Mark Smith is Group Chief Executive Officer of Mapeley and has over 25 years real estate experience. Mark has been with Mapeley since 2002 and is responsible for all areas of business including day-to-day operations, future growth opportunities and long-term strategy. He became Group Chief Executive Officer in January 2011 and prior to this held the role of Head of Real Estate with responsibility for the oversight of Mapeley's diverse property portfolios and businesses.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1740
Simon joined Mapeley as Group Chief Financial Officer in February 2013 with responsibility for the financial leadership of the business, including management of the relationship of both equity and debt providers.
Previously Simon was Group Finance Director at United House Group and has extensive experience in property related sectors. He has held senior roles in major blue chip organisations as well as in private equity and comes with a track record of formulating and executing successful growth strategies both in the UK and abroad. Simon qualified as a Chartered accountant at KPMG in London in 1995.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1710
Michael is responsible for all legal matters and all aspects of corporate governance. Michael joined Mapeley in January 2002. He was previously Group Legal Adviser at Wates City of London Properties plc, where he was also group company secretary. Prior to that he was an assistant solicitor at Norton Rose.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1815
Matt is the Head of Development at Mapeley and has over 20 years of experience within the property industry. Prior to joining Mapeley, Matt held posts as Chief Operating Officer at the Lendlease International Quarter Development and Development Director at CIT LLP. He has worked on and subsequently led over 10 million square feet of development across a wide range of sectors.
Matt is responsible for the evaluation and redevelopment of sites within our existing portfolio and the acquisition and evaluation of all other sites we consider acquiring.
Jo has advised on property and development projects in the UK for over 25 years, as a partner at property consultancy Montagu Evans. This work included valuation and viability / feasibility advice working with planners and architects to achieve planning permissions that were deliverable and profitable. The residential and mixed use schemes she has advised on total over £10bn GDV.
Jo has brought these skills to Mapeley to ensure maximum value is achieved on the redevelopment assets in the portfolio that are scheduled for vacation by our tenants.
Ian joined Mapeley in July 2011 and has over 30 years of property industry experience. His current role is Head of Asset Management and involves the day to day responsibility for a team of property professionals responsible for the delivery of leasing activity, disposals, portfolio management and other property related services. He provides a strategic approach to manage risk and derive value to the business. Previously Ian worked with City Site Estates plc (17 years) and Humberts Chartered Surveyors (5 years).
M: +44 (0)7920 152 210
Dan joined Mapeley in January 2013 as a Senior Asset Manager on the STEPS portfolio and was promoted to Head of Acquisitions and Disposals (South) in May 2015. In April 2017 he was appointed Head of Asset Management (North).
Before joining Mapeley Dan worked as an asset manager in a number of organisations including LaSalle Investment Management, ING Real Estate and M&G Real Estate. His roles involved working for various pension fund clients (including Mars Pension Fund, NILGOSC, General Motors Pension Fund and Cadbury Schweppes Pension Fund) and retail funds including M&G Property Portfolio and M&G Property Fund.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1822
M: +44 (0)7899 997 429
Paul is a chartered surveyor who joined Mapeley in 2014 and is head of the Southern asset management team. He has wide-ranging property experience, particularly in asset management, Landlord and Tenant and negotiations.
Before joining Mapeley he worked at Leslie Lintott & Associates for 15 years, mainly providing advice to City occupiers in relation to leasing and Landlord and Tenant, then at Knight Frank for 11 years advising on Landlord and Tenant, valuations and latterly as part of the Public Sector team, and at Tritax for three years asset managing office and industrial funds.
M: +44 (0)7824 101 603
Jon has over 15 years’ experience in the property industry and joined Mapeley in 2014 having previously worked as an agent in the south west. Jon has been a member of RICS since 2010 and mainly deals with the vacant element of the STEPS portfolio across London and the south of England with a focus on increasing revenue and mitigating costs.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1812
M: +44 (0)7467 337 844
Ahmad is the Santander Asset Manager for the North and South West region of the UK, responsible for the asset management of the Mapeley Columbus freehold estate and the provision of real estate services to Santander UK Ltd under the residue of the 20 year structured sale and leaseback and outsourcing contract.
Ahmad has been with Mapeley since June 2014, prior to which he acquired a wide range of Asset Management experience at Regus, MWB Business Exchange and Central Bedfordshire Council. He has over 12 years of experience working in the property industry, has a BSC in Real Estate Management and has been a member of the RICS since April 2011.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1805
M: +44 (0)7557 480 559
Chris Francis joined Mapeley in June 2006 and has over 20 years Real Estate and Asset Management experience. His current role is Asset Manager for Mapeley’s London and South East portfolio and is responsible for formulating strategy / enhancing value of the portfolio and all other asset management services including leasing activity, Landlord and Tenant & Dilapidations.
