In this episode I sit down with Matt Townend, Chief Operating Officer, EcoWorld London. Matt has led a career with some of the biggest names and largest developments in London under his belt including Berkeley, Riverlight and BPSDC, Battersea Power Station. He talks about what he has learnt from these experiences, how the Power Station re-wrote the manual for selling apartments globally and how he has learnt to take a step back and find balance in his work.
As MD and now COO he shares the lessons he learnt as he forced to take a hands off approach and empower his teams. Matt broached some tough topics like mental health, family, work and people with real humour and insight; for anyone aspiring to be a leader or facing a crossroads it is an excellent listen.
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In this episode, I sit down with Galyna Permyakova, Director of Real Estate for Patrizia, Netherlands. Galyna is Ukrainian born, who started her career in international law, transitioning to finance to be a hedge fund manager for the largest dutch pension fund before making her move to real estate.
Lee has been continually challenging himself to develop throughout his career from chartered engineer, consultant project manager and now development manager for the world's fifth-largest Real Estate investor.
Varoon shares a story that travels from India, London, New York and Singapore. A career which has began in one sector and morphed into another by seizing an opportunity. Finally his entrepreneurial spark led to a whole new chapter.
In this episode I sit down with Warwick Hunter, Managing Director for Asset and Development Management for Henley Investments. Warwick shares a fascinating story. A story that includes highlights working for several of the most revered employers beginning as a graduate intake with...
Sammie has built a career with DTZ, HCA, Crest Nicholson and now Places for People. Sammie describes her career working in residential development through commercial consultancy, public sector, plc housebuilder and now in the affordable housing sector facing up to private sector competition.
In this episode I sit down with Mark Woodrow, Joint Managing Director of Packaged Living. In just two years Packaged Living has 2,000 build to rent homes in the pipeline with a further 1,000 as DM partner...
Will began a career in politics before pivoting to real estate. He built a blistering 15 year career with Grosvenor in the UK and Paris ending his journey as the Executive Director for the London Portfolio with £5bn AUM...
In this episode I sit down with Neil Young, he is credited with pioneering the Build to Rent sector in the UK, he established a £2bn residential REIT and did it as a property inductee part way through his career as an accountant.
In this episode I am joined By Charlie Walsh, Director of Sales for Lodha Group, international development company responsible for One Grosvenor Square one of the world's finest residential super prime projects.
In this episode I sit down with Jon Beswick, Founder of Adventurer in Architecture. Jon right from the gun set out on a unique career path and didn’t subscribe to what many others consider to be our measures of success.