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Gary Hutton

Gary Hutton

Chief Executive Officer

Gary joined IM Properties in 2009 having been a Senior Real Estate Partner in BDO Stoy Hayward LLP and advisor to the IM Group for the past 20 years. Gary has a wealth of experience in the property industry and owner managed businesses. As well as being the CEO of the Property Group he sits on the main IM Group board.

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Tim Wooldridge

Tim Wooldridge

Managing Director

Tim joined IM Properties in 1998 and was appointed Managing Director in 2009. Tim has a broad range of experience in Property Investment and Asset Management across the UK, Europe and USA and is responsible for the strategic growth of the business.

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Adrian Clarke

Finance Director

Adrian has overall responsibility for the finance function of IM Properties Plc and combines this with his role as Group Treasury Director for the wider company IM Group. Since joining IM Properties in 2011, Adrian has completed £450m of real estate financing transactions with seven different institutions across the UK, Continental Europe and the USA.

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John Hammond

John Hammond

UK Investment Director

A former Director in Capital Markets at CB Richard Ellis, John joined IM Properties in June 2010 as Investment Manager and is responsible for the company's acquisition and disposal programme in the UK and the overall performance of the investment portfolio. Since joining John has been involved in over £1bn of transactions to include the acquisition of the The Hub distribution park in Birmingham for £36m from M&G plus the acquisition of Mell Square Shopping Centre in Solihull for £44m from AVIVA.

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Kevin Ashfield

Kevin Ashfield

UK Development Director

Kevin has worked at IM Properties since 2000. In 2010 he was appointed to manage the Development Department. Recent projects include the successful 780,000 sq ft pre-let to Euro Car Parts, and a total speculative construction of 1,000,000 sq ft at Birch Coppice, as well as the acquisition of 52 acres at The Hub in Birmingham. He has also overseen the successful promotion of 3 million sq ft of potential development land through the planning process.

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Jason Jasper

Jason Jasper

UK Project Director

Jason is responsible for Project Delivery and Procurement for IM Properties. Having joined in 2010 Jason has been involved in numerous Developments (New Build & Refurbishments) within the Industrial and Commercial Sectors. Jason has managed the delivery of over 500,000 sq. ft of Offices, including out of town business parks and inner city prime grade A space. He has delivered over 4m sq ft of industrial development in the last 6 years including buildings for Euro Car Parts, BMW, Bunzl and John Lewis. Jason has overseen the design, planning, implementation of infrastructure and site servicing to over 1000+ acres of IM Properties' sites.

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UK Investment and Asset Management

John Hammond

John Hammond

UK Investment Director

A former Director in Capital Markets at CB Richard Ellis, John joined IM Properties in June 2010 as Investment Manager and is responsible for the company's acquisition and disposal programme in the UK and the overall performance of the investment portfolio. “Since joining John has been involved in over £1bn of transactions to include the acquisition of the The Hub distribution park in Birmingham for £36m from M&G plus the acquisition of Mell Square Shopping Centre in Solihull for £44m from AVIVA.

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Rob Hemus

Rob Hemus

Asset Manager

Rob joined IM Properties in January 2012 from Lloyds Banking Group, and prior to that CBRE in Birmingham. Rob is responsible for the asset management of an extensive portfolio of properties across the UK totalling 2m sq ft across a range of sectors but with particular focus on in and out of town retail. Most of Rob’s energy currently is directed towards Mell Square Shopping Centre in Solihull where he is currently working up plans for a whole scale remodelling and redevelopment of the scheme which over time will seek to improve the retail offer, enhance the public realm and deliver more residential and leisure.

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David Cook

David Cook

Management Surveyor

David joined in 2007 from a portfolio management role at TUI UK in Coventry. David is responsible for asset managing a substantial range of properties across the UK to include out of town retail schemes in Worcester and Hayle, offices in Capability Green Luton and distribution units in Rugby, Enfield and Hams Hall. David is also responsible for asset managing IM Properties’ two principal industrial development sites at The Hub in Birmingham and Birch Coppice in Dordon in conjunction with the development team.

