John heads up the London Management team and currently manages over 4 million sq ft of office, leisure and retail properties throughout the UK.
John has over 25 years experience in property management. His started his career at Hillier Parker where he became a founder member of their highly successful specialist shopping centre team. In 1995 he left the company to form ACR Gibbs Hale and with clients including Standard Life, Prudential, Greater Manchester Pension Fund, Freshwater and Tesco. ACR soon developed a reputation as the leading niche shopping centre management business in the UK.
In 2005 ACR merged with GVA Grimley, where John took up a position as an Equity Partner for three years before leaving to become a Retail Consultant. He then worked on a number of projects including British Land’s Puerto Venecia scheme in Zaragoza, Spain, which is one of the largest retail and leisure developments in Europe.
John then accepted an invitation from M J Mapp to join them and set up a shopping centre management team. During his time at Mapp’s shopping centre instructions were won from Aberdeen Asset managers, Doughty Hanson, Irish Life, Orchard Street and SWIP.
At Montagu Evans he became head of the London Management team in 2015.