Chris has spent his whole career in the real estate space starting out as a property agent in London and subsequently growing his asset management firm to managing over 300 properties with a total value of over £135million. Through this journey, Chris has been responsible for identifying, originating and closing acquisition and development/investment opportunities which were then funded and managed by Chris and James as partners. Chris has worked with James as partners since 1993 and has been jointly responsible for the development of in excess of 50 development projects with a GDV in excess of £75million.
Chris has had day-to-day responsibility for the management of the developments in the UK, as well as the joint international developments in Europe, Western Australia, South Africa and America. One of the larger projects has been an extensive acquisition, investment, planning and development projects in Montenegro. The project consists of over 1 million square meters of land for residential and commercial development and included strategic planning gains and ground-up developments.
Chris was a founding shareholder and director of Calmez when it was established in 2006 and has continued to be a director of Saxon Trust.