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Harry Goodman

Harry Goodman

Asset Manager

Harry joined IM Properties in June 2013 after achieving a First Class Honours degree in Real Estate at Nottingham Trent University. Since joining IM Properties Harry has quickly established himself as a key member of the investment team responsible for his own portfolio of properties to include out of town retail schemes in Didcot and South Ruislip, offices in Coleshill, Brighton and Milton Keynes and Distribution units in Poyle and Bedford.

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Simon Reed

Simon Reed

Director – European Investments

Simon joined IM Properties in August 2012 and is responsible for overseeing the asset management and investment activities of its multi-million pound Pan European Investment portfolio. Previously Simon was a Partner at Knight Frank where he advised on a wide range of high profile UK and European investment and consultancy projects.

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Sharon Hammett

Sharon Hammett

Property Administrator

Sharon is a key member of the investment team, responsible for all aspects of property administration. Since joining IM in 2006, Sharon has developed an excellent working knowledge of the business having previously worked in both finance and latterly development. Sharon is responsible for overseeing the insurance of our property portfolio, maintaining our internal property database, provides internal and external property reporting and general administrative support to the team.

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Lyndsey Thomas

Lyndsey Thomas

Marketing & Events Management

Lyndsey joined IM Properties in June 2014 as Investment Team Assistant. She is involved with helping the team with property administration. Lyndsey is now overseeing IM Properties' marketing, PR and promotional activities on a range of different projects.

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USA Investment and Development

Robert Gould

Robert Gould

Vice President US Operations

Robert joined IM Property Investments (USA) LLC in 2010, having previously advised IM as a consultant to their US business since 2007. With many years of experience in Retail Consultancy, Investment and Development, he was previously a Partner in the UK Commercial RE consultancies of Elliott Son & Boyton and Hough Gould.

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Anne Gould

Anne Gould

Insurance and Administration

Anne joins Robert in our Chicago office handling administration and insurance matters. Previously, Anne worked in financial services within the UK banking and accountancy sectors, including Lloyds Bank and KPMG.

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Commercial Land and Development

Kevin Ashfield

Kevin Ashfield

UK Development Director

Kevin has worked at IM Properties since 2000. In 2010 he was appointed to manage the Development Department. Recent projects include the successful 780,000 sq ft pre-let to Euro Car Parts, and a total speculative construction of 5000,000 sq ft at Birch Coppice, as well as the acquisition of 52 acres at The Hub in Birmingham. He has also overseen the successful promotion of 3 million sq ft of potential development land through the planning process.

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Jason Jasper

Jason Jasper

UK Project Director

Having joined IM Properties in 2010 Jason has been involved in numerous Developments and has overseen over 2m sq ft of industrial development in the last 3 years including buildings for Euro Car Parts, BMW, Bunzl and John Lewis. He has also overseen infrastructure and site servicing to over 200 acres of IM Properties' sites.

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Richard Lawrence

Richard Lawrence

Development Director

Richard joined IM Properties in 2013 from Colliers International. At Colliers Richard was a Director of their Industrial and Logistics Department. Richard is involved in some of IM Properties major development sites and is actively seeking new opportunities within the distribution sector.

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Majella Lynch

Majella Lynch

Project Director

Majella joined IM Properties in December 2014. She is involved with the delivery of some of the company’s high profile developments such as Mell Square Shopping Centre in Solihull town centre, Blythe Valley Park and Fore Business Parks along the M42 corridor and The Hub in Birmingham. Majella previously worked at Turner and Townsend and Castlemore Securities, and has been involved in a number of significant development projects such as Temple Quay and the Glass Wharf developments in Bristol along with 40 Holborn Viaduct in Central London.

