Gary Langridge-BrownDirector - Property Development +
Gary Langridge-BrownDirector - Property Development
Gary spearheads the trade sector being responsible for site acquisitions, planning and lettings. His specialist knowledge of the trade occupier market, developed over the last 18 years, is key to the success of these projects. More recently Gary has used his acquisition skills in other sectors, including retail warehousing and leisure. Gary has over 25 years of experience with a background in commercial agency before moving to the client side with Wickes Building Supplies and then as a director of a specialist retail warehousing and leisure practice.
Chris ReynoldsDirector - Property Development +
Chris ReynoldsDirector - Property Development
Chris has over 25 years of diverse experience starting in investment agency and then moving to fund management, with Guardian, playing a key role in expanding the development programme of the Fund. In addition to investment and site acquisitions, Chris is responsible for appraisal and funding of development and investment projects within Ambit Group and co-ordinates Joint Venture relationships.
Paul HardingManaging Director – Centurian Automotive +
Paul HardingManaging Director – Centurian Automotive
Paul Harding has over 25 years’ experience working in the automotive industry supplying vehicles and leather to the high end luxury car sector. He has built a respected reputation in the industry continually pushing boundaries and reforming the marketplace. He founded the fast growing, multi award winning digital automotive dealership Centurian Automotive which has revenues in excess of £7m. Previously he has worked with brands such as Fairline, Sunseeker and Princess yachts, Koenigsegg, Aston Martin and Ascari.
James DicksonCEO - Workshop Coffee +
James DicksonCEO - Workshop Coffee
James qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and subsequently made his move into the specialty coffee sector by founding Workshop Coffee. As CEO, James oversees the planning and execution of the business strategy across all departments, as well as identifying new areas for development and expansion. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from the University of Nottingham and a Master of Science degree in Corporate Real Estate Finance and Strategy from Cass Business School. He is also a partner of the Tarncourt Group.
Rupert BagnallCOO – Barkby Pub Co. +
Rupert BagnallCOO – Barkby Pub Co.
Rupert joins Barkby with extensive experience in the hospitality industry, having held roles within it for over 25 years. Having previously spent 13 years working with Wiltshire-based brewer and pub operator, Wadworth, he was most recently responsible for directly overseeing the running of 55 pubs, with 8 direct reports and more than 1,000 staff. He has also received and been nominated for a number of awards, including the Publican Morning Advertiser Awards and Licensee of the Year. Prior to this, Rupert held positions at Young & Co.,Yard Glass Pub Company and Regent Inns.
Lisa GenoveseHead of People +
Lisa GenoveseHead of People
Lisa joins Barkby Group with extensive experience working in HR across a variety of different industries including computer games development, clinical research and defence. This diversity of industry experience has given Lisa a broad degree of exposure across operations, employee relations, mediation, large scale recruitment, and compensation and benefits. This is supported by a wealth of experience in managing TUPE/consultation processes including change management.
Commercially focused and solutions orientated, Lisa has previous experience working with and influencing people to find cost effective, business-focused outcomes to complex problems.
Rupert FraserManaging Director - Barkby Pub Co. +
Rupert FraserManaging Director - Barkby Pub Co.
Rupert has over 25 years of experience in the investment banking industry involving exposure to leading UK, US and international institutions.
He was Head of Equities at Evolution Securities Limited from 2009 to 2011, prior to which he spent 16 years at Dresdner Kleinwort Limited, where in 2005 he was appointed Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Distribution. Rupert was founding partner of Kildare Partners where he was responsible for investment origination across Europe and the United Kingdom. Rupert is a nonexecutive director of Woodforde’s Brewery.