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Fiona Fletcher-Smith

View from the top: Fiona Fletcher-Smith, chief executive of housing association L&Q

2021-04-08T00:00:00+01:00By

The new chief executive of housing association L&Q talks to Property Week about its new five-year corporate plan and why it decided to move away from its target of delivering 100,000 homes in 10 years.

Kino Law - K&K Property

View from the top: Kino Law, chief executive of Hong Kong investor K&K Property Holdings

2021-03-11T00:00:00+00:00By

The chief executive of Hong Kong investor K&K Property Holdings tells Property Week why London’s West End market appeals so much and how it plans to expand its presence in the city.

Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah

View from the top: Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Qatari Diar CEO

2021-03-04T00:00:00+00:00By

The Qatari Diar CEO tells Property Week about the company’s ambitious plans to transform the former US embassy on Grosvenor Square into a luxury hotel and why he remains bullish about the UK’s prospects.

Shaun Bailey

View from the top: Shaun Bailey, London mayoral candidate

2021-02-26T00:00:00+00:00By

The skyscraper-loving Conservative candidate for London mayor tells Property Week how he will promote development and oppose certain Tory policies if he wins the race against the current incumbent Sadiq Khan.

Five minutes with

Sara Bailey

Q&A: Five minutes with Sara Bailey, head of real estate & incoming senior partner at Trowers & Hamlins

2021-04-09T00:00:00+01:00

Sara Bailey, head of real estate and incoming senior partner at Trowers & Hamlins, on how she got started in the property industry, her proudest career achievement and her cultural recommendations.

Sarah Smith index

Q&A: Five minutes with Sarah Smith, planning partner at Rapleys

2021-04-01T00:00:00+01:00

Sarah Smith, planning partner at Rapleys, on how she got started in property, the challenges she has overcome and what she wants to change about the industry. She also shares her cultural recommendations.

Luke Smith index

Q&A: Five minutes with Luke Smith, managing director of Avory Smith Group

2021-03-26T00:00:00+00:00

Luke Smith, managing director of Avory Smith Group, on how he got started in property, his proudest achievement and what he would change about the industry. He also shares his cultural recommendations.

Rajesh Gupta index

Q&A: Five minutes with Rajesh Gupta, chief financial officer at OakNorth

2021-03-19T00:00:00+00:00By Rajesh Gupta

Rajesh Gupta, chief financial officer at OakNorth, on how he got started in property, his proudest career achievement and his advice for young people. He also shares some of his cultural recommendations.

Chloe Benson index

Q&A: Five minutes with Chloe Benson, senior associate at Goodman Derrick

2021-03-12T00:00:00+00:00

Chloe Benson, a senior associate in the real estate team at Goodman Derrick, on how she got started in the property sector, what she would like to change about the industry and her cultural recommendations.

Louisa Nie index

Q&A: Five minutes with Louisa Nie, senior development manager at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland

2021-03-05T00:00:00+00:00

Louisa Nie, senior development manager at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, on how she got started in property, the challenges she has overcome, her advice for young people and her cultural recommendations.

Jennifer Newsham index

Q&A: Five minutes with Jennifer Newsham, director of strategic development consulting at JLL

2021-02-26T00:00:00+00:00

Jennifer Newsham, director, strategic development consulting, at JLL, on how she got started in the property sector, what she would like to change about the industry and her lockdown leisure tips.

Vivienne Clements executive director HBD index

Five minutes with… Vivienne Clements, executive director of HBD

2021-02-19T00:00:00+00:00

The HBD executive director on hiking, boom and bust cycles and why property needs more diversity.

Chithra Marsh index

Q&A: Five minutes with Chithra Marsh, associate director at Buttress Architects

2021-02-18T00:00:00+00:00

Chithra Marsh, associate director at Buttress Architects and one of Women in Property’s new Inclusion Champions, on her greatest challenge, the people who inspire her and her cultural recommendations.

Gergo Petrovics

Q&A: Five minutes with Gergo Petrovics, surveyor, commercial national investment at Allsop

2021-02-12T00:00:00+00:00

Gergo Petrovics, surveyor, commercial national investment at Allsop, on how he got started in the property industry and his proudest career achievement. He also shares some cultural recommendations.

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