Previously Chris worked with Mirvac Investments in Australia and Lambert Smith Hampton.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1707
M: +44 (0)7980 753 816
Jamie is the Santander Asset Manager for South East region, responsible for the asset management of the Mapeley Columbus freehold estate and the provision of real estate services to Santander UK Ltd under the residue of the 20 year structured sale and leaseback and outsourcing contract.
Jamie Gallacher has 15 years’ experience in real estate and has been with Mapeley since 2014. Prior to Mapeley Jamie worked at Drivers Jonas Deloitte for 9 years in their Lease Advisory team. Jamie has an MA in Property Valuation & Law from Cass Business School in London and has been a member of the RICS since 2007.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1720
M: +44 (0)7788 339 353
Richard Harris has over 30 years of property industry experience working for commercial and residential developers, Asset and Fund Management organisations and public authorities.
He has wide ranging property experience from office buildings in central London, shopping centres, industrial portfolios to public and health authority local assets.
His professional responsibilities extend to Landlord and Tenant management of leases, disposals, development, management of tenant activities and providing strategic guidance to achieving value whilst managing risk.
Richard has an Degree in Estate Management and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1943
M: +44 (0)7968 705 517
Richard leads the Mapeley Columbus team in the provision of asset management services to the freehold portfolio of High Street retail properties, together with the provision of real estate services to Santander UK Ltd under the residue of the 20 year structured sale and leaseback and outsourcing contract.
Richard has an Bsc Honours degree in Urban Land Economics, has been a member of the RICS since 2000 and has over 20 years Real Estate and Asset Management experience in the UK and internationally with Sears, National Tyres, Barclays, Aedes, and Oxford City Council.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1717
M: +44 (0)7767 004 385
Stephen joined Mapeley in January 2015 as Asset Manager on the STEPS Portfolio and has responsibility for assets in the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. His role at Mapeley focuses on transactions (lettings and disposals) and has now also expanded to include portfolio management.
Prior to joining Mapeley, Stephen worked in property asset management in the United States for the TJX Companies Inc (4 years) on their US retail and global real estate portfolio. Before moving State side he was a property agent at DTZ (now Cushman) and a number of other smaller niche agency practices (10 years).
Stephen has a B Sc (Hons) in Real Estate Management and has been a member of the RICS since 2004.
M: +44 (0)7768 751 663
Yogen joined Mapeley in 2005 and was responsible for the provision of all asset management & real estate services to Abbey National/Santander under the terms of the 20 year structured sale and leaseback and outsourcing contract. He now specialises in leasing and disposal of the Mapeley Columbus vacant and non-core estate, together with overall responsibility for the residential portfolio.
Yogen has a BA in Accountancy and Finance and a diploma in Business Finance and has over 30 years of property and finance experience.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1701
M: +44 (0)7817 016 559
Sandeep joined Mapeley in August 2018 as an Asset Manager in the Central/North Property Asset Management team bringing with him over 20 years of property experience.
He has previously worked at PACE (Property Advisers to Civil Estate), Southwark Council and latterly Network Rail (18 years).
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1739
M: +44 (0)7464 928 441
Wendy Summers is an Asset Manager with 17 years real estate experience covering a diverse range of properties in the UK and Poland. Wendy has been with Mapeley since December 2010 and is currently responsible for the asset management of a property portfolio located in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. Prior to working with Mapeley, Wendy began her career in local government where she attained MRICS status. She then moved to private practice working in the valuation team of F G Burnett before moving to Warsaw and then London in her role as an asset manager for Celtic, a Warsaw based asset manager, developer and investor.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1929
M: +44 (0)7795 440749
Martin is a Chartered Surveyor with almost 30 years’ experience in the fund management, investment, development & agency arena’s. He began his career at Prudential Portfolio Managers (now M&G Real Estate) where he was responsible for transacting over £2bn of real estate across all asset classes and geographies. After a 5 year period at Barwood Developments he joined Colliers International where he advised M&G on the £155m acquisition of 2 Snowhill in Birmingham, a newly constructed Grade A office building. He then joined Deloitte Real Estate where he advised Tishman Speyer on the £125m acquisition of The Economist Plaza on St James’s, demonstrating his extensive & geographically diverse property experience.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1866
M: +44 (0)7920 078 507
David is a chartered surveyor with over 25 years’ experience in asset management and investment. Since joining Mapeley in 2001, David has been involved in numerous asset management projects on the HMRC contract and part of the team responsible for acquiring £1.2 billion of investments. Prior to joining Mapeley David worked at MEPC in the Business Park's division responsible for a £300m portfolio of office and industrial property spread throughout the South East. David was also investment and development manager of Chineham Business Park, Basingstoke which comprises 1m sq ft of offices and industrial property and included a development of 120,000 sq ft pre-let to Ericsson for their new headquarters.
DDI: +44 (0)20 7788 1724
M: +44 (0)7980 753 847