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Lewis Payne

Lewis Payne

Development Director

Since joining IM Properties in 2012 Lewis has been involved in developing over 150,000 sq ft of industrial & distribution space for occupiers such as Screwfix, Halfords Autocentres and Toolstation. Lewis was also involved in securing a 25 year pre-let to John Lewis Partnership at Solihull Business Park. Lewis is responsible for key office schemes at IM including Blythe Valley Park and Fore Business Park in Solihull.

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Andy Reynolds

Andrew Reynolds

Project Director

Andrew joined the team at IM Properties in April 2016 and has almost 30 years’ experience working on major warehousing and distribution sites. He will be working alongside Jason Jasper and the project delivery team on of some of the company’s high profile developments such as Birch Coppice, Birmingham The Hub and Stratford.

Andrew was previously partner at independent property and construction practice, Rider Levett Bucknall and has worked alongside IMP for a number of years on some of the company’s biggest Midlands based projects.

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David Smith

David Smith

Planning Director

David joined IM Properties in January 2017 to take oversight of the strategic promotion of our existing and emerging commercial land bank. At his previous post (Turley), David led the company’s Business Space team (incorporating logistics), advising the Country’s leading industrial developers. David sits on the British Property Federation’s ‘Industrial Committee’, promoting the sectors economic contribution to UK Plc. At IM Properties, he is leading the planning promotion of land at Jct 9 (M42), Jct 1 (M69), Stratford, Towcester and a number of other key assets.

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Daniel Butler

Daniel Butler

Project Manager

Daniel joined IM Properties in 2013 and is working alongside Jason on a number of projects within IM Properties Portfolio. Daniel previously worked at Colliers International and has over 16 years of project delivery experience acting for both landlords and occupiers. In his role as Project Manager he is responsible for the delivery of the company’s developments.

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Rebecca Maughan

Rebecca Maughan

Project Manager

Rebecca joined IM Properties in September 2015 as a Project Manager. Rebecca joined the team having previously worked at DBK and Turner & Townsend and has worked on a variety of award-winning schemes including Redrow Homes’ One Commercial Street in London, the Grade II Listed College Court at the University of Leicester, and University of Oxford. Rebecca will work alongside Majella Lynch, Daniel Butler and team head, Jason Jasper in the delivery of some of IM Properties’ most prominent projects, including Blythe Valley Business Park and Mell Square shopping centre in Solihull.

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Richard Sykes

Richard Sykes

Development Manager

Richard joined IM Properties in February 2015 from JLL in Birmingham. Qualified as both a surveyor and town planner, Richard has broad experience in both commercial and industrial projects and has worked on a variety of mix used schemes. He will be working within the Development team to help source and secure new development opportunities as well as using his planning knowledge to add value to existing assets.

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Rachael Clarke

Rachael Clarke

Development Surveyor

Rachael joined IM Properties in January 2014 as a Graduate Development Surveyor. Since joining Rachael has divided her time between both industrial and commercial projects. Her main roles are assisting on both the master planning process and occupier requirements on Blythe Valley Park. She is also working on current speculative developments and occupier requirements at Birch Coppice Business Park.

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Strategic Land

Commercial Strategic Land

Kevin Ashfield

Kevin Ashfield

UK Development Director

Kevin has worked at IM Properties since 2000. In 2010 he was appointed to manage the Development Department. During this time, Kevin has overseen the successful promotion of 3 million sq ft of commercial development land through the planning process.

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Residential Strategic Land

jonathan dyke

Jonathan Dyke

Strategic Land Director

A former Director of Residential Development at DTZ and Project Director of G&C Finance Plc, Jonathan joined Spitfire Properties at its inception in 2010. Following the rapid success and growth of Spitfire, acquiring over 40 sites for immediate and medium term development, Jonathan now heads up the Strategic Residential Land Funciton within the IM Development Business and has recently entered an agreement to promote land for 1000 houses as part of the Gaydon Lighthorne new settlement adjacent to Jaguar Land Rover at Gaydon.

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