Gerard Nock has more than 25 years’ experience as a solicitor in London. He was a founding Partner, with Ervin Landau, in the firm of Landau Nock & Co dealing with real estate in London and the UK.
From 1991 until 1998 Gerard was a Director of Gabriel Trust plc until the company was taken over by Premier Asset Management plc. This company specialised in raising funds for technology start-ups until it was merged with the fund management business. From 1996 until 2008 Gerard acquired six major redundant military camps from the Ministry of Defence leading to the delivery of over 3000 residential units.
From 2009 until 2012 Gerard joined forces with Raymond Mould, Chairman of London & Stamford plc, and acquired over 500 residential units in prime central London. Gerard is now Chairman and CEO of Apsley House Capital PLC who are major investors in the London residential investment market. He also owns a farm and lives in Gloucestershire.
Robin has gained global PRS experience through his career at Akelius Residential – an international PRS company holding £7bn of assets with a presence in the UK.
Areas of expertise are Residential Asset Management and Transactions, previously being the Portfolio Manager for a £250m London based PRS value add portfolio.
Robin was part of Akelius senior executive management team and prior to leaving he was the Head of Business Development for the Akelius Group. Due to his experience Robin has a vast knowledge of the legislation and rental markets of several European countries and UK.
Between 2011 and 2015 Robin was a board member and vice chairman of Sweden’s largest student housing company - SSSB.
At Apsley House Capital PLC he is responsible for residential investments, transactions and management.
Marcus is the founder and director of multi award winning Claridge Architects Limited where he leads the practice using his in-depth knowledge of planning policies and broad understanding of complex sites. He has many years of cross-sector experience directing high-profile projects within London, the wider UK, Europe and the Middle East.
Marcus has strong client and investor relationships and is supported by a 20 strong full-time international architectural team, which is both design-led and construction focused. Prior to setting up CAL in 2004, Marcus worked for internationally renowned practices Softroom and ORMS, sat on both the RIBA Small Practice Committee and the RIBA Awards judging committee, tutored at the Polytechnique de Lausanne, and was involved in Architect in the House between 2006 and 2009. He studied Architecture at The Bartlett, University College London (UCL).
He currently acts as an external examiner at the Welsh School of Architecture, University of Cardiff and also sits on the London Borough of Wandsworth Design Review Panel.
Ross was previously a Director of Ascot Lloyd Financial Services Limited, head of a team that specialised in the provision of wealth management services to high net worth individuals and organisations. He was also a director of corporate finance specialists, Stafford Corporate Consulting Limited.
Ross holds membership of the Personal Finance Society and the Society of Technical Analysts and has Certified Financial Planner status with the Institute of Financial Planners. He has contributed to many publications, including the successful books "How To Finance Your Retirement" and "Wealth Strategies For Your Business".
Ross has been responsible for creating and managing a number of specialist off-market investments including commercial and residential property as well as marine search and salvage. He was also involved with successfully raising funding for various Brindleyplace properties (a major commercial centre in Birmingham).
‘Spare’ time is something of an alien concept to Ross. He is a former executive director of the British Racing Drivers Club which owns Silverstone race circuit, home of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix. He has pursued a successful motor racing career including twice competing at (and completing) the 24 Heures du Mans at Le Mans.
In 2001 Shelley began her administration career, after graduation, with the John Lewis Partnership. Primarily based in the Personnel office, Shelley worked on large projects including the transition to 7-day trading. After 6 years Shelley began working with Gerard Nock and has been supporting him and his ventures since 2007. Shelley is the Team Secretary for Apsley House Capital PLC and ensures the smooth and efficient running of the office.
Founded in 1992 and with over 700 staff, Galliard is a property development, hospitality and management group overseeing mixed-use, residential, hotel and commercial projects across London and southern England with a £1.1 billion portfolio of over 5,900 homes, hotels, retail premises and commercial properties.
Galliard Homes markets the Galliard Group’s portfolio of homes for private sale. The development division of the group, Galliard Homes, is responsible for the site acquisition, funding, planning and design of each project.
Galliard prides itself on building premium- quality properties and offering exceptional value for money to their broad client base of home-buyers, buy-to-let purchasers and property investors from the UK and abroad.
2013 Evening Standard Award
Galliard Homes were absolutely delighted when Marconi House won “Best Large Development” in the prestigious Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2013.
Buchler Barnett Spencer is a property finance boutique which combines a principal investment and asset-management platform with a structured finance advisory business. As a result, it is able to provide innovative and creative solutions across the entire capital structure, whether the requirement is for senior debt, mezzanine finance or joint-venture equity.
Over the past 5 years Buchler Barnett Spencer has completed numerous residential and mixed-use projects in London and the South of England. Together we are focussing on a regional PRS strategy and Park Central in Birmingham city centre is our first joint venture. It is currently under construction and the initial units are targeted for delivery in Q4 2017.