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Christopher James
Director of Asset Management

Christopher is responsible for supervising the management and administration of the Group's assets.

He has been involved in the refurbishment, letting and management of properties in Kensington, Chelsea and Wimbledon and investment in portfolios of residential freeholds where long leases have been granted. He has long experience of preparing property for redevelopment by obtaining planning and other approvals.

He was operations director of Gander from 1994 to 1999, having responsibility for the management of over 300 apartments.

After receiving a degree in engineering science and economics at the University of Oxford, Christopher trained with Knight Frank, a prominent international estate agent, where he qualified as a chartered surveyor. After leaving Knight Frank, he became a management consultant specialising in property matters with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He subsequently carried out assignments with other major consultancies such as Deloitte, IBM Business Consulting Services and Concerto, including as a member of the team developing a Published Document on Smart Cities for the British Standards Institute, interim estate management for Direct Line Insurance and the States of Jersey in the Channel Islands, and outsourced estate management for Barclays Bank.

Christopher is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He also gained an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Christopher James


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