The Company has an experienced non-executive Board chaired by Robert Hingley. They have a wealth of experience in real estate, corporate finance, investment funds and capital markets and are supported by the Property Advisor, PMM Partners (UK) Ltd.

 

Robert Hingley - Non-executive Director and Chairman

Robert Hingley acts as an independent Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Company. He had over 30 years’ experience as a corporate finance adviser, retiring as a partner at Ondra Partners LLP in 2017.  He joined the Association of British Insurers as Director, Investment Affairs in September 2012 and, following the merger of ABI’s investment affairs with the Investment Management Association, acted as a consultant to the enlarged IMA until the end of 2014. From 2010 until January 2015, he was a Managing Director, and later Senior Advisor, at Lazard. He was previously Director General of The Takeover Panel from December 2007, on secondment from Lexicon Partners, where he was Vice Chairman. Prior to joining Lexicon Partners in 2005, he was Co-Head of the Global Financial Institutions Group and Head of German Investment Banking at Citigroup Global Capital Markets, which acquired the investment banking business of Schroders in 2000. He joined Schroders in 1985 after having qualified as a solicitor with Clifford Chance in 1984.

Jonathan Thompson – Non-executive Director

Jonathan is a qualified accountant and spent 33 years with KPMG. He has extensive real estate and board-level experience, and is currently Chairman of the Investment Property Forum, Non-Executive Chairman of the Argent Group of investment and development businesses, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the audit and valuation committee of Schroder European Real Estate Investment Trust Plc. Until September 2017 he was Non-Executive Board Member of Strutt & Parker and until December 2017 a Non-Executive Director of South West London & St George's Mental Health Trust.

Quentin Spicer - Non-executive Director

Non-executive Director Quentin is a resident of Guernsey. He qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1968 with Wedlake Bell in London, where he became head of the Property department. He moved to Guernsey in 1996 to become Senior Partner of Wedlake Bell Guernsey until retiring in 2011. He specialised in commercial property transactions including funding for non-UK tax residents and associated low tax jurisdiction structures. He was Chairman of F&C UK Real Estate Investments Limited, standing down in November 2015. He is currently Chairman of Alternative Liquidity Fund Limited, both are LSE listed companies; He was also Chairman of Guernsey Housing Association LBG, standing down in June 2017; and is a Non-executive Director of a number of other funds including Summit Germany Limited. He is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Charlotte Valeur – Non-executive Director

Charlotte has held a number of executive and non-executive roles in listed and private businesses. She was the Chair of the Board at both Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc and a non-executive Director of 3i Infrastructure Plc. She is currently Chair of Blackstone GSO Loan Financing Ltd, as well as Non- Executive Director of JP Morgan Convertibles Income Fund Ltd and NTR Plc. She also serves as a trustee of Westminster University. Charlotte has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, working for a range of international investment banks in the City of London. She is also the Founder and CEO of GGG Ltd, trading as Global Governance Group.

 

Monique O’Keefe - Non-executive Director

Monique has over 20 years’ financial services and legal experience. She currently holds directorships at a number of companies, including Kairos Wealth Limited, an investment and business consultancy based in Jersey that she co-founded, Board Apprentice Global Limited, a global non-profit company improving diversity in Board appointments, and Actera Group Limited. Between 2016 and 2017 Monique acted as Board Observer at Kennedy Wilson Real Estate (Europe) Limited. Monique was previously an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch and a structured finance lawyer at Clifford Chance and Minter Ellison. Monique is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission to act as a company director and has been appointed as Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee.