of the profession's best minds

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Residential Investor

Making money from residential property investment

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The Professor

Analysis and opinion from the academic sphere

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Face to Face

In-depth interviews with leading figures in the real estate/investment world.

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The Headhunter

Recruitment and career moves

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The Analyst

Investment themes and trends

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The Historian

A look back at previous cycles, events, characters

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The Economist

Money, rates and prices

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Political Insider

The inside scoop on Washington, Westminster and Whitehall

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The Agent

Reflections on estate agency, today and in past times

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Alternative assets

Investing in tangible assets

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