Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor

Gloucestershire & South West

Big Business Experience

Thames Water Utilities

WPD (previously East Midlands Electricity)

Small Business Experience

Calthorpe Estates

Dowdeswell Estates


A property professional with extensive business management skills and actively involved managing and advising clients. Unique experience acting for public sector, utility, commercial, rural, and charity clients.

Successfully developed change management skills as Managing Partner in private partnership and companies. Transformed a loss making small regional firm into a profitable Nationally recognised commercial property consultancy. Core attributes to personal and business success are:-

  • Leadership
  • Ability to manage and deliver change
  • Effective HR strategy
  • Excellent client relationships
  • Profit

Recently established a property business, PACT property & assets, advising growing businesses throughout the South West regarding business strategy & property needs.


  • Member – Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
  • Previous Chairman – APC Professional Examinations for RICS
  • Fellow – Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV)
  • Previous Chairman of Regional AVA and Committee Member
  • Chairman of Gloucestershire Property Forum 2018 & 2019
  • GFirst Ambassador, Gloucestershire
  • Circle2Success member
  • Dip Estate Management – Royal Agricultural University

Key areas of Expertise

  • Experienced Non-Executive Director
  • Managing Partner experience
  • Track record managing & delivering change
  • Business transformation
  • Leadership skills
  • Effective HR strategy
  • Excellent client relationships delivering growth
  • Previous equity Partner – Partnership Experience
  • Property professional
  • Multi-sector experience : public sector, utility, commercial, rural, and charity
  • Current business Director – PACT property & assets.


Profile – Managing Partner, property professional.

  • Leadership
  • Ability to deliver change management
  • Effective HR strategy
  • Excellent client relationships
  • Profit
  • Relationship management, coaching

Profile – Non-Executive Director

  • 1997 Member of Council & Board Director
  • Work with Chairman, Non-Executive Directors, Chief Executive & Executive
  • Involvement: constitutional change, business strategy, brand development, market penetration.

Profit & Growth – Change management skills, transformed regional firm into National property consultancy: –

  • Turnaround – £7.8 to £13 million turnover
  • Business loss in 2008 to consistent 15% net profit (minimum)
  • Effective development of executive: –
    • HR and training
    • Change management
    • Marketing & Operations
  • Growth of client base/improved care
  • Opening further 7 regional office
  • Appointed Non-Executive Chairman

Sectors – Multi-sector experience, public sector, utilities, commercial, rural, and charity clients. EG utilities: –

  • Winning Thames Water, EME, National Grid, HS1, Welsh Water.
  • Low margin/high volume
  • Coaching time management, delegation, efficiency
  • Grew to £2.75 million

Other examples:

  • NYCC, Surrey CC, Calthorpe Estates, Goodrem Nicholson, Buckinghamshire CC, Scouts Association, Somerset CC, Evergreen Resources, Thames Water, EME, Seabank Power, National Diving Centre, Cats Protection plus large land holdings